St. Croix Mojo Surf Spinning Rods

St. Croix Mojo Surf Spinning Rods

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TD Code
LengthPiecesPowerActionLine Weight (lb)Lure Weight (oz)Rod Weight (oz)Handle TypePrice
MSS70MLMF
SCR-1022
7'1MLMod. Fast6 - 123/8 - 16.2oz1$160.00 USD
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MSS70MMF
SCR-1023
7'1MMod. Fast8 - 175/8 - 27.1oz1$170.00 USD
MSS80MMF
SCR-1024
8'1MMod. Fast8 - 173/4 - 38.8oz1$180.00 USD
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MSS90MMF2
SCR-1025
9'2MMod. Fast10 - 201 - 410.1oz2$210.00 USD
MSS90MM2
SCR-1026
9'2MMod.10 - 203/4 - 410.2oz2$210.00 USD
MSS100MMF2
SCR-1027
10'2MMod. Fast10 - 201 - 412.6oz3$230.00 USD
MSS106MM2
SCR-1028
10' 6''2MMod.10 - 203/4 - 412.8oz3$240.00 USD
MSS106MHMF2
SCR-1029
10' 6''2MHMod. fast12 - 252 - 612.9oz4$250.00 USD
MSS110MHMF2
SCR-1159
11'2MHMod. Fast15 - 403 - 813.9oz4$260.00 USD
MSS120HMF2
SCR-1160
12'2HMod. Fast20 - 606 -1621.0oz4$300.00 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 71 reviews
By John
Milford, NJ
Great Rod...Great price!
May 8, 2015
This is an awesome rod for the money. you get a 2 piece with 1 piece feel. light weight and casts great. really well made. If you're going to buy one rod,I highly recommend the Mojo Surf for everyday surf fishing.
By Matthew
toms river, NJ
It's good
May 5, 2015
I've used this rod for over a year now, and I do like it a lot. I mostly use it as my bait fishing stick, but have used it for heavier plugs, and metal as well when the surf is rough, and casting distance is a factor. It casts the range good enough, but gets a little soft towards the higher end of the rating... I've thrown 8oz on it before, but I wouldn't lean into the cast as I'd do with lighter loads on there.... That's not really a negative as the baits weight does put it slightly over the rods stated rating. A couole things I didn't like was the fact that purchased the rod as new, used it, and later found the bottom, and top section to have different serial numbers on them, making the great warranty this company offers useless. The different numbers lead me to believe that the rod I recieved may of been a return, a factory mix up, or one of the refurbished rods they sell at a discount. Another thing I noticed was that the reel seat was a little loose, and that it did seem to loosen up on its own even when tightened down before heading out. I have a penn ssv7500, and when a big fish is on, I can feel the reel flexing in the hoods of the reel seat, and that is not a good feeling at all. I ended up having to use hockey tape for added support and security.
ProsOne piece feel with a 70/30 split. Throws the range adequately with Plenty of backbone to pull big fish out of heavy current, and rips.
ConsReel seat loosens up... Seems to hold some reels better than others.
By jason
newington, CT
My go to rod
April 15, 2020
I have had several mojo surfs amazing build for the money
By Samantha
warwick, ri
very lite
February 10, 2020
this rod is great! it's very lite the only negative i have is that it comes apart not in the middle so it is still pretty large when it's apart
By John
NY
St Croix MoJo Surf
December 26, 2019
Love this Rod,
ProsGreat Rod, light , great action
ConsNone
By Mike
Crescent beach Florida
St. Croix stands behind their product
December 24, 2019
Bought my 12 foot 5 years ago from Tackle Direct and registered the rod. While cleaning gear, 3 of the eyes popped out. I called St. Croix and they are sending me a new top section. Very cool.
ProsExcellent shark and big redfish rod. Pulled in a 150# tarpon too.
ConsNone
By Kenny
Columbia, Maryland
Love the handle
November 19, 2019
It€™s a pretty slim handle to me, almost like im just holding the actual blank but this rod is a beast in the surf. Although I€™ve heard of stories about peoples snapping on them they€™re still great rods
By Alex
Lusby, Maryland
I wouldn’t recommend it
July 21, 2019
It was great for the short time that it lasted. Unfortunately it doubled over on a cast and I€™ve since upgraded. I would definitely recommend spending a bit more on an Avid Surf.
Don€™t my experience steer you away from the brand, they have the best customer service in the business hands down!
ProsSt. Croix customer service
ConsThe mojo is the only rod in their lineup that I wouldn?t recommend.
By Scott
Burlington, MA
Very disppointed!
July 16, 2019
First time tried on 3C the top tip was damaged even with a protection soft-rubber bead. The rod came in without a serial number. Thanks SC employees helped me to register the rod. Would recommend purchasing to a SC rod one level higher than this one and made in USA.
By Michael
Woonsocket, RI
Not as quality as it should be.
June 25, 2019
At this point I have had 3 10'6 mojos and all three have imploded themselves throwing well within the weight range. The first two st croix said there was a manufacturing mistake and they were defective but now two days ago the third rod EXPLODED throwing a 3oz pencil at the CCC. I do not recommend this rod spend the extra money and get a higher end rod or a different brand entirely.
ProsWhen it works it fishes well and catches fish
Conswhen it doesnt, it tends to exploded on itself.
By Charlie
Ravenswood
Awsome power in a lightweight rod
June 10, 2019
Purchased the mojo surf for hybrid and srtiper fishing at local hydro dams where i live along the ohio river. This rod casts a mile, is lightweight yet has the power to haul big fish from extreme currents. I love it!!
By Emery
Melrose, MA
10 foot 6 inch 3/4-4 oz.
May 17, 2019
This has been my go to surf rod for years. It truly can do everything but its kind of a jack of all trades and master od none. You can work absolutely and lure or plug well, but not as well as a custom design or specialty rod is capable of. That being said, on a budget, go for this rod. Also throwing 4 oz. with this rod is very unrealistic and so is 3/4 oz. 1.5-2 is the sweet spot and the real rating should be 1-2.5oz.
Prosprice, versatility
Consunrealistic lure weights
By Philthy
Staten Island, New York
It's a good rod but it's no bargain
May 3, 2019
Nice lightweight rod, I the but handle is too long from The Reel seat. It also seems a bit delicate.
ProsLightweight cast very well
ConsSeems delicate, The Reel seat is constantly loosening up
By Vincent
colonia, NJ
Mojo surf
March 13, 2019
8' mojo surf rod is sleek and light. Great for back bay and buck tailing. Pair it with your favorite 4000 size reel and you'll be able to fish this all day without fatigue
By Jame
rancho cordova, ca
nice rod
February 28, 2019
great all around surf rod
40 Questions & 40 Answers
Islam
from Bahrain asked:
January 11, 2020
Hi, I want to get the MSS106MHMF and I have Saragosa 8000, Penn slammer 3 6500 $ 8K surf. What€™s the best pair and if need to change reels,
1 Answer
The 10,6 MF would be a good choice for both those reel choices, However the 6500 may balance better and be lighter for casting plugs over a long period of time. 
Submitted by: Ryan Henry on January 15, 2020

