Star Aerial Stand-up Rods

Star Aerial Stand-up Rods

$89.95 - $179.95
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TD Code
LengthLine Wt
GuidesNo. of
Stand-up Spin6' 6''20-40HeavyGraphitePremium713'' Foam10'' PowerButt, 2.25'' Graphite Gimbal$89.95 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
Stand-up6'20-50MediumAluminumAll Aftco Roller (silver)614.5'' Foam9'' PowerButt, 2.25'' Aluminum Gimbal$179.95 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
Stand-up6'15-30Med - LtAluminumHD Premium714.5'' Foam9'' PowerButt, 2.25'' Aluminum Gimbal$99.95 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
Stand-up6'20-40MediumAluminumHD Premium714.5'' Foam9'' PowerButt, 2.25'' Aluminum Gimbal$99.95 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
Stand-up6'30-80Med - HvyAluminumHD Premium714.5'' Foam9'' PowerButt, 2.25'' Aluminum Gimbal$99.95 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
Stand-up5' 9''20-50MediumAluminumAftco stripper & top, HD Premium812'' Foam10'' PowerButt, 2.25'' Aluminum Gimbal$149.95 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
Stand-up5' 9''30-80Med - HvyAluminumAftco stripper & top, HD Premium812'' Foam10'' PowerButt, 2.25'' Aluminum Gimbal$149.95 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
Stand-up5' 9''50-100HeavyAluminumAftco stripper & top, HD Premium812'' Foam10'' PowerButt, 2.25'' Aluminum Gimbal$149.95 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
For the cost-conscious beginner or serious fisherman, Star Aerial Stand-up rods feature PowerButts. Choose from two spinning models, and eleven conventional models: three models with all Aftco Rollers; four models with conventional guides; four models with Aftco Roller Stripper & Top.
4.5 Stars based on 10 reviews
By Kurt
Conway, SC
Awesome bang for the buck
October 8, 2020
For $100 it can’t be beat. Very strong and versatile rod
By Van
great rod
June 1, 2019
This was my first star rods purchase and will not be my last. It is a very strong and durable rod. Not very expensive for such a great performance.
By CaptDon
South Carolina
Great trolling rods
December 28, 2018
Second pair of these rods I’ve bought. Star makes high quality rods at a fair price. Very pleased with the purchase and doing business with Tackle Direct.
ProsHigh quality Aftco rollers and tip Nice grip and aluminum reel seat Good price
By Layton
Houston, TX
Nice rod
May 2, 2018
Very nice well made rod
By Steve
MIami, Fl
Great balance and control
April 3, 2018
Just had a chance to use the new rod last weekend . First trip and caught a sailfish and king on the 6 ft EX2050 C6 version rated for 20-50# which I matched to TLD 25 with 40 lb test. Great balance and feel. Also trolled a 10" large lip rebel lure ( 18 feet depth) for grouper /snapper. Nice rod tip libration when lure is performing correctly yet stiff enough that you avoid too much flex. I have switched to no rollers in my trolling rod guides (less issues long term and less weight) and this rod is the ticket. I am getting a second one this weekend if I can get it in low $100 range.
By wayne f.
quality without the cost
July 30, 2016
Use this rod for bottom fishing on partyboat strong backbone aluminum reel seat e--glass blank looks good no problem pulling groupers of the wrecks have a truth lg reel on one rod shimano talica 16 2 speed on other very happy
ProsAluminum reel seat aluminum butt e-glass blank
ConsNone so far
By Peter
Philadelphia, PA
Amazing rod!
December 8, 2015
This rod is built to take anything you can throw at it. Very strong and very good action!
Prosvery durable
By robert
williamstown, NJ
Great Rod, Great Price
April 27, 2015
I used to stick with Ugly Stick (price point). After a friend turned me on to Star Rods, I now have 10 in my boat. 6 with AVET, and 4 with Shimano Bait Runners. Can tackle anything. You will not find a better rod for this pricing.
ProsGreat feel and seat. Looks are very appealing.
ConsMany rods available, you have to feel them (boat show) to find what you want for specific task.
New Jersey
Great value
September 21, 2014
Great rod for the price. Compares to rods 2X the price.
By eric
FL west coast
January 22, 2014
Well made offshore rod with a solid reel seat, quality components and the fit and finish you come to expect from Star!!
10 Questions & 10 Answers
from Minnesota asked:
August 28, 2019
Have Penn Fathom FTH25NLD2 two speed with Sufix 832 braid, 50#.  Will be fishing charter off San DIego for Yellowfin, Bluefin, etc.

