Star Stellar Lite Spinning & Casting Rods

Star Stellar Lite Spinning & Casting Rods

Fast, flexible tips with hook-setting strength to spare, Fuji guides and graphite reel seats, plus a limited lifetime warranty are the hallmarks of Stellar Lite rods.

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TD Code
Rod
Type
Line Wt
(lb)
Lure Wt
(oz)
LengthActionGuides
(incl tip)
Foregrip
(cork)
Butt
(cork)
Handle
Style
Price
SG612ISS
STA-0130
Spinning6-121/4 - 5/86' 6''
1 pc.
Light73''7''B$99.95 USD
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SG816ISS
STA-0131
Spinning8-161/4 - 3/46' 6''
1 pc.
Medium73''7''B$99.95 USD
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SG1220ISS
STA-0132
Spinning12-205/8 - 26'6''
1 pc.
Med - Hvy73''8''B$99.95 USD
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SG1525ISS
STA-0133
Spinning15-251/2 - 2 1/26'6''
1 pc.
Heavy73.5''10''B$99.95 USD
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SG612ISM
STA-0134
Spinning6-121/4 - 5/87'
1 pc.
Med - Lt73''8''B$99.95 USD
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SG816ISM
STA-0135
Spinning8-161/4 - 3/47'
1 pc.
Medium73''8''B$99.95 USD
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SG1020ISM
STA-0102
Spinning10-201/2 - 1 1/27'
1 pc.
Medium73''9''B$99.95 USD
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SG1220ISM
STA-0088
Spinning12-205/8 - 27'
1 pc.
Med - Hvy73''9''B$99.95 USD
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SG1525ISM
STA-0103
Spinning15-251/2 - 2 1/27'
1 pc.
Heavy74''11''B$119.95 USD
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SG612ISL
STA-0136
Spinning6-121/4 - 5/87'6''
1 pc.
Med - Lt73''10''B$109.95 USD
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SG816ISL
STA-0137
Spinning8-161/4 - 3/47'6''
1 pc.
Medium73''10''B$109.95 USD
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SG1220ISL
STA-0138
Spinning12-203/8 - 27'6''
1 pc.
Med - Hvy73.5''11''B$119.95 USD
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SG1525ISL
STA-0139
Spinning15-251/2 - 2 1/27'6''
1 pc.
Heavy74''11''B$119.95 USD
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SG1530ISL
STA-0140
Spinning15-305/8 - 37'6''
1 pc.
Heavy74''11''B$119.95 USD
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SG1530S80
STA-0141
Spinning15-305/8 - 38'
1 pc.
Heavy84''11.5''B$149.95 USD
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PG1220ISS
STA-0104
Casting12-205/8 - 26'6''
1 pc.
Med - Hvy83''9''C$109.95 USD
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PG1525ISS
STA-0105
Casting15-251/2 - 2 1/26'6''
1 pc.
Heavy83''9''C$109.95 USD
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PG816ISM
STA-0143
Casting8-161/4 - 3/47'
1 pc.
Medium83''10''C$109.95 USD
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PG1220ISM
STA-0144
Casting12-205/8 - 27'
1 pc.
Med - Hvy84''11''C$109.95 USD
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PG1525ISM
STA-0145
Casting15-251/2 - 2 1/27'
1 pc.
Med - Hvy84''11''C$109.95 USD
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PG1530ISM
STA-0146
Casting15-305/8 - 37'
1 pc.
Heavy84''11''C$129.95 USD
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SG617FT80
STA-0322
Spinning6-171/4 - 5/88'
1 pc.
Light113''11''A$129.95 USD
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SG1220FT80
STA-0323
Spinning12-201/2 - 1 1/28'
1 pc.
Med-Heavy104''11''A$129.95 USD
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SG1525FT80
STA-0324
Spinning15-255/8 - 28'
1 pc.
Heavy105''14''A$129.95 USD
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Star Stellar Lite rods are constructed with powerful, responsive and durable IM-6 graphite. Fast, flexible tips with hook-setting strength to spare, Fuji guides and graphite reel seats, plus a limited lifetime warranty are the hallmarks of Stellar Lite rods. Whether you?re after smallmouth bass on inland rivers or giant tarpon on the coastal flats, there's a Stellar Lite rod for the job. Limited lifetime warranty.
5 Stars based on 46 reviews
By Kenneth
Yardley, PA
Great little rods at a great price
July 20, 2022
I bought a pair of these rods (6'6" MH) for inshore applications (mostly fluking) to pair with some hot-rodded 146 Penn Squidders I built. The fit and finish is outstanding. They're Medium Heavy power with fast action in the tip, which is what I'm looking for. They seem to handle jigs well up to about 2-3 oz.
By Andrew
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Perfect for Inshore Snappers
July 15, 2022
I got the Stellar Lite 8-16 lb. 6' 6" model for inshore mangrove and yellowtail snappers and it is perfect for the job. I paired it with a Daiwa Fuego LT 3000 loaded with 12 lb. mono. It is a lightweight set up that can be fished all day, sensitive but with enough stiffness to land bigger fish if I get lucky. Highly recommended.
Pros
  • Lightweight
  • Medium action but with good stiffness
  • Quality fit and finish
  • Star knows how to build good rods
By paul
Kentucky
Great Rod at a Great Price
July 14, 2022
This is a really nice rod. The finish is great on the rod I got. Recently used it on a trip to Canada and easily handled some big lures and big northern pike. I also used it while trolling for lake trout and it handled a 1oz spoon and 1.5oz weight with no problem.
By Stephen
GRANT VALKARIA, FL
Star Rods Stellar Lite series
June 16, 2022
Star Stellar lite rods are by far the most durable and comfortable rods to fish with. Great power without the added weight. They come in so many lengths and weights to fish any situation. It's like having a custom rod at a great price without breaking the bank.
By Patrick
Chesapeake Bay
Great rods
March 15, 2022
Best sub $100 rods I've found yet
By Mitch
Shallotte NC
Fine rods
March 12, 2022
Delivery was on time. Rods were in excellent shape. Never had a problem with Tackle Direct
By Mark
South Georgia
great value
March 11, 2022
Can't find a better rod for the money
Pros
  • Price
Cons
  • none
By Jaime
Florida
Super strong and flexible
January 8, 2022
Wow what a great rod!
By Joseph
Florida
Rods
September 28, 2021
Perfect rod for inshore fishing or bass fishing
I have mine (7ft 8-16pd line,1/4-3/4oz) pared on a 3000 Shimano stradic 3000 with 15pd praid and it casts like a dream.
HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS PRODUCT
Pros
  • Great backbone, soft tip for throwing small live baits or light artificials
Cons
  • None
By Jeff
OGDEN, UT
Mexico Flats
August 19, 2021
Used this rod for fishing from the panga on the flats of Mexico. Caught baby tarpon, cuda, snapper, jacks, puffer and more. Absolute stellar rod!!!
By Dain
Atlantic Beach, NC
Great for jigging
July 19, 2021
Super solid for being so light, even use it for surf fishing at times. Never been disappointed with star.
By Matthew
PA
Best value
July 18, 2021
Best value. Looks and feels like a higher end rod. Certainly a great choice for those looking to buy multiples for their charters
By Anthony
Eastampton, NJ
You get a lot of Bang for your buck!!!
May 10, 2021
I have several of these rods from spinning to conventional. The conventional is my go to rod when I need power in strong current situations. It is light weight and has a big backbone.
Pros
  • Cost is low and has a lot of backbone
Cons
  • Have not found one yet
By Michael
Bronx, NY
Wonder why there aren't more in the North East
March 17, 2021
Love this rod. It's light, flexible and durable. I know the company who make the rods are based in the Southeast, but I'm surprised there aren't more Star Rods in the Northeast. I have a blast catching summer and late season stripers up in the Northeast on this rod every season!
Pros
  • Light
  • Durable
  • Flexible
By DAVE W.
Stuart, Florida
Best Inshore rod made
September 22, 2019
I have recently purchased a half dozen of these and after using each one personally I think they are the best rods for the dollar that anyone could spend their money on.
I have been using Star rods almost twenty years and I have never had a problem with any of them.
Pros
  • Double foot guides is what keeps me buying this model.
  • Blank coating is very durable.
  • Quality components
Cons
  • Not a single one !!!
18 Questions & 19 Answers
Anthony
from Ny asked:
October 22, 2018
Which stellar rod would Recommend for blackfish
1 Answer
6'6" mh or the 6'6" h depending where your fishing
Submitted by: Bernie on October 22, 2018

