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Panfish Series PFS64LF: 6-foot’ 4-inch Lite-power, Fast-action Panfish Spinning Rod


The new Panfish Series model is perfect for pitching Thumper heads and jig spinners, and it provides the length to give the lure action without ripping a crappie’s lips out when you set the hook. It’s not too long, and it’s fast. That makes it perfect for vertical jigging as well. “There’s just so many uses for this rod — it’s very versatile—It’s a dream rod,” says Midwest fishing pro, Brian Brosdahl.


For Brosdahl, versatility is paramount to the panfish game. With so many patterns for plucking pans out of the water — from ice to open water — he needs a rod that can truly do it all. “I don't want a rod that’s too long “I want a rod that is just right, one you can pitch, but that’s light and manageable enough when you reel it in that the rod isn’t sagging. This rod is perfect for that. It really makes those lures work underwater.”

The new 6’ 4” lite-power fast action (PFS64LF) addition to St. Croix’s storied Panfish Series comes packed with all the hallmarks anglers have come to expect. Like all models in the line, the 6’ 4” Panfish Series rod is built with a blend of premium-quality SCII graphite combined with high-modulus/high-strain SCVI graphite for optimal weight, sensitivity and balance. Sea Guide® guides yield weight savings compared to ceramic guides while bolstering sensitivity. Sea Guide® reel seat features custom insert coupled with premium-grade cork handle, providing comfort and sensitivity.


The Gold Dust Metallic cosmetic package is sealed with two coats of Flex-Coat and slow cured to a shimmering finish, making the 6’ 4” Panfish Series an elegant beauty perfectly tuned for 1/16-1/4-ounce lures.


“I’ll pair it with 6-pound fluorocarbon,” Brosdahl notes. “With panfish, there are micro adjustments for every type of fishing environment and condition. And this rod is capable of handling almost anything you throw at it.”