What do you recommend for a rod to match?

1 Answer
From the Star Aerial Stand-Up's, the EX3080C-6 (STA-0231) would be your best bet. It will allow you to pitch baits and do some light trolling.
Submitted by: KRAIG FRIEDMAN on October 2, 2019

from Pensacola FL asked:
February 6, 2019
I have a FIN NOR Santiago SA30. I'm looking for a stand up rod for bottom fishing but that I can also toss out and troll while heading from reef to reef. Can someone make a good suggestion? Thanks
1 Answer
The would be a good match for you 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on March 1, 2019

from Hicksville NY asked:
January 1, 2021
Would the EX50100RS pair well with an avet HXW 5/2 MC Raptor for small to medium bluefin and sharks
1 Answer
This would be a good setup for smaller class bluefin and sharks. The EX3080RS would also be a good rod to pair with the Avet HXW 5/2 MC Raptor as well. It all comes down to the size class of fish you intend on encountering. The EX50100RS would definitely be a safer option as it is the heavier model, but the EX3080RS would still be a good fit. 
Submitted by: Austin Kearney on January 4, 2021

Andrew Marek
from Texas asked:
November 13, 2020
Which rod to pair with a Penn Squall 30VSW (loaded with 100# hollowcore and 80# topshot) for Gulf of Mexico party boat chunking for Yellowfin to 100#s?  30/80 or 50/100?
1 Answer
I would recommend the 30-80 MH model stand up for for this fishing application, but you certainly wont go wrong with either if you desire that little extra backbone and stiffness the 50-100 rod would give you!
Submitted by: Alex T on November 17, 2020

from Warrington PA asked:
March 28, 2020
Does the EX50100RS comes with roller guides big enough to reel a swivel through
1 Answer
Clearance on these is minimal, maybe a tiny spro power swivel.
Submitted by: Brian on March 30, 2020

from Florida asked:
March 8, 2020
What model would you recommend for trolling with shimano tld 20 for nearshore and offshore. Kingfish and dolphin mostly. 
1 Answer
EX1530C-6 would be the best model with the Star Aerial Standup line of rods. We would suggest taking a look at the EXKF for kings and dolphin, would match perfectly with the TLD 20:

Submitted by: Brian on March 9, 2020

from Bluffton SC asked:
October 30, 2018
What rod do you recommend for Shimano Trinidad 16?
1 Answer
More information would help us recommend what rod is best to pair with the Trinidad 16. Where you are fishing, what you are fishing for, and what you are fishing with, are important factors when choosing a rod. Give us a call at 1-888-354-7335 or Chat us to talk to one of our experts in fishing.
Submitted by: Rebecca on November 1, 2018

from Lake wales, fl asked:
March 26, 2017
What would be a good rod for a penn senator 114?
1 Answer
The 5'9'' MH or the 5'9'' H Star rod would pair well with the Penn Senator 114. Thank you for considering TackleDirect for your fishing needs.
Submitted by: Donald on March 29, 2017

Josh Spangler
from Key west, Florida asked:
January 11, 2017
What rod do you size rod do you recommend for a avet mxl
1 Answer
I would recommend the 6 ft medium or the 6 ft medium heavy to handle a bit more weight and can take a more abuse.
Submitted by: Donald on January 12, 2017

from Easton Maryland asked:
February 4, 2015
What rod do you recommend for TLD 20 What rod do recommend for shimano bait runner 8000 What rod do you recommend for shimano bait runner 12000
1 Answer
For the TLD 20 I recommend the STA-0230, for the two spinning reels you would have to use the same rod because there is only one spinning model in this line, it would be STA-0226. If your looking for something lighter check out the para-flex boat rod to go with the 8000. Any further questions feel free to call in toll free at 1-888-354-7335.
Submitted by: Frank on February 12, 2015


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