St Croix Mojo Inshore for BFS fishing

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St Croix Mojo Inshore for BFS fishing

Post by Edward78 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 11:10 am

I just ordered the 7' L moderate action and 7' ML Moderate action Mojo Inshore rods to use for Bait Finesse fishing, does anyone have any experiences with these rods ? I know St Croix is on the light side when it comes to power and action so I thought this might be a good rod for making long cast with Cranks, bobber fishing and anything really.

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Re: St Croix Mojo Inshore for BFS fishing

Post by Hobie-Wan Kenobi » Sat Mar 02, 2019 11:53 am

Usually St Croix is a little heavier/faster than rated. I have used the Legend Inshore Light and Extra Light powered rods. They are good BFS rods and are versatile for cranks, jigs and whatever else.
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Re: St Croix Mojo Inshore for BFS fishing

Post by Dalleinf » Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:33 pm

I had the Mojo Inshore 7 L, but passed it on.
I like the soft action - much softer than my other St Croix rods with similar ratings. It is definitely not a fast action.
However, the big rings turned me off a bit as I do not use line-to-line connections / a leader.

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Re: St Croix Mojo Inshore for BFS fishing

Post by Knotty » Sun Mar 03, 2019 5:53 am

If my 6’6” St. Croix Premier ML spinning rod is any indication, I’d say that the ML is too heavy for the 1/8 oz weights typically used with BFS.

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Re: St Croix Mojo Inshore for BFS fishing

Post by Edward78 » Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:02 am

Thanks to everyone for your replies, I guess only time will tell when I get these rods how they will perform for me. No matter what I fish all water and all fish so I figure out some place for these rods

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Re: St Croix Mojo Inshore for BFS fishing

Post by Houndfish » Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:07 am

I had and Extra Light 6'6" and while I liked it, I ended up selling it. It was a matter of ergonomics, the rear grip was too long for easy one-hand casting but was a little short for comfortable two handed use. I also could not make peace with the reel seat. Otherwise the rod was great, it seemed to shine at just over it's rating, a 3-4g spoon or spinner would cast a mile and the rod has a ton of power in reserve.

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Re: St Croix Mojo Inshore for BFS fishing

Post by chrisg_sdcf » Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:22 am

Edward78 wrote:
Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:02 am
Thanks to everyone for your replies, I guess only time will tell when I get these rods how they will perform for me. No matter what I fish all water and all fish so I figure out some place for these rods
How did the 7' Light do? What was the lightest you were able to cast?

Thanks

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Re: St Croix Mojo Inshore for BFS fishing

Post by Edward78 » Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:05 am

chrisg_sdcf wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:22 am
Edward78 wrote:
Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:02 am
Thanks to everyone for your replies, I guess only time will tell when I get these rods how they will perform for me. No matter what I fish all water and all fish so I figure out some place for these rods
How did the 7' Light do? What was the lightest you were able to cast?

Thanks
The rod action was good and I cast a 1/8oz Chatterbait and rattletrap with ease but the rod was very tip heavy and I ended up selling it.

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Re: St Croix Mojo Inshore for BFS fishing

Post by chrisg_sdcf » Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:20 pm

Edward78 wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:05 am
chrisg_sdcf wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:22 am
Edward78 wrote:
Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:02 am
Thanks to everyone for your replies, I guess only time will tell when I get these rods how they will perform for me. No matter what I fish all water and all fish so I figure out some place for these rods
How did the 7' Light do? What was the lightest you were able to cast?

Thanks
The rod action was good and I cast a 1/8oz Chatterbait and rattletrap with ease but the rod was very tip heavy and I ended up selling it.
Seems like a lot of people say the St Croix rods are tip heavy. Oh well. What did you end up with after you sold it?

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Re: St Croix Mojo Inshore for BFS fishing

Post by Edward78 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:31 am

chrisg_sdcf wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:20 pm
Edward78 wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:05 am
chrisg_sdcf wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:22 am
Edward78 wrote:
Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:02 am
Thanks to everyone for your replies, I guess only time will tell when I get these rods how they will perform for me. No matter what I fish all water and all fish so I figure out some place for these rods
How did the 7' Light do? What was the lightest you were able to cast?

Thanks
The rod action was good and I cast a 1/8oz Chatterbait and rattletrap with ease but the rod was very tip heavy and I ended up selling it.
Seems like a lot of people say the St Croix rods are tip heavy. Oh well. What did you end up with after you sold it?
I ended up getting a Phenix Feather 7’1 light and it’s insanely light 3oz/86g, very nice series of rods for finesse baitcast fishing 7’1 ML and I have a 6’9 ML for Jerkbait fishing, with a Aldebaran reel that combo weighs only 8.2oz spooled with line.

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