St Croix Legend Elite Fly Rod

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St Croix fly:  The Legend Elite
By Neil Taylor

Another in a great series of rods by St Croix, the Legend Elite is a great one to consider.     I have had mine for years and it is a fantastic piece of equipment.

Every one of these rod choices, four pieces.   Lengths all also the same at 9 feet.   Line options 6 to 12, there are great choices for the guy who is going for light action versus going after something really big with more power.

“Maybe you fish in a beret. Maybe you don’t. But when you fish with a Legend Elite® fly rod, chances are your cast is a work of art. So is the rod for that matter – with its slim-profile ferrules and premium, high-modulus, high-strain SCV graphite blanks featuring ART™ and IPC® technology. Add in SCVI graphite in the lower portion of the rod for added power and reduced weight along with FRS (Fortified Resin System) for strength and durability, and they are every bit as functional as they are beautiful.”

Features:

Integrated Poly Curve® (IPC®) tooling technology.

Advanced Reinforcing Technology (ART).

Super high-modulus SCVI graphite with FRS in lower section for maximum power and strength with reduced weight.

High-modulus/high-strain SCV graphite with FRSand carbon-matte scrim for unparalleled strength, durability and sensitivity.

Slim-profile ferrules.

One-piece performance in four-piece designs.

SALTWATER RODS:
Max-power butt sections for handling powerful fish and stiff winds.

Fuji® MN Saltwater Alconite stripper guides with chrome frames.

Hard chrome snake guides.

REC® hard-anodized aluminum reel seat.

Flora-grade cork handle.

Two coats of Flex Coat slow-cure finish.

Alignment dots.

Rugged rod case with handle and divided polypropylene liner.

Lifetime limited warranty backed by St. Croix
Superstar Service.

LEGEND ELITE® SALTWATER FLY RODS:

MODEL LGTH. LINE WT. PCS. ACTION ROD WT. (OZ.) HANDLE PRICE
EFW793.4 7’9″ 3 4 Fast 2.2 1 $ 430
EFW864.4 8’6″ 4 4 Fast 2.6 2 $ 440
EFW904.4 9′ 4 4 Fast 2.8 2 $ 460
EFW865.4 8’6″ 5 4 Fast 2.8 2 $ 450
EFW905.4 9′ 5 4 Fast 2.8 2 $ 460
EFW906.4 9′ 6 4 Fast 3.0 2 $ 460
EFW907.4 9′ 7 4 Fast 4.2 3 $ 470
EFW967.4 9’6″ 7 4 Fast 4.3 3 $ 480
EFW908.4 9′ 8 4 Fast 4.4 3 $ 480
EFW968.4 9’6″ 8 4 Fast 4.4 3 $ 490
EFW909.4 9′ 9 4 Fast 4.5 3 $ 490
EFW9010.4 9′ 10 4 Fast 4.7 3 $ 500

 

Services and Warranty information HERE

Another Review HERE

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Neil Taylor
Full time kayak fishing guide, Neil was an advocate for conservation since before the time he started guiding. Outdoor writer, speaker and radio show host, Neil connected closely with Captain Mel Berman and did many positives with Mel to promote ethical angling. After Mel passed away, Neil managed www.capmel.com and eventually became that web site’s owner.