Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'avid'.



More search options

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


Categories

  • New Features
  • Other

Forums

  • Stripers Online Forums
    • Main Forum
    • Fly Fishing
    • Boating and Boat Fishing
    • Freshwater Fishing
    • Kayaking and Kayak Fishing Forum
    • Beach Buggy Forum
    • Fishing Industry Insiders
    • Tackle Collectors
    • Buy/Sell/Trade Forums
    • Commercial BST Forum
  • Community Forums
    • The Town Tavern
    • Sports Forum
    • Political Graffiti
    • The Enfield Forum
    • The Real Outpost
    • Memorial Forum
    • Food Fling Forum
    • Bugs, Issues and Platform Comments
  • How-To Forums
    • Do It Yourself
    • Outdoors Digital Photography and Video
    • Rod Building Forum
    • Fly Tying Forum
    • Lure Building
    • Steve’s Cooking Your Catch
    • Distance Casting Forum
    • Reel Maintenance and Repair
  • Regional Forums
    • Coastal Maine/NH Fishing
    • Massachusetts Fishing
    • Rhode Island Fishing
    • Connecticut Fishing
    • Long Island/NY Fishing
    • New Jersey Fishing
    • Pennsylvania Fishing
    • DelMarVa Fishing Forum
    • Chesapeake Bay Fishing
    • Hatteras/OBX Fishing
    • Florida Fishing
    • West Coast Fishing
    • Bottom Fishing
  • Clubs and Organizations
    • Ditch Trolls

