Newest 2021 Whipping Rig by Okuma!

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  • May 17, 2016
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    Christopher Takahashi
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    Christina Ann
    Okuma's Rockaway Surf SP Rod & ITX Carbon Spinning Reel Has Been Released For 2021!

    Years ago surf anglers off Oregon asked Okuma for a dedicated rod to target their #1 sought after table fare. The Sea Perch. The resulting answer was the Rockaway Surf Rods. This has evolved over the years to include the Nesikas & now the SP line of Rockaway Surf Rods. These line of rods also found a 2nd home almost 3,000 miles in the Aloha State as a "Whipping Rod", meaning Spin Casting.Here's the stats of the SP Rod-

    Light and responsive 24/30-ton carbon rod blanks
    Tip over butt ferrule connection for improved balance and feel
    SeaGuide XQ series angled 316 stainless steel guide frames
    Zirconium inserts offer compatibility for both braid and mono
    SeaGuide Stainless steel, double legged Trapezoid hook keeper
    Minimal EVA split grip design for reduced weight and balance
    Rockaway SP Surf rods are backed by a 1-year limited warranty

    Model RSP-S-862ML
    Line Weight 6-12lb
    Lure Weight 3/16-1/2oz
    Number of Guides 7 + Tip
    Sections 2
    Reargrip 12-1/2in
    Rod Length 8'6"
    Rod Power ML
    Rod Taper MF
    Weight 4oz
    MSRP $99.99

    Model RSP-S-862M
    Line Weight 8-17lb
    Lure Weight 1/4-5/8oz
    Number of Guides 7+Tip
    Sections 2
    Reargrip 12-1/2in
    Rod Length8'6"
    Rod Power M
    Rod Taper MF
    Weight 4.4oz



    I paired my Med powered choice with the equally new ITX Carbon Spinning Reel. Available in sizes 1000, 2500, 3000 & 4000. The 4K over-powered this finesse rod so i went with the 3000. Here's the stats on the ITX Carbon Spinning Reels.

    Lightweight and rigid C-40X rotor and TCA construction
    Multi-disc, carbon fiber drag system with Hydro Block gasket
    7HPB + 1RB High Performance, grease packed bearings
    Quick-Set anti-reverse roller bearing
    CFR: Cyclonic Flow Rotor Technology
    Machined aluminum screw in handle design
    TGT Grip: Traction Grip Technology
    Precision machine cut brass pinion gear
    Machined aluminum, 2-tone anodized aluminum spool
    Heavy duty, solid aluminum bail wire
    RESII: Computer balanced Rotor Equalization System
    ITX spinning reels are backed by a 1-year limited warranty

    Individual stats on the ITX-3000H ITX Carbon Spinning Reel
    Bearings 7BB & 1RB
    Gear Ratio 6.0:1
    Line Capacity 240/6 (0.24), 200/8 (0.26), 160/10 (0.29)
    Braid Line Capacity 160/30
    Line Retrieve 33.5"
    Max Drag 18-LBS
    Weight 8.3oz



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