Star Rods SG1020S76 Stellar Lite Surf Spinning Rod

Star Rods SG1020S76 Stellar Lite Surf Spinning Rod

Price: $79.95
TD Code
Line Wt
Lure Wt
(incl tip)
(cork tape)
(cork tape)
Spinning10-201/2 - 1 1/27'6''
2 pc.
Medium64''9''$79.95 USD
Star Stellar Surf rods provide superior rebound strength, hook-setting power, exceptional casting ability and performance. A high modulus graphite blank offers power and responsiveness. The finest parts available include a Fuji reel seat, cork tape grip and Pac Bay guides. Stellar Surf are covered by a limited lifetime warranty. Whether chasing bluefish and stripers or casting lures, there is a Stellar Surf rod for the job.

4.5 Stars based on 36 reviews
By Winston
Good Medium Setup for Surf Fishing
February 20, 2021
Bought the 2 piece 7' 6" model for surf fishing in South East Florida. Held up to multiple Jack Crevalle. The textured grip above the reel seat was useful to gain leverage while fighting the fish. Guide inserts were good quality, there were no cracks and they didn't pop out unexpectedly.

However, I felt the guide frames could be reinforced better, such as adding a third brace on the other side, like the largest guide near the reel seat.
By Robert
Great Surf Fishing rod!
September 9, 2020
I have a 8' 1 piece Star Stellar surf rod that I use for primarily Albie and Bonito from the surf. I also well as some back bay fishing. This surf rod does not disappoint it has good back bone and is very comfortable to fish with. The rod is light weight and allows for hours of fishing with little to no fatigue. Pick one up you will not be disappointed.
ProsLight weight, powerful, good components, cork grip tape great Value for the price.
By Clayton
Jupiter fl
Great rod
July 29, 2020
This rod has never given me any trouble at all after use for 3 years
By Brian S.
Lightweight fun to fish with
July 17, 2020
Can handle pretty big fish lightweight enough to cast all day paired my either a kastking Sharkey 3 12 lbs mono
By Phong
Lake Worth, FL
Nice rod for pier fishing
May 6, 2020
Nice light strong rod for pier fishing. I do everything with this rod, jigging for pompanos and mackerals and also bottom fishing for snappers.
By Kenny
Lifetime warranty
November 18, 2019
You really can’t beat lifetime warranty for a benjamin! The 7’6 light and medium are my go to inshore setup
By Michael
Satellite Beach, FL
Tough Rods That Get The Job Done!
September 26, 2019
I cannot say anything bad about these rods. I bought 3 1 piece rods, 2 x 7'6 and one 8'. They are incredible. The 8' is my favorite for casting 2 oz kastmaster style spoons. They cast far. I have them all paired with Slammer III's. Perfect match for the surf and jetties, tanks. I've had them a while now and they take a beating and the guide rigs stay on. I'm so glad I upgraded to these from chain store cheapies.
By Catherine
surf casting
May 31, 2019
great rod for surf casting, nice and light.
By Erich
Alstead NH
Long casting
April 18, 2019
This rod is everything I hoped it would be and more. It makes super long casts, and has great action. This will definitely be my go to surf rod.
By Austin
Cast like a dream.
April 15, 2019
So I don't know how it handles any size fish just yet because I'm the only guy in NJ that didn't go on the recent bite as of late. Soon tho, if it's anything like other Star products it's wonderful. I've never had any problems with their rods.
By Shane
New Jersey
Great for the money
November 23, 2018
The SG76IS is great for fishing back bays with smaller lures and can handle days in the surf when it’s not too rough. It’s rated to two ounces but I wouldn’t think to throw that much on it.
ProsAffordable and looks high quality
ConsA little over rated as far as lures go
By Ann
Goldsboro, NC
8' 1pc still best feeling rod I own. Have 8,9 2pc rods but the 80is model can handle big drum along with small eatable panfish. Light but strong . Put penn slammer 4500 on it!! Da bomb
November 17, 2018
The 8' 1 piece is fav of all these and other mfgs. Model 80is with slammer 3 4500 n see if u don't start selling other stuff to get another.
By Bill B.
Pittsburgh PA
Nice light surf rod.
November 8, 2018
I was looking for a replacement of an old light action shorter (71/2 ft.) surf rod that I've had since the 70's! It took a while to find, but the star stellar lite fit the bill perfectly! I haven't used it yet, but I'm sure it will be great. I can't wait to try it out hopefully this spring in Florida casting jigs for pompano in the surf.The rod it's self has great components and is well built. Well worth the money!
By Jerry
Favorite 2 piece surf rod
October 10, 2018
I love this rod. Short butt length. Big guides, none of that silly micro stuff. Can throw 3/8-1.5oz. I use this rod to throw small bucktails, sp minnows and plastics in the NJ surf. Super fun to fish and handles keeper stripers without trouble. It is on the moderate-fast side, don't expect a very fast rod. It allows you to make far casts without much effort. It is just right for smaller presentations and I am super picky about rods.
Prosshort butt 2 piece stripper guide on the bottom half super light weight with plenty of backbone big guides allow knots with heavy leaders to pass freely
By Jerry
Excellent 2 piece 8 foot surf rod for NJ
October 10, 2018
The rod is a little under rated as it is pretty stiff. I would say sweet spot is towards the upper range. I would rate it at 3/4-3oz. It is a very light rod with big guides and short butt length compared to other brands. In my opinion there is no point of owning a 8 foot rod with 20" butt length like st croix seems to like to do. This one is about 13". I really like that the stripper guide is on the bottom half of the rod. The guides are big and few and allow any kind of knot with heavy leader to pass through without getting destroyed. For the money I don't think you can do better for a 2 piece 8 foot rod and I have tried many.
Prosshort butt big guides light weight 2 piece stripper guide on the bottom half
Conshonestly none
2 Questions & 2 Answers
clif winstead
from durham, nc asked:
November 8, 2015
can i purchase just the tip section of this rod from you? If not, can you point me in the right direction...
1 Answer
If you wanted to purchase the top part of this rod, I would recommend contacting the manufacturer directly.
Submitted by: David on November 9, 2015

from Petach Tikvah, israel asked:
March 2, 2014
How would the Quantum blu or cabo (the ones that are on the private sale) will do with this rod? Thanks
1 Answer
Those reels will match this rod nicely for some good inshore, back bay fishing. That would be a good choice.
Submitted by: Customer Service on March 2, 2014


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