Okuma Fishing Reels – Top 5 Picks

By John Andrews | Reels

Fishing is a hobby that is a favorite among many people, particularly those who live nearby lakes. If you are interested in making this as your hobby, it is important to understand that there are some things that you need when fishing. First and foremost, you need to have bait.

The bait will attract fishes to your hook. At the same time, you need to have a fishing rod and a bucket to place your fish. These days, there are a lot of fishing reels available in the market. One of the most popular options is Okuma fishing reels. The following are the top 5 picks under the brand.

Okuma Epix 80

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This fishing reel comes with ball bearings that are constructed out of stainless steel. They are also sealed. The real has a spare spool that is made out of aluminum. The good thing about using stainless steel is that it is rust resistant, making this model highly durable.

It is not expensive when taking into consideration the performance that it provides. It is also available with a lifetime warranty, which is a good indication of value for your money.

Okuma Epix 60

This model is quite similar to the first one in several ways. For one, it also comes with 9 ball bearings made of stainless steel, together with a multi-disk drag system. The gear ratio for this model is 6:3:1.

It also comes with an extra aluminum spool that is included in the package with the reel.

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Okuma Eclipz 65

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This model is one of the Okuma fishing reels which has been primarily designed for use on salty water. At the same time, it is created for heavy duty work, and considered as one of the most competitive reels under this brand.

This is primarily because it comes equipped with awesome features, 4 ball bearings made of stainless steel, which means that it does not rust, and a bearing that is anti-reverse.

Okuma Eclipz 90

This model is also designed for use on saltwater, with 4 ball bearings made of stainless steel.

It is also equipped with a multi-disc system which comes with static drag oil, perfect line lay, endless anti-reverse bearing, pinion gear, extra large line roller, as well as an electroplated spool. The gear ratio for this unit is 4:5:1.

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Among the different Okuma fishing reels listed above, most users recommend purchasing the Okuma Epix Pro 80 model. It comes with features that are perfect even for beginners and materials that are safe for use. With a variety of line capacities, and a gear ratio of 6:3:1, you can certainly be assured that you will enjoy a fishing experience using this fishing reel model.

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About the Author

John is the wisest member of our team since he’s the oldest person here. He has gathered lots of tips and tricks throughout his 35-year angling career. His love for angling has led him to join our team because he wants to share his wisdom with others. Back in the day, he had to visit locations around the country and speak to many anglers to get more information about angling and now he wants to share it online. He doesn’t fish as much as he used to, but his passion for angling is ever present.

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