WILLIAM
from minoa ny asked:
November 24, 2019
2 questions...

does the mojo 100mmfs come with a case?

is the shimano se6000fi sedona a good match?

1 Answer
The 6000 would be a good fit, and the 10 foot mojo surf does not come with a case 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on November 25, 2019

John
from New York asked:
November 13, 2019
Would this rod St.Croix MoJo 9€™ MM, match with a Van Stall VR150 ? Thank You
1 Answer
The 9 foot would be to light for the vr150. You would be better off with a 10 foot or a 10'6 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on November 13, 2019

Jason
from SF, California asked:
May 1, 2019
Would a Spheros 8000SW pair/balance well with a 10ft mojo surf?
1 Answer
It would be on the heavy side but would pair up well with the 10 foot mojo surf 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on May 8, 2019

Adam Michael Cudd
from st simons island ga asked:
April 28, 2019
Would the 11' or 12' model be better for chunking for sharks? I am putting a daiwa bg 6500 on it. 
1 Answer
The 12 foot model would be able to handle heavier cut bait 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on May 1, 2019

Kyle
from Thousand oaks, California asked:
April 11, 2019
If I am getting the st. Croix mojo surf 11ft spinning rod, would the shimano saragosa sw 8000 pair up nicely with it? I plan to surf fish at the beaches in Ventura county California. 
1 Answer
The 8000 would pair up very well with the 11ft mojo surf 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on April 12, 2019

Kyle F
from Ventura county, California asked:
April 11, 2019
Looking to get the mojo surf 11ft and shimano saragosa 8000 spinning reel. Are those a good match up, and would 20lb mono starting to 30lb braid be fine? Any tips for what to get as I am going to surf fish from coast of southern California. 
1 Answer
That combo would be perfect for really any coast line in the states, just make sure to load up on some plugs and darters for lures and you'll be set 


Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on April 11, 2019

Agustin
from Sonoma, CA asked:
April 5, 2019
What would be a good rod match with a 65000 Daiwa saltist to throw bait chunks and sinkers?
1 Answer
Either the 11' or 12' versions.
Submitted by: ethan matuzsan on May 1, 2019

Brian Ramos
from Hackettstown, New Jersey asked:
February 28, 2019
What rod would you recommend for A Shimano  thunnus 4000
1 Answer
The 7 foot medium St. Croix mojo surf would pair up well with the Thunnus 4000
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on March 7, 2019

Andrew
from NY asked:
January 27, 2019
Can the 11' mojo surf be used for chunking sharks? Looking to toss 5oz sinker + bait.
1 Answer
The 12 foot would be a better option for heavier weight and chunking for shark.
Submitted by: Bernie on January 28, 2019

Aaron
from smookie2002@gmail.com asked:
January 2, 2019
I have a shimano ultegra ci4 5500 and I want to pair it with a 10â‚"6â‚ rod, would you suggest medium or medium-heavy? I would be using this to throw plugs, poppers, and baits with a 2-4 ounce weight. This would be an all around surf rod for fishing in the northeast. Iâ‚"ll be fishing for stripers, blues, fluke, and even porgies in the summer.
1 Answer
For throwing lures all day I would suggest the medium it won't wear on you as much as the heavier medium heavy.
Submitted by: Bernie on January 3, 2019

Dennis Aucone
from New Jersey asked:
December 6, 2018
am looking to buy a mojo surf rod for thowing lures usally 1 oz to 3 oz lures and chunk bait such as blood worms or bunkers with 2oz to 4 oz weight off the beach useing 30 lb braid what rod would work best for this and what reel would work best for this
1 Answer
This would probably be the best model in the range weight you want to throw St Croix MSS106MHMF2 Mojo Surf Spinning Rod, pair that with a ULTCI45500XTC Shimano Ultegra ci4+ surf spinning reel
Submitted by: Bernie on December 6, 2018

Jeffrey Bruni
from Li New york asked:
October 21, 2018
Just purchased spinfisher 6500ll vl combo, Iâ‚"m looking for a versatile rod I can use surf or boat. Fluke , porgies, sea bass stripped bass black fish??
1 Answer
A rod that can be used for both surf and boat are hard to come by a 7 foot length is great for a boat but anything really longer like the 8 foot is just to long but would be a good choice for the surf. A 7'6" length rod will probably be your best all around length something in a mh-fast action.
Submitted by: Bernie on October 22, 2018

Dave
from NJ asked:
September 27, 2018
What would pair well with a Van Staal VR150?
1 Answer
Any 10 foot or longer St. Croix Mojo Surf would pair well with the VR150. Power and action of the rod would really depend on how your fishing ie cut bait or artificial lures.
Submitted by: Bernie on September 28, 2018

Mark
from Sarasota, florida asked:
December 12, 2017
For throwing lures what length is rod would you pair with the saltist 5000 reel?
1 Answer
A 9 foot St.Croix with medium power and moderate fast action would work as long as your throwing lures under 4 oz's
Submitted by: Bernie on December 13, 2017

Rene
from Virginia, Charlottesville asked:
April 26, 2020
I have a Shimano Thunnus 6000 with 40 lbs power pro braided line. Which rod would I pair it with if I fish for stripers from shore with live minnows for bait with no weight and I need to cast far?


Thanks 

Rene

1 Answer
The ST. Croix Mojo Inshore Surf Spinning Rod 9'0" M would make a great fit for your setup. 

https://www.tackledirect.com/st-croix-mss90mm2-mojo-surf-spinning-rod.html

Submitted by: Sydney on April 28, 2020

Al
from Austin, Texas asked:
December 29, 2019
Which spinning rod is best to cast bait far for red fishing? This rod will mostly be used at a lake so there won't be much wave action. 
1 Answer
We suggest going with the st croix 8ft medium mod fast Mojo surf

https://www.tackledirect.com/st-croix-mss80mmf-mojo-surf-spinning-rod.html


Submitted by: Tyler Bennett on January 3, 2020

Harleytravels
from Oregon asked:
October 28, 2018
I'm looking at buying my first ocean/jetty pole. Like the mojo 8ft.. Would that be a good pole for bay,pier and Jerry fishing? What size reel would you recommend and any USA reel manufacturers? Look forward to buying a combo very soon. Thank you
1 Answer
For an 8ft rod I would recommend using a either a 4000 or 5000 size reel.
Submitted by: Ricky on October 29, 2018

