|St. Croix Avid Spinning Rods take the latest technology from angler's fingertips to fish lips by incorporating their innovative Integrated Poly Curve® (IPC) technology into the Avid series. IPC eliminates transitional points in the rod blank for smoother action, greater strength and enhanced sensitivity. High-modulus, high-strain SClll graphite delivers exceptional power and sensitivity. Fuji® Alconite® guides and reel seats provide proven reliability, and the handles are made of select-grade cork. Limited lifetime warranty. Made in USA.