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St. Croix TIC70MF Tidemaster Inshore Casting Rod

St. Croix TIC70MF Tidemaster Inshore Casting Rod


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Model
TD Code
LengthPowerActionPiecesLine Weight
(lb)
Lure Weight
(oz)
Rod Weight
(oz)
HandlePrice
TIC70MF
SCR-0870
7'MFast18 - 173/8 - 3/44.53$160.00 USD
Tidemaster Inshore Casting Rods are handcrafted with St. Croix's exclusive SC graphite for strength and durability. St. Croix Tidemaster rods are fitted with premium saltwater-grade hardware including Batson Forecast hard aluminum-oxide guides featuring new 316 stainless steel frames for dramatically improved corrosion resistance. Tidemaster rods are meticulously finished with two coats of Flex Coat slow-cure finish.
  • Premium quality SCII Graphite
  • Outstanding strength, sensitivity and hook setting power
  • Designed specifically for inshore saltwater angling
  • Batson Forecaste hard aluminum-oxide guides feature new 316 stainless steel frames for dramatically improved corrosion resistance, especially compared to 304 stainless steel frames
  • Fuji ECS or TCS reel Seat/frosted silver hoods
  • Premium-grade cork handle
  • Two coats of Flex Coat slow-cure finish
  • 5-year warranty backed by unmatched St. Croix service
  • Handcrafted in the U.S.A.
5 Stars based on 23 reviews
By Chris
Coastal N.C.
September 21, 2018
Best rods
Amazing and probably the best rods I’ve used. I’ll probably never buy anything other than the tidemaster.
ProsFeels great to fish it Quality and great warranty
ConsNone
By Chad Clark
Eastern Shore, Coastal Maryland
September 8, 2018
Never disappointed
The Tidemaster is my favorite rod. The TIC66MHF didn't let me down. First day fished......stripers didn't have a chance. Perfect for my use from a kayak tossing plastics on jig heads. Quality is exceptional and rod was flawless in performance and cosmetically.
ProsReasonable price for what you get in quality. Feels great in your hand with very responsive action.
ConsNone..............
By Craig
ringwood, NJ
March 11, 2018
Go to Kayak Rod
I use the 3/4-2 rated rod as my go to kayak rod, i have it in both spinning and casting. I am primarily targeting bottom fish but on the occasion blues or stripers get in the mix this has the power to handle them as well. I have this paired with an abu 6500.
Proslight, strong and durable
By Sam
Greater Los Angeles
March 3, 2018
Excellent Rod
Great design, quality product. Almost all my rods are St. Croix; they make good stuff.
By Gregory
MOUNT AIRY, Maryland
February 7, 2018
MY GO TO
These are my go to spinning and casting rods for saltwater, have many and cannot beat the quality or the price and of course, MADE IN U.S.A.!
Proseverything
Consnone
By Nick
Florida
September 13, 2016
St Croix Tidemaster
I have 8 of the tidemaster rods in two different models. After I figure out the right one for what I'm using them for and get the right reel to balance them,they are perfect for what I do. The action is true to the description, weight, durability, looks, all are very good. Some are 10 years old with a lot of use and are in good shape with proper care.
By Daniel
Montauk, NY
August 17, 2016
Better than expected
Great rod! its very lightweight and I have paired it with an SXJ and they go perfectly together for pulling doormats and cows out of the water, truly my favorite rod in my quiver.
By Bryan
El Centro, CA
July 5, 2016
Digging this rod
Bought rod for throwing swimbaits to calicos and stripers. Rod has plenty of backbone and light enough to cast all day without any problems. Paired with shimano curado
ProsLight and durable
By Michael
Warminster, Pa
January 20, 2016
Great Backwater Rod for Flatty's
Great sensitivity and feel. 6'6" med paired with a Abu Garcia Revo inshore Great combo for backwater flounder
By joe
Jacksonville, FL
January 7, 2016
Good for Light Surf and Inshore
This is my first St Croix rod and it's very nice. I like that it has stainless steel guides so should be durable in the salt and surf conditions. I am actually using it as surf casting rod and it's working quite well for that. Very fast action and extremely good back bone. If you dislike whippy rods, this is the one to get. I am certainly going to give this a workout in the spring. Already caught several blues and a trout on 2 oz spoon.
By Brett
Virginia
November 1, 2015
Good rod
Paired this rod with my Sx raptor for pitching to cobia, works great!
By Michael
Glen Burnie, MD
May 1, 2015
Excellent Rod
This is one of the best rods I own. Great for surf jigging and off the pier. I've had this rod a week and love it, great investment.
By Jacob
Hampton, VA
March 26, 2015
Solid Rod for the Price
I'm a fan of St. Croix rods in general, but the Tidemaster is a great value when you're looking for an inshore rod with the function of more expensive rods, without maybe the bare bones weight or the handle technology of something like the Xtreme. Cork is good quality and the durability of the rod is top notch.
ProsCost Build Quality
By Kristi
California, MD
November 10, 2014
Great rod for soft plastics!
I use this primarily for Hogy, Slug-go and other soft plastic swim baits from the beach. Very light and strong with a Quantum Cabo 40 and 20lb braid.
By george
north stonington, CT
June 24, 2014
Nice Rod!
Bought this rod 7' 6" Medium Moderate to throw crankbaits for stripers. It casts nice, jerks the way I had hoped, and does the job perfectly. I fish all day without fatigue with this rod. Got another St. Croix on my list now.
ProsCraftsmanship AMERICAN MADE
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