Gear

What’s new from St. Croix in 2023

Reengineered, Improved and Expanded St. Croix Legend Tournament Bass Series
Headlined by a trio of powerful, all-new swimbait models featuring the St. Croix-exclusive GRASP reel seat, St. Croix’s redesigned and comprehensive Legend Tournament Bass Series expands to 19 technique-specific casting models and eight spinning models for 2023.
Featuring all-new SCIV+ carbon blanks and iACT Glass blanks on select reaction bait-models, new Legend Tournament Bass rods feature refined angler ergonomics and cosmetics, as well as all of St. Croix’s top technologies. Retail prices range from $290-$395 with a 15-year warranty. Video
All-New St. Croix Rift Salt and Rift Jig Series
Encompassing 16 versatile boat models (Rift Salt) and 12 jigging models (Rift Jig), all-new St. Croix Rift Series rods are engineered and handcrafted in direct response to saltwater anglers demanding thinner and lighter rods with superior ergonomics, uncompromising strength and extreme durability.
Featuring SCIII carbon with IPC, FRS and ART technologies, new Rift rods make it easier to earn more success with less physical effort over every inch of water saltwater anglers roam. Retail prices range from $290-$350 with a five-year warranty. Video
All-New St. Croix X-Trek Freshwater Fishing Systems
All-new St. Croix X-Trek (pronounced cross-trek) Freshwater Fishing Systems appeal to anglers seeking precision-balanced, elevated, and handcrafted performance in a pre-matched spinning-rod and reel from a brand they can trust.
Engineered from a blank slate, four lightweight, balanced, versatile and powerful X-Trek models feature St. Croix’s newest formulation of sensitive and durable SCII carbon, further strengthened with FRS technology, matched with smooth, lightweight and rock-solid X-Trek spinning reels. Retail prices are $175 to $190 with a five-year rod warranty and a one-year reel warranty. Video
All-New St. Croix Skandic Ice Series
Consisting of 12 models ranging in length from 24” to 36” and covering the gamut between ultralight and heavy power, St. Croix’s new Skandic Ice Series rods support precise presentations while offering extreme durability, custom looks, high-quality components and angler-preferred ergonomics. 
New Skandic rods are crafted from precision-taper solid carbon (SC) blanks with custom handle configurations optimized based on angler preference and in support of intended techniques. Skandic Ice rods feature St. Croix’s most durable cork material ever and an innovative new Seaguide Delta TYG guide train with ADAMANTM coating for efficient line control and management in extreme conditions. Retail prices are $75 to $110 with a five-year warranty. Video
All-New St. Croix Legend Tournament Pike Series 
Furthering its mission to provide all anglers with the Best Rods on Earth® in any situation, St. Croix Rod announces the all-new Legend Tournament Pike Series – six technique-specific casting rods purpose-engineered and handcrafted in the USA to give uncompromising performance in the pursuit of pike to elite anglers worldwide. 
New Legend Tournament Pike Series rods build upon St. Croix’s 75-year history of combining proprietary materials, technologies and uncompromising workmanship, as well as its significant experience and capabilities in the design and manufacture of powerful, high-performance rods for large, freshwater predators. They feature next-generation hybrid SCIV+ carbon fiber blanks and incorporate St. Croix’s top technologies and premium components. Retail prices range from $340 to $430 USD with a 15-year warranty.
All-New St. Croix Avid Series Walleye
The next chapter in the legacy of St. Croix’s made-in-the-USA angler-favorite Avid Series dots all the ‘eyes. All-new Avid Series Walleye rods for 2023 bring the lightweight sensitivity and extreme durability of hybrid SCIII+ carbon blank technology to 17 distinct lengths, powers and actions that support all of today’s top walleye presentations and techniques.