Will Kinsella
from Belmar nj asked:
January 9, 2018
What size Daiwa Fuego would fit the 7ft medium heavy rods?
1 Answer
The Daiwa Fuego 3000 model would balance out nicely with that star rod.
Submitted by: Bernie on January 10, 2018

David
from Miami, Florida asked:
November 20, 2017
What rod will pair with a penn slammer iii 5500. Will be spooled with either 40 or 50 lb braid.
2 Answers
Submitted by: Bernie on November 22, 2017
The 8' MH Stellar Lite would be a good match for the Penn Slammer 5500.
Submitted by: Donald on November 22, 2017

Andrew
from New York. My asked:
May 12, 2022
How many oz is the 8 foot heavy rated to 3 oz
1 Answer
Hi Andrew, According to Star Rods, The Star SG1525FT80 Stellar Lite Spinning Rod has a rod weight of 0.5lbs or 8 ounces. Please let us know if theres anything else we can assist you with. Tight Lines.
Submitted by: Brendan - TackleDirect Customer Service on May 12, 2022

judy
from NC asked:
November 20, 2021
I am thinking about pairing the 8' heavy with a Daiwa Certate 4000.  Any thoughts on whether or not this would be a balanced set up?
1 Answer
Hi Judy, The 8ft Star Rod SG1530S80 Stellar Lite model would be a little top heavy and slightly unbalanced with your Daiwa Certate 4000. I would recommend model: SG1525ISM; TD Code: STA-0103. https://www.tackledirect.com/star-rods-sg1525ism-stellar-lite-spinning-rod.html. This 7ft Heavy model would be not as top heavy as the 8ft model and would pair perfect with your Daiwa Certate 4000. Please let us know if theres anything else we can assist you with. Tight Lines.
Submitted by: Brendan - TackleDirect Customer Service on November 22, 2021

