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Eagle Claw StarFire Downrigger and Dipsy Rod

23 Reviews
$29.99
SKU: F10376

Details

Eagle Claw StarFire Downrigger and Diver Rods are designed specifically for the Great Lakes. With their specialty actions, durable blanks and quality components, these rods are sure to outshine the competition.

  • Specialized Great Lakes actions
  • Durable fiberglass blanks (yellow with blue guide wraps)
  • Stainless steel guides with ceramic inserts
  • Downlocking graphite reel seats with stainless steel hoods

Select from the models below

SF400-7'6
Type
Trolling/Downrigger
Length
7' 6"
Pieces
2
Power
Med. Light
Line Weight
8 - 15 lbs.
Stock: 14
$29.99
SF400A-8'6
Type
Trolling/Downrigger
Length
8' 6"
Pieces
2
Power
Med. Heavy
Line Weight
8 - 20 lbs.
Stock: 9
$29.99
SF403-10
Type
Diver/Trolling
Length
10' 0"
Pieces
2
Power
Medium
Line Weight
15 - 25 lbs.
Stock: 15
$29.99

Eagle Claw Downrigger and Dipsy Rods

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I just bought the rods and have not yet used them. Most likely I will not use them until next May or June. If you would like to have me review them at that time I would be happy to do so. In the meantime I most likely will be looking to purchase other equipment from you and would very much appreciate the coupon. Please email me any information on products and sales.

Eagle Claw Starfire Downrigger

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1st saw these on Great Lakes salmon charter boats - I've owned (and broken) other rods costing 3 times as much - now I have six and feel no reason to change. Flex is just right for downriggers and setting hook.

i would by this product again

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i use this rod for trolling leadcore line and a reel that allows me to run one hundred yards of leadcore, never owned this brand of rod before so looking forward to using it more often, time will tell how good it is

Don't let the price fool you!!!

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They may not cost as much but don't let it fool you. I have always ran these rods for fishing in Alaska. They have great action and are very tough. I have used these rods to pull in 15 pound silvers all the way up to 50 pound kings. Not to mention even a 35 pound halibut. Great action and durable for all the abuse I give it!!!

great trolling rod

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Great trolling rod. No frills, just a good solid rod.

Good value

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Good bang for the buck. Never had a rod break like this, the reel can spin 360 degrees all the way around the handle of the rod?? Fish USA promply sent me a replacement- good service! I troll 4 of these rods for king salmon- they've worked well except for the 1 that broke.

Starfire Rods

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outstanding rods, even better price! on sale for [$]! excellent rods for very short money.

driftering & river fishing

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we have about a dozen of this rods and they work the way we fish, driftering and river fishing.

Iwould buy this again

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Use this rod for trolling Lake Erie

Eagle Claw Downriggere

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I was looking for a flexible rod for fishing salmon in the ocean. Other rods were too stiff and lacked flexibilitySal

Very good rods for the money.

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I have used Eagle Claw rods for forty years. Great rods for the money.

Very good, sensitive to hits.

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Great rod for the price!

Very tough and great value

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I'm not sure what this guy who wrote the first review did but I've been running these rods for several years on my downriggers and they've held up great. As far as I'm concerned you can't buy a better rod for the money. Great durability and action.

Poor quality, save your money

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I bought this based on recommendations but IT BROKE on my first use. I've been trolling for years and never had a rod break like this. It broke on its first day of use when popping a release -crack. Other comlaints: the 2 halves are of unequal lenght (Well, they are equal now) which makes breakdown and storage more difficult; the rod doesn't load smoothly on a rigger. It seems to be a fast action with the bend in the end, not throughout the entire length. Don't waste your money, buy a Daiwa Heartland.

I would by again .....but

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I would buy again

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I fish for catfish and they are great! They are especially good for drifting like we do so I recommend this product to all my family.

Great Product!

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Used for trolling salmon up in the St. Marys River... worked flawlessly

I'm buying More!

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Unbreakable! I loaded these up big time with 10lb balls and they are still brand new

The 10-ft rod performs very well.

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Sensitive enough to use as deadline, trolling plugs, or bottom bouncers when wally fishing, and strong enough to use w downriggers when salmon fishing. Ten-ft length gets lures away from boat when wally fishing. I had a pair of these 10-ft rods for years and just bought a replacement when an improperly stored one bounced-off the boat in high waves and was lost to the depths. Great pole!

Can't beat the rod for the price

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For the price your not gonna find a much better rod. I used them with tt50 and 1 dipseys with good success so far

nice rod for the money

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great trolling rod been holding up well I have caught several 5 LBS salmon on this rod .

starfire rod

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Used this pole on a downrigger and hooked up with a 8lb 29" walleye in lake erie. The rod performed well no complaints

What a mistake

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Had 8 rods that were used over the past 20 years. They are worn out and time for replacements. The new plastic handles are slippery, two of 3 broke before they were 6 months old. Disappointing isn't even the word for it. One of the rods I lifted from the rod holder and the two pieces came apart, almost every time. Wouldn't that be great with a fish on GGGRRRrrr. I guess like a lot of manufacturers, being made over seas. Threw them away because eagle claw wanted a handling / postage fee to return them under warranty. Lesson learned. I went to Daiwa and been very happy. I have 6 light weight trolling rods I use on the finger lakes here in central New York and have never had a problem with them.