ICAST 2023: Giving all anglers the edge

Mojo Bass TRIGON and Avid Inshore headline St. Croix’s major all-new rod launches in Orlando this week, with availability to dealers and anglers beginning August 1

It’s been another busy year in Park Falls, Wisconsin. In addition to celebrating 75 years of putting anglers at the center of everything we do, St. Croix Rod, artisans from the The best rods in the world® – is introducing eight new and redesigned rod series for 2024 at ICAST this week. Headlined by the completely revamped and complete Mojo Bass series featuring the patented TRIGON handle and Dynamix reel seat, as well as the lighter, more comfortable and expanded Avid Inshore series, St. Croix’s new-for-2024 rod introductions feature features exciting and angler-focused. Combinations of new materials, new ergonomics and new levels of performance for all anglers at various points.

Whether you’re a retail partner or a member of the fishing media walking Orlando this week, our entire St. Croix family invites you to take a detailed, first-hand look at all of the exciting projects being undertaken on behalf of anglers. that are coming to fruition here at ICAST 2023. Visit us at ICAST On the Water or over the next week at booth #3022. Also, you can get a closer look at Mojo Bass TRIGON (freshwater rod category), Avid Inshore ( saltwater rod category), Connect (fly rod category) and Panfish Ice Combos (ice fishing category) at ICAST 2023 New Product Showcase. For those running a home business, take a virtual tour of all of our new products by clicking any of the links below.

St. Croix Mojo Bass TRIGON Series – Freshwater Rods Category

Featuring St. Croix’s all-new ergonomic TRIGON handle and Dynamix reel seat design based on anthropometric data and delivering breakthrough levels of comfort and control for the angler, the next-generation Mojo Bass TRIGON series expands to 34 models, 25 casting and nine spinning, by 2024. The complete Mojo Bass TRIGON series features premium SCIII carbon blanks or 100% Linear S-Glass (reaction bait Mojo Bass Glass TRIGON models only), with lengths, powers and actions to perfectly support any bass fishing technique from BFS up to eight -ounce swim lures. Retail prices range from $165 to $270 with a 5-year warranty. See the Mojo Bass TRIGON in the Freshwater Rods category of the ICAST 2023 New Product Showcase. Available August 1, 2023.

St. Croix Avid Inshore Series – Saltwater Rod Category

Dramatically redesigned for 2024, the next generation St. Croix Avid Inshore includes 23 dialed models (17 spinning and six cast) handcrafted in the USA with stronger and lighter SCIII+ hybrid carbon blanks and incorporating all the best technologies from St. Croix. Angler-driven ergonomic improvements include new full-handle grip designs crafted from new, ultra-durable agglomerated cork. The lengths, powers, and actions have also been updated to better support popular and emerging coastal techniques and presentations. Retail prices range from $240 to $320 with a 15-year warranty. See Avid Inshore in the Saltwater Rod category of the ICAST 2023 New Product Showcase. Available August 1, 2023.

St. Croix Connect Series – Fly Fishing Rod Category

Driven by travel, the Connect series consists of ten versatile 4-piece fly rods covering line weights from #. #3 to #3 techniques: from trout and bass to light saltwater applications. The cranks feature the strength and responsiveness of our legendary SCIII and SCII carbon fiber materials to give anglers the edge in the widest possible range of conditions and activities. Retail price is $295 with a five-year warranty. See Connect in the Fly Rod category of the ICAST 2023 New Product Showcase. Available September 15, 2023.

Ice Combos St. Croix Panfish Series – Ice Fishing Category

Consisting of three models ranging in length from 28″ to 36″ and covering ultralight and light powerhouses, new St. Croix Panfish Ice Combos support optimized panfish presentations while offering extreme durability, high-quality components, and a precisely balanced performance. Panfish Ice rods are made of precision-tapered, ultra-responsive solid carbon (SC) blanks with high-visibility bite-indicating tips. Guides are durable, lightweight stainless steel, while reel seats accommodate multiple hand positions. Precision matched 800 size spinning reels feature 8+1 bearings, aluminum spools, and one-touch folding handles. Retail prices are $95 to $105 with a one-year warranty. See Panfish Ice Combos in the Ice Fishing category of the ICAST 2023 New Product Showcase. Available September 1, 2023.