Joey Fitz
from Winter park, Florida asked:
October 11, 2021
What rod would be ideal for big reds, big snook, and smaller tarpon for inshore fishing and inlet fishing to pair with a penn slammer 4500 with 30pd braid 
1 Answer


Hi Joey, There are a few rods that will work for your fishing applications. A Star Stellar lite 7ft Medium heavy model number SG1220ISM, https://www.tackledirect.com/star-rods-sg1220ism-stellar-lite-spinning-rod.html or a 7ft Heavy action model if you prefer more backbone. Model number SG1525ISM, https://www.tackledirect.com/star-rods-sg1525ism-stellar-lite-spinning-rod.html. Both of these are fine for your fishing application. Please let us know if theres anything else we can assit you with. Tight Lines.

 

Submitted by: Brendan - TackleDirect Customer Service on October 21, 2021

Scott
from Ocean City, New Jersey asked:
July 14, 2021
Looking to pair the Medium Heavy Stellar Lite Spinning rod with a Penn Battle III for flounder fishing in the back bays of the Jersey shore. Would you recommend the Battle III 4000 or 5000?
1 Answer
The Battle III 4000 will be most ideal for back bay flounder. 
Submitted by: Paul Olah on July 16, 2021

will
from nj asked:
November 25, 2020
Would a daiwa emcast 5000 fit the 7ft6 heavy 1/2-2 1/2 for live lining bunker from a boat?
1 Answer
This rod paired with the Daiwa 5000 should definitely do the trick for live-lining bunker
Submitted by: Alex T on November 27, 2020

Ed
from GA asked:
April 18, 2020
What country are these rods made in if they are not made in the USA?
1 Answer
They are made in China. 
Submitted by: Brian on April 20, 2020

Anthony
from Newburyport, MA asked:
April 1, 2020
Which rods would pair best with a Shimano Baitrunner 6000D and Penn Spinfisher VI 4500? I’m looking for a 7 foot rod to toss live eels when fishing for stripers
1 Answer
The 7'M or 7'MH Star Stellar Lite Spinning Rods would be your best options for your reel selections. 
Submitted by: Sydney on April 3, 2020

David Flick
from Marathon asked:
June 8, 2019
What rod would you pair with a saltist 4000? Will be using this for snapper and mahi,


1 Answer
I would recommend the STA-0133 Med heavy
Submitted by: Andrew Montagna on June 8, 2019

Payten
from Morehead, North Carolina asked:
April 7, 2018
If I have a Stradic 5000, out of the 2, would the 7’ mh 12-20 or the 7’ medium feel better. Would be using it kinda all around but mostly inshore, reds, trout, and some pier fishing every once in a while
1 Answer
The 7' M power Star Stellar Lite rod would be a great fit for the Stradic 5000 battling reds, trout and more.
Submitted by: Donald on April 7, 2018

WillK
from Wall nj asked:
February 2, 2018
Would a penn conflict 2 3000 fit very comfortably on the star rod stellar lite SG1020ISM STA-0102 Spinning Line weight 10-20 lure weight 1/2 - 1 1/2 7ft 1 pc Medium?
1 Answer
The Penn Conflict II 3000 fits comfortably on the SG1020ISM. I would recommend looking even at the 4000 as well for more line capacity.
Submitted by: Donald on February 3, 2018

Sam
from Florida asked:
May 31, 2017
Which rod would be a better fit for a quantum cabo 80 that would be used for fishing off of piers for big snook and other big game fish, the SG1525FT80 or the SG1530S80?
1 Answer
The Star Stellar Lite SG1530S80 would be a better fit fishing from a pier for snook. You want a rod with a bit more backbone fishing from a pier and this rod would do just that.
Submitted by: Donald on June 1, 2017

darian
from Barbados asked:
March 19, 2017
Hi there, would the shimano nasci 4000 with 20lb braid pair well on the 7'6 medium?
1 Answer
The 7'6" medium Stellar Lite paired with the Nasci 4000 would be a very well balanced inshore setup.
Submitted by: Devon on March 20, 2017

jake
from tx asked:
April 2, 2015
any recommendation for rod to use with penn battle 4000 for inshore and jetties use?
1 Answer
Hello Jake. The Stellar Lite would be a PERFECT rod for you to pair with your battle for this application. Please feel free to contact us if you have any more questions!
Submitted by: Customer Service on April 2, 2015

Paula
from Asheville, NC asked:
December 22, 2014
are these rods made in the USA
1 Answer
Hello Paula. Unfortunately, this particular model of Star rod is not made in the United States. Please feel free to contact us if you have any more questions!
Submitted by: Customer Service on December 22, 2014

Tony
from Hendersonville, NC asked:
December 20, 2014
are these rods made in the USA??
1 Answer
The "Plasma" and "Handcrafted" rods are made in the USA.
Submitted by: Customer Service on December 22, 2014

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