Okuma Fly Reels
In the market for a great fly reel? Check out Okuma fly reels. They have some terrific
reels at decent prices. Okuma offers a great beginner reel in the Sierra. Read
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Okuma Sierra: Precision die-cast ported aluminum frame and spool. Teflon disc drag with stainless steel components. One ball-bearing. One-way clutch. Stainless steel main shaft. Quick release spool with convertible left or right retrieve. Black, corrosion-resistant enamel finish.
Comes in 5 different models/sizes. Priced $33-$43.
Okuma Airframe Large Arbor: The new Airframe uses one-way roller bearing technology found on the pricier reels, allowing for drag-free retrievals. These
Okuma fly reels feature a large arbor spool for high-speed retrieves. Super lightweight graphite frame and spool, extensively ported to further reduce weight. One way clutch with stainless ball bearing. Palming ring for additional control. Reversible retrieve. Stainless steel main shaft. Extra-large surface disc drag system. Extra-large drag control knob for easy operation. Comes in 4/6 and 7/9 models. Priced $35.
Okuma Magnitude Regular Arbor: One of the world's only magnesium fly reels. These
Okuma fly reels are much lighter than traditional aluminum or steel fly reels while still
maintaining strength. The Magnitude MD series reels feature a stainless-steel and Teflon disc-drag system. The drag is controlled by a one-way roller bearing which allows for drag-free retrieval. These fly reels have a very wide drag range. This reel
is similar to the Sierra series except for its magnesium construction. Comes in
4/5, 5/6, and 7/8 models. Priced $47-$51.
Okuma Integrity: Large arbor fly reel for faster retrieves. Has a unique one-way
disc-drag sytem. It allows for smooth high end drag pressure and completly drag-free retrieve. Features include: Large arbor spool. Precision die-cast ported aluminum frame and spool. Oversized integral ball-bearing disc-drag system. Exposed rim for added control. One-way roller bearing featuring one-way drag engagement. Stainless steel main shaft. Quick release spool with convertible left or right retrieve. Polished wooden handle. Comes in line weights 5/6, 7/8, 8/9, and 10/11.
Extra spools are only $22-$24. Reels are priced $65-$70.
Okuma Magnitude Large Arbor: Similar to the integrity reel except this one is made magnesium making it considerably lighter. Features include Precision magnesium frame and spool Oversized integral ball-bearing disc drag system. Exposed rim for added control. One-way roller bearing featuring one-way drag engagement. Stainless steel main shaft. Quick release spool with convertible left or right retrieve with tool provided. Polished wooden handle knob. Available in line weights 5/6 and 7/8. An extra spool for this Okuma fly reel will cost around $35. Price for the reel is $80.
Okuma Vashon: Multi-disk cork and stainless drag washers. Roller bearing engages drag in one direction. Precision machined brass bushing drive system. Precision machined stainless steel spool shaft. Anodized aluminum Machined Rigid Frame. Non-slip positive grip rubberized handle knobs (great feature). Easy-to-change left to right hand retrieval conversion. COmes in line weights 3/4, 4/5, and 5/6. The price for this reel
is $119. A spare spool will run you about $55.
Okuma Helios: An excellent Okuma fly reel. Features include Maintenance-free waterproof drag system. Multi-disk cork and stainless drag washers. Roller bearing engages drag in one direction. 2BB + 1RB stainless steel bearing drive system. Precision machined stainless steel spool shaft. Anodized aluminum Machined Rigid Frame. Non-slip positive grip rubberized handle knobs. Easy conversion from left to right hand retrieve. Spare spools for these reels cost $70-$80. Reels are priced $159-$169.