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OKUMA FISHING's Fishing Equipment | Makaira Saltwater Rod Manufacturing

Based in Taiwan, OKUMA FISHING TACKLE CO., LTD. is a Makaira Saltwater Rod | fishing rods and reels manufacturer in sporting goods industry.

Quality and affordable fishing equipment - such as Fly Rods, Float Rods, and Spinning Rods; fishing reels including Spinning, Baitcast, Trolling, and Fly reels, they are all made with advanced materials and dynamic designs, since 1986.

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

Makaira Saltwater Rod

Makaira custom-crafted offshore rods deliver the perfect compliment to the ultimate line up of Makaira and Cedros lever drag reels. Constructed utilizing the latest carbon composite technology, Makaira rods deliver lightweight, easy-handling offshore action that retain the power and durability of traditional E-glass rod blanks. The extensive selection of technique-specific actions utilize the finest components for their intended designs, including: ALPS deep press 316 stainless steel guide frames, hard Zirconium guide inserts, custom designed ALPS reel seats, ALP roller guides with large knot clearance, and much more as you explore the live-bait, deckhand style rods, popping rods and IGFA straight butt and bent butt trolling models. Heavy duty and easily maintained shrink tube grip complete most models, while the premium abalone inserts decorate every rod for a look that has been previously reserved for custom builders.


  • Carbon composite rod blank technology
  • ALPS deep press 316 stainless steel guide frames
  • Hard Zirconium inserts for compatibility with braided lines
  • Custom ALPS aluminum reel seats with Abalone under lay *on select models
  • IGFA tournament rods with full straight or bent aluminum rods 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 all IGFA Stand-Up rods
A:ALPS aluminum reel seat with graphite gimbal/buttcap Dual Force Drag System
B:ALPS aluminum slotted reel seat with aluminum gimbal High-Output Drag
C:Full shrink tube handle, no reel seat Hydro Sealed Body and DFD
D:ALPS aluminum reel seat with aliminum gimbal Powered by Forged Stainless
E:Carbon fiber butt section with shrink tube foregrip and ALPS reel seat Forged Aluminum Housing


Makaira Abalone Saltwater Rods
Model Rod Power Rod Taper Rod Length Line Weight Lure Weight Sections Foregrip length Reargrip length Number of Guides Handle Style
Live Bait Spinning Rods
MK-S-701MH MH F 7' 0" 20~30 lbs N/A 1-pcs 11-3/4" 12-5/8" 6 + Tip A
Live Bait and Jig Rods
MK-C-661MH MH F 6' 6" 15~40 lbs N/A 1-pcs 11-3/4" 12-5/8" 6 + Tip A
MK-C-661H H F 6' 6" 20~50 lbs N/A 1-pcs 11-3/4" 12-5/8" 6 + Tip A
MK-C-701M M F 7' 0" 15~25 lbs N/A 1-pcs 11-3/4" 12-5/8" 8 + Tip A
MK-C-701MH MH F 7' 0" 20~30 lbs N/A 1-pcs 11-3/4" 12-5/8" 8 + Tip A
MK-C-701H H F 7' 0" 25~40 lbs N/A 1-pcs 11-3/4" 12-5/8" 8 + Tip A
MK-C-701XH XH F 7' 0" 30~80 lbs 1~6 1-pcs 11-3/4" 12-3/4" 8 + Tip A
Casting rods with HD style guides
MK-C-661M-HD M MF 6' 6" 20-30 lbs N/A 1-pcs 11-3/4" 11-3/4" 7 + Tip D
MK-C-661MH-HD MH MF 6' 6" 30-50 lbs N/A 1-pcs 11-3/4" 11-3/4" 7 + Tip D
MK-C-701M-HD M MF 7' 0" 20-30 lbs N/A 1-pcs 11-3/4" 11-3/4" 7 + Tip D
MK-C-701MH-HD MH MF 7' 0" 30-50 lbs N/A 1-pcs 11-3/4" 11-3/4" 7 + Tip D
Spinning Popping Rods
MK-S-741XH XH MF 7' 4" 60~100lbs 2~10 1-pcs 10" 17" 6 + Tip B
Makaira Sturgeon Rods
MK-ST-801M-CG M F 8' 0" 65-150 lbs N/A 1-pcs 6-1/4" 14" 9 + Tip E
West Coast Live Bait and Jig Rods
MK-C-801MH MH F 8' 0" 15~30 lbs 3/4~3 1-pcs 30" total Length 9 + Tip C
MK-C-801H H F 8' 0" 20~40 lbs 1~4 1-pcs 30" total Length 9 + Tip C
MK-C-801XH XH F 8' 0" 30~50 lbs 2~5 1-pcs 30" total Length 9 + Tip C
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