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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.
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
Nomad Travel
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Step on to the boat for the first day of your dream fishing trip and you get the first look at the lodge gear.  Inspecting the faded finish, pitted guides and disintegrating handles, don't say we didn't try to help.  Okuma Nomad Travel rods were constructed for anglers who want their total experience to equal the quality of their destination, and that includes fishing great rods.  Constructed in three pieces and utilizing European spigot ferrules, Nomad Travel rods deliver one-piece rod performance.  Each model includes two tip sections, one lighter and one heavier, to increase versatility while keeping luggage to a minimum.  Premium components were chosen for rock-solid durability.  Secured in a custom padded and waterproof case, Nomad Travel rods travel easily in overhead luggage bins, alleviating the difficulty and expense of long rod tubes. 

Starting at $194.99
Andros Speed Jig
Okuma Andros rods were developed in concert with the Andros 5II lever drag reel as a highly advanced vertical jigging platform. The reel is astonishing, and so too are the rods. In order to shed weight without losing power, Andros rods feature parabolic blanks constructed of IM-6 graphite. Each model is crafted in two-pieces with a handle ferrule connection that delivers one-piece rod performance while allowing for easy travel to worldwide destinations. Split rear grips eliminate chaffing when employing an underarm jigging stroke. The highly custom Alps machined aluminum casting reel seat is designed for use without reel clamps. A custom locking nut secures the reel and machined finger grooves provide a positive and ergonomic grip. Completed with Alps 316-SS guide frames with Zirconium inserts, Andros rods maximize opportunities suitable for up to 50-pound braid.
Starting at $164.99