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Shakespeare USSP501UL Ugly Stik GX2 Spinning Rod

Shakespeare USSP501UL Ugly Stik GX2 Spinning Rod

Price: $39.95
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Model
TD Code
LengthPiecesPowerLure Wt.
(oz)
Line Wt.
(lb)
# GuidesGuide TypeReel SeatPrice
USSP501UL
SHA-0218
5'0''1UL1/32 - 1/42 - 64 + tipSingle FootTwist Lock$39.95 USD
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The Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 is the next generation of the original Ugly Stik that was introduced in 1976. Ugly Stik GX2 is a lighter feeling rod with the same toughness that makes the Shakespeare Ugly Stik a real workhorse.
  • Ugly Tech Construction - graphite and fiberglass construction create a strong, yet sensitive rod with better balance.
  • Ugly Tuff Guides - newly designed guides provide maximum durability.
  • Ugly Stik Clear Tip - delivers extra strength right where you need it and is sensitive to the lightest strike.
  • 7 Year Warranty


A $7.00 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.
4 Stars based on 12 reviews
By Pete
Florida
December 8, 2016
will it hold up
Have not had a chance to abuse the rod yet, by abuse I mean test it on these rough golf fish. New guides "look" much stronger than old ones that kept falling out or breaking. only time will tell.
ProsImproved guides, value priced
ConsNone yet
By Michael D. McQueen
Wappingers Falls, NY
July 30, 2016
Awesome Fishing pole
Perfect rod for sea bass, fluke and porgies.
ProsLight weight, super sensitive tip and a strong back bone.
ConsNone.
By Anthony
Mahopac, NY
May 12, 2016
MORE THAN EXPECTED
I received this rod as a gift a short time ago. I've owned ugly stiks in the past and have always found them to be dependable but heavy with a slower action. This GX2 however seems lighter with a faster action and has a better feel to it. It is much be than I expected for throwing lures and has a better set of line guides than the regular Ugly Stiks. Though it's a short sample, so far, I've been impressed.
ProsPrice. Faster action. Guides.
ConsFor this price, none.
By Ahmed
Doha, Doha
April 5, 2016
Very light
light rod with strong body and rings , very sensitive
By John
Worcester, MA
June 1, 2015
Great Value
I use this rod for a multi-species approach and it handles well. Great value considering the warranty.
ProsGreat feel Strong hook set
By Alex
California, MD
April 26, 2015
Good rod
Got this rod for my nephew and he has caught some nice stripers, blues, largemouth and redfish with it he even caught a stingray and it help up very well. It's paired with a 4000 Battle and it looks very nice!
By Margaret
Poughkeepsie, NY
April 18, 2015
Very nice for the money
I have used ugly sticks for a long time, the new GX2 Rods are very affordable and tough. I have landed everything from a school striper, up to a 60lb ray. If you are just starting out, or just want a very nice pier fishing rod, the Ugly Stik GX2 would be my first recommendation.
ProsVery tough, strong and affordable.
ConsIf you don't rinse after every use, the guides will start to corrode.
By Kristi
California, MD
September 26, 2014
Not that great.
It's not the worst, but even with cleaning and rinsing after every trip it rusts on the guides.
ProsStrong
Conscorrodes
By mark dimaio
Wilmington, DE
March 28, 2014
This is not your daddy's Ugly Stick
Far different that Ugly Sticks of old. Graphite and fiberglass composite. Excellent rod guides, reel seat and general excellent construction and first rate quality. Great back bone
ProsNew design composite construction. Increased sensitivity of first generation Ugly sticks. Lighter weight and price. Great for jigging, chucking and spinncasting. Great multi purpose rod.
ConsFor what you pay vs what you get I cant find any
By Jason
New Orleans, Louisiana
December 28, 2013
Well worth the price
My father and I have used Ugly Stik's for as long as I can remember and for the price, you get more than you pay for. These rods (all Ugly Stik sizes and types) provide great action, while providing good strength. I watched my dad pull in a 39 lb. redfish in Grand Isle with this rod so obviously it can hold it's on. We've had a few of these rods for many years now and never had one break and that's after many years of abuse. Like I said, for the money, it's well worth it and you won't be disappointed. Plus, it's a great starter rod if you're a beginner or if you're trying to provide a decent set-up for your children at a good price. I give it a 4 instead of a 5 only because of course for a higher price you can buy a higher quality rod.
ProsDurability Action Sensitivity
ConsFor the price you get more than what you pay for, so to me there are no cons
By bassachusetts
Salem, Ma.
November 26, 2013
naaa
Had and returned to dicks
ProsLooks good
ConsConstantly twisting at the connection
By bassachusetts
Salem, Ma.
November 26, 2013
looks aren't everything
Tried the 6'6 and the 7' and returned them both to dicks
ProsLooks slick
ConsSeat loosens every other cast and ferrel connection twists every cast.
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