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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.
Isis
There are situations where finesse is rewarded and there are those where brute force gets the job done. Consider Isis baitcast reels your partner in the latter. Rigid aluminum frame, spool, side plates, drag star and handle arm are the conduit for a power play. On the interior, precision brass gears, muti-disc Carbonite drag and five bearing drive are the delivery system. Optimized for braided line with continuously engaged levelwind on all models for even line flow, bring the Isis baitcast reel to life through comfortable, over sized and non-slip handles. For big baits in the musky and catfish markets, Isis comes equipped with an adjustable 6-pin Velocity Control System for fluid casting. Stunning good looks aside, Isis is for fisheries where success comes from taking charge of the battle.
Starting at $209.99
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 $109.99
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 $89.99
Cedros Star Drag
Beginning with a stunning A6061-T6 blue anodized aluminum frame with ported cross bars and continuing with machined aluminum side plates and gunsmoke anodized spool, the Okuma Cedros star drag backs outward beauty with incredible structural integrity. Producing up to 28-pounds of smooth drag thanks to its' multi-disc Carbonite caged drag system and incredible freespool driven by 5BB+1RB Japanese stainless steel ball bearings, size 10 and 12 Cedros star drags deliver exceptional casting performance for live bait, iron and jig applications . Oversized machine cut brass gearing and fast 6.2:1 gear ratio deliver total control right to the palms of your hands. Cosmetically matched and balanced to Cedros Speed Jig rods, you'll find this versatile combination in your hands throughout an incredible range of applications. 
Starting at $289.99
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 $144.99