Okuma NOMAD 3+1 Piece Saltwater Travel Rods Review

By Nick Simpson | Fishing Rod Reviews

Okuma NOMAD 3+1 Piece Saltwater Travel Rods

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Rating: 4.6/5






- It is versatile

- It is a great traveling solution


- The European spigot ferrule system and the rod pieces can be damaged if a lot of force is used to force the section together


Saltwater Rods Comparison

  • Shakespeare Ugly Stik Tiger Jigging Spinning Rod
  • Comes in 6’3” or 6’6” size
  • Graphite Fuji reel seats
  • Aluminum oxide guides
  • Heavy action rod
  • Shakespeare Two-Piece Ugly Stik Bigwater Spinning Rod
  • Available in 9, 10, 11, 12, and 15-foot measurements
  • Durable EVA grips
  • 5-year warranty
  • Ugly Stik Clear Tip design
  • Daiwa Beefstick Saltwater Conventional Rod
  • Rugged, solid fiberglass blank
  • Stainless hooded reel seat
  • Multi-coat epoxy finish
  • Aluminum oxide spinning guides
  • Sougayilang Saltwater and Freshwater Fishing Rod Kit
  • Rod & reel combo
  • Telescopic rod allows for varying lengths
  • High density carbon fiber construction
  • Attached reel has 5.5:1 gear ratio
  • Entsport 2-Piece Casting Rod
  • 7-foot length
  • 6+1 corrosion resistant guides
  • High-density EVA handle
  • Carbon fiber construction


If you are a regular angular, buying a top notch rod is a must if you want to take your career to new heights. You need a rod whose seats and blanks are of high quality. The rod should be well decorated with excellent finishes. Okuma Nomad 3+1 Piece Rods are ranked high and perform better in all fishing conditions.

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These are ideal rods for travelers since they come with a soft carrying case. The 7' travel rod is easily assembled in 3 pieces and gives the angler an option of choosing the medium or the medium heavy tip. Alternatively, an angler may make a choice between the light and the medium light tip.

Main Usage

The Okuma Nomad 3+1 Piece Rods are all-around destination rods that deliver the best fishing experience. The 3-piece design features the European spigot ferrule connections which make it easier to pack the rod in a waterproof and padded case when traveling.

The rod includes a two tip section, one of which is heavier and the other one is lighter. This increases the rods versatility while keeping the weight low. The rod features an ALPS high-rise frame guides made of stainless steel reel seat, which is more ergonomic and gives the angler more control. 

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Note that above each feral connection, there is a non-slip grip that allows the angler to assemble the rod with ease. Also, it comes with EVA foam that enables the angler to have a tight rear grip, which gives the rod an optimal balance that enables the angler to remain in charge and control the lure or the fish.

Product Features

Power :

Okuma Nomad 3+1 Piece Rod is the best choice for anglers looking for a sturdy pole for saltwater fishing. Okuma uses this rod to showcase his capability. He relied on his 31 years of experience to craft a rod that gives the angler the feel and power of 1-piece rod.

It is a medium and medium heavy rod that can be used to fish medium-sized and large fish. Also, it can be used in deep sea fishing to catch musky fish and comfortably whisk it to the boat.


Okuma Nomad 3+1 Piece Rod is durable and is designed to give the angler a good experience while in the ocean. It has two section tips: one of which is lighter and the other one is heavier. The rods are balanced to cast and allows the angler to hold them tightly when battling it out with a large predator. 

Holding the rod at the handle feels nice and optimizes the balance enabling the angler to move the rod forward and backward with ease. This is one of the rods you can hold for many hours without feeling fatigued. It is sensitive and notifies the angler when the fish bites the bait.

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The 7' medium heavy Okuma Nomad 3+1 Piece Rods weighs about 1 pound and is easy to pack in its soft padded carrying case. It gives the angler an easy time to reassemble and head to any exotic destination. 

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The fact that the rod comes in two different actions tips gives the angler many options including fishing vertically depending on the targeted fish and the lure.

The spigot ferrule technology has been tested and utilizes the rubberized ferrule grip connection system that makes it easier to transport the rod. It gives the three section rod the feel of one piece rod.


The Okuma Nomad 3+1 Piece Rods is 7 feet long and comes in medium and medium heavy action. It requires moderate pressure to bend the tip, and utilizes the special material in its construction to allow it to flex in the upper ½ part of its blank. This allows the load to be used for both medium and large predator fishing.

It can be used to target the musky and pikes and is ideal for fishing many fish species. The rod is designed in such a way that it allows the angler to remain in control and set the hooks and fish in a wide range of conditions. It offers more casting distance and provides the angler with plenty setting power.


The Okuma Nomad 3+1 Piece Rods is an all-around destination rod that comes in three pieces that utilize the European spigot ferrule connection to make a 1 piece rod, which performs greatly and is easy to transport.

This is a rod for both experienced and novice anglers.

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