St. Croixs new Avid Pearl series spinning rods are designed for serious female anglers. Theyre premium-quality, advanced-performance rods featuring grips designed to fit a womans smaller hand, decorative pearlescent abalone reel seat inserts and an attractive and durable Fucia Metallic finish. With 10 technique- and species-specific actions designed for bass, walleye or panfish. Avid Pearl rods are built on premium high-modulus SCIII graphite blanks engineered with Integrated Poly Curve (IPC) tooling technology for incredibly lightweight sensitivity and extreme strength and durability. Slim-profile ferrules (on two-piece rods) and Alps zirconium guides featuring 316 stainless-steel frames help the Avid Pearl rods perform as well as they look. Premium Fuji reels seats, split-grip handles with select-grade cork and two coats of Flex Coat slow-cure finish on the wraps round out the most advanced rod series ever developed for women who take their tackle as seriously as their fishing. Every Avid Pearl rod is protected by a lifetime limited warranty backed by St. Croix Superstar Service. Theyre all handcrafted in the U.S.A.Purchase any St. Croix Rod other than a St. Croix Ice Rod, Ice Combo and receive a FREE St. Croix Khaki Logo Cap - $20.00 retail value. The FREE St. Croix Khaki Logo Cap will be added automatically to your shopping cart.A $7.00 oversize packaging charge applies to this item as it ships in a long heavy duty tube to protect your items. This fee will still apply when discount shipping coupons are used.