Van Staal VS X-Series Spinning Reels
by Van Staal
$719.00 - $839.00
|Type||Gear Ratio||Mono Capacity||Braid Capacity||Line|
|Spinning||4.75:1||300yds/10lb||350yds/20lb||27in||Left-Hand||Select Color||$719.00 USD|
|Spinning||4.75:1||360yds/12lb||440yds/30lb||30in||Left-Hand||Select Color||$739.00 USD|
|Spinning||4.25:1||400yds/15lb"||500yds/40lb||33.5in||Left-Hand||Select Color||$779.00 USD|
|Spinning||4.25:1||350/20lb||600yds/50lb||36.5in||Left-Hand||Select Color||$809.00 USD|
|Spinning||4.25:1||425yds/20lb||400yds/80lb||40.0in||Left-Hand||Select Color||$839.00 USD|
The Van Staal X-Series Reels are based on the same foundation that made Van Staal legendary for power and durability. A completely sealed and waterproof reel machined out of aeronautics grade 6061-T6 aluminum, with a solid titanium shaft, hardened stainless steel main gear and pinion, and patented waterproof sealed drag. The Van Staal VS and VSB Reels are designed for a lifetime of fishing. The New X-Series reels now have the X-Wrap oscillation system that lays the line completely flat, designed to cast further and allow for greater drag pressures when using braided line. The drag system has also been improved allowing for greater drag range.
- Fully-machined and sealed waterproof aluminum body
- Sealed waterproof drag system
- MicroClick drag tuning accuracy
- Heavy-duty stainless steel spiral-bevel main gear
- Titanium-nitride treated center shaft
- Titanium-nitride line roller
5 Stars based on 8 reviews
New York, NY
June 27, 2017
I finally found the one reel that can really be used in all fishing situations! What an amazing reel! It can do anything in the surf because it's a Van Staal and it allows you to fish light tackle with confidence. 350 yds/ 20lb braid and 30lbs of drag is plenty to fight practically anything in the surf and you can take it on the kayak or boat and go after the deep water fish as well. It's much smoother than I expected and I had a shimano twin power before. I feel this reel can go around the world fit every application and you will forget how much you paid for it!
ProsTough and smooth.
May 31, 2017
best reel ever
This reel is the best reel ever, it is the most dependable reel out there. Have had this reel for 5 years and still works like it's brand new.
By Victor Jankowski
February 19, 2017
I believe this is the ultimate surf reel. At the present time, I own several Van Staal VS Reels and never had any problems. With the exception of line lay, (which is not really a major concern) and with a little effort can be reasonably corrected. My Van Staal VS275XP is a visual work of art. No machine marks anywhere, made with top grade materials and is truly water proof! And the (small) line lay problem has been corrected. Is it the ideal Blue Water spinning reel? Not really, but after all, it was designed for the surf and for this objective, it is absolutely perfect! I would like to thank Kraig Friedman and the other fine people at TackleDirect for bringing this wonderful product to my attention.
ProsSurf Perfection! What else can be said!
January 17, 2017
I bought this reel for my bucktail/swishad/spoon setup. The reel is paried with 8'6 century slingshot--and would not pair the reel with any rod over 9-9.5'. My only complaint is the distance from the rod to the reel is limited. Be prepared to hit your knuckles when reeling if you like to keep your rod hand up high near the spool.
December 19, 2016
Exceilent service got the in three days.
I got the VS 250 X series it does everthing that Van Staal said it would do and more. what a top of the line reel. I can't wait to use it on the Cape Cod Canal bring in those 40# plus striped bass this spring.
Proscompletely water proof, lite weight.
August 4, 2016
This reel is pricey but totally worth it. Capable of any fish you run in to and takes abuse and just keeps going. Very happy with my 250 and it has been going strong all year.
ProsPowerful, good drag, good line lay, great for wetsuiting.
By Leon Barnard
Port Charlotte, Florida
February 24, 2016
Van Staal VS150XP
Beautiful fit and finish. Line lay with braid is excellent.
Boynton Beach, FL
April 29, 2015
best spinning reel
This is the best reel for surf casting this reel can be put through anything and still land big fish
8 Questions & 8 Answers
from Hawaii asked:
March 26, 2017
How many yards of 80 lb. Power Pro Hollow would fit on the VS250XP.? Trying to decide on the 250 or 275 based on 80 lb. Power Pro Hollow capacity. Mahalo in advance.!
You will fit between 75-90 yards less Power Pro on the VSX250 compared to the VSX275. Thank you for considering TackleDirect for your fishing needs.
on March 29, 2017
from Maine asked:
March 19, 2015
Is the box a new Van Staal comes in sealed, for the protection of the buyer .So he knows it wasn't somewhere else before he gets it. The last time I bought one the box was in shrink wrap. Do they still do this.
Normally they come in the individual box they where shipped in from China, they blue packing tape will be unbroken, the only way the seal on a box would be broken is one if it was in the show case, or two taken out of the box to be spooled.
on March 19, 2015
from stratford asked:
February 6, 2015
what is the max drag on the 200vsx
Van Staal does not publish the max drag for the VSX reels. The original VS series put out #30+ of drag. Van Stall is saying that the new VSX is capable of more and smoother.
on February 16, 2015
from Acton Me asked:
February 4, 2015
Can I use a VS150 spool on a VS X150. Are these spools inter changeable.
Yes, you can use the VS 150 spool on the VSX 150. However, you MUST use the VSX drag knob. The VS drag knob will not work due to the increased length of the shaft.
on February 11, 2015
from NSW Australia asked:
September 14, 2014
right hand retrieve in any vsx series spinning reels?
The VSX will only be available in the left hand for now.
on September 15, 2014
from NSW Australia asked:
September 7, 2014
is there a gold finish in any VS X series, and right hand wind?
Black and Silver only
on September 7, 2014
from Furlong, PA asked:
September 1, 2014
I am looking to purchase a Van Staal VS-X reel, but I'm not sure whether the 200 or 250 would be better for me. I am using an 11' rod with 30 lb braided line for surf fishing on Island Beach State Park in NJ. What would you recommend?
The VS-X won't be out until late this Winter. For IBSP, the 200 will be perfect. We have a special going on now on VS and VSB reels-by reel and get a Van Staal jigging rod free!
on September 1, 2014
from gulfshores,alabama asked:
August 31, 2014
news on a 175?
Nothing yet. They are concentrating on getting the "usual" sizes out on the market.
on September 1, 2014