George
from Ventura CA asked:
June 1, 2018
Recommendation please: the Penn Carnage II 1530S90 or the St Croix 90MMF2? Is the 30-70 split a better design. I would pair the rod up with a Penn Slammer III 4500 and 20lb mono/30lb braid.
1 Answer
I would recommend using a 70/30 split mainly because when loading the rod and fighting a fish the bend in the rod is not going to bend within the handle like other rods do.
Submitted by: Ricky on June 6, 2018

Brandon
from Philadelphia, PA asked:
March 23, 2018
what would pair well with the spinfisher 6500?
1 Answer
Any of the Mojo Surf Spinning Rods that are 10 feet or longer would pair well with a Spinfisher 6500.
Submitted by: Devon on March 27, 2018

Nicholas Patitucci
from Pennsylvania asked:
February 12, 2018
What rob will pair well with the Van Staal VR150?
1 Answer
The St Croix MSS106MM2 would be a great rod to match with the VR150. The two will balance well together and make up a durable combo if paired together.
Submitted by: Donald on February 13, 2018

MJQ
from Orange Beach, AL asked:
January 24, 2018
Will the 12ft St. Croix Mojo work for shark with a 9500 penn slammer?
1 Answer
The St Croix 12' Mojo paired with a Slammer 9500 can be used for for shark fishing.
Submitted by: Donald on January 24, 2018

Joe
from Chino Hills Ca. asked:
January 11, 2018
I just purchased the 8ft. Avid Surf Spinning rod from you guys. What reel would pair well it, Thank You
1 Answer
You could go a couple different directions. The Penn Slammer 4500 or the Shimano Ultegra XTD 5500 would be great options for the 8' rod you have.
Submitted by: Donald on January 13, 2018

Jeff
from Philadelephia asked:
January 6, 2018
Which reel would be a good to balance out a 11'mhmf Mojo Surf Spinner Rod? I typically throw 2 1/4, 2 3/8, and 3.5 ounce lures off sandy beaches.
1 Answer
A 5000 or 6000 size spinning reel would balance well with the 11' Mojo Surf. A few reels I would suggest would be the Penn Clash 5000, Shimano Saragosa 6000, or the Van Staal VR 150.
Submitted by: Devon on January 8, 2018

Ijam
from Kuala Lumpur asked:
January 3, 2018
What are the differences between mojo surf spinning rod (mss) and mojo surf casting rod(msc)? I dont see the msc model in ur website.
1 Answer
The MSS product line are spinning rods, designed for use with spinning reels. The MSC product line are casting rods, designed for use with baitcasting or conventional reels. You can view both product lines by entering "mojo surf" in our search function at the top of the page.
Submitted by: Devon on January 6, 2018

Mo in Boston
from Boston, MA asked:
December 26, 2017
Would this rod be a good fit got an Ultegra Shimano 5500XTD? Looking to surfcast mainly on the Massachusetts north shore. Probably won't be going over 4oz, but you never know. Versatility would be a plus.
1 Answer
The most versatile rod would be the St Croix MSS106MM2 Mojo Surf Spinning Rods when pairing it with the Ultegra Shimano 5500XTD. For surf fishing with little neck poppers or ever bait this rod can do it all.
Submitted by: Donald on December 28, 2017

Joe
from Chino Hills, California asked:
December 19, 2017
Hey guys Iâ‚"m a beginner at surf fishing and I have Pen Spinfisher V 4500 and Iâ‚"d like to pair it with one of your 10â‚" rods, which one would you recommend
1 Answer
Your on the right track with the MOJO Series. The 10' Mojo rod would balance well with the Penn Spinfisher 4500 for surf fishing. Another rod to look at this the St Croix Avid Surf rod 10'.
Submitted by: Donald on December 20, 2017

Geb Buchness
from Maryland asked:
November 21, 2017
What reel would you suggest pairing for the 7' ? I fish for snook and trout in Florida Gulf Coast inlets and beach .
1 Answer
The Shimano Stradic Fk 5000 would be a great reel pairing it with the 7' M St Croix Mojo rod for snook fishing.
Submitted by: Donald on November 22, 2017