Serious walleye tools, new Avid Series Walleye rods are handcrafted in the USA and combine IPC, ART, TET and FRS technologies with modified split-grip walleye-optimized and angler-tested ergonomics. 17 total models deliver uncompromising performance at an attainable retail price between $200 and $250 backed by a 15-year warranty. Video
All-New St. Croix Avid Series Panfish
Further expanding St. Croix’s angler-favorite made-in-the-USA Avid Series into exciting, new, species-specific applications, all-new Avid Series Panfish rods for 2023 deliver a unique combination of elite performance and exceptional value made possible by hybrid SCIII+ carbon blanks enhanced with IPC, ART, TET and FRS technologies. 
The new dedicated panfish series offers nine distinct lengths, powers and actions with innovative ergonomics, designed and handcrafted to make panfish anglers better in any presentation or technique. Backed by a 15-year warranty, all-new Avid Series Panfish rods retail between $200 and $250. Video
All-New St. Croix Sole Saltwater Fishing Systems
All-new St. Croix Sole Saltwater Fishing Systems appeal to anglers seeking precision-balanced, elevated, and handcrafted performance in a pre-matched inshore spinning rod and reel from a brand they can trust. Four lightweight, balanced, versatile and powerful Sole models feature St. Croix’s newest formulation of sensitive and durable SCII carbon, further strengthened with FRS technology, matched with smooth, lightweight and rock-solid saltwater-proven Sole spinning reels. Retail prices are $225 to $250 with a five-year rod warranty and a one-year reel warranty.
All-New St. Croix Onchor Trolling Rods
Engineered and handcrafted from butt to tip to master the needs and specialized techniques of salmon and steelhead trollers from the Pacific Northwest to the Great Lakes and beyond, all-new two-piece Onchor Series trolling rods range in length from 9’ to 10’6” with ideal moderate actions and medium-heavy through extra-heavy powers. 
Hybrid SCIII carbon fiber / linear S-Glass blanks enhanced with IPC, ART and FRS technologies combine with carbon fiber handles for the ultimate in strength and durability. Four models available. Retail prices range from $285 to $310 with a five-year warranty.
Reengineered, Improved and Expanded St. Croix Legend Tournament Musky Series
Inclusive of 21 technique-specific models featuring the St. Croix-exclusive GRASP reel seat, the totally reimagined Legend Tournament Musky Series for 2023 is St. Croix’s most advanced and comprehensive musky series ever. 
Handcrafted in the USA on all-new SCIV+ carbon hybrid blanks and incorporating all top St. Croix technologies, premium components and progressive aesthetics, new Legend Tournament Musky rods establish the new standard of excellence for discriminating musky anglers in every performance category: power, sensitivity, durability, balance, and ergonomics. Retail prices range from $380-$500 with a 15-year warranty.
Reengineered, Improved and Expanded St. Croix Legend Tournament Walleye Series
Meet the most advanced walleye-specific fishing tools ever created by St. Croix Rod. Dramatically re-engineered and expanded for 2023, the Legend Tournament Walleye Series includes 17 progressive, technique-specific models, handcrafted in the USA on St. Croix’s all-new SCIV+ hybrid carbon blanks, featuring all top St. Croix technologies, and incorporating redesigned, angler-requested super-grade full-cork handle designs for improved comfort and ergonomics. 
Lighter, stronger and more comfortable to fish than any previous-generation St. Croix walleye rods, new Legend Tournament Walleye Series models retail from $270 to $320 with a 15-year warranty. Video
Reengineered, Improved and Expanded St. Croix Legend Tournament Inshore Series
St. Croix’s popular Legend Tournament Inshore Series receives a comprehensive re-design and doubles in size for 2023. Now encompassing 19 total models (13 spinning models and six casting) built on St. Croix’s all-new lighter and stronger SCIV+ hybrid carbon blanks further enhanced with all top St. Croix technologies, new Legend Tournament Inshore Series rods fish easier than ever with redesigned super-grade full-cork handle designs for improved comfort and ergonomics. 
Handcrafted in the USA, new Legend Tournament Inshore models retail from $330 to $390 with a 15-year warranty. Video