Bass Casting
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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. Our bass casting recommendations are based on tournament fishing.
Bold, in both design and its 7.3:1 high-speed gear ratio that's available in both right and left hand retrieve, the Okuma Citrix makes an aggressive statement by itself, and even more so when paired with a matching Citrix rod. The bold strength of Citrix's Alumilite construction frame, A6061-T6 spool and multi-disc drag is tempered by the smooth handling of a ten bearing drive system, micro-click drag adjustment and ergonomic swept-in handle. Need to gear down for brute strength? Citrix is also available for right-handers in a gear ratio of 5.4:1.
Starting at $119.99
Constructed for all-purpose performance with a 6.6:1 gear ratio in models for both right and left hand cranking, the low-profile Okuma Calera baitcast reel delivers bass, walleye, steelhead and even inshore saltwater anglers a ton of performance for their dollar. A five bearing drive system delivers confident cranking while casting versatility is supported by dual cast control systems. The first is an external adjustable magnetic cast control system and the second is Okuma's internal 8-position Velocity Control System. In tandem the Calera helps angler's master the wide range of bait sizes necessary to be effective over the length of the season.
Starting at $79.99
Can you remove all evidence of weight in a fishing rod while still delivering its? power? Fish an Okuma Citrix bass rod and the answer becomes yes. High modulus graphite blanks set the stage for Alps guides with braid-ready Zirconium inserts. EVA foam split rear grips are feather light and comfortable while the Pac Bay Minima reel seat is barely there. Securely mount a matching Okuma Citrix low-profile baitcast reel or Okuma spinning reel with the precision and strength offered by a custom aluminum threaded cap and the rod disappears as the combination?s balance centers squarely in the hand.
Starting at $119.99
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
Dollars invested in fishing rods is no measure of personal enthusiasm for the sport. In recognition of pure enthusiasm, we're proud to introduce Okuma ReFlexions rods. With a priority placed on rod action and fishability above all else, ReFlexions rods deliver tremendous bang for the buck, featuring IM-6 rod blanks and low profile stainless steel guide frames with braid-ready Zirconium inserts. Refined construction includes spit grip cork handles and thru-blank reel seats on casting models to reduce weight and increase sensitivity. Within the deep selection of one- and two-piece models, you'll address every technique for bass and walleye, as well as a multitude of flats species. Be advised: in the absence of a reel ReFlexions rods are at first tip-heavy, but with a reel mounted the additional weight provides a comfortable and agile balance anglers of all skill levels will appreciate. 
Starting at $64.99

The Komodo Dragon dominates every environment it enters and anglers will discover the same apex predator power from the Komodo low-profile baitcast reel. With high-speed retrieve models in both right- and left-hand retrieve as well as a powerful 5.4:1 crankin' model in right hand, the Komodo steps out with a full aluminum gearing system that's both incredibly strong and exceptionally light weight.  With AVEC-5 spool bearings as part of an 11-bearing system, the Komodo still weighs just 6.5-ounces overall. Regardless of your target species, Komodo will impress every day.

Starting at $199.99