Tray
from CA asked:
June 9, 2017
What are the size of the 10'6" rod pieces when broken?
1 Answer
The 10'6'' Mojo Surf rods are a 70/30 split.
Submitted by: Donald on June 9, 2017

Charles
from Florida asked:
May 22, 2017
Hi could the 12 foot rod hold a Penn Spinfisher 10500 with 80lb braid? looking for another rod for surf fishing that can handle bigger fish. Thanks!
1 Answer
The 12' Mojo surf will absolutely handle very large fish. It'll definitely be a good fit for the 10500.
Submitted by: Devon on May 27, 2017

Bruce
from Outer Banks, NC asked:
March 11, 2017
I just received my first mojo and ordered another. The question I have may seem silly but, the first guide nearest the reel, should it be large as with other surf rods. This seems small liking it to a casting rod guide.
1 Answer
Many newer generation surf rods are using much smaller guides than older surf rods. The reason for this is that the majority of surf fisherman are now using braided lines that are much smaller in diameter, therefore the oversized initial guide is not necessary.
Submitted by: Devon on March 14, 2017

Dan
from New jersey asked:
March 10, 2017
What would be a good reel match up for the 8 ft mojo ? Was thinking stradic 4000 or 5000 any input would be appreciated thank you
1 Answer
The Stadic FK 5000 would be a good match for the MOJO 8 ft rod. The two would balance out well together.Thank you for considering TackleDirect for your fishing needs.
Submitted by: Donald on March 10, 2017

Carlos Sandoval
from Great Neck New York asked:
January 27, 2017
Which would be the best rod for a penn slammer 3 4500?
1 Answer
The Slammer 4500 would pair up well with any with of the 9' or 10' Mojo Surf rods.
Submitted by: Devon on January 28, 2017

Kong chang
from South Carolina asked:
December 25, 2016
How many guides plus tup come on the 9 and 10 footer?
1 Answer
Both sizes are 7+ tip
Submitted by: John on December 27, 2016

Mac
from Cape Cod asked:
March 17, 2016
I am a little concermned about the line weights on the 106m2. I was hoping to use 30lb braid on it. I find 20lb too prone to wind knots when pencil popping...at least the superslick I have on my current rod. Will this be a problem? Thanks.
1 Answer
The line rating on that rod is for mono. 30lb braid would be just fine out that rod.
Submitted by: Tyler on March 17, 2016

Alex
from FPO, AE asked:
July 18, 2015
Is the 9' Moderate Action a 50-50 or a 70-30 split? Thanks in advance.
1 Answer
Hello Alex. This rod is a 70/30 split.
Submitted by: Brandon on July 19, 2015

Mike
from Winchester, MA asked:
April 28, 2015
Is the line rating for these rods in mono or braid?
1 Answer
Hello Mike. Those ratings apply to all kinds of lines. Please feel free to contact us if you have any more questions!
Submitted by: Brandon on April 29, 2015

valentain
from israel asked:
September 10, 2013
The Plano 4254 Guide Series Rod/Reel Case was designed to hold two 2-piece rods with reels attached (up to 6'6"). A detachable, padded shoulder strap makes this case easy to take on any fishing trip! Is it good for rod MSS90MMF2 and VS200 ? valentain.watersotter@gmail.com
1 Answer
Yes, this case can easily handle the Mojo surf and the VS200. The Mojo Surf 9' breaks down into a 6' and 3' lengths. So when it is broken down into two pieces it is still short enough to fit in the Plano 4254 case.
Submitted by: Customer Service on September 11, 2013

valentain
from israel asked:
September 10, 2013
when is disconnect MSS90MMF2 what is a length first part of the rod and second part of the rod. valentain. watersotter@gmail.com
1 Answer
The rod breaks down into a 3' length and a 6' length. The 3' length is the handle and the 6' includes the guides to the tip.
Submitted by: Customer Service on September 10, 2013

adam
from eatontown, nj asked:
September 18, 2012
Hows the casting distance on this rod? Which plug would you say it throws best, a 2oz or 3oz?
1 Answer
The casting distance of the Mojo series is phenomenal thanks to the easy load of the rod paired with their low rider guides. If I were looking for a rod longer than 10' and was going to be throwing closer to 3oz's more often than 2oz's I would go with the "SCR-1029" MSS106MHMF2. If 10' was long enough than I would choose the "SCR-1027" MSS100MMF2.
Submitted by: Customer Service on September 19, 2012

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