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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.
Akena
Alumilite construction, including the 1-piece aluminum frame and aluminum left and right side plates define the Okuma Akena baitcast reel as a rugged, no-nonsense performer with incredible versatility. Designed for active cast and retrieve anglers, a five bearing drive system, multi-disc carbonite drag system, precision machine cut brass main and pinion gears and quick-set anti-reverse roller bearing, cast and crank effortlessly and strike with authority. Oversized knobs on the twin paddle handle offer a sure grip and all-day comfort. 
Starting at $119.99
Calera
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
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
Classic Pro
Trolling doesn't get much easier. Set the drag and use the On/Off switch to either engage or disengage the drag system and let's go fishing. Aluminum handle arms, stainless steel levelwind system and powerful Rulidium drag components get the job done with ease. Classic Pro models feature a fully machined and anodized aluminum spool, aluminum frame reinforcements and two ball-bearing drive system with machine cut brass and stainless steel gearing.
Starting at $69.99