Star EXS680CT Aerial Surf Spinning Rod Reel Combo

Star EXS680CT Aerial Surf Spinning Rod Reel Combo

Price: $149.99
Model
TD Code
Reel FeaturesRod FeaturesPrice
EXS680CT
STA-0351
Mono Capacity(lbs.): 20 lbs./220 yds.
Bearings: 4+1
Gear Ratio: 5.2:1
HD Bail Spring
Aluminum Spool
Rod Length: 8'(2pc.)
Line Wt: 12 -20
Lure Wt: 1/2 - 3oz.
Action: Medium
Guides + Tip: 5
Guides: Pac Bay
Foregrip: 6.5'' Cork Tape
Butt: 14.5'' Cork Tape w/ Cap
$149.99 USD
These Rods are designed for both beginners and seasoned anglers. While these types of rods were originally designed for vertical jigging they are now used for many diffrerent jigging applications as well as bottom and drift fishing.

Their short length and power also makes them ideal for kayak fishing. Components include Fuji guides and high quality graphite rod blanks. Designed and tested with Star's 50+ years of experience, we feel that these rods are the best value in their class.

Reels feature four ball bearings for a super-smooth drive, and one way roller bearing for slack-free hooksets. Aluminum spool, stainless steel main shaft, computer balanced rotor, and right or left hand retrieve make the reels ideal for these combos.
3 Stars based on 1 reviews
By Nick
New Jersey
I recently purchased the Star Arial Surf Spinning rod
June 15, 2015
I have a few star rods, and have always been A fan of there rods. I am happy with the performance of the rod. This if the first star reel I have purchased. The reel seems decent with the exception of the bail flipping over when casting(3 times the first day). I hope I can fix this issue with the bail, The combo seemed to work well together.
ProsThe rod has nice action and is the perfect length for targeting blues and stippers close to the beach. The rod is very light but has enough back bone.
ConsThe bail flipped over a few times when casting. I only used the rod once since I got it but it happened 3 times the first day. I have seen on new rods before the bail be to loose or to tight. I tried to tighten when I got home but all the screws seem tight. Hopefully it just need to break in a little/
4 Questions & 4 Answers
michael
from New York asked:
September 19, 2018
what is the model number for rod? and what is the lure rating for rod ?
1 Answer
Lure rating is 1/2 - 3oz. model number of the rod is EXS680CT
Submitted by: Bernie on September 19, 2018

Miguel
from Calexico CA asked:
March 31, 2018
Where is made rod ???
1 Answer
The Star rod is made in China.
Submitted by: Donald on March 31, 2018

Dave
from NYC asked:
September 29, 2015
Also is this combo available to buy in the TD retail store? I'm often in the AC area, so I hope to save on shipping. Thanks
1 Answer
You can get this combo in the retail store, they are sitting up in the front on a rod rack near the registers.
Submitted by: David on September 29, 2015

Dave
from NYC asked:
September 28, 2015
Hello, What is the approximate overall weight of this combo? I am looking for something light enough to cast and retrieve lures all day. Thanks
1 Answer
The approximate weight of this is 24.8 ounces.
Submitted by: David on September 29, 2015

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