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Description

The Shakespeare Ugly Stik Spinning Rod is known around the world for strength and sensitivity. The Ugly Stik Spinning Rod feature a unique "Clear Tip" design and the "Howald Process" boosting the overall durability of this rod. Comfortable EVA foam grips, stainless steel/aluminum oxide guides and Shakespeare's exclusive "Ugly Back" 70 day/7 year warranty make the Ugly Stik's dependable rods that will stand up any fishing challenge.

Features of the Shakespeare Ugly Stik Spinning Rod include:

  • Ugly Stik Clear Tip design for guaranteed strength
  • Howald Process blank-through-handle construction
  • Ugly Tuff EVA foam grips
  • Graphite twist-lock reel seats
  • Stainless steel guide frames with aluminum oxide inserts
  • Ferruless design gives all two-piece models the feel of a one-piece rod
  • Hook keepers
Specifications
Shakespeare Ugly Stik Spinning Rod
Specifications
ModelLengthPiecesPowerLine
Weight
(lbs.)
Guides
SPL1102505' 0"1Ultra Light2 - 64 + Tip
SPL110125105' 10"2Medium6 - 155 + Tip
Reviews
Review Summary
4.7
(20 Reviews)
of customers would recommend this product.95%
Reviewer Profile:   Avid Fisher (9), Casual/ Recreational (7)
Pros
Flexible (17)
Durable (16)
Good Tip Action (16)
Sensitive (14)
Easy To Transport (14)
Cons
Best Uses
River Fishing (12)
Small Fish (10)
Large Fish (6)
Ocean Fishing (4)
Fly Fishing (2)