Found 24 results

  1. I’m selling my practically brand new 11 foot St Croix. I only use it a couple of times. Look at the pictures. The rod is just too long for my liking. $300 pick up in Huntington. Interesting trades welcome. I’m not contantly checking my phone so please bear with me if I don’t get back to you immediately . Thank you , have a nice day .
  2. Lemme know if ya got this model in good to mint condition and looking to offload.
  3. For sale are a few St Croix Mojo Surf Spinning rods and an Avid Surf Conventional rod. All are in very good condition and seldom used. Looking for a good home. Below prices are pickup. Located Dulles, VA. Would ship at buyer's expense. Mojo Surf | 9' MSS90MM2 | 3/4-4oz | $140 Mojo Surf | 10'6" MSS106MM2 | 3/4/-4oz | $160 Mojo Surf | 11' MSS110MHMF2 | 3-8oz | $180 Mojo Surf | 12' MSS120HMF2 | 6-16oz | $200 Avid Surf | 12' AVSC120HMF2 | 6-16oz | $250 << Conventional Rod SOLD
  4. 9.9/10 Avid Salmon Steelhead rod for sale - lightly used about 4-5 times, the little bit of dirt on cork below reel seat is the only reason for 9.9...otherwise mint This is a CASTING model, 9’ Medium, 1/4-3/4, 8-12lb line Retails for $260 if you can find it, was discontinued last year... Rod definitely has that unique parabolic without being mushy action for fighting big fish on lighter lines... Only trades I’d consider are rod + cash for a Century Weapon or Slingshot you may be looking to offload. $230 cash pickup/meetup NJ, OC/MoCo
  5. WTS my 7ft 6" Medium Spinning Avid Inshore - $190 Price is firm. Im in rush to sell. Purchased last year so it still have 14 years left on the transferable warranty. Great condition with on small scratch near the base. Local pick up in South/ Central Jersey preferred. I will consider shipping if it is still around in a few weeks or you buy more than 1 rod. Also have for sale: Legend Inshore 7ft MH Spinning (LTIS70MHF)- $250 Legend Inshore 7ft M Spinning (LTIS70MF) -$240 I can take $10 off for each extra rod
  6. WTS my 7ft 6" Medium Spinning Avid Inshore - $190 Price is firm. Im in rush to sell. Purchased last year so it still have 14 years left on the transferable warranty. Great condition with on small scratch near the base. Local pick up in South/ Central Jersey preferred. I will consider shipping if it is still around in a few weeks or you buy more than 1 rod. Also have for sale: Legend Inshore 7ft MH Spinning (LTIS70MHF)- $250 Legend Inshore 7ft M Spinning (LTIS70MF) -$240 I can take $10 off for each extra rod
  7. Have a bunch of St. Croix inshore rods and like them. The Avid series is my favorite of them, but I haven’t tried any of their surf rods yet. Looking for input from anyone who owns or has used this model. Likes and dislikes? Would you buy it again?
  8. WTB a handle/ butt for Model avss96mhf2 Avid St. Croix . thank you.
  9. I am looking to replace the butt/handle of a St. Croix Avid surf rod avss96mhf2. It is discontinued from St. Croix so this is my only hope.
  10. Hi Everyone, I need some help. I recently ordered the St. Croix VIS80MHF Avid Inshore Spinning Rod - 8 ft and I need to find a spinning reel to pair with it. I plan to get more serious about striper/blue fishing in cape cod (Eastham/Welfleet area) and this rod will mainly be used in small rivers/estuaries as well as flats. I have been doing some research and I have heard some good options are the Shimano Saragosa 5/6K, Shimano Stradic FL5000, Shimano Spheros 6K, Shimano Sustain, and the Pen Slammer 4500. I was really leaning towards the Stradic FL5000, but my concern is the weight of reel is too light for the rod (roughly 10 oz). This Avid inshore model that I purchased is about 7.5 oz. Do you think I need to pair this rod with a heavier reel in the 12-16 oz range? If so, do you guys have any other recommendations? Also, I would love to hear from anyone who owns this rod on what your setup looks like.
  11. Looking for St. Croix Avid Salmon/Steelhead rod in either the 9' or 9'6" length in med heavy 8-17 lbs. Also looking for 9'6" Elite med heavy 8-17 or a TFO STS 905-2.
  12. Up for sale are two items: 1) Aquaskinz Phantom Semi Dry Top Price: $160 shipped (includes shipping) Size: Medium Description: Bought this semi dry top and have only wore it a few times as I haven't really needed it. Been sitting in my closet and time to let it go. In excellent condition and there are no issues with the cuffs. See pictures for details. 2) St. Croix Avid Surf 10', 10-20LB, 1-4 oz, AVSS100MF2 Price: $270 Shipped (Includes shipping) Description: St. Croix Avid Surf (red color) that was bought and used a handful of times as I don't surf fish as much anymore. In excellent condition.
  13. Hi - I need some help with the details before I purchase: looking for help on power, action, and reel size. My specific questions are at the end: I'm looking at a 7' medium power, fast action St. Croix Avid Inshore rod paired with a Shimano Stradic FL in the 5000 size. I am currently using a 9' medium power, moderate fast action Tica TC2 surf rod (1/2 oz to 3oz) which is a little much for smaller lures and definitely not giving any sensitivity when I am using anything under 1oz. I love casting from the surf but there are so many awesome bays around here. Ultimately I want a 7' inshore, a 9' all-around and an 11' rod for jetties/inlets, big surf. I want something that will excel in bay fishing....looking for something that can provide long casts, sensitive enough to feel bottom with bucktail jigs, can handle stripers and blues (maybe fluke and weakfish, and can be a versatile pole I can have some fun with. I had a couple questions: Does this setup make sense for fishing in the bays around Long Island? Does a medium power, fast action pole make sense (think 3/8 to 3/4 oz lures are ok)? Or would you step up to a medium heavy, fast action (1/2 to 1 & 1/4oz). Or something else? Would you go 4000 or 5000 size for the reel? Tempted to go 5000 which gets me a nicer knob and more line (4000 and 5000 are same physical size I believe) Does 7' rod make sense here or should I go 7'6" or 8'? Also if anyone has any suggestion for quality braid that would make sense for this setup. Thanks everyone. I am new around here and basically a hack, vying for the title of 'worst fisherman on Long Island' so any advice would be greatly appreciated. Attached a pic of my latest striper from earlier this week.
