Makaira Saltwater Rod

Inspired Fishing

OKUMA FISHING's Makaira Saltwater Rod Manufacturing

OKUMA FISHING TACKLE CO., LTD., since 1986, is a Makaira Saltwater Rod manufacturer based in Taiwan. OKUMA FISHING strives to deliver the ultimate fishing experience to everyone, as well as create the best fishing reels and rods for our fellow anglers, which are lightweight and precise.

OKUMA FISHING delivers quality and affordable fishing rods such as fly rods, float rods, spinning rods; fishing reels including spinning, baitcast, trolling, and fly reels. They are all made with advanced materials with dynamic designs.

OKUMA FISHING's fishing tackle is your best choice for freshwater and saltwater fishing. Both with advanced technology and over 31 years of fishing equipment supply experience, OKUMA FISHING delivers excellent quality fishing rods and reels in order to meet each customer's demands.

Makaira Saltwater Rod

Okuma Makaira saltwater rods feature carbon composite rod blank technology, ALPS deep press 316 stainless guide frames. The unique integrated butt cap design allows the angler to use the rod with or without a gimbal rod belt, while still remaining comfortable in all fishing positions.


  • Carbon composite rod blank technology
  • ALPS deep press 316 stainless guide frames
  • Hard Zirconium guide inserts for compatibility with braided lines
  • Custom ALPS aluminum reel seats with Abalone under lay
  • IGFA tournament rods with full straight or bent aluminum rod butts
  • Shrink tube grips for ultimate durability
  • ALPS roller guides on trolling rods with large knot clearance
  • Aluminum gimbals on trolling and popping rods
  • Integrated rubber butt cap/gimbal design on all casting and spinning rods
  • Custom abalone decoration above fore grip
  • Custom leather wrapped fore grip on IGFA Stand Up rods

Handle Type A - ALPS aluminum reel seat with graphite gimbal/ buttcap:

Makaira saltwater rod handle A

Handle Type B - ALPS aluminum reel seat with aluminum gimbal:

Makaira saltwater rod handle B

Handle Type C - Full shrink tube handle, no reel seat:

Makaira saltwater rod handle C

Handle Type D - ALPS aluminum reel seat with aliminum gimbal:

Makaira saltwater rod handle D

Handle Type E - Carbon fiber butt section with shrink tube foregrip and ALPS reel seat:

Makaira saltwater rod handle E



Makaira Saltwater Rods

ModelRod PowerRod TaperLengthSectionsLine Weight(lbs)Lure WeightForegrip lengthReargrip lengthNumber of GuidesHandle StyleWeight (g)
Live Bait Spinning Rods
MK-S-701MHMHF7'0"1-pcs20-30N/A11-3/4"12-5/8"6 + TipA445
Live Bait and Jig Rods
MK-C-701MMF7'0"1-pcs15-25N/A11-3/4"12-5/8"8 + TipA411
MK-C-701MHMHF7'0"1-pcs20-30N/A11-3/4"12-5/8"8 + TipA434
MK-C-701HHF7'0"1-pcs25-40N/A11-3/4"12-5/8"8 + TipA420
MK-C-701XHXHF7'0"1-pcs30-80N/A11-3/4"12-5/8"8 + TipA470
Casting rods with HD style guides
MK-C-601H-HDHMF6'0"1-pcs40-60N/A11-3/4"11-3/4"7 + TipD679
MK-C-601XH-HDXHMF6'0"1-pcs50-80N/A11-3/4"11-3/4"7 + TipD695
MK-C-661M-HDMMF6'6"1-pcs20-30N/A11-3/4"11-3/4"7 + TipD629
MK-C-661MH-HDMHMF6'6"1-pcs30-50N/A11-3/4"11-3/4"7 + TipD663
MK-C-701M-HDMMF7'0"1-pcs20-30N/A11-3/4"11-3/4"7 + TipD663
MK-C-701MH-HDMHMF7'0"1-pcs30-50N/A11-3/4"11-3/4"7 + TipD726
Spinning Popping Rods
MK-S-741XHXHMF7'4"1-pcs60-1002-1010"17"6 + TipB488
Makaira Sturgeon Rods
MK-ST-801M-CGMF8'0"1-pcs65-150N/A6-1/4"14"9 + TipE360
West Coast Live Bait and Jig Rods
MK-C-801MHMHF8'0"1-pcs15-303/4-330" total Length9 + TipC360
MK-C-801HHF8'0"1-pcs20-401-430" total Length9 + TipC454
MK-C-801XHXHF8'0"1-pcs30-502-530" total Length9 + TipC470
Related Products
  • Makaira Spinning Reel - Okuma Makaira Spinning Reel-For big game fishing-Constructed from the finest and strongest materials
    Makaira Spinning Reel

    Okuma MAKAIRA spinning reels constructed from the finest and strongest materials available are the toughest and most durable spinning reels, especially for big games from Giant Trevally, trophy-sized Yellowtail and Amberjack, to the most formidable adversaries in the ocean, like giant Bluefin Tuna, Marlin, cow Yellowfin Tuna and large sharks.

  • Azores Spinning Reel - Okuma Azores Spinning Reel-Saltwater fishing-Precision Dual Force Drag system-Carbon Mechanical Stabilizing System
    Azores Spinning Reel

    Okuma AZORES spinning reels are designed specifically for saltwater fishing. With the proven power features and the patented interior design, AZORES is much more durable, strong and smoother than the competition.