Over the past ten years Okuma has transitioned themselves from a company that primarily manufactures parts for other fishing tackle manufacturers to a company that makes a full like of their own fishing tackle. Okuma makes a full line of fishing reels and rods for everyone. From the budget conscience angler to the offshore guy looking for top of the line fishing gear, there is an Okuma for you! Okuma has made huge strides over the years and their products are solid. Buy an Okuma fishing rod or reel. You will be happy that you did.