St. Croix VIS70HF Avid Inshore Spinning Rod - 7 ft.

St. Croix VIS70HF Avid Inshore Spinning Rod - 7 ft.

Price: $270.00
TD Code
TypeLengthPowerActionPiecesLine WeightLure WeightRod Weight (oz.)HandlePrice
Spinning7 ft.HeavyFast115 - 303/4 - 26.05$270.00 USD
St. Croix Avid Inshore Spinning Rods have been completely redesigned to be significantly lighter and have improved balance. Featuring new blank designs and new components including Kigan Master Hand Zero Tangle solid-titanium frame guides, which provide the ultimate protection from saltwater corrosion.


  • Designed specifically for inshore saltwater angling
  • Premium, high-modulus SCIII graphite
  • Integrated Poly Curve (IPC) tooling technology
  • Kigan Master Hand Zero Tangle guides with aluminum-oxide rings and titanium frames
  • Fuji ECS or TCS reel seat with gunsmoke hood on casting models
  • Fuji DPS reel seat with gunsmoke hoods on spinning models
  • Kigan titanium hook-keeper
  • Corrosion-proof wind check
  • Two coats of Flex Coat slow-cure finish
  • Super-grade cork handle
5 Stars based on 42 reviews
By Kenny
Harwood, Maryland
the avid is fuego
July 3, 2020
went on a trip to florida, purchased this rod as a quick rod for the 7 day trip. it performs so well it shocked me that some of my other higher end rods are comparable.

wont say any names though lol

just get the avid, the rod is worth more than it actually cost
By Millard
Cape Cod
May 17, 2020
I have been using the rod in the Northeast for schoolie bass and squid, but can't wait to try it on larger bass and bonito. It has a very sensitive tip and casting is phenomenal
By ChuckD
Clayton, NC
Amazing rod
April 7, 2020
The 7' 6" or 8' are great paired with a 4k or 5k reel. Light rod, light reel, you can cast forever and may never come home. Strong rod with great guides.
ProsGuides, blank, light, cork, all of it
By Tylor K.
Great rod
March 1, 2020
Fished this rod on a inshore charter. Loved it. Caught specs and stripers on it. Love the light action to the rod. It allows you to feel everything.
By Chase
Quincy, MA
Lightweight and tough
February 20, 2020
The 7’6” MH is a versatile inshore rod that allows me to toss a variety of plugs and soft plastics in almost any situation. I have it paired with a 5000 size Daiwa reel.
By Chai
So Cal
Spinning spectacular
January 30, 2020
VIS80F, this is a heavy duty spinning rod but light. I have it mated with a Shimano sustain 10,000. Sure enough, it’s able to reel in 60lb blue fin. It’s perfect for 20-40lb species. As it is a stiff rod, retrieving lures is not so great, but more ideal to live bait.
By Scott
San Antonio, Texas
St. Croix VIS70MM Avid Inshore Spinning Rod - 7 ft.
May 26, 2019
This is my wife's favorite crankbait and jig rod. She loves the sensitivity and feel of this rod.
By Thach
Lake Worth, Florida
Very powerful for its look
March 6, 2019
Pull great a great size bonita 16lbs without any problems.
ConsHandle is kind a bit short for me
Winter Springs
Great Product
January 28, 2019
This rod is extremely well built and a perfect match for my new Penn Spinfisher V reel
By Charles P.
Gulf Breeze, Fl
Favorite Rod
January 15, 2019
Extremely light. The VIS76MF pairs nicely with the stradic 2500 Ci4. Such a light combo that it floats. Very sensitive. Works great for trout and reds.
By Gus
St Augustine FL
December 13, 2018
Rod was exactly what I ordered and was delivered ahead of expected date.
By Stephen
Portland Maine
8 ft Mhf
December 5, 2018
Another great product from st croix. After owning two other avid inshores I had to add to my collection. Look forward to taking it for a spin in the spring
ProsWeight and power
By Taco S.
Bridgewater, New Jersey
Sensitive and Strong
November 24, 2018
I have 2 of these rods and I use them for Blackfish, Seabass, Fluke and Striped Bass. Great back bone and super sensitive! I paired them up with the Van Staal VR50 to make perfect inshore combo for NJ fishing.
By Jerry
Balance and feel
November 24, 2018
St Croix makes great rods.
ProsWeight, feel, quality
ConsNot inexpensive
By Exkeydet
Lexington VA
November 16, 2018
75% of my rods are St. Croix rods. I've always been a fan of their Tidemaster Series, but the new Avid Inshore Series tops them.

I now own several of them, and they perform flawlessly.

They're also about the prettiest rod that you'll ever run across.
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