  14. Selling two 8' surf rods. Not shipping, pick up only on the CT shoreline 1. St Croix Avid surf AVSS80mmf, fast action rated 3/4-3oz. 9 out of 10 cosmetic as there are a couple superficial scratches. Rod was used less than a dozen times. Retail $260, asking $175 2. lamiglass xs81ms 8' rated 1/2-2oz, moderate action. Rod is 10 out of 10. I test casted this one time last spring and decided to go with an inshore 8'instead. Not sure they still make this model anymore. Retail is $236, asking $160. Any questions, just ask.
  15. Hey everyone, this is my first post so please don't kill me just yet! I currently fish the nj surf with a St Croix Avid Surf 9'6" 2-6oz. It is an absolutely amazing rod and I love the action, but the other day I took it out to a field to measure my casts, and I was underwhelmed. I always thought that, despite the rod ratings, it threw bucktails and soft plastics pretty far. I never really had an issue not reaching fish and was impressed at how well it threw the lighter jigs. Well on the field, the 1oz & 1.5oz bucktails and plastics only flew around 60yards with no wind. Even mag darters only flew 70ish yards. The 1 ounce metal flew about 90yds, and 2oz flew easily over 100yds. Now I know that these distances arent that bad, but my friend was casting beside me with his st croix legend surf rated 1-4, and the same bucktails and plastics flew an easy 80yds. We both have the same casting technique and we both were using 40lb pp braid. So here is my question: should I sell my avid and upgrade to the 10' 1-4oz version or just suck it up and continue fishing how I have been? and If the answer is to sell and get the lighter rating, what rods rated 1-4oz and around the same price (about $300) would you recommend? Thanks Everyone!
  16. Looking to unload a barely used St Croix Avid Inshore. Never been used in saltwater, only a handful of trips in freshwater throwing keitechs and drop shotting. Would make a great back bay rod throwing weightless plastics or small swimbaits on light jig heads. Model #: VIS76MLF Length: 7’6” Power: Medium Light Action: Fast Line Rating: 6-12 lb Lure Rating: 1/8 - 1/2 oz Rod Weight: 4.5 oz Retail Price: $250 Asking $150, picked up near Egg Harbor Twp, NJ 08234. I may be going up to the Saltwater Expo in Edison on Saturday, March 16th. I can bring the rod with me if you’re interested and will be at the show. Cy **REEL NOT INCLUDED**
  17. I recently purchased a new St. Croix Avid Series Surf Spinning Rods (MHF2, 96) and it's simply too stiff for my use. I used it one outing and caught 5 fish with it. I'm looking to trade for a Medium power surf spinning rod in the 10-11' range. I've bene using a Mojo surf spinning MM 10'6" rod and it works much better than the stiffer Avid. I'm looking for something as sensitive as the Mojo and preferably something even more sensitive. I'm throwing 2-3.5oz. I'd like to trade straight across or I can add funds for a better rod. Let me know what you got? Thanks
  18. WTS old style St Croix Avid Surf 9' 0.5-2.5oz (ASRS90M). One piece. Good shape overall. Cork tape in good shape, some scuffs on blank, typical cracks and discoloration of epoxy with age. Can handle a bit more than 2.5oz if necessary. More moderate than the new style Avid Surfs, but still has a nice crisp feel. Located in SE CT, but I occasionally travel through RI to the north shore of MA. $100 picked up.
  19. One-piece in like new condition, model AVSS80MMF, rated 3/4 - 3 oz. 22" butt to stem. $220 picked up in Ocean County NJ, not shipping. More/other pics upon request.
  20. I've been eyeing the VIS76HF because I need a spinning boat rod that I'm also hoping can accommodate some light surf fishing. I throw 1.3oz on average and live on the beach so the rod would probably see more sand than boats (but I'm set on surf rods). I went to Striper Day and St Croix didn't have any avid inshores so I'm looking for some SOL guidance. Is this the right rod for me or should I consider something slightly shorter / longer with a different rating? St Croix is giving me $160 to use towards an upgrade so I'm sticking with this brand and I'd like to avoid split grips if possible. Thanks for your help
  21. Want to Sell a barely used St Croix Avid surf AVSS100MF2 It is a 10 ft fast action 2 piece 70/30split 1-4oz rod that has been used 2 times with the clash 5000 i am selling on here too. It is a cherry red blank with K guides.. It is a very nice rod with alot of new technology in it..It is just too fast for my liking. I paid 330 dollars for the rod new and would like to get $250 shipped for it or $240 picked up in North Jersey. I will post pictures later.. any interest or questions let me know...Paypal for shipping or cash or paypal on pickup
  22. Looking to trade St. Croix Legend 11' MH 3-8oz (2014 model used 3-4 times) for 9' model.
  23. What was eveyones favorite surf rods from the 80's and 90's?
  24. Any one use the 7ft medium avid surf and have reviews?