Okuma SLV Fly Rod
Okuma SLV Fly Rods feature quality components at a great price. These rods are offered in a wide selection of line weights and lengths and are great for the beginning fly angler and seasoned pros alike. Lightweight, graphite blanks, titanium oxide stripper guides and hard chrome snake guides, comfortable cork handles and aluminum/carbon fiber reel seats round out these moderate-fast casting machines. All SLV Fly Rods feature a four-piece design four ease when traveling.
- Lightweight graphite blank construction
- Titanium oxide stripper guides
- Stainless steel snake guides and tip tops
- Aluminum reel seats with carbon fiber inserts
- Quality cork grips
- Okuma rod bag
Ratings & Reviews
OKUMA SLV 10-90-4 fly rod
I have not fished this rod yet but it seems it will be ideal for steelhead and salmon, as intended. Dry casting, it seems well balanced with my 10 wt reel and line. I look forward to using it soon.
by dadlompoc -
I would have given this rod five stars except for the locking screws. They seemed less sturdy than I prefer. Probably not a major issue given the light design of the rod. I don't see myself fighting large fish with it. Ideal for panfish and small trout like brookies.
Fun Little Rod!
Being new to AK, I purchased the 8' 3-weight for arctic grayling. I had never used a rod this light before but was pleasantly surprised. It casts very nicely even with an indicator and small split shot. It feels like a medium action rod to me. The real seat, cork, eyes and wraps are all basic but fully functional. With the grayling not in yet, I decided to try it for arctic char in lakes right after ice out. It performed like a champion, easily handling several hard charging, 12-16" char.....and boy, was it fun!!!
by Regreps -
In my quest for a reasonably priced 3-weight for interior AK arctic grayling, I spent several days researching various manufacturers' rods. Most were outrageously priced and were shorter than I prefer. In my experience, 6 - 7.5' rods do not cast very well on windy days and lack backbone. In the end I opted for the 8' 3-weight (marked as such, not 2/3 as sellers claim) and topped it with a matching Okuma SLV 2/3 reel. It's basic, for sure, but just plain works. It has proven itself to be a smooth, excellent and accurate casting rod. It has fought literally hundreds of grayling these past 2 weeks, and has easily handled fish up to 15", even in fast water! I am having a blast and this rod has quickly become my favorite! The true test will be in a couple more weeks when it regularly sees 16-18" summer fish. I'm sure it will be up to the task, though! I highly recommend! Thank you FishUSA and Okuma for providing me exactly what I wanted!
Fall 2011 Michigan Salmon Run
by Salmon Slayer -
This year the Salmon were big and they were everywhere. I mean really, really big. Fighting a 30# as it screamed the line off of your reel should be no problem for this Rod and the price was more than right.
big rod for big fish
by Slightly Addicted -
I purchased the 10wt. Although I have yet to fish with it due to the weather. I have casted with it. I paired it with the redington rise reel and its a very nice combo. very well balanced and cast smoothly.
nice heavy duty rod
by THE DOG -
this rod works perfict for steelhead and salmon fishing.you need a heavy duty rod for these big fish
placement over distance= SW estuary
by DW -
I can get 65 feet accurately, beyond that I strain. But I'm an old fart, and new to SW fly. In shore you don't need distance, you need to hit spots. If you stalk the salt marsh, or the flats, you'll like this rod. It's not the right one for the beaches & jetties, where the wind demands a stiff fast rod. Put an Okuma Integrity "a" 10/11 WT cork drag large arbor reel on it. (make sure it's the "a") Load 200yd min of "power pro" gel spun backing wound on with tight tension. Add a good 10 WF floater.(that's the only thing you can't cheap out on.) Now you'll have the perfect combination for in-shore stripers n blues. Best of all you won't have to rollover your mortgage to get your rig. Watch the backing though,gel spun will cut your fingers like a box knife.