Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 Casting Rod

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Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 Casting Rod is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 215.
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Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 Casting Rod
Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 Casting Rod
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Product Information:

The Shakespeare® Ugly Stik® GX2 Casting Rod offers balance and durability. The GX2 rod is built with graphite and fiberglass to create a sensitive rod that is easy to balance. Ugly Tuff® guides offer improved strength. Armed with the Clear Tip®, the Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 Casting Rod stays strong without losing sensitivity, allowing you to detect even the lightest strike without losing one bit of the strength and durability.

FEATURES:

  • Casting rod
  • Improved balance and durability
  • Ugly Tech™ construction combines graphite and fiberglass to create a sensitive rod with exceptional balance
  • Ugly Tuff™ guides are newly designed for superior durability
  • Ugly Stik® Clear Tip®’ senses the lightest strike without losing strength
  • 7 Year Manufacturer Warranty

Spec Chart Abbreviations:

Power: ML-Medium Light, M-Medium, MH-Medium Heavy
  • Brand: Shakespeare
  • Country of Origin: United States of America or Imported

Web ID: 15SKSUSGX2CST6F1PROD

Tech Specs:

ModelRod LengthPowerPiecesLine Weight (lb.)Lure Weight (oz.)Guides
USCA562M5'6"M26-121/8 - 5/86
USBC561M*5'6"M18-201/4 - 5/86
USCA602M6'0"M26-021/4 - 5/86
USCAP601M*6'0"M112-201/4 - 5/86
USCA601M6'0"M18-201/4 - 5/87
USCA601MH6'0"MH110-251/4 - 3/47
USCA662MH6'6"MH210-251/4 - 3/47
USCA661M6'6"M18-201/4 - 5/87
USCA661H6'6"H120-501/2 - 1-1/27
USCA702M7'0"M28-201/4 - 5/88
USCA702ML7'0"ML28-201/4 - 3/48
USCA701M7'0"M18-201/4 - 5/88
USCA761ML7'6"ML16-171/4 - 3/48
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My First Ugly Stik In the past I have fished just to fish...then my boyfriend introduced me to the Ugly Stik and I got one of my own for Christmas 2013. I could not WAIT to get it in the water! It has the perfect sensitivity and strength for catching those 8 and 9 lb catfish we like to catch! Mine is Medium weight which makes it easy for me to handle and yet still cast out pretty far. I am proud to say my first Ugly Stik was the GX2, and after I have fished with it, within 2 weeks I had to purchase the older Ugly Stik Ultra Light, and love it as well. I am so impressed with the Ugly Stik, I can't imagine fishing with any other! Keep up the good work and great product!
Date published: 2014-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far so good I have to say that Shakespeare Ugly Stick has been a favorite of mine and my fishing friends and hopefully soon my children's go to rode. Not that you shouldn't try other rods and systems. I'm a man that likes variety and choices. But I always find myself comparing other rods and rod combos to the Shakespeare UglyStick. I just got the new GX2 and can't wait to try it out. At first glance it catches your eye with the black matte clean look backed by the red and black chrome accents. But you know that's not all looks, it's new Shakespeare graphite and fiberglass technology. I'm sure with this upcoming fishing season it's gonna be a knockout!
Date published: 2014-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 9 foot gx2 - Couldn't be any more pleased All I can say it wow. I'm an amateur fisherman probably started fishing less than 6 months ago and this thing is amazing! I have the 6.5 foot ugly gx2 as well but the 9 footer can cast so far it's unbelievable! One of my closest friends is a pro fisherman and was in shock a $40 fishing pole is as great as this thing - he's even ordered one himself! I've fished with shimanos, eagles, and the ugly stik series is by far my favorite. You just can't go wrong with the flexibility and they even give you a 7 year warranty because Shakespeare is so confident in their product.
Date published: 2014-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best rod ever I bought eight of the 6'6" MH casting rods for my catfishing addiction. Went out and caught 10 over 25lbs already and the rods held up perfectly. I love the new design on the eyes, I'll be picking up more in the future for friends.
Date published: 2014-06-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great rod but cheap design on handle On MODEL # USSP602M where the reel base if on the rod it is a very thin plastic piece where it screws down to hold the reel. while reeling in a bass I heard a crack didnt think much of it because everything seemed fine. a few days later at home I was change out the reel and the whole threaded section broke off. it is very thin plastic. Every other aspect of the rod is great and I will purchase another uglystik in the future. just will keep a look out for this.
Date published: 2014-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tough Rods! While fishing for bass and panfish with a light action Ugly Stik GX2, with 6 lb. test line, I hooked a 4 foot carp that weighed around 25 pounds. When the fish ran and dove to the bottom under my kayak, the rod nearly bent into a full circle! After doing that multiple times, I finally pulled the fish into the boat. Those rods are tough as nails. I now own four of them.
Date published: 2014-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Casting mastermind with amazing rigidity! I have always liked Shakespeare's Stick poles, but I was kind of sceptical when I felt how easy the end of this pole gave under the flick of your wrist. I thought that it's medium rod rating was ridiculous with the amount of flex the rod had. This is why I was blow away when I first set my hook and cranked in a 4.57 pound small mouth bass. This rod reacts flawlessly to your wrist movements while casting or flipping, and holds firm for you to set your hook and reel in the big one. I would love to try some more of the ugly stick design! Hands down you can't go wrong with buying this rod!
Date published: 2014-05-21
Rated 3 out of 5 by from GX2 HEAVY I got the GX2 Heavy 6'6" for flathead cat fishing. Rod worked really well for sensitivity and hook set until i landed a 30lb flathead and the pole broke. still a good pole for the price.
Date published: 2015-07-13
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