The editors of Outdoor Canada suggest these great goodies for your outdoorsy loved ones
St. Croix is debuting two new technique-specific ice rods ideal for Canadian anglers. Made with premium-grade components, both are extremely light and sensitive, with a flexible tip for bite detection, but the power necessary to fight big fish. The Eye Raiser (above), is a 38-inch medium-power, extra-fast action rod ideal for jigging heavy walleye lures, such as the Jigging Raps and heavy jigging spoons—among the hottest big-fish techniques anywhere.
The other model is the House Rod (above), which is also a medium-power, extra-fast action rod suitable for the same techniques. But the House Rod measures only 30 inches, making it perfect for use inside cramped ice houses and shelters. So it’s long enough to jig big baits and handle big fish, but short enough so you won’t catch the tip on the roof or melt your line on the heater.