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Okuma SST Salmon & Steelhead Casting Rods

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Description

Okuma SST Salmon & Steelhead Casting Rods are designed with passion, desire and experience, elevating performance standards throughout coldwater fisheries. Species- and technique-specific actions provide the definitive rod selection for salmon and steelhead. With Okuma IM-8 graphite providing a premium foundation, the rest of the components build on SST excellence. Durable stainless steel guide frames feature braid-ready Zirconium inserts. Custom reel seats, premium grips and a gorgeous metallic copper finish complete the SST rod series as one that makes elite level performance available to anglers of all levels of commitment.

Features of the SST Salmon & Steelhead Casting rods include:

  • Technique and species specific rod actions
  • Sensitive IM-8 graphite rod blank construction
  • Durable stainless steel guide frames
  • Zirconium guide inserts reduce friction from braided lines
  • Custom 1-K woven carbon fiber pipe reel seat
  • Premium fore and rear grips
  • Integrated compressed cork butt cap, non skid surface
  • Stainless steel hook keeper
  • All SST rods are backed by a 1-year warranty

Specifications for the Okuma SST Salmon & Steelhead Casting Rods can be seen in the Specifications tab above.

Specifications
Okuma SST Salmon & Steelhead Casting Rod
Specifications
Model/
Application
LengthHandlePiecesPowerActionLine
Weight
(lbs.)
Lure
Weight
(oz.)
Foregrip
Length
(in.)
Reargrip
Length
(in.)
Weight
(oz.)
SST-C-791H
Salmon
7' 9"A1HMF15 - 301 - 6412 126.6
SST-C-7101MGM
Magnum Taper
7' 10"A1MF8 - 1718 - 382 3813 386.2
SST-C-801H
Salmon
8' 0"A1HMF15 - 501 - 63 1213 387.6
SST-C-862ML
Steelhead
8' 6"A2MLM6 - 12316 - 122 3813 386.6
SST-C-862M
Steelhead
8' 6"A2MMF8 - 1714 - 582 3813 387.2
SST-C-862MH
Steelhead
8' 6"A2MHMF10 - 2538 - 342 3813 388.0
SST-C-862MGH
Magnum Taper
8' 6"B2HF30 - 65
Braid
1 - 63 1213 388.4
SST-C-902MH
Salmon
9' 0"B2MHMF15 - 501 - 63 1213 388.0
SST-C-932MGXH
Magnum Taper
9' 3"B2XHF40 - 80
Braid
2 - 83 1213 389.0
SST-C-962ML
Drifting
9' 6"A2MLM6 - 1214 - 122 3813 387.6
SST-C-1002M
Float Drifting
10' 0"A2MM8 - 1738 - 342 3813 387.2
SST-C-1002H
Plunking
10' 0"C2HM15 - 4034 - 662512.4
SST-C-1062M
Float Drifting
10' 6"A2MM10 - 2038 - 1122 3813 387.2
SST-C-1062MH
Salmon Herring
10' 6"B2MHMF15 - 502 - 83 1213 388.2
SST-C-1062H
Salmon Herring
10' 6"D2HMF20 - 604 - 167 1214 3810.4
SST-C-1242M
Salmon Herring
12' 4"B2MMF10 - 251 - 57 1213 388.7

 

Handle Style
AOkuma SST Casting Handle A
BOkuma SST Casting Handle B
COkuma SST Casting Handle C
DOkuma SST Casting Handle D
Reviews
Okuma SST Salmon & Steelhead Casting Rod Review
Verified
Buyer
Grants Pass, Oregon
About Me:
Casual/Recreational
Being a drift boat owner, I needed a rod at a reasonable price for taking river volunteer workers out to backtroll for Spring and Fall Salmon. I selected the SST C 902MH, and I have been quite pleased. This 9' Medium Heavy Rod has good sensitivity at the tip which allows the angler to monitor the proper "tickle" of the plug. The medium/heavy design provides plenty of backbone for setting the hook and fighting the fish. The 9' length is also long enough to be maneuverable all around the boat when fighting a fast-moving and uncooperative fish, yet it is not too long for easy netting. While fishing the river this year, we landed several Salmon with this rod, including a very nice 35-pound Spring King Salmon. This rod performed perfectly each time, and I now use it exclusively for backtrolling and bottom-bouncing river Salmon.
Pros: Good Sensitivity, Good Backbone, Comfortable Length, Reasonable Price
Cons: Non Noted
Best Uses: None Specified
Very Impressed
Verified
Buyer
Northern Ontario
About Me:
Not Specified
First purchase from FishUSA.com. Excellent Service, very professional. This is exactly the rod I've been searching for. The lightest medium action rod available of any manufacturer. Lure weight 1-5 oz and the lowest line weight. I paired it up with a S-40 Trio. I am now able to cast a 3 oz. pyramid up to 70 yds. Which is more than ideal for the surf fishing I do for steelhead. The rod is well built, the tip will actually whip the rig out, whereas my lighter weight rods up to 1 1/2 oz lure weight have to be lobbed with a 2 oz weight for fear of over stressing the tip. Very strong backbone on this rod, so I loose a bit of feeling when hauling in an average fish of 4-8 lbs in my area. The eyelets are small, but i can live with that. I do a lot of sub temp fishing and they freeze up and need to be cleaned. Overall, for the price it is very good.
Pros: None Specified
Cons: None Specified
Best Uses: None Specified
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