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St. Croix Mojo Surf Casting Rods

St. Croix Mojo Surf Casting Rods

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LengthPiecesPowerActionLine Weight (lb)Lure Weight (oz)Rod Weight (oz)Handle TypePrice
10'2MMod. Fast10 - 201 - 412.7oz3$220.00 USD
10' 6''2MHMod. Fast12 - 252 - 612.6oz4$240.00 USD
11'2MHMod. Fast15 - 403 - 813.6oz4$250.00 USD
12'2HMod. Fast20 - 606 - 1620.0oz4$290.00 USD
Scientists. Those guys want to take credit for everything. Well, while they're sitting around patting themselves on the back about ibuprofen, we'll keep making the world a better place by developing new rods. Like the Mojo Surf rods. Built from premium SC2 graphite, these bad boys are topped off with specialized, weight-saving surf guides with zirconium ring that sends casts off into the stratosphere. High-performance surf rods at a great value for folks who put it all on the line.
4.5 Stars based on 15 reviews
By Bri
September 29, 2018
Let down
I turned a 2 piece rod into a 4 piece by casting 3.5oz on a rod rated 2-6oz. I will be missing the fall migration. Oh yeah, I just wrote another review on the Triumph that broke in half while casting. I am seeing a trend here. Terrible product, even worse customer service. Thanks guys.
ConsDon't rely on St Croix
By sbsurffisher
Santa Barbara, CA
July 17, 2018
great surf rod
have been using this rod for a few weeks and have been very impressed. so far i have caught a wide range of fish including yellowfin crocker, halibut, leopard shark, shovelnose shark, and perch. i can cast very far with this rod and is also very lightweight. i see myself using this rod for many years to come.
Proscasts far lightweight
By Lonnie
June 4, 2018
12' Mojo Surf
I use this rod for live bait surf fishing. Great rod. Piece of art.
May 26, 2018
Really nice rod. Great action. Once u find the sweet spot the rod loads up good and casts a mile
ProsGreat action
By Jay
Pacifica, Ca
December 21, 2017
Excellent Finish
This rod is the best. It separates down by the handle to rod junction so it is essentially a one piece rod but is easily transported. Very nice finish and seems very sturdy. I have not had the pleasure of fishing with it at this time but am very much looking forward to it.
Pros2 Piece construction
By Sam
November 13, 2017
Quality heaver
Throws 4oz + a bunker head no problem. Lots of backbone. Paired with either a blue yonder or fathom spooled with 20lb mono, it casts a mile.
ProsGreat action
August 31, 2016
The mullet head Heaver
I desired this rod as a heaver for spider sinkers and baitfish heaved out into the Texas gulf coast, and am very well pleased running it with an Avet MX reel and 20# Prospec Mono. It exceeded my expectations on quality, and its performance so far has been ahead of my abilities to deploy it. It is also been a good surface iron to pitch trolley line out for slider line kingfishing off piers. Its a long heavy thing i discovered so I ended up getting a 10 foot surf rod and smaller Avet SX reel so i can prowl around the surf and Jettys while this setup soaks bait.
ProsWell made, priced well, casts well - better than I can so far. As usual, Tackle Direct fast reliable tracked and shipped, FAST, no BS service.
ConsIts a beast to transport even broken down since its about 7'9" on the long section. So far strapping it to rooftop racks or danglin' it off a pickup tailgate in a lumber store PVC sched. 40 "rod barn" is the way to go. Trying an experiment next to see if it will fit in a car by dropping the rear seat and stuffing a lot of the butt end in the trunk.
By Greg Morris
Pacifica California
June 23, 2016
Nice surf rod
Everything flies with this rod. Kind of weird where it breaks down, not in half. More like 70/30. So the handle has no eyes on it. Think that's ok really, unless you're expecting to break it down to fit in a small car or trunk. It's also probably part of why they charge an extra fee for "oversized" packaging. The rod arrived in a very heavy cardboard tube that's too nice to just throw away. Rod is really a huckster, I'm throwing all my striper lures 15-20 yards further with this rod and a new Daiwa Coastal reel. Only complaint would be that for this price point, the rod should have a hook anchor on the butt end of the rod. Minor annoyance.
By Ty
May 8, 2016
My favorite surf rod
I have a few St Croix legends and some nice rods but oddly this one is my new fav. I took it this weekend and threw 5oz and a chunk and it was just great! No I haven't caught a fish on it yet, but I'm pretty damn sure it will do perfect for a big red. I have used a heavier mojo and bought this one for a little more action during fish fighting. I feels like the perfect middle of the road rod. I really expected these to not be as good since they made in MX and not the USA like other rods, but for $250 which ain't cheap, the rod performed.
ProsConstruction, cast ability, value
ConsNone yet
By Ty
San Antonio, TX
October 7, 2015
strong rod
Good rod, seems to be strong and made well. Love St Croix for giving good price option rods. THis one is not cheap, but better then most and not as much $ as going custom or ledgend series.
ProsMojo rods are good/better then most for the $$
By Jak Payne
Padre Island
December 25, 2014
Nice Rod
Great action. Powerful and sensitive. Paired with an Avet MXJ, very smooth casting.
By Eric
Boothwyn, PA
October 13, 2014
Very Happy With MOJO SURF
I'm very happy with this product. I haven't landed any big fish with it yet, but I know it will perform well. I love casting 3-4 ounce metals with this rod!
ProsVery Light Weight!
By Edward
Brooklyn, NY
August 1, 2014
New York City angler with a MOJO
Light weight rod that you can jig all day with or cast out chunk bait a mile towards that honey hole. Good action and sensitive tip.
Consno rubber on the end of the handle.
By Ryan
Chambersburg, PA
June 13, 2013
Love these rods
I have 2 of the St Croix MSC120HMF2 Mojo Surf Casting Rods, I throw anywere from 6n normal chunk bait to 8 n heavy bait (full 12 inch fish), this rod really performs. I have both paired with Avet SX reels - I use heavier reels for bigger bait, up to Avet LX size with no issues.
ProsBackbone, off the shelf rods I have used without going custom, great customer service from Tackle Direct and St Croix
By Davis
brentwood, ny
January 26, 2013
best bang for buck
absolutely love this casting rod easily loads 8 n bait i pushed it to 12 n bait on those strong windy days with a sweep in current and did not disappoint lot of back bone
11 Questions & 11 Answers
from NY asked:
February 25, 2017
Would you recommend a saragosa 5000, 6000, or 8000 set up with these rods of would they be too heavy?
1 Answers
The Shimano 5000 or 6000 would be great reels to match with St. Croix Mojo Surf Casting Rods. Thank you for considering TackleDirect for your fishing needs.
on February 25, 2017

