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Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 Spinning Rod Review

Any fisherman knows that you’re only as good as your tools. This includes your bait, tackle, and most importantly your fishing rod. It can be a challenge to find the rod that is right for you. This is especially true in a market that seems to be saturated by so many manufactures, brands, and styles. We’re here to provide you with a fantastic option from a company that strives to improve their products while keeping the favorite features that their customers have come to love, trust, and expect. The brand we’re referring to is Ugly Rod. Are you already a fan of the Ugly Rod fishing rod line? That’s perfect!

If this is the first you’ve heard of them that’s A-Okay we don’t blame you. They are a bit of a hidden gem in the fishing community. Before we tell you about the exciting new product allow us to ask you one last question. Have you been searching for a spinning rod that has more functional enhancements and a modern sleek design? If you answered ‘yes’ to our question then we have just the rod for you!


Ugly Rods Putting Their Best Foot Forward

The Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 Spinning Rod is a rod that not only has a sleek design, but fantastic features that propel it into a class all its own. This rod has a mix of fiberglass and graphite into a great combination of strength and sensitivity. Not only does it combine strength and sensitivity but the Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 Spinning Rod also has amazing balance that can be hard to find elsewhere.

Are you concerned that with all these new features the heritage and quality of the Ugly Rods line may be compromised? We’re here to help you put those worries aside. The Ugly Silk Clear Tip is just as durable and dependable as ever. Not only that but its sensitivity to the lightest strike will have you catching the biggest fish of the season. For all of those seasoned Ugly Rod users you’ll be happy to know that we’re still using the classic diamond wind above the grip just like the classic.

More to Love from the Ugly Stik GX2 Spinning Rod… Features Galore

Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 Spinning Rods come in a sleek black matte finish with red and sliver highlights that give it a modern look that is great for any fisherman. You also won’t miss the classic Ugly Stick logo that is etched into the grip. This logo gives it some personality and brand pride. Below you can find a list of all the unique features that the Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 Spinning Rods have to offer you.

  • The construction from Ugly Tech you’ve come to know and love.
  • The original Ugly Stik Clear Tip design carried over beautifully to our newest rod.
  • All new blank reel seat design that is sure to please!
  • A handy Ugly Tuff 1-piece stamped SS guide with no inserts (Very Convenient).
  • Lastly, EVA Grips with Ugly Stik logo etched into handle for a degree of brand pride.

What Are You Waiting For?
So now you know about all the great features waiting to be utilized in the Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 Spinning Rod from Ugly Rod. It’s the perfect rod for the rookie fisherman or the seasoned fishermen who is looking for a change of pace. The Ugly Tech technology makes the rod function perfectly to fit all of your fishing needs. The innovative guides make taking them with you and reading them a breeze.

Knowing that the Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 Spinning Rods have the Ugly Stik Clear Tip puts another degree of trust into the product, as many customers have loved this feature in the past. No one is able to deny that the sensitivity to the lightest strike possible is a feature that is extremely useful for every caliber of fisherman. So try one out today, your next big catch is waiting.


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