Star Rods VPR Surf Spinning Rods

Star Rods VPR Surf Spinning Rods

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LengthLine Rating
Lure Weight
ActionGuides + TipForegripButtPrice
1 pc
8-173/4-3Medium75in EVA18.75in$299.95 USD
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2 pcs
12-251-4Medium85in EVA18.75in$299.95 USD
2 pcs
12-251-1/2 - 5Medium85in EVA20.25in$319.95 USD
2 pcs
10-203/4-4Medium85in EVA20.25in$319.95 USD
2 pcs
12-252-6Medium-Heavy85in EVA20.25in$319.95 USD
2 pcs
15-303-8Medium-Heavy95in EVA21.25in$319.95 USD
Star Rods VPR Surf Spinning Rods are designed for inshore fishing. They are made with high modulus multi-directional graphite with specialized formula Nano resin. This material increases strength and reduces weight. These rods also feature Nano reinforced butt weave. They are lightweight, but strong and durable.

  • Fuji guides with SIC rings for line tangle reduction
  • Premium Fuji HD reel seats for weight reduction
  • EVA handles for secure and comfortable grip and longer casting
5 Stars based on 12 reviews
By John W.
Great Surf Rod
May 26, 2019
This rod is amazingly light and casts great due to the solid backbone. Tip is responsive so you can detect when you have fish on in a multi-rod spread. Some have expressed concern about the single foot guides but after using the rod on several outings I have had no problems with the Fuji guides and I will do a follow up in a year to report on how they hold up. The guides do a great job of eliminating wind knots, I have yet to get my first one. Even though this rod is only 11 foot long it casts farther than my 12 foot models of another brand. I was impressed with how quickly Tackle Direct got the rod to me in Florida. I ordered it at 11:00 PM on a Thursday night and I had it the next Monday. The rod came to me in a "bomb" proof cardboard tube and it was wrapped inside on the tip and butt in bubble wrap. I think you could have driven a car over it and not damaged the rod. Great product and buying experience.
  • Quality Rod
  • Very light
  • Casts Great
  • Expensive but worth the cost.
By Xay v.
Awesome Rod
June 29, 2021
Super lightweight and very strong. I casts very far. I paired my rod up with the Shimano Spherose SW6000. A very good combination. I also did some custom alterations to the handle and butt. Checkout the before and after pictures.
  • Perfect rod
  • I did not like the exposed blink on the handle and the stock butt was just hard plastic
By Robert
Power house
December 17, 2020
Super light and strong. There is nothing this 9 ' rod couldnt handle. Does get a little heavy after the 20th cast but worth every penny for this size rod.
  • light - sensitive - 2 piece
  • expensive
By Darrell
Best rod for throwing plugs in the surf
October 4, 2020
Great rod and light enough the cast and fish all day.
By Dave B.
Melbourne florida
November 24, 2019
An awesome rod!!! I bought the 9’ for snook fishing at Sebastian inlet it is great! SUPER light and strong! Whips a 1 and 1.5iz jig very well.

Extremely happy with this rod!!
By Michael
Satellite Beach, FL
September 26, 2019
I have 3 Star Stellar Light rods. I liked them so much bought this in 8' 1 piece. It is my absolute favorite rod. You can feel everything and it is very light and well made. I cannot say anything bad about it. I've been using a saragosa 6000 with it. Works great but not the ideal reel for it as the saragosa makes it wobble. I'm looking for something else that compliments the light weight, maybe a certate LT or a Stradic FL. Anyway, don't hesitate to buy. Plus it comes with a free reel right now!!
By Jonny C.
Star VPR surf
September 13, 2019
Amazing rod! I can’t say how much I love the VPRs. This is perfect for everything from throwing Flairhawks for big bulls and Snook down to smaller jerkbaits in the surf searching for blues and jacks.
  • Lightweight
  • Price
By Josh P.
Great bang for buck
September 13, 2019
One of the best surf rods I’ve used
By Tony
Oviedo, Florida
Best rod ever
July 26, 2019
Paired this bad boy with my new saltiga 4000h!!
Extremely light for a 9ft surf and yet so strong and very sensitive.
, Western Mass.
June 13, 2019
Just received the VS1530S11VPR surf rod today.I am amazed by the high quality and workmanship in this rod.I paired it with a STAR S8000 reel which is equally impressive.Can't wait to throw some large jigs and plugs for some striper action at the Cape cod canal.
  • High quality and workmanship
  • Weight...... (I mean the lack thereof )
  • Good STAR RODS warranty
  • NONE
By Carmine L.
Tarpon to snook
December 10, 2017
This rod out performs any st Croix eve n the legend yeah I know but u have to use one to see tip is so sensitive u feel every rock your jig bounces off and has plenty of power I have the 10 ft caught big snook to tampon over 100 lbs hasn't let me down yet
By Anthony
August 29, 2017
Got this rod about 2 months early from the outfiters that I go to... upgraded from a preflex gotta save it was worth it.
15 Questions & 16 Answers
from Brownsville, Texas asked:
March 10, 2018
Hello I had a question, how much does the 9ft rod weigh ?
1 Answer
Hello Miguel, we don't have the rod as of right now to weigh. When we do get it in we can get the proper measurement for you.
Submitted by: Bernie on March 14, 2018

joseph Monaco
from ny asked:
December 21, 2021
how much does 9 foot weigh
1 Answer
Hi Joseph, The Star VS1225S90 VPR Surf Spinning Rod has a approximate weight of 9.17oz. Please let us know if theres anything else we can assist you with. Tight Lines.
Submitted by: Brendan - TackleDirect Customer Service on December 21, 2021

from Tn asked:
November 8, 2021
How much does the 10'6 medium heavy weigh.

