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Choosing the perfect rod and reel for a target species can be a daunting task. With the understanding that each species comes in variable sizes and different techniques are best served by different product attributes, we offer the following suggestions to help narrow your search.
Catalina
More than a decade ago, Okuma took the leadership position in the development of the line counter platform' and the Catalina continues to advance that position. The construction components are the finest in the category, from the A6061-T6 machined aluminum frame to the multi-disc Carbonite drag system capable of turning out up to 20-pounds of drag suitable for the largest divers and lead weights used. But even more important is the Okuma Tension Spool Control system, or TSC. A secondary drag system housed within the cast control, TSC turns downrigger, diving planer and heavy lead trolling into a simplified one-handed operation, eliminating the need for thumb pressure regulation when deploying your trolling spread. And finally, Okuma's patented Mechanical Stabilizing System ties the spool shaft, pinion gear and pinion gear bearing together with a single plate for perfect alignment over the long term.
Starting at $229.99
Cortez
Nimble, agile and simply a ton of fun to fish, the Okuma Cortez brings light tackle performance to a whole new category of anglers. Drop down gearbox, swept in handle and Ergo Grip handle knob accentuate balance and delivery of power from the XL gearing, red anodized machined aluminum spool and multi-disc Carbonite drag system. Graphite frame and side plates maintain a feather light feel and balance while increasing corrosion resistance. From the beach, pier and jetty or the deck of a sportfisher, the Okuma Cortez is perfect for lures, live and chunk bait with casting governed by an externally adjustable magnetic cast control system.
Starting at $144.99
Clarion
With levelwind, high-speed levelwind and levelwind line counter models, the Okuma Clarion family of fishing reels showcases Okuma's enthusiasm for our patented Mechanical Stabilizing System, or MSS. The MSS system ties the spool shaft, pinion gear, pinion gear bearing, drive shaft and main gear together with a single support system. The result is superior alignment and performance over the long term. Choose Clarion reels for salmon, stripers, lake trout, large catfish, rockfish' anywhere Clarion's powerful XL Gearing and multi-disc Carbonite drag system can be turned loose on big fish.
Clarion Line Counters include Okuma's Tension Spool Control, or TSC function. This secondary drag system governs the spool when in freespool and turns downrigger, diving planer and heavy lead fisheries into easy, one-handed presentations.
Starting at $149.99
Convector
Convector levelwinds and line counters revolutionized the fishing tackle industry, offering a powerful gearing and drag system platform previously unattainable at the Convector\'s value-oriented price. Today, the Convector has grown to a position as a staple in salmon fisheries from Alaska to the Great Lakes, and as the “go-to” reel for Striper and bottom fishing anglers. The Convector\'s no-nonsense design features durable brass main and pinion gears, stainless steel reinforcing side plate rings, and Okuma\'s patented Mechanical Stabilization System that maintains parts alignment over the long term. Line counter models are available in both right and left hand retrieve to serve all anglers.
Starting at $94.99
Guide Select Swim Bait
You're either a swimbait angler currently, or you will be in the near future. In either case, Okuma Guide Select swimbait rods have you covered with a concise yet definitive selection of power tools for the job. For closer range work, two 7'6' models deliver in the small (MattLures Bluegills, Rago Hard Raptor, 5- to 7-inch Triple Trout, etc) and medium category (Huddleston Deluxe, 10-inch Triple Trout, 10-inch Castaic Platinums). For longer casting distances, four 7'11' models cover the complete spectrum from small to large (12-inch Castaic, 9- & 10-inch Stocker Trout, Rago Live Trout Softbait). Key components include Okuma EVO Graph woven carbon fiber blank technology that reinforces hoop strength for superior durability and increased sensitivity, and rear leverage grip for positively frightening casting power and distance. 
Starting at $134.99
Classic Pro GLT
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Nobody covers your salmon and striper trolling rod needs like the Okuma Classic Pro GLT series.  Deep in selection, rich in construction features and downright amazing in price, Classic Pro GLT rods allow you to easily outfit your success with technique-specific performance.  Feature highlights include shrink tube rear grips for easy cleaning and effortless handling in rod holders, triangle fore-grips that provide a positive grip with minimal rod twist and guide systems chosen by model to take the punishment of braided, lead core and copper lines.  Classic Pro GLT rods are part of Okuma's commitment to enhance the experience of all anglers, regardless of price.

Starting at $32.99