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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.
Makaira Abalone

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.

Starting at $189.99
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
Cedros Jigging
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Cedros Speed Jig rods amplify your success within every aspect of rod performance. At the top of the list is rod action. Designed for specific jig weights, Cedros Speed Jig rods extract maximum attraction from jigs at every point in the presentation. Upon the strike, E-glass banks absorb the shock produced by low-stretch braided lines while reserving the necessary power to bear down on large fish. Comfort throughout is provided by lightweight split grips that do not chaff the body when jigging and are highly agile through the fight. Providing total security are ALPS pyramid shaped machined aluminum reel seats and ALPS high-rise 316 stainless steel guide frames with Zirconium inserts. Take hold of the ribbed EVA fore grip, release the jig from the included jig cincher and introduce yourself to your new favorite rod.

Starting at $124.99
Solaris Surf
Containing the most powerful actions in the Okuma surf rod lineup, Solaris Surf rods are constructed on IM-6 graphite blanks to deliver a proven combination of lightweight handling, responsiveness and exceptional durability. Fuji guides with Aluminum Oxide inserts and cork-wrapped non-slip fore and rear grips offer a traditional build for anglers who desire high-end construction components and exceptional performance in a value-laden rod series. 
Starting at $94.99
Longitude
Featuring graphite composite blanks, stainless steel double-foot guides with aluminum oxide inserts, Okuma Longitude surf fishing rods deliver a lot of fishing rod for their very modest cost. Lengths from 9- to 12-feet in length focus on spinning models to serve the greatest number of anglers with easy-handling performance. Traditional cork tape grips with EVA cushions above and below the reel seat complete these highly capable tools that are sure to please.
Starting at $84.99