St. Croix Avid Series Multi Species Freshwater Rods

Reimagined for 2024, the next-generation Avid series redefines high performance and value in an American-made, multi-species freshwater fishing rod. Now made with lighter, stronger SCIII+ hybrid carbon fiber blanks with redesigned full cork grips that increase angler comfort, the new Avid Series rods cover ultra-light to medium-heavy powers in popular lengths from 6’6″ and 7′ with fast and extra-fast actions. Plus, for every available length, power, and action, Avid now offers anglers one- and two-piece options for greater choice and convenience.Retail prices range from $225 and $255 with a 15-year warranty. Available August 1.


Extension of the St. Croix Onchor Salmon and Steelhead series: two new models for trolling and 24 new models in hand

Designed and crafted to help anglers master the full range of techniques used to target heavy, hard-draft salmon and rainbow trout, the St. Croix Onchor series expands by 2024 to encompass a total of 30 reeds. Additions to the series include two new trolling models, two center pin models, 14 hand casting models and eight hand casting models, each clearly optimized to give anglers the edge in any casting presentation. salmon or rainbow trout. The moderate action trolling models feature hybrid SCIII carbon / Linear S-Glass blank technology, while all others are made with lightweight and durable SCIII carbon blanks. Full-grip handles are carbon fiber or premium cork, depending on the model. Retail prices range from $200 to $320 with a five-year warranty.


St. Croix Legend Tournament Pike Series Extension – Six New Models

Purpose-built and handcrafted in the USA to bring unmatched pike-seeking performance to elite anglers around the world, the Legend Tournament Pike expands to 12 total models by 2024 with fiber blanks SCIV+ hybrid carbon, all of St. Croix’s superior technologies and premium components. New models include 7’4” (2.23M), Heavy Power, Snap Action, 2-Piece, SLOP-N-TAIL Casting (LTPC223HF2); 2.36M (7’9”), Extra-Extra-Heavy Power, Moderate-Fast Action, 2-Piece, Casting BIG CRANKBAIT – SWIMBAIT (LTPC236XXHMF2); the 2.38M (7’10”), Extra Heavy Power, Fast Action, Launch SWIMBAIT SPECIAL (LTPC238XHF); SWIM-N-VIB (LTPC241HM); the 2.44M (8’0”), extra-extra-heavy power, fast action, 2 piece, casting BIG SPINNERBAIT – TOPWATER (LTPC244XHF2); and the 2.59M (8’6”), Extra Heavy Power, Snap Action, 2-Piece, Cast BIG SHAD – SWIMBAIT (LTPC259XHF2). Retail prices range from $340 to $430 USD with a 15-year warranty.

St. Croix Bass X Series

Since its introduction seven years ago, Bass X has set the standard for affordable high performance in a series of North American handcrafted bass reeds. New for 2024, the Bass X has been updated with all-new crimson accents and improved reel seats on the cast models. Featuring durable and responsive SCII carbon blanks, stainless steel hybrid drivetrains, and progressive ergonomics with premium cork split-grip handles (full-grip premium EVA handles on swimbait models), the comprehensive Bass X series consists of 12 casting models and four spinning models From delicate techniques to eight-ounce swimbaits, Bass X gives anglers the ability to excel at any bass presentation at a favorable retail price between $125 and $160.

Interested in becoming a St. Croix dealer? Please visit us at ICAST 2023 at booth #3022 or email dealersupport@stcroixrods.com.

About Santa Cruz Rod
Based in Park Falls, Wisconsin, St. Croix has proudly produced the “World’s Best Rods” for 75 years. Combining state-of-the-art manufacturing processes with skilled labor, St. Croix is ​​the only major producer that still builds rods completely from design to fabrication. The company remains family-owned and operates duplicate manufacturing facilities in Park Falls and Fresnillo, Mexico. With popular trademarked series like Legend®, Legend Xtreme®, Avid®, Premier®, Imperial®, Triumph® and Mojo, St. Croix is ​​revered by all types of anglers around the world.