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Description

The Shakespeare Ugly Stik 9' Spinning Rod Model SPL 1100 is a very popular rod for heavier spinning applications, such as large salmon fishing. Its long length makes it ideal for drift fishing.

Features of this rod include blank-through-handle construction for added strength and sensitivity, a graphite inner core and an E-Glass outer layer, Shakespeare's exclusive quick-taper "Clear Tip" design, durable EVA foam grips, graphite twist-lock design reel seats with rubber cushion inserts, black stainless steel guide frames, aluminum oxide guide inserts, and a manufacturer's seven (7) year warranty.

Because of its durable construction and reasonable price, the Ugly Stik is one of the most popular line of rods in the world.

Specifications

 

Specifications
ModelSPL 1100
ActionMedium Spinning
Length9'
Pieces2
Line Wts.4-20 lbs.
Lure Wts.1/8 - 3/4 oz.
Guides8
Reel SeatGraphite, Up-locking
Butt Grip13" (with butt cap)
Fore Grip4 1/2"
 

 

Reviews
Review Summary
4.8
( 24 Reviews )
of customers would recommend this product.100%
Reviewer Profile:   Avid Fisher (12), Casual/ Recreational (3), Professional (2)
Pros
Durable (17)
Good Tip Action (16)
Flexible (14)
Sensitive (14)
Accurate Casting (12)
Cons
No cons that I have found (2)
Best Uses
River Fishing (15)
Large Fish (10)
Ocean Fishing (6)
Surf Fishing (2)

