Ugly Stik Fishing Pole/Reel Combo?
Topic: Ugly Stik Fishing Pole/Reel Combo?
June 18, 2019 / By Amelia Question:
I'm planning on buying a fishing pole soon, but I'm new at fishing. Thinking of getting one of the Ugly Stiks.
I was wondering which one was a better deal and if they were worth the money. If not, what other brands do you recommend? I'm probably not going to spend over $40 on my first fishing pole.
Personally, I would rather shop at specialty shops but I'm still in school and cannot afford to. If you do not like the Ugly Stiks, can I have your reasons why not. Also, the Ugly Stiks come with a 7-year warranty and a free standard-sized tackle bag.
Best Answers: Ugly Stik Fishing Pole/Reel Combo?
Walter | 2 days ago
Not wantin' ta' spend over 40 bucks and what with your bein' new ta' fishin' ~ you'll be fine with the Ugly Stik. Been fishin' longer than a' lot of Answer's ppl have been around and to this day do not understand the down play of the Ugly Stik?? For the price, quality and just the fact that Shakespeare has been around for a lonnng time, I mean come on!? I've got a regular arsenal of rods/reels and I'm talkin' the best brand names, that the MS's will have nothin' ta' do with ~ swears by them/her US's (she knows bout' fishin'!!!) ;)...Shakespeare has made improvements to their US rod with the "Lite Series" ~ lil' more monie$ (not that much) but well worth it. As for the better deal, might give thought in payin' a' visit ta' Walmart and see first hand what they've got on their shelves, sides that you'd be savin' the $'s on the S&H. Also, might suggest a Spincast reel for just startin' out ~ easier learnin' how to cast em". Have provided 2 links, one be for the spincast type riggin' and the other for just bout' everything regardin' fishin' that the beginner should know ie., the different type rods and reels, lines, castin', baits, lures, freshwater fish species, etc., etc.. Hope that this helps ya' out and good luck ; ) ... < ' ( (( > <
Personal note: I personally do not shop/patronize "Wally World" aka Walmart because of their monopolization over the privately owned Bait & Tackle Shops ~ far as that goes, any and all other business's butttt, that be just me ;)...
Spincast (picked this one at random):
Fundamentals of Fishing:
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Originally Answered: Are we going to have a pole shift in our planet and what's the impact this event may leave on the human life?
A pole shift is undoubtedly in the offing for our planet. Great changes will occur once that happens. It could make the animals' homing systems go haywire. Could have an effect on plant growth/life.
During this phase, the planet's magnetic field strength could be very low, so we wont have protection from solar winds/cosmic rays - normally the magnetosphere would provide an effective shield. Without that, we 'may' have great loss of human, animal, plant and unicellular life. But then according to studies conducted at the University of Cambridge, the Sun's activity is cooling down, a cyclical pattern which could possibly be headed for another Maunder minimum(a period of very low global temperature observed during the 17th century due to the sun's under activity). But the harmful effect of the sun cannot be de-emphasized. This is just a possible scenario.
Plate tectonics could have an impact, either great or small. If there is a great impact, we could see earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions and in some cases spewing of toxic sulphurous fumes from the earth's core(like what happened in Peru recently).
We may not see the auroras for a while until the transition is complete. The sky won't be the same, because our magnetosphere will be at rest temporarily, letting in most of the Sun's rays - we could have different shades in the sky. The most important change being that the sun will rise in the West(technically, when you refer your compass). This means we need to make major changes in our navigation systems and maps.
Geomagnetic pole reversal has happened in the past for our planet, but it is unlikely it could recur anytime soon.
i dont know how people can blame the line snaps and reel brakes on the ugly stick...the line brakes becuase you dont know how to figh the fish...the reel brakes because you dont know how to take care of it...i have over six ugly sticks ranging from 5'6" to 12'...they dont have any problems...ive used them for fresh and salt water fishing with out a problem...my fisrt three where from walmart.....ive used the 6'6" for striper all the time....able to use it for crappie and trout all the way to 15lb stripers without a problem...my current favorite is the 9 foot mh ugly stick....pulled in a 22lb striper last week...and ive used it to pull in a 38" leopard shark last month....its all on how you use it and take care of it...i like the ugly sticks...its cheap on price but better than most 150 to 300 poles....especially from bass pro....
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i got that same ugly stick from wal-mart...and do not get it, i caught a 10lb carp..the line broke...the fiberglass of the rod at the top started to tear from the bend and the metal bottom line holder broke off of the rod, go to cabelas or bass pro shops, im sure they have good quality combos at a good price.
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then buy a rod mate. Because I was told by a world class angler that if you use a reel, you use a rods to hold it and poles are an expression for Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn
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I would tell you to spend about $60.00 and get you a good one.
But if you only want to spend 40 i would say to get you this Combo at Bass Pro.
And get the 38-951-002-00 or the 38-951-006-00
If you need any help getting the right baits for what you are fishing i am always here to help anyone just ask. i have used just about everything on the market Saltwater and Freshwater
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Originally Answered: Fishing Trip in Ontario?
Midland likely has boat rental places. It is near the area.
Look for a Canadian Tire if the boat rental shop cannot suggest a local fishing tackle shop.
Google search for that area for lodgings.
If you can, rent a car.
Anyone with a felony will not be able to enter Canada. If they do not have a passport, they will not be able to return to the USA.
That should give you the information you need for a fishing license.