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#11190851 - 10/27/15 10:22 PM Okuma Rods
BThomas Offline
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Registered: 02/15/09
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Loc: Rockwall,Tx
Has anyone tried these rods ? If so, how did/do you like them ?

#11192510 - 10/28/15 07:15 PM Re: Okuma Rods [Re: BThomas]
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Registered: 02/01/14
Posts: 562
Loc: Irving
All I can vouch for are their swimbait rods - an absolute steal for the price.
Take a kid fishing.

#11192814 - 10/28/15 08:58 PM Re: Okuma Rods [Re: BThomas]
MV Online   content
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Registered: 09/19/03
Posts: 3839
Loc: richardson tx usa
Maybe Scott will chime in.

#11193129 - 10/29/15 02:41 AM Re: Okuma Rods [Re: BThomas]
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Loc: azle texas
Good choice. I have two of them, and use them a lot.
PB 9lbs 13oz

#11193435 - 10/29/15 09:25 AM Re: Okuma Rods [Re: BThomas]
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Registered: 05/03/04
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Loc: North FT Worth
I have 8 or 9 of their rods, mostly all crankbait and swimbait rods really like them. However I had 2 of the Helios jig rods and snapped 1 the first time I took it out. For the price they are a pretty good deal, we will see after a full year how well they stand up.

#11193619 - 10/29/15 11:09 AM Re: Okuma Rods [Re: BThomas]
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Out of all the rods our store carries,it's the most returned rod brand we get. Helios is the most common i see. That being said The Okuma rods we carry are sold as is and 20% off.

#11193731 - 10/29/15 12:27 PM Re: Okuma Rods [Re: BThomas]
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#11193736 - 10/29/15 12:29 PM Re: Okuma Rods [Re: BThomas]
timwins31 Offline
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I bought a Helios jig rod to try last year, sold it after 3 trips. It was not very sensitive. I couldn't keep using it, I felt like I was missing bites.

#11193942 - 10/29/15 02:13 PM Re: Okuma Rods [Re: BThomas]
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Registered: 04/18/06
Posts: 2053
Loc: Decatur, TX
I use one for my main crankbait rod (square bills and shallower baits) and like it fine. I've had it for a few years now and need to find a replacement, its just worn out.
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