Angling VideosSee big game Okuma Makaira reels in action

The Makaira range of reels raises the bar about what can be expected from a 2-speed game reel. So says Okuma’s John Bretza at the start of this video demonstrating the reels’ power and versatility. “Our engineers have built the ultimate reel from the ground up,” explains Bretza of the unique Makaira design. With numerous patents to its credit, its chief claim to fame is that it is the first machined aluminium 2-speed reel to feature helical-cut gears. “The advantage is they supply more torque, they are stronger and..