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Makaira Abalone Series Offshore Trolling Rods! #14281796 02/11/22 02:21 PM
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Makaira Trolling Rod (MK-TR-601XXH) For Trolling!

Roughly 10yrs ago John Bretza of Okuma introduced the Makaira Line of fishing rods. It started with longer rods with lighter applications. In a few years Makaira Rods were a hit at ICAST for durable strong trolling rods. In 2020 Okuma retired that line & other options emerged like the PCH Trolling Rods to the HCS Custom Tuna Trolling Rods. Though retired i opted to purchase a pair since the prices has dropped but the high quality remains. Here's what you're getting-

Carbon Composite Rod Blank.
ALPS Deep Pressed 316 Stainless Steel Guides.
Customized ALPS Aluminum Reel Seats With Abalone Under Lays.
IFGA Tournament Rods With Straight or Bent Aluminum Rod Butts.
Shrink Tube Grips For Durability.
ALPS Roller Guides With Large Knot Clearance.
Aluminum Gimbals on Trolling Rods.
Custom Abalone Decoration Above Fore Grip.
Custom Leather Wrapped Fore Grip on IFGA Stand Up Models.
Makaira Rods Are Backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

Makaira Abalone Trolling Rod #MK-TR-601XXH Stats-
Foregrip Length 16in
Handle Style A
Line Weight. 50-120lbs
Number of Guides. 5 + Tip
Product Sections. 1
Reargrip Length. 11-5/8in.
Rod Length. 6', 0"
Rod Power XXH
Rod Taper. M/MF (Moderate/Moderate Fast)
Weight Ounce 27oz


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Re: Makaira Abalone Series Offshore Trolling Rods! [Re: Scuba Chris] #14282173 02/11/22 07:59 PM
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