What's the color of the rod?


1 Answer
Hi Sai, According to Star Rods, The VPR Surf Spinning Rod Model: VS1225S106; TackleDirect Code: STA-0405 is a dark grey color with blue guide wrapping. The weight listed for this rod is 0.8lbs or 12.8 ounces. Please let us know if theres anything else we can assist you with. Tight Lines.
Submitted by: Brendan - TackleDirect Customer Service on November 10, 2021

from Miami asked:
October 2, 2021
Would a Van Staal VSX pair well with the 9 foot model?
1 Answer

The Star VPR 9ft surf spinning rod VS1225S90 with pair nicely with the Van Stall VSX VS150XP spinning reel.  Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with.

Submitted by: Rick - TackleDirect Customer Service on October 4, 2021

from Florida asked:
September 26, 2021
I have the 9ft star paraflex and wonder what is the difference between that and the VPR 9ft and what makes the $100 difference in performance in this rod because i see that they are made very similarly in terms of the split and the same guides

1 Answer

The main differences between the Star VPR and Parflex surf rods is in the guides and the composition of the blank.  The VPR has Fugi guides with SIC inserts, while the Paraflex has Fugi guides with Alconite inserts.  The VPR blank is a high modulus multi-directional graphite with specialized formula Nano resin, while the Paraflex uses a Duratech epoxy and graphite blend.  Both are great performance casting surf rods for their price point.  Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with.

Submitted by: Rick - TackleDirect Customer Service on September 27, 2021

from MD asked:
August 22, 2021
I'm looking at the VPR 11' 3 to 8 oz rod. Would it be good for chunking cut bait for red drum. do's it have goodback bone fighting fish. I have a heaver already from you for 8 n bait. I really like this rod.
1 Answer

The Star VPR 11ft surf spinning rod has plenty of backbone to be able to chuck cut bait or cast big plugs for redfish or stripers.  Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with.  

Submitted by: Rick - TackleDirect Customer Service on August 23, 2021

from Rhode Island asked:
March 30, 2021
What is the action on these? “Medium†doesn’t mean anything. Are they fast (stiff) of a little more on the moderate side?
1 Answer
This is a moderate-fast action rod. 
Submitted by: Cory Comunal on March 31, 2021

jim biliouris
from MA asked:
April 17, 2020
Which of these rods would you recommend for fishing the Cape Cod Canal (plugging & jigging) ?  looking for one rod to handle both options.
1 Answer
The 10'6" MH would be the best bet to do a bit of both. The 11' is also an option, best for your heavier plugs and jigs. 
Submitted by: Brian on April 20, 2020

Jon K
from MA asked:
March 31, 2020
Hello, I purchased the 9' VPR and planned to pair it with the Tsunami SaltX 4000. With the SaltX on back order I am now looking at the Van Staal VR. Which size VR would you recommend? Surf fishing beaches and rocky structure, not canal conditions. 
2 Answers
The VR50 will be the closest size to that Tsunami SaltX you planned on going with originally, and would match up well with the 9' VPR.
Submitted by: Brian on April 1, 2020
The Van Staal VR50 Spinning Reel would be the closest match within that series to a Tsunami SaltX 4000, and it would pair well with the 9' VPR.
Submitted by: Brian on April 1, 2020

from Florida asked:
January 2, 2020
Is the vpr guides stainless steel or titanium?
1 Answer

The guides on the Star VPR Surf Spinning Rods are titanium frames with silicon carbide (SIC) inserts.

Submitted by: Brian on January 14, 2020

Thuan Tran
from San Jose asked:
April 20, 2019
How many ounces is the 10.6 medium?

Thank you 

1 Answer
The 10.6 Medium rated 12-25, 2-6 lure weight was the only rod we had in-stock to weigh. The rod weighs 10.4 ounces. 
Submitted by: Rebecca Redington on April 30, 2019

from Alabama asked:
May 27, 2018
I just received a Sustain 5000FG in a trade, would it pair ok with the 8â€â"˘ VPR 8-17 surf rod?
1 Answer
Yes this rod would pair well.
Submitted by: Ricky on May 28, 2018

from Montauk, NY asked:
March 26, 2018
Hello, Where is this rod made? Thank you.
1 Answer
The VPR Surf Spinning rods are made in China.
Submitted by: Donald on March 28, 2018

from Brownsville,Texas asked:
March 2, 2018
Hello I had a question, which of these rod models would pair best on a penn clash 6000 ? Thanks
1 Answer
The Star Rods VS1020S106 VPR Surf Spinning Rod would be the best rod to match with the Clash 6000.
Submitted by: Donald on March 6, 2018

from Georgia asked:
December 8, 2017
Is the 10â€â"˘6†M a 50/50 split?
1 Answer
The Star Rods VS1225S10 VPR Surf Spinning Rod is a 70/30 split.
Submitted by: Donald on December 8, 2017


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