Customer Reviews
Heavy Duty
frewsburg ny
panfish perfict rod
Pros: Flexible, Durable, Good Tip Action, Sensitive, Easy To Transport, great allaround, great all around, FlexDurable ible, FlexiblePROS Flexible (16) Durable (15) Good Tip Action, great rod
Best Uses: calico
Comments: Length +backbone+soft tip = long cast's, effortless twitchability,easy hook set, tough as nail's
 classic
Pros: Really like all aspects of these rods.
Best Uses: bass and pan fishing
Comments: my favorite and so dose everyone who borought it
Big D
Fort Pierce, FL
 Great Rods
Pros: Really like all aspects of these rods.
Comments: I have 6 of Shakespeare's Ugly Stik Spinning Rods of various size and lengths. I use them for all my saltwater and fresh water fishing and find then excellent for both. Great handles and excellent strength on all size of rods and very durable, I really like them all.
Cowboy
Covington, La.
 Good balance, almost impossible to break
Pros: Sensitive, Easy To Transport, Accurate Casting, Good Tip Action, Flexible, Durable
Best Uses: Redfish Speclled Trout
Comments: Good backbone but sensitive tip. There are a number of rods that can perform as well but cannot hold up to hard use and virtually impossible to break. Also, cannot beat the price. I throw my rods in the back of a pick up and will break a tip off usually an expensive rod, never broke an ugly stick.
Williedog
Reidsville, GA
 Great poles for not alot of money
Pros: Durable, Flexible, Good Tip Action, Lightweight, Easy To Transport, Sensitive
Best Uses: Ocean Fishing, Large Fish, Small Fish, River Fishing
Comments: What can I say that has not been said all ready about these rods? Yes you can spend more money, However, why do it. I have been fishing with the Ugly Stiks for almost 20 years now. I have used many different sizes and lengths. They just work great for every kind of fishing, from pan fish to surf. The are tough, sensitive, and can be used every where. The price aint bad either!
Jake
Gray,GA.
Great Value for the Price
Pros: Durable, Accurate Casting, Easy To Transport, Lightweight, Flexible, Good Tip Action, Sensitive
Best Uses: River Fishing, Large Fish
Comments: I got the Shakespeare Ugly Stik 5'10'' Medium Rod with a Eagle Claw XG 630 Spinning Reel with a 12lb test line on it it my favorits big Bass Setup for big Bag this Rod is the best I have found yet Great Balance Great Tip Action Fish just don't get to big for this setup....
Chubs
Saint Tammany, Louisiana
 Whip it & Stick it
Pros: Sensitive, Easy To Transport, Flexible, Durable, Accurate Casting, Lightweight, Good Tip Action
Comments: Ugly is my favorite stick. Durable, and Affordable.
Florin
Venezuela
 Shakespeare is the best
Pros: Easy To Transport, Lightweight, Good Tip Action, Durable, Sensitive, Accurate Casting, Flexible
Best Uses: River Fishing, Ocean Fishing, Small Fish, Fly Fishing, Large Fish
Comments: This is my favorite rod, have some 5-6, different size and models. 100% the best
Island Fisherman
Saipan
Professional Angler
 Flexible Rod
Pros: Flexible
Best Uses: Ocean Fishing
Comments: I tried using this Rod on inside shore and it works good, also accurate on casting. I would want to buy this Rod again.
heymannpm
Grant,FL
 Ugly Stik
Pros: Good Tip Action, Durable, Easy To Transport, Sensitive, Accurate Casting, Lightweight, Flexible
Best Uses: River Fishing
Comments: Great pole.Nothing beats an Ugly Stik
Lucky Ed
Greenville PA
 my new ugly stik
Pros: Good Tip Action, Flexible, Easy To Transport, Durable, Accurate Casting, Price was right, Sensitive
Best Uses: Small Fish, River Fishing, Large Fish
Comments: Just what I was looking for. Great value of product for the price. Item is hard to find in stores.
vern
newman, ca
 excellent rod
Pros: Easy To Transport, Accurate Casting, Sensitive, Good Tip Action, Durable, Flexible
Best Uses: Large Fish, Small Fish
Comments: works grate for small trout up to8 lbs
Ed
Mississippi
 Great Action!
Pros: Good Tip Action, Flexible, Accurate Casting, Functional and Durable, Durable
Best Uses: River Fishing, Large Fish, Small Fish
Comments: GREAT PRODUCT!!
Florin
Venezuela
Ugly Stik Lite rod
Pros: Durable, Accurate Casting, Easy To Transport, Sensitive, Good Tip Action, Flexible
Best Uses: Small Fish, River Fishing
Comments: Last week I received my new Ugly Stik SPL110266 6'6" 2 pieces,Light action 4-10 lbs rod. Saturday afternoon I was testing it in a mountain lake, special for trout fishing. I have almost all Ugly models but this particular item was delighting me during that day. It's just perfect, great balance, flexibility and strongness, easy 60-70 m castings, it's the bests value between cost and performance. I've been using a Mitchell Advocet II Silver reel with 6lb monofilament.I'm thinking to buy the travel model 3 pieces, 5' too. And special thanks to Fish USA, [...]
Tom
Dawsonville, Ga
 Good value
Pros: Sensitive, Flexible, Easy To Transport, Durable, Good Tip Action
Best Uses: Small Fish, River Fishing
Comments: use in small to medium creeks for trout fishing
Mur
Honeoye, NY 14471
 One of the finest rods ever made
Pros: Good Tip Action, Easy To Transport, Sensitive, Durable, Flexible
Best Uses: Fly Fishing, Small Fish, River Fishing
Comments: This rod has made it easy for persons who have very limited means to be ale to enjoy fishing. Any one from 6 to 90 can use it easily when it is coupled with the appropriate Reel for the rod.
Tomcat
Huntingtown, MD
 Best Rod I've Used
Pros: Durable, Easy To Transport, Sensitive, Tough as nails, Good Tip Action, Flexible
Best Uses: Small Fish, River Fishing, Ocean Fishing
Comments: I have caught countless species with the Ugly Stick, from smallmouth in the Potomac River to Snook and Redfish on Florida flats to Northern Pike in Quebec. The price/quality ratio on these rods is unmatched.
JD
Granbury, TX
 Its definately ugly.
Pros: Good Tip Action, Flexible
Cons: Poor Construction
Best Uses: River Fishing
Comments: I was needing an inexpensive rod that i could take down in keep in the back of my truck for those times when I had some free time and wanted to go drown some minnows. I chose this rod because of its price and other reviews. Its ok for what I needed but its construction quality is fair at best. I spent a couple of hours with the rod straightener out the rod guides and smoothing down some of the rough edges. Would I buy another one, probably.
Bob
kalamazoo,mi
 I would buy this product again
Pros: Durable
Comments: I own mostly ugly stik rods
ROGER
Albuquerque, NM
 This my 4th US rod just love them.
Pros: Accurate Casting, Good Tip Action, Sensitive, Easy To Transport, Durable, Flexible
Best Uses: River Fishing, Small Fish
Comments: Of the fishing rods I have 4 of them are Ugly Stiks. I would tell anyone buying a fishing rod to make sure you look at the Ugly Stik before you buy. Great product at a very good price and is very durible. Can't beat this rod on price and performance.
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