St. Croix Tidemaster Inshore Casting Travel Rods

St. Croix Tidemaster Inshore Casting Travel Rods

The new hadcrafted Tidemaster inshore Casting Travel rod series are made with premium SCII graphite for strength and durability.

$168.00 - $196.00
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TD Code
LengthPowerActionPiecesLine Weight
Lure Weight
Rod Weight
7'MFast38 - 173/8 - 3/44.63Reg Price $240.00Our Price $168.00
7'MHFast310 - 201/2 - 1 1/45.05Reg Price $250.00Our Price $175.00
7'6''MHFast310 - 201/2 - 1 1/45.86Reg Price $260.00Our Price $182.00
7'6''HFast312 - 253/4 - 26.67Reg Price $280.00Our Price $196.00
The new handcrafted Tidemaster Inshore Spinning Travel series rods are made with premium SCII graphite for strength and durability. Batson Forecaste hard aluminum-oxide guides feature new 316 stainless steel frames for dramatically improved corrosion resistance, especially compared to 304 stainless steel frames.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.
4 Stars based on 6 reviews
By Hernando L.
Madison WI
Fantastic Travel Rod - Amazon tested!
March 3, 2021
Easy to travel, very convenient, light for long days of casting still strong enough to handle big lures and trophy amazon Peacock bass.
By Joe B.
Flossmoor, iL
Excellent rod
September 1, 2019
Great combo with Calcutta 400b....
By Rob C.
Bought 2, both broke
August 9, 2019
Surprising for a St Croix product. I bought 2 rods, one for me and one a buddy for a Lake Trout fishing trip in northern Canada. I broke mine setting the hook on the first day. My buddy broke his, in two places, setting the hook on the 3rd day. If it was just one rod that broke, we might have thought it was partly us. But to break 2 identical rods the same way this is definitely a product issue. Returning the broken rods for full refund. Fortunately we had one-piece rods from the lodge as backups.
By Jim
What can I say? It's a ST Croix!
August 11, 2017
I have nine other St Croix rods that I have used for every kind of freshwater fishing. I bought this travel rod to use for Peacock Bass fishing in the upper tributaries of the Amazon. This rod easily handles the large, 1 to 1 1/2 oz. surface plugs that are prime lures - I can hardly notice any difference in casting this rod versus my 7 ft one-piece Med. Hvy rod. In fact, the longer handle on this rod is better suited for two-handed casting. This is not an inexpensive rod, but well worth the price.
ProsEasily packed in a duffle bag. Excellent medium-heavy caster. Versatile light saltwater and freshwater rod. Very good warranty.
By Jeff
Frisco, TX
The TSA will never break another rod
June 13, 2014
After years of packing a Plano rod carrier to make the trek to Corpus Christi and Port Mansfield, TX and having the TSA break rod tips while inspecting my rods, I decided to try a travel model. This rod was almost perfect. Honestly, if it was 6' 6", it would be just about perfect. The 7' was just a hair heavier than I was hoping for, but overall, it was pretty good. I threw Rapala Skitterwalks, 4" Saltwater Assassins w/ 1/4 oz jig heads and 1/2 gold and silver spoons. It's paired with a Shimano Chronarch 2006E. Pretty close to perfect. I would recommend this rod if you need a quality travel rod for carry on.

I will say that at $220, it's pricey, but if I can avoid dealing with broken rod tips from the TSA folks, I'll pay it.
By Tom
Alexandria, VA
Great travel casting rod!
November 5, 2013
This is a well built travel casting rod that is a bargain for the quality and craftmanship. The fit and finish are first class and you will not be disappointed with this purchase. The protective case is a bonus and will protect your rod from damage as long as you don't drive over it with your car! Thank you Tackle Direct!!!
ProsGreat fit and quality finish!
ConsNone yet.
2 Questions & 2 Answers
from International asked:
May 27, 2019

Which low profile would you recommend in budget, medium and pro price ranges for pairing with TIC70MHF3 for inshore Panama Pacific coast 


1 Answer
A shimano tranx 300 would pair very well with this rod 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on June 3, 2019

from Bruges asked:
November 24, 2018
How long is the rod case of the 7â‚" rod and the 7â‚"6â‚ rod? Thx.
1 Answer
The travel case for the 7' models measures 32.5". The case for the 7'6" measures 34.5".
Submitted by: Tyler on November 25, 2018


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