from Saipan asked:
December 21, 2016
How will this rod pair with a, Shimano Stella, STL6000SWBHG reel?
1 Answers
The St. Croix Mojo Surf Casting Rods would pair up with the Shimano Stella SWB STL6000SWBHG Saltwater Spinning Reel very nicely. This combo will be very balanced and the reel with the higher gear ratio will work out nicely for surf fishing.
on December 22, 2016

from CT asked:
April 10, 2015
What spinfisher V reel would be best for the ST Croix MOJO 10.6 surf rod, 6500 or 7500?
1 Answers
Hello Rick. The 7500 would be the best option for you. Please feel free to contact us if you have any more questions!
on April 12, 2015

from Kentucky asked:
December 10, 2014
Does the 10'6'' casting model also have glass in the tip of the rod? Does glass in the tip of the rod make the tip anymore fragile?
1 Answers
The 10'6 casting model does not have glass in the tip. Its only in the Mojo bass crank bait rod and the 10'6 surf spinning model.
Customer Service
on December 11, 2014

from Tallahassee, Florida asked:
September 12, 2014
Rod pieces being uneven,what's the piece lengths on the 11' and 12' casting rods?
1 Answers
Measurements for the 11' are: Tip 92.5", Butt 45.5" Measurements for the 12' are: Tip 87.5", Butt 62.5"
Customer Service
on September 12, 2014

from South Texas asked:
September 11, 2014
I noticed that the video paired with this rod said that they were braid only. All preferences aside, could monofilament line be used with this rod?
1 Answers
Yes, you can used mono with the Mojo rods.
Customer Service
on September 11, 2014

from Florida, Palm Bay asked:
August 9, 2014
Is a warranty provided, if not can it be purchased?
1 Answers
Here is the link to the St. Croix warranty page;
Customer Service
on August 11, 2014

from huntsville,al. asked:
January 4, 2014
What reel would you use with a 11` st coix rmojo surf casting rod?
1 Answers
This rod would would pair well with a Shimano Stratic 6000FJ or 8000FJ. I would recommend the 8000FJ if you were primarily using the combo for throwing baits with heavier lead. The 6000FJ would be ideal for lures and lighter weights when bait fishing.
Customer Service
on January 6, 2014

from Marlton, NJ asked:
October 27, 2013
looking at this rod to used with an Abut 6501 for plugging 1oz - 3.5oz plugs/SP Minnows, does this rod have the backbone to handle larger plugs? Having a hard time finding a well balanced rod for plugging with my Abu's 5501 and 6501 models, thanks
1 Answers
Yes this rod will be able to handle heavier plugs upwards of 5oz.
Customer Service
on November 1, 2013

from kentucky asked:
September 8, 2013
Honestly I have a vicious hook set. Have broken plenty of rods because of that reason. Is the mojo worth the money? Is it durable? Can it take the pressure?
1 Answers
Yes, the backbone of the mojo surf in the medium heavy to a heavy would suffice a relatively high impact hook setting.
Customer Service
on September 9, 2013

Windy Kiser
from Charlotte, NC asked:
October 2, 2012
can this rod be used with a spinning reel?
1 Answers
No, you would need the spinning version.
Customer Service
on October 2, 2012


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