Words and terms can get pretty twisted in this day and age. Sometimes it's best to just break things down to basics. "Free" means able to go fishing instead of being bound by the shackles of responsibility. "Radical" typically refers to a rod like the brand new St. Croix Avid X rods. A dramatic new look at our popular Avid Series®, these rods feature classic SCIII graphite blanks with IPC® tooling technology, cork split-grip handles and Kigan's advanced micro-guide platform that reduces weight while maintaining optimum line flow efficiency.
- Integrated Poly Curve® (IPC®) tooling technology.
- Premium, high-modulus SCIII graphite.
- Incredibly light, super sensitive and durable.
- Slim-profile ferrules.
- Kigan Z micro-guide platform reduces weight while maintaining proper stripper guide ring height for optimum line flow efficiency. Z guides feature slim, strong aluminum-oxide rings with gunsmoke frames.
- Fuji® reel seat with gunsmoke hood(s).
- Split-grip/select-grade cork handle.
- Exclusive Kigan hook-keeper.
- Two coats of Flex Coat slow-cure finish.
- 15-year transferable warranty backed by St. Croix Superstar Service.