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Description

The Okuma VSystem Spinning Reels are the marquee spinning reels from the company that is setting the standards for spinning reel technology. The VSystems are built on the foundation of the patented EOS elliptical oscillation drive gears, offering superior line lay while maintaining unmatched stability. Due to the elliptical shape of the gears, they are constantly engaged during the two stroke oscillation.

The Okuma VSystem Spinning Reels also feature the new, revolutionary Dual Force Drag system, DFD. In addition to the traditional multi-disk drag, it has a large drag system mounted beneath the spool, which by equalizing the drag force, stabilizes and dissipates heat, promising smooth drag operation under extreme tensions. Each VSystem reel also includes one of Okuma's Extreme Element Bearings, made with double shielded stainless steel and high density ceramic balls.

Features of Okuma VSystem Spinning Reels include:

  • DFD: Precision Dual Force Drag system
  • Multi-disk Japanese oiled felt drag washers
  • Up to 15 stainless steel ball bearings
  • E2BB and HPB corrosion resistant bearings
  • 1 Quick-Set Anti-Reverse roller bearing
  • Precision machine cut brass pinion gear
  • ALC: Rigid diecast aluminum frame and rotor
  • Patented Elliptical Oscillation System
  • Spare matching aluminum and ported spool
  • Forged aluminum Quick-Lock handle design
  • Hydro Block water tight drag seal
  • 5-Year Okuma backed warranty program

Specifications for the Okuma VSystem Spinning Reels can be seen in the Specifications tab above.

Specifications
Okuma VSystem Spinning Reels
Specifications
ModelBearingsGear
Ratio
Weight
(oz.)
Mono
Capacity
(lbs./yds.)
Line Retrieve
Per Crank
(in.)
Max Drag
(lbs.)
V-15a12BB + 1RB5.0:18.02/240
4/130
6/80
2018
V-30a15BB + 1RB5.0:110.86/200
8/160
10/110
2518
Reviews
Review Summary
4.1
( 9 Reviews )
of customers would recommend this product.66%
Reviewer Profile:   Avid Fisher (9)
Pros
Smooth Reeling (8)
Smooth Drag System (7)
Easy Casting (7)
Line Doesn't Tangle (5)
Durable (4)
Cons
Best Uses
River Fishing (5)
Shore Casting (5)
Jigging (3)

Second Reel
Verified
Reviewer
Boynton Beach Florida
About Me:
Avid Fisher
2nd Okuma reel. Have a C65. Cuaght AJs up to 40 lbs, small tuna 20lbs and kings up in the 30 lb range. Adding the 80 series for the big boys 5o plus pounders. Jigging trip in the Tortugas
Pros: Sturdy fontional, Durable
Cons: Makes squeekly noize with
Best Uses: Jigging
Great Reel for the money.
Cape Cod MA
About Me:
Avid Fisher
I purchased two Okuma V Series Reels this past fishing season and am quite pleased with both. I use an Okuma V55 on a 10' Carolina Cast Pro rod with 20# braid. This combo casts 1-3 oz metal lures out of sight. Have landed striped bass up to 20# in the Cape Cod Canal's current with no problems at all. The Okuma V85 is mounted on a Carolina Cast Pro 12' rod. Spooled with 50# braid this is an awsome combo for casting and jigging lures in the 2-7 oz range. This reel has easily handled striped bass over 30#, again in the strong Cape Cod Canal current and from the surf. I would highly reccomend the Okuma V Series reels to anyone. They are reasonably priced, have a very smooth drag, smooth reeling. Reels balance very well. Have not had one single problem with either reel.
Pros: Easy Casting, Line Doesn't Tangle, Smooth Drag System, Smooth Reeling
Cons: none
Best Uses: Shore Casting, Jigging, Ocean Fishing, River Fishing
one more chance!
Verified
Buyer
geneseo, ny
About Me:
Avid Fisher
a screw came loose under the rotor after fighting a 25lb king and rendered the reel useless because it wedged itself and caused the rotor to lock-up. as far as i can see the screw was merely cosmetic and should be eliminated. also the spool bent as is does not sit securely on the spindle. i'm not impressed with the rigidity of the reel. unfortunately the 16 bearings are spinning a flimsy spool system which could easily be redesigned and strengthened. i'm having it repaired and i will give it a second chance but the flimsy spool leaves a bad taste in my mouth. make you stuff stronger Okuma! fisherman need ultra reliable stuff especially for the money we spend.
Pros: Line Doesn't Tangle, Easy Casting, Smooth Reeling, Smooth Drag System
Cons: Poor Construction
Best Uses: River Fishing
Nasty reel
Verified
Reviewer
Trenton, ON
About Me:
Avid Fisher
I had used this reel with PowerPro 20lb braid for 7 days about 4 hrs each and it was awesome...best reel I've ever owned. On the 8th day, 3rd cast, the bail locked and could only be retrieved by manually turning the bail. Once freed up, I'd get about 3 cranks and it would lock again. For [$] and 16 bearings, it should stand this simple task. This reel has been sent back to the manufacturer and has been there for about a month. I hope I get it back and that I don't encounter this disappointment a second time. I would not recommend this reel to anyone just yet.
Pros: Smooth Drag System, Easy Casting, Smooth Reeling
Cons: none
Best Uses: Shore Casting
Smooth and balanced. Expect a long life.
Verified
Buyer
St Peters Missouri
About Me:
Avid Fisher
Very attractive,functional well made reel.
Pros: Reliable, Durable, Smooth Reeling
Cons: none
Best Uses: River Fishing
Great so far
Verified
Buyer
Lambertville, N.J.
About Me:
Avid Fisher
My recently purchased Okuma V-65A has worked great during the spring striper run. As a long time Penn customer, it's way to early to comment on reliability, durability, and availability of parts and service.
Pros: Smooth Reeling, Easy Casting, Line Doesn't Tangle, Smooth Drag System
Cons: none
Best Uses: Shore Casting
Sweet!!!!!!!
Verified
Buyer
N.J.
About Me:
Avid Fisher
Great reel for the price! Reel does make a funny noise when reeling power pro.So far so good.
Pros: Reliable, Easy Casting, Smooth Reeling, Smooth Drag System
Cons: none
Best Uses: Any fishing
I would buy this product again and again
Verified
Buyer
N C
About Me:
Avid Fisher
I have the AV15 okuma reel. This reel is small but just right for trout, it will handell fish up to and over 20" easly. I think this reel is an exceptional reel well worth the money, once you try it you will enjoy it.
Pros: Reliable, Easy Casting, Smooth Reeling, Durable, Line Doesn't Tangle, Smooth Drag System
Cons: none
Best Uses: River Fishing, Shore Casting, Jigging
Another great Okuma
Milwaukee, WI
About Me:
Avid Fisher
own a VS 40 for bass, walleye, and pike. very smooth casting, has a great feel to it, and very reliable. I also have a VS 55. I use this for salmon, steelhead and brown trout. Excellent for long cast, unbelievable drag system, and plenty of power to bring in 20 pound kings.
Pros: Durable, Line Doesn't Tangle, Smooth Drag System, Smooth Reeling, Easy Casting, Reliable
Cons: none
Best Uses: River Fishing, Shore Casting