Ugly Stik® GX2 Spinning Rods
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- Ugly Tech™ Construction
- Graphite and fiberglass blank
- Ugly Tuff™ Guides
- One piece stainless steel inserts
- Ugly Stik's classic Clear Tip®
The GX2 rod retains all the strength and reliability that Ugly Stik is legendary for, while adding new features that improve performance and durability even more! Ugly Tech construction combines fiberglass and graphite in exactly the right proportion to render a blank that is sensitive, lighter, and virtually unbreakable. The Ugly Tuff guides are crazy slick and practically bulletproof, so that line feeds through and runs back more freely. And, as always, the rod is finished off with Ugly Stik's signature clear fiberglass tip for added power and sensitivity.
Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 20
Rated 5 out of 5 by dirtracer20 Awesome Rod
I bought this rod after christmas and I have used it several times throught the spring and summer. I really like this rod. It feels good in hand and handles fish with no problem. I caught a big largemouth and it went deep and ran deep the rod bent in half and it took the abuse. So if your thinking of buying one I recommend it.
July 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by SaltwaterShaun Great Ugly Stik
I bought the medium action 9' footer for some inshore and bay cork pop bobber fishing down in Galveston. It is light weight, has plenty of flex to really load it on a cast and it will let a 1 oz. weight fly a country mile. I know this because before I even got it to the bay, I paired it was a 4000 Shimano Saltwater reel, and went to my local catfish pond. The sweet spot on the pond is about 75 yards out and I easily reached out there, consistently using 8lb. test. This has the legendary Ugly Stik toughness and if you buy it, like you me, you will be on here writing a review giving it a thumbs up. Thank you once again Bass Pro and Shakespeare.
July 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by halt GX2
I have been using this rod 7' medium heavy 2 piece since April. I have not had one issue with it. It’s very durable. I have brought in several catfish some being 20"+ the biggest was 10lbs 25". I have seen this rod bend in half with no damage to it. I use 20lb braided line with it and have had fish break the line but the rod is still working perfectly. I even brought in a turtle that reminded me of Godzilla. When the turtle got to land it set there hissing trying to go back in the water. Ended up breaking the clip on my catfish rig but again lived up to being one of the most durable fishing rods on the market. whether I am holding the rod or put it in the y I can see and feel every little bite there is not one bad thing I can say about the GX2.
July 2, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5
by AnotherCrappieFisherman Ugly Stik Gx2
This rod has helped me land many fish recently and it casts well. The only issue is that the tip is where all of the flexibility comes from so fishing topwater lures like the spook is hard. The line gets wrapped in the tip when walking the dog. I had the exact same rod in the older version and I did not experience this problem.
May 19, 2014
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