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Van Staal VS100XP VS X-Series Spinning Reel

Van Staal VS100XP VS X-Series Spinning Reel

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Model
TD Code
TypeGear RatioMono CapacityBraid CapacityLine
Retrieve
RetrieveColorPrice
VS100XP Polished Black VS100BXP
VAN-0104-1
Spinning4.75:1300yds/10lb350yds/20lb27inLeft-HandPolished Black VS100BXP$719.00 USD
VS100XP Polished Silver VS100SXP
VAN-0104-2
Spinning4.75:1300yds/10lb350yds/20lb27inLeft-HandPolished Silver VS100SXP$719.00 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 13 reviews
By Kevin
Tuxedo, NY
September 23, 2018
Best reel on the market
This is hands down the top of the line.
By SnookSlayerFL
South Florida
August 19, 2018
Definitely not worth the money
Ok, so for one it's not even close to being considered smooth. It makes noise on retrieve and even when free spinning at home. It's way too tight of a retrieve. The factory handle knob absolutely will drive you insane and force you to buy an upgraded or aftermarket handle knob. This reel is NOT made in the USA, I dont care what anyone tells you, they are made in china now, says right on the reel stem MADE IN CHINA. Yeah it looks nice and its watertight, so what?!.... For a reel that's designed to cast lures all day you would expect something smooth to not exhaust you after 100+ casts. And don't get me started on the drag, it advertises at over 30lbs, I pretty much lock it down and drag gets pulled by small fish, you can get 35lbs of drag from a $199 Cabo that's alot stronger and smoother. Traded mine up, got a new Daiwa Satist BJ4000, people make mistakes, I did buying a vsx150, but now I'm a recoverd idiot-oholic. Unless you're fishing specifically for bluefish and stripers up north dont waste your money.
ProsIt looks good Its water tight
ConsDrag is not as stated The retrieve is extremely rough Handle knob is bluegill sized for a "saltwater reel" Made in China Line roller hissing from the factory line Overpriced
By jessie
waldwick NJ
June 27, 2018
so smooth and dependable
as a person who has gotten to use a butt load of rod and reel combos and tackle over the years BUY THIS! It just doesn't stop going! Best overall spinning reel I've ever Used!
Prosunparalleled quality and materials combined with function. clicking drag knob . longer drag screw than most older Stalls
Consexpensive but worth it for the surf guys out there
By Rangelo
Miami, FL
February 12, 2018
Best of the best
Reel does it's job and has never failed. Whether on the jetties or in the surf getting pounded the staal performs flawlessly. The reel retrieve isn't that fast but is makes up for it with power. The deep spool also helps a tremendous amount.
By Anthony
Boynton Beach, Florida
November 29, 2017
Amazing quality
This is by far the best reel I have ever owned and or used. A bit pricey but is worth the investment in the long run. You can use this reel in any situation, I have caught everything on this reel.
By Matt
New York, NY
June 27, 2017
Amazing Versatility!
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.
By luke
,
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
Howell Michigan
February 19, 2017
Perfection!
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!
ConsNone!
By moshe
Washington, DC
January 17, 2017
bucktail/swimshad setup
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.
By John
Boston, Ma
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.
ConsPrice
By Alex
Pozzuoli, Italy
August 4, 2016
Worth it
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.
By Michael
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
1 Question & 1 Answer
ryan
from Florida asked:
March 8, 2017
what is this reel good for lure wise for snook?
1 Answers
The Live Target Mullet or the Rapala Saltwater X Rap lure would be good lures to use with this reel for snook fishing. Thank you for considering TackleDirect for your fishing needs.
Donald
on March 8, 2017

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