St. Croix Premier Series Casting Rods - $140.00 to $160.00
The St. Croix Premier Series Casting Rods continue to be one of St. Croix’s most popular US-built rod series. Perfect for value-conscious anglers looking for lightweight, strong and highly sensitive rods, the Premier Casting Rods are handcrafted with St. Croix’s premium SCII graphite blanks. Featuring premium, mid-modulus graphite fibers that have a higher strain rate than fibers commonly used by other rod manufacturers, each rod is finely tuned and balanced with precise tapers and actions. Premium Batson Forecast hard aluminum-oxide guides with double-plated black chrome frames also offer incredible durability, and Fuji ECS Reel Seats deliver lightweight performance and sturdy base for your reels. Designed and handcrafted in Park Falls, Wisconsin, the St. Croix Premier Series Casting Rods have been the top choice of value-conscious, avid anglers for decades.
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Comments: these rods are unbelievable the medium is extremely versatile it can fish small plastics jigs and shallow to medium rip baits and rounded bill crankbaits the only problem I've found is the top eye isn't very high quality, extremely light weight for a full cork handle and the sensitivity could be improved
From: Ryan: Delta, CA 3/1/15
Comments: My first St. Croix rod was a 6'6" premier and it still preforms like the first season I had it. Since then I now own two Mojo bass rods and now, two Premiers. The premier blanks are definitely better and lighter which is why I picked a 7' medium fast action rod for jig fishing instead of the Mojo Pitchin' The mojo casting rods tend to be tip heavy. I recommend the premiers for anybody on a budget like me.
From: Cody: Ripon, WI 217/15
Comments: Initially I bought medium rod for jig fishing and matched it with a revo sx with 10 lb pline cxx and it performed great along with jigs I found it works extremely well for jerkbaits,senkos, topwaters, and other medium weight plastics I've already landed a 15 pound catfish while fishing a jig great rod thinking about getting the medium heavy or heavy for heavy plastics
From: Ryan: CA 2/8/15
Comments: I've never bought anything from St. Croix before, but so far I'm quite pleased. If you're looking for a rod with a little more bend but plenty of backbone, these rods are it. I bought the 7' MH fast action. A tad heavier than some higher end rods, but it really feels great in my hands and loads up nicely. I have to say St. Croix just found a loyal customer. I feel like my search for THE rod might be over.
From: Andrew: AR 10/6/14
Comments: The 7' medium Premier is a great rod! I fish with a good deal of high end rods, but this rod at $120 is great. Works very well for shallow crankbaits, small swimbaits, and rattle baits, and I'm sure many others as well. Great tip and action. You'll love it.
From: John: St. Louis, MO
Comments: I bought a Primieer in 2009 and got it for an all around rod- one I could use for anything from senkos, topwaters, C-Rigs, T-Rigs, Jigs, spinnerbait and it has been one of the best purchases I have ever made with all of the rods I own. I have even thrown frogs on the sub-seven footer!! I have been brutal on the treatment of this rod and it never chipped, cracked or anything. I am rough on my gear and I fish at least 4 days a week. I always have my St Croix with me and it has hauled in fish from El Salto in Mexico to the James River in VA. This thing pitches into tight places like under docks like a dream and puts your jig on the tightest targets. The only problem I have, is I only bought one of them.
From: Travis: Clarksville, TN
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