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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.
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 $84.99
Solterra
The Solterra is Okuma's broadest line of lever drag reels, with applications from Alaska to Panama and Hawaii to Maine. Building on a base of stainless steel main gears, pinion gears and spool shaft, Solterra's extend outward with anodized aluminum spools and durable, corrosion resistant frames. Models begin at size 10 and continue through 50-wide, delivering an angler-driven selection of single-speed, two-speed, open top, trolling and levelwind models that anticipate every application.
Starting at $139.99
Cedros Coastal
It?s obvious when home town pride rises to the surface and Cedros Coastal rods are a prime example. Crafted to excel in demanding Southern California fisheries where rod actions undergo rigorous scrutiny, Cedros Coastal rods are an exciting addition to any inshore environment. Lightweight one-piece graphite composite blanks produce astonishing power from their small diameter. Alps stainless steel guide frames with Zirconium inserts deliver rugged durability. Custom ALPS machined aluminum reel seats provide total security. Casting models feature spit grip handles to maximize agility. Quickly, Cedros Coastal rods are becoming favorites of Okuma staff, as their combination of refined action, inherent power and superior handling characteristics are one we gravitate to for an ever-increasing range of applications.
Starting at $139.99
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
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

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