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Van Staal VS100 Spinning Reel

Van Staal VS100 Spinning Reel

Price: $679.00
TD Code
Line Capacity (yds/lb)Gear RatioWeight (oz)Spool Diameter (oz)Line Retrieve (in)ColorSide of HandlePrice
Mono 330/10 Braided 350/204.75:111.22.00027.0Black
Left$679.00 USD
The Van Staal VS Series Spinning Reels combine the art of design and manufacturing into a reel of uncompromising strength and simplicity. The frame, rotor and spool are machined from billet aluminum for unyielding strength, unlike other high-end reels that are made from weak die cast aluminum and plastic. Internal parts are made from the highest grades of metals available like stainless steel and titanium. The patented waterproof maintenance free drag system runs on two stainless steel ball bearings for silky smooth drag performance under the harshest conditions. The main gear and pinion are hardened stainless steel. The large diameter main shaft is made from solid titanium, and mirror polished for smooth operation. Choose from a selection of 5 different models, including the VS100, VS150, VS200, VS250, and VS300 to suit your particular needs. Available in gold, black and silver.

Purchase any of the Van Staal VS Spinning Reels listed below and receive a free $150.00 TackleDirect eGift Certificate, good towards future purchases. The FREE $150.00 TackleDirect eGift Certificate will be automatically added to your shopping cart.
Sealed, Waterproof Performance!
One of the VS Series' most famous features is its sealed, waterproof drag system and gear case. Even if you are not in the habit of submerging your reel while fishing, regular exposure to the elements alone is enough to compromise the integrity of the drag system and inner gears. Anyone who's hooked into a monster only to feel the drag slip or hear that unmistakable coffee-grinder sound coming from their reel, knows how painfully true this can be. That's why when we set out to build the market's most durable and reliable fishing reel, we knew that drag and gear protection was critical for consistent peak performance. To achieve this protection the VS Series' design uses watertight seals throughout the spool, body and handle assembly. No other reel on the market offers this level of protection and that's why no other reel on the market will do for serious anglers looking for the ultimate in hard-fishing performance. Control the Fight - Land The Fish!
For experienced anglers, the challenge is not always finding and hooking big fish, it's landing them. That's why the VS Series line of spinning reels is designed with a Main Gear that actually helps you fight and land the fish. Made from hardened stainless steel, the Main Gear will never slip or strip under pressure. The VS Series Main Gear is also oversized to provide more fish-fighting torque per crank of the handle. Translation: You control the fight ... not the fish.
Van Staal VS100 Spinning Reel
4.5 Stars based on 5 Review(s)
Reginald Mason
Atlanta, GA
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

I love the manual bail
September 20, 2015
Very sturdy feel, and I love the manual bail. Drag super strong and smooth. Have not caught a fish on it yet. Great line capacity for the size. The one negative is that the retrieve is smooth but a bit "tight" - more resistance than a typical spinning reel. The retrieve has a "weighted feel. I would probably buy another if I could afford another. The reel is also light for the line capacity and drag strength, so it is like a bigger reel.
Light. Strong. Great line capacity. Dunkable. Manual bail is cool and nice, less moving parts. Very smooth roller.
Retrieve feels "weighted" (more resistance than with most reels). The Van Staal website registration process did not work.

Lake worth, FL
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

great surf reel
April 23, 2015
this reel is awesome for surf fishing since it is salt water resistant the only problem is that its not really that smooth

Milton, DE
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

VS 100
September 24, 2014
Being an ex aircraft examiner I really like the solid construction. BULLET PROOF!
Light, compact, well constructed.

Newport, RI
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

This reel is built for hardcore surf fishing.
September 17, 2014
Based on the title, you might be wondering, why is this a review on the vs 100, he must have meant to click on the vs200 or 250... Nope I am talking about the vs 100. I paired this puppy up with a 6 1/2' st croix inshore rod, 10# fireline and i've landed and released stripers up to 42". Talk about the most fun I can have without breaking out the fly rod. Here in Newport there are plenty of fishy spots not that far out for shorter casts. Bottom Line: This reel is engineered to last. If you want to spend more of your time fishing and less time doing maintenance on your surf reel this is it.
Drag has lots of power, great capacity, completely sealed for dunking, wetsuit fishing, or taking a shower with.
So let's talk about price. Really VS is asking folks who are into fishing to think about their equipment differently. Spend more up front and never buy another reel, or continue to pay for bearings and busted gear that wears out in x months. Oh wait your reel was phased out, or parts for that are going to take time to ship, meanwhile you could be fishing. Is your time worth it? How about no more nights breaking down gear and cleaning, just rinse and send in to vs every winter for a over haul depending on how much you fish.

don sengpheth
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

van staal vs 100
June 24, 2013
love it.


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