Tsunami SASSXT 1002MH Sapphire XT Surf Spinning Rod

Tsunami SASSXT 1002MH Sapphire XT Surf Spinning Rod

Price: $47.99

Oversize Packaging Required - Long Tube or Box
TD Code
TypeLengthPiecesPowerLine WeightLure WeightPrice
Spinning10'0''2Medium-Heavy15-30lb3-6oz$47.99 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
Tsunami Sapphire XT Rods, with integrated solid tip construction, are a precision blend of graphite for sensitivity and fiberglass for toughness. Sapphire XT rods are up to 30% lighter than ordinary solid tip rods for less angler fatigue, even in all day use. Sapphire XT actions are designed for the best in fish fighting power and versatility for use with a wide variety of techniques.

Sapphire XT rods boast graphite and stainless steel reel seats, wear proof stainless steel frame Aluminum Oxide ring guides, epoxy coated double thread wraps and textured shrink vinyl grips.
  • Precision blend of graphite and fiberglass
  • Up to 30% lighter then standard solid tip rods
  • Tough epoxy coated double thread wraps
  • Stainless steel frame aluminum oxide guides
  • Graphite & stainless steel seats

An $8.00 oversize packaging charge applies to this item as it ships in a long heavy duty tube to protect your items. This fee will still apply when discount shipping coupons are used.
4.5 Stars based on 13 reviews
By Peter
Long Beach, NY
Best for the Price
June 26, 2020
I needed a rod to cast heavy weights when the surf is rough. I used it this morning for a quick session The rod casted a country mile. The rod is built with quality materials and is better then any Ugly Stick or walmart rod.
Prosprice Quality Looks Casting
By Christopher
Far Rockaway, NY
Great chunking rod
September 2, 2019
This rod makes slinging a 4oz lead with a bunker chunk feel like flicking a fly great for surf fishing
By Tyler
Mustang, OK
Great surf rod
August 6, 2019
Love this surf rod caught a 43 inch red first time using it.
By Shandell
Brooklyn , New York
great surf rod
August 3, 2019
This is my first surf rod and i love it. caught a bluefish with it. no problem.
By Jack
Philly, PA
July 17, 2019
Great price for a real good surf rod. The Tsunami brand is local and great quality
ProsLightweight and sensitive
By Ken
Cape Cod
Best inexpensive surf rod around
June 16, 2019
I've been using the 9' MH for 4 years now. I primarily fiah for stripers at the Cape Cod Canal. The rod handles 40# braid and 3+oz lures without a problem. I've taken multiple 30+ pound fish with this rod. It hasn't let me down yet.
ProsInexpensive, light weight, casts very well
ConsNone yet
By Brannon
Summerfield, NC
Great Rod for the Money!
June 12, 2019
I only surf fish for about 2 weeks out of the year so I didn't want to put a lot of money into a setup. This rod does everything I need it to and is perfect for the surf!
By Tom
Really nice rod
June 8, 2019
I purchased this rod earlier this summer and paired it with a Penn Spinfisher 650v. Really nice set up. Used it at Indian River Inlet Delaware. The rod is very well-constructed and high quality.. The only reason I didn’t give it 5 stars is because it is a little stiffer than I had hoped/expected. Very happy with the purchase.
By Billy
Corpus Christi, Texas
Well built. Good Value.
May 27, 2019
held up well to 22lb surf redfish; only used once.
By Frank G.
Sanford, NC
January 28, 2019
I already own a couple of 10 foot Tsunami rods for surf fishing. Love them, and have been looking for an eight foot rod for when the blues run. I found the rod I was looking for at TackleDirect for an awesome price. When I checked out, I was offered anotherTsunami seven foot rod at an incredible price I couldn’t refuse. The total bought me over the cost for free shipping, another incredible deal. Awaiting the weather to warm up to use them, but already playing with them in the backyard. No complaints and will use the shipping tube to store them in. Another plus.
ProsGreat price and awesome add on. Reasonably quick delivery especially for first time ordering from TackleDirect.
ConsWish I had more money to spend.
By Jessie
best rod brand out there for the price
July 17, 2018
They are literally manufactured around the corner from where i live ( less than 5 miles) in Mahwah NJ and are truly fantastic. I would recommend this company to anyone, plain and simple. This is my current pole from bottom fishing to Mahi Mahi and even smaller sharks. I even caught a 300+lb shark on my tsunami reel rated for 40 lb and my tsunami pole rated for 80-100 pound line in a chum slick 10 ft from the boat and wrenched him in. My father went out and bought a $300 custom rod years back for it's lightness and sensitivity, but when i handed him my rod to hold so i could get a sandwich, he he wouldn't give it back and went out and bought one of these. The thing is so sensitive you can literally feel the types of ocean floor terrain you are on, and distinguish bites from that, and also it is light as a feather.
ProsWell worth the money. Very sensitive. Light as a feather. Strong poles. Very good looking.
ConsAbsolutely none. Best rod i have ever used, and i have used a lot!
By Michael
Myrtle Beach, SC
Impressive for the price!
May 1, 2018
Got this as a replacement for a broken rod didn’t expect much. But this rod surprised me when I snagged a 40lbs plus Cownose ray from the surf. Handled it beautifully couldn’t recommend it enough!
ProsSensitive and excellent backbone, and the cost of the rod.
ConsNone so far
By Meshal
Red sea
Excellent price ŘŚ Excellent quality
January 12, 2017
I use this rod for surf fishing , it cast very good , strong , Excellent price ŘŚ Excellent quality
ProsIt cast very good Strong Excellent price Excellent quality
3 Questions & 3 Answers
from New York asked:
May 2, 2019

What is the length of the rod when broken down into it's 2 sections?

1 Answer
52 inches.
Submitted by: ethan matuzsan on May 8, 2019

from New York asked:
May 2, 2018
Tsunami SASSXT 1002MH Sapphire XT Surf Spinning Rod. Is this a travel rod as well?
1 Answer
It is a two piece and certain travel cases like the bazooka tube can accommodate that size but the rod itself isn't a traditional travel rod with three to four pieces.
Submitted by: Bernie on May 2, 2018

elton dias
from india mumbai asked:
December 28, 2015
hi wanted to know the number of guides
1 Answer
There are six guides on this rod.
Submitted by: Kaitryn on December 30, 2015


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