St. Croix Avid Fly Rods Feature Premium, high-modulus SCIII graphite with smooth, moderate-fast actions. The St. Croix Avid Fly Rods have uplocking, anodized aluminum reel seats (comply with AFFTA fly reel foot standard) with lightweight woven graphite inserts. Top-quality, hard-chrome single-foot guides with extra-stiff frames for superior casting performance and durability. Aluminum-oxide stripper guides. Select-grade cork handles. Rugged Cordura®-covered rod case with divided polypropylene liner. Lifetime warranty backed by unmatched St. Croix service. Handcrafted in the USA.