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Shakespeare BWS 1101 70 Ugly Stik Bigwater Spinning Rod

Shakespeare BWS 1101 70 Ugly Stik Bigwater Spinning Rod

Reg Price $49.95
Our Price $39.99

Oversize Packaging Required - Long Tube or Box
TD Code
LengthPiecesActionLine Wt.
Lure Wt.
BWS 1101 70
7'0''1Medium12-301/2-45 + TipCReg Price $49.95Our Price $39.99
Oversize Packaging Required
Ugly Stik Bigwater Rods are the choice of fishermen the world over for the challenge of big water fishing. Dependability and toughness best describe Shakespeare Bigwater fishing rods.
  • Howald Process Double-Built blank design with E-Glass outer construction and graphite core.
  • Durable, fighting length ''Ugly Tuff'' EVA grips.
  • Graphite Fuji reel seats with corrosion resistant stainless steel cushioned hoods.
  • Fuji stainless steel guides with aluminum oxide inserts.
  • Epoxy-coated blanks for protection from UV rays.
  • Downrigger rods will not ''take a set'' as conventional cloth rods will.
  • Exclusive ''Ugly Back'' 60-day/5-year warranty.

An $8.00 oversize packaging charge applies to this item as it ships in a long heavy duty tube to protect your items. This fee will still apply when discount shipping coupons are used.
5 Stars based on 16 reviews
By Dave K
Trinity, FL
October 15, 2018
One of The Best
Best rod for the money. Hands down!
ProsBuilt to last a lifetime
By Jessie
July 17, 2018
Cant over rate these things
used them from the time i was a kid and still have a few that are as good today when i bought them 20 years ago
ProsShakespeare is one of the best rods for cash combos i've ever seen
By Faysal
October 30, 2017
My Favorite Fshing Rod
Love the feel of this rod. Nice smooth casting and reeling
By Tracy Brickey
Adrian mi
August 11, 2017
Great rod
I have three of these they're awesome and indestructible
ProsAll Pros
ConsNo cons
By Artie
May 17, 2017
Great price on a very usable rod
Very tough rods that perform well. For the price they are the best around.
By Gonefishing
April 7, 2017
Great Rod
Purchased the Shakespeare BWS 1101 on-line. Smooth transaction, item came as described, reasonable amount of time for shipping, the cardboard tube was ripped and re-taped, not the sellers fault. I was concerned about any damage to the rod, but everything seems fine. Like the action of the rod, very sensitive rod tip, tied a 10 pound weight to the line and picked it up with no problem. The five Fuji guides are very good, so is the tip top guide, and the Fuji reel seat is nice. The EVA grips feel good, though, kind of surprised that they weren't as big as my tiger rod grips, still nice though. Good price for the rod, if you can get it on sale makes it even better, Shakespeare has lots of new rods on the market now.
ProsFuji Reel Seat Fuji Guides Nice Blank Nice Action Almost Unbreakable
ConsGrips are good, but the grips on the Shakespeare ugly stik tiger series, in my opinion, are much better, good for someone with smaller hands.
By Sean
San Leandro, CA
February 2, 2015
Hard to Go Wrong with an Ugly Stik
This is my fourth Ugly Stik -- bought it to go for stripers and sturgeon in the California Delta. It seems to be a very nice rod (haven't fished with it yet). I've got it paired with a Shimano Baitrunner 8000. I will reserve the fifth star until a catch my first keeper sturgeon on it.
By marlon671
Bay Area, CA
January 24, 2015
Really tough rod!
Received this item as a birthday present along with a okuma avenger reel… Very tough rod. Used for pier fishing (crab snaring) and it holds up pretty well. holds up well even with 2 dungy crabs on the receiving end! Great Value for the money. Between this and the daiwa beefstick, i think i have 2 rods that should last me a while!
By max
Redding, CT
December 22, 2014
Loved This rod
I got this rod for my 12th birthday a few years ago and loved it, great feel, the medium heavy handled days were we caught over 50 big blue fish. Sadly, I got cut off on a wind knot and the second part of the rod went flying into the sea :(. It was a great rod and I plan on buying another one soon.
Prostip flex can handle big fish
Conspieces separated when I got cut off
By John
Sky Valley, Ga
December 9, 2014
Best store bought rod for the money
Been using these rods for years. You can't beat them for backbone mixed with sensitivity. They are practically indestructible. I use them for striper and hybrids in the lakes in my area. Also had to return one about four years ago and all I had to do was send it to Shakespere and they sent me a brand new one with no problems. By the way the rod was four years old at the time. I now own about twenty different ugly stik rods.
By Jason
Morganton, NC
February 26, 2014
Great Rod for the Money.
I have two of these that myself and wife use to surf fish with and they are great. My wife can handle these 9 foot rods pretty easily and enjoys being able to cast her own lure. These rods can cast amazingly far, my guess would be almost three quarters of a football field with 3oz surf weight and 1oz of cut bait or shrimp. These are tough rods made to last and come with an excellent warranty.
ProsTough Rod. Excellent Warranty. Cast a long ways for their size.
ConsLittle bit on the heavy side.
By Raphael
Derry, NH
September 27, 2013
Very good value
The rod arrived quickly and undamaged. The feel of the rod is very good. I feel that I got the best bang for the buck with this rod. I attached a Penn Battle 8000 on this stick and it feels great. I spent a little over $200.00 bucks for the set up and I couldn't be happier.
By Joel Doucet
Diego Garcia, B.I.O.T.
February 19, 2013
Love it
Just what I wanted and needed
Prosperfect for game fishing in diego garcia
Conswould not ship to FPO or APO
By Teddy
January 18, 2013
perfect rod for the perfect price
exactly what i was looking for in a salt water spinning rod
By hector canahuate
dominican republic
September 10, 2012
all i have to say is thank you...
1 Question & 1 Answer
from Baltimore MD asked:
December 6, 2017
when will this be back in stock
1 Answers
This item has been discontinued.
on December 7, 2017


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