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Old 05-12-2011, 11:19 PM
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Default Okiaya Rods

Anybody know anything about these rods? Seems to be way under-priced.


http://www.amazon.com/OKIAYA-COMPOSI.../dp/B004KIC9IO
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This is the only thing I got when searching Okiaya. Seem to be nice rods. Anybody seen any reviews?
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The same rods are on eBay for $10 less.

They have a website http://www.okiayatackle.com/
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$50 for a trolling rod... yeah I'll pass. The do, however bear a stirking resembelence to the rods a post on here sells.
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You get whatcha pay for.
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Old 11-23-2011, 10:45 AM
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I took the chance and got 2 of the 80-130 rods. They are worth the money in my opinion. They could probably pull in almost anything and not break a sweat. The rollers seem to be Aftco knock-offs, and have functioned perfectly for me for 2 years and counting (I lube them after every trip). Someone would really have to honestly compare them to their more expensive roller rods, but if you get the fish on board -does it matter?

These look worth a look too...didnt see them on the market when I was buying:

http://www.stingraytackle.com/azul_fishing_rods.aspx

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I got 4-of the 80-120 rods. They brought in fish. Quite frankly, I'm such a novice I don't know what to look for. But for fishing Rock & Blues in the bay they seem to work fine.
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I got 4-of the 80-120 rods. They brought in fish. Quite frankly, I'm such a novice I don't know what to look for. But for fishing Rock & Blues in the bay they seem to work fine.
You're using 80-120 lb test class rods for rock fish & blue fish?
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Anyone try these?
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Have you actually seen/used them or are you just assuming?
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I have 4 and they work fine...
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What do you catch? Tuna?
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What do you catch? Tuna?

Would be great for heavy fish like Tuna. They seem very well made.
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Would be great for heavy fish like Tuna. They seem very well made.
Why are they so damn cheap then? Also, why are your only two posts that you have made on this site regarding these rods? Do you work for the manufacturer?
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Why are they so damn cheap then? Also, why are your only two posts that you have made on this site regarding these rods? Do you work for the manufacturer?
Don't buy them then. I don't have to explain anything more to you.
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You are right...you dont HAVE to explain any more. It just looks a bit suspicious that the only postings you have made are about Okiaja rods....
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So, if something is not expensive, it must be junk. Further, fish know it is junk and will not bite anything put in front of them since it is on a junk rod! (Unless they are big enough to destroy the rod with their fish-power, then you will regret trying to save money for the rest of your life!)

Ok I got it.
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So, if something is not expensive, it must be junk. Further, fish know it is junk and will not bite anything put in front of them since it is on a junk rod! (Unless they are big enough to destroy the rod with their fish-power, then you will regret trying to save money for the rest of your life!)

Ok I got it.

I've had fish poke their heads up and ask me if they were Penn's. Of course I had been up all night.
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Yea. The latter part is what I am concerned about. Rod says its rated for 30-80 lb line but if we put 30 pounds of drag on that sucker, is it going to shit the bed? The website says no, but I'm just not so sure....
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