The St. Croix Avid X Spinning Rod is designed with the skillful bass and walleye anglers in mind. The Avid X features classic SCIII graphite blanks with IPC tooling technology that helps reduce the rod weight. The rod has the Kigan Z guide features proper stripper guide ring height that maintains optimum line flow efficiency. The Z-guides feature zirconia rings with gun smoke frames. This casting rod also features a Fuji reel seat with gun smoke hood, split-grip/select-grade cork handle, and slim-profile ferrules. Exclusive Kigan universal hook-keeper. Two coats of flex coat slow-cure finish. 15-year transferable warranty backed by St. Croix Superstar Service.