Just Call it the "Cool Tool"

November 24, 2014

Just Call it the

New Triumph X series backs its sporty, confident looks with the performance you expect from St. Croix

Park Falls, WI (November 24, 2014) Even in fishing, style sells. In a sport where product performance should be the ultimate measure even the deciding factor in sealing the deal at the cash register looks do matter. Regrettably, some rod makers prey on this premise by putting lipstick on the pig.

Fortunately, there are proud, legacy manufacturers like St. Croix Rod who embrace the coolness factor while never succumbing to cheapness.

While visually alluring, even radical in appearance, St. Croixs new Triumph X rod series owns its price-range in quality and performance. But long before the vibrant, airbrushed colors visually distinguish Triumph X from surrounding rods on the rack, technology and decades of advanced St. Croix engineering underpin its stature.

Beneath the striking burnt-orange and purplish-black faade is an SCII graphite blank that begs to accompany a more expensive rod. But at a hundred bucks, Triumph X is a triumph in blank construction at such a reasonable price.

Component wise, the Triumph X features an EVA split-grip handle again, a feat for the dollars. Split-grip practitioners embrace the progressive designs balanced casting, comfort and lessened overall weight. Triumph X users will appreciate said benefits, which were once reserved for more expensive rods.

Fuji DPS or ECS reel seat with black hood(s) complement the blank cosmetics while providing all-day casting comfort. Hard aluminum-oxide guides set in distinctive black frames support casting distance while holding up to the rigors of the sport. And this while precision-wound thread-wraps are safely situated beneath two coats of Flex Coat slow-cure finish.

All 12 spinning and casting rods in the Triumph X series are cultured for outstanding strength, sensitivity and hook-setting power. And amongst those dozen members are select rods for targeting bass, walleyes, pike, panfish and whatever else swims across your path.

Backed by a 5-year warranty and St. Croixs celebrated Superstar Service, your affordably priced Triumph X rod doubles as a capital investment.

The Triumph X series is designed and engineered in Park Falls, Wisconsin, and handcrafted in St. Croixs advanced facility in Fresnillo, Mexico. They retail for $90 to $100.