Best rod for the price
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Reviewer
Salem, OR
About Me:
Not Specified
I have used the 9' ugly stick for salmon and steelhead. I have had the rod bent into a complete u wile fighting a big Chinook. It doesn't quite fit in my car between the two doors. I broke the tip off just under the unbreakable part. I had another tip put on it and it still works great.
Pros: Length, flexibility, Affordable price
Cons: Does't fit between my car doors
Best Uses: None Specified
Good
Hawaii
About Me:
Not Specified
Durable
Pros: Good Value
Cons: None Specified
Best Uses: Surf Fishing
Best rod for money
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Buyer
patchouge ny
About Me:
none
Great rod for the price. Excelent for spinning , equvalant of st croix or lamiglas .
Pros: long cast, Accurate Casting, Affordable price, Durable
Cons: none
Best Uses: spinning fishing for pickerel or yellow perch
Durable and Reliable
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Buyer
Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands
About Me:
none
I enjoy the Shakespeare 9' Ugly stick for ocean shore fishing. It is well constructed and handles good fish battles with ease. I had an okuma rod and the guides broke off two of my okuma rods. The Shakespeare is superior in cnstruction and appearance. Good price and FishUSA shipped it to an APO address, whcih is awesome. Thanks Fish USA>
Pros: Quality Contruction
Cons: none
Best Uses: none
Nice Pole for the Money!
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Buyer
Maryland
About Me:
none
One cannot beat the price of this pole for what you get!
Pros: Inexpensive!
Cons: Nice Pole!
Best Uses: River Fishing
Great Buy
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Buyer
Roseville, Ca
About Me:
Avid Fisher
I use this rod with my antique DAM QUICK 270 Super Spinning Reel with 100 lb Super Braid line for sturgeon and salmon.
Pros: Sensitive, Good Tip Action, Excellent Price, Durable, Lightweight, Flexible
Cons: none
Best Uses: Large Fish, River Fishing
Great Trolling Rod!
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Buyer
IL
About Me:
Avid Fisher
Bought for trolling for large mouth, med size stripers and wipers and works great. Perfect length for trolling!
Pros: Durable, Flexible, Accurate Casting, Good Tip Action, Sensitive
Cons: none
Best Uses: none
Great rod
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Buyer
UPState NY
About Me:
Casual/ Recreational
This rod is great for handleing big fish and putting the powein your hands.
Pros: Accurate Casting, Sensitive, Flexible, Good Tip Action
Cons: No cons that I have found
Best Uses: River Fishing, Large Fish
Great Fishing rod
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Buyer
Upstate NY
About Me:
Casual/ Recreational
This is a great big fish rod and will not let you down.
Pros: Lightweight, Sensitive, Flexible, Good Tip Action, Durable, Accurate Casting
Cons: No cons that I have found
Best Uses: River Fishing, Large Fish
"Perfect Lure Placement"
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Buyer
Corona, Ca
About Me:
Avid Fisher
This baby make it easy to cast light or heavy weight lures right where you want them to be, and the action is so good that it seems unfair to the fish "Bite and Fish on in a instant" I run this with Shimano Baitrunner 6000D and 4000D and the Salmon and other species dont stand a Chance.
Pros: Good Tip Action, Sensitive, Accurate Casting, Durable
Cons: No Cons Found
Best Uses: River Fishing, Large Fish, Ocean Fishing
Just what I needed [...]
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Buyer
Pierre SD
About Me:
Avid Fisher
These rods were for salmon fishing in Lake Oahe and fit the bill nicely. They bend evenly and work well for both casting as well as double for downrigger rods. Ugly Stiks are a very universal type rod and take abuse well.
Pros: Good Tip Action, Flexible, Durable, Accurate Casting
Cons: none
Best Uses: Large Fish, River Fishing
Excellent performance for Salmon
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Buyer
Hamlin NY
About Me:
Professional
At Fishing Fanatic Charters we use 9' medium action ugly sticks on all of our downriggers. The rods are strong enough to land 35 pound salmon yet flexible enough and forgiving to allow even novice anglers a better chance at landing the big fish. We highly recommend this fishing rod.
Pros: Durable
Cons: none
Best Uses: Large Fish
Great action and lots of fun
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Buyer
Fayetteville, NC
About Me:
Avid Fisher
Loads of fun, great sensitivity and action.
Pros: Good Tip Action, Sensitive, Accurate Casting, Easy To Transport
Cons: none
Best Uses: Ocean Fishing, Surf Fishing
Excellent Fishing Rod
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Buyer
Delmar, NY
About Me:
Casual/ Recreational
I use this rod for King Salmon and stripers. It has a soft enoungh tip to feel light pick ups and yet it has a very strong backbone so you can really put a lot of pressure and the big Salmon.
Pros: Flexible, Accurate Casting, Sensitive, Good Tip Action, Durable
Cons: none
Best Uses: River Fishing, Ocean Fishing, Large Fish
Great multiple purpose rod
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Reviewer
Washington, PA
About Me:
Professional
Would be a fine salmon rod but purchased as an extra striper rod for the Delaware river and will be used for catfish, carp, and other live bait applications. Nice trolling rod for average sized musky and pike. At this price level not many other rods will last you as long as an Ugly Stik.
Pros: Flexible, Durable
Cons: none
Best Uses: Large Fish, River Fishing
Shakespear Ugly Stik 9 ft
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Buyer
Ohio
About Me:
Avid Fisher
Locally this rod is hard to find thank God for this online store. I bought two rods, I trout fish and having a spare is a must.
Pros: Sensitive, Flexible, Easy To Transport, Durable, Accurate Casting, Good Tip Action
Cons: none
Best Uses: Large Fish
Works great for me, love it!
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Buyer
Seattle, WA
About Me:
Avid Fisher
I use it for river fishing from the shore. Cought 17 pinks so far. Very flexible and sensitive. I think it is a little heavier than the rods with cork handle but it is still light enough for all day fishing. Love it.
Pros: Good Tip Action, Sensitive, Affordable price, Flexible, Durable
Cons: none
Best Uses: Salmon Fishing, River Fishing
Unbelievable Value
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Buyer
Berkeley, CA
About Me:
Avid Fisher
I bought this mostly for lure casting in the San Francisco Bay, for schooling stripers, 5 to 15 pounds on average. It is replacing my 35 year old Fenwick. I have to say that the quality and materials today are much superior. I actually paid more in 1970's dollars (for the Fenwick) than I did for this excellent graphite rod. I have caught hundreds of bass, both in California, and in the surf of Martha's Vineyard (on vacation) on the old Fenwick. It is time to retire that rod, and use its replacement.
Pros: Flexible, Sensitive, Accurate Casting, Durable, Good Tip Action
Cons: none
Best Uses: Ocean Fishing, River Fishing, Large Fish
The right pole for wading for redfish.
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Reviewer
Bradenton Florida
About Me:
Avid Fisher
My two new poles were setup with Penn slammers, a 460 & 560 with 20lb. power pro. Casting with side wind gusts just needed some adjusting to hit the target dropoff.Open bail sensitivity was great so we could feel the redfish play with the bait before they took it and ran , that's when the pole goes to work,flip the bail raise the rod tip and let the fish set the hook.If Disney could duplicate the feeling of a boiling redfish on the end of these poles they would have their longest line.
Pros: Easy To Transport, Sensitive, Flexible, Durable, Good Tip Action
Cons: none
Best Uses: Terra ceia bay, River Fishing
How do I know???
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Reviewer
Redfish city, Bradenton , Florida
About Me:
Avid Fisher
My old Intrepid titanium 8'.6" won't go anywhere but down the chain to the next angler.The new version is what I can't wait to hook up that next "Thumper Redfish" that might not be small enough to keep but transmits every tail fip back to me through the line and pole to me. I'll let you know how it works out.
Pros: Flexible, Durable, Good Tip Action, Sensitive
Cons: none
Best Uses: River Fishing
Shakespeare Ugly Stik 9#39; Medium Spinn
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Buyer
los banos ca
About Me:
Avid Fisher
its a great rod i really like
Pros: Easy To Transport, Accurate Casting, Flexible, Good Tip Action, Durable, Sensitive
Cons: none
Best Uses: Small Fish, Ocean Fishing, River Fishing
Perfect Salmon Spinning Rod!
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Buyer
Luzerne, PA
About Me:
none
Spent a full week on the Salmon River and landed 61 kings. This rod is tough! You can really put some pressure on some big fish with this rod and with no problems.
Pros: Good Value, Durable
Cons: none
Best Uses: none
Perfect flexibility
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Buyer
Kerman, CA
About Me:
Casual Fisher
Flexible and sensitive enough for half pound trout but can take much larger fish like strippers and steelhead as well. Could be considered as a longer general purpose rod. Typical Ugly Stik super construction. Has backbone and VG curve to absorb the energy from larger fish to prevent line wear or breakage, but it's NOT a noodle rod. I've paired it with a Penn 5500Sg and it's a great fit. Could easily sell for much more that they do. Well worth the money...
Pros: Accurate Casting, Flexible, Good Tip Action, Durable, Sensitive, Easy To Transport
Cons: none
Best Uses: River Fishing, Ocean Fishing
Excellant Product
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Buyer
Holland
About Me:
Avid Fisher
Bass Fishing
Pros: Good Tip Action
Cons: none
Best Uses: River Fishing