Ugly Stik Lite - Stripers247.com Forums
 
Striped Bass Fishing Site Map | Contact Us | Fishing Log Software | Fishing Online | Advertise
to UPLOAD: please register or login

Go Back   Stripers247.com Forums > Equipment & Tackle --- How To / Do It Yourself Forums > Saltwater Tackle Shop
Forgot Password? Register Now!!

Saltwater Tackle Shop Product testing. Terminal tackle and gear forum. This forum is here to help the new and experienced angler in making good decision's when purchasing new gear. Talk about rods, reels, lures etc. here. List tackle or gear that you have experience with so that we may encourage others to try. Index of tackle dealers.


Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 03-29-2008, 10:43 PM
shovel74 shovel74 is offline
Lunker
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 109
Default Ugly Stik Lite

Anybody have any feedback on these rods? I could be a little rough with my gear, so I didn't want to spend a fortune. These would be used strictly on the river, I was looking at one casting and one spinning setup...they are rated for 12-25# test and 8-17# test.
Thanks
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 03-30-2008, 08:33 AM
camoman camoman is offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 13
Thumbs up Re: Ugly Stik Lite

Hi Shovel,
I own 2 Ugly Stick Lite Conventionals and have no doubts
About their durability. I have the 8'6" lengths in 8 -20 MH
And the other is 12 -30 H. they come with a 5yr warranty
I primarily will use them in lakes,rivers and ponds.
They are well suited for the above and the fiber glass tip
Gives you added sensitivity whether you casting or sand spiking.
Most of my rods are of European design like Mikado Black Draft
Team Dragon, Jaxon, Shimano Int'l.
I get high performance with out the G-Loomis price tag
And the constant broken tips even though they replace it
But why go through the hassle if you can avoid future problems
I'm getting a custom trout rod made for me from Poland
And I can't wait to throw a line in the water with it.
Feel free to call me and I'll give you the lowdown on
European rods 646 -369 -9570.take care and God bless.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-15-2008, 04:35 PM
Ken Jr. Ken Jr. is offline
Official Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Southeastern Mass.
Posts: 18
Default Re: Ugly Stik Lite

i use a ugly stik light SP 1156-2L 5'6" 4-8# test with a penn 4300ss loaded with power pro 20# test favorite rod for fishing out of my kayak it's handled quite a few sleigh ride's down the river. The rod take's a beating !!!
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #4  
Old 05-16-2008, 12:56 PM
Sudsy's Avatar
Sudsy Sudsy is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: On the Hook, NJ
Posts: 3,471
Default Re: Ugly Stik Lite

Ugly Sticks are tough because of the fiberglass and low modular graphite in their makeup.

Fiberglass has very little feel to it. Low modulus graphite has less feel then high.

High modulus graphite is very sensitive with the trade off of being more brittle.

Fiberglass is cheaper to build with then graphite. Low modulus graphite is cheaper then high

Tough and cheap with little feel, or more expensive and more breakable with more sensitivity.

You choose what best fits your needs
__________________
"I just wanta play everyday despite small nagging injuries --
and go home to a woman who appreciates how full of crap I truly am"..... Crash Davis
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
lite, stik, ugly

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ugly stik catfish rod rod casting plugs from boat willsgillen Rods And Custom Rod Building 1 10-15-2013 09:11 AM
Ugly Stik Big Water Bunglin'Angler Rods And Custom Rod Building 3 04-16-2012 08:15 AM
The Ugly Stick and the story behind the naming of the best selling rod of all time Striperjim Reference Library 6 03-05-2008 12:17 PM
Ugly Stik and more Riddler Buy - Sell - Trade 2 04-27-2005 01:20 AM
St. Croix, Ugly Stik and more.......making some room Riddler Buy - Sell - Trade 1 04-23-2005 05:35 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:08 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2004 - 2013 Stripers247.com LLC
Affiliated Sites:   Noreast.com   Allcoast.com    2coolfishing.com