You’ll be the envy of the pier with the Tundra. This combo from Okuma Fishing Tackle Corporation is perfect for larger catches, you can even catch tarpon, stingray or sharks. If you’re going for flounder or whiting, you’ll probably want something smaller because this a sturdy rod for reeling in big catches. No weeping for the one that got away with this system.
Okuma Fishing Tackle Corporation has been in business since 1987 and focuses on “design driven by technique” to enhance its contributions to its fishing products line. As a company passionate about fishing, it recognizes that time on the water is special, so its goal is to maximize the quality of your angling time with products that enhance your experience. You’ll appreciate the company’s skill at delivering a sturdy, high-quality rod and reel at a reasonable price.
The Tundra is a good quality rod and reel with a budget friendly price (under $40). One of the main features is the multi-disc oiled felt drag system. This really maximizes performance. The rod also features durable glass fiber rod blank construction with ceramic guide inserts, five double-footed guides and comfortable EVA foam front and rear grips. With sand, salt and water working against you, that foam will help you keep your grip as you reel in your catch from the beach or from a pier.
The 10 foot rod can handle 10 to 25 pound line weight with 3/4 to 2.5 pound lure and comes in two pieces. Weighing in at a little over a pound (20.8 ozs.), this rod is favored by those angling for catfish as well as cost-conscious surf anglers. The Tundra also comes in 12, 13, 15 and 7 foot lengths. The entire series combines strength and durability with a fast tip for sensitivity. All the strength, durability and sensitivity you’ll need for your surf fishing needs at a fraction of the price. You’ll get a lot of rod for the money with the Tundra.
The rod also features stainless steel, hooded reel seats. This 10 foot model has a sized 80 spinning reel with a 4.9-to-1 retrieve ratio. The reel will hold an impressive 260 yards of 25 pound test line, which comes pre-spooled. It also comes with an ultra-compact hard case with built-in tackle compartments. The system has a one-year limited warranty backed by one of the best names in fishing.
Saltwater fishing can play havoc with your gear, but this tackle is not expendable. Just make sure to rinse off your gear when you return home, and you should be casting for years. Many anglers have been pleasantly surprised by the low-cost Tundra’s staying power. If you think you’re buying a throwaway system, you’ll likely be amazed. The Tundra Surf Spinning Combo provides great quality for your money, and you’ll be reeling in more catches than you even imagined. You may indeed repurchase this combo, but it won’t be because it’s broken or worn out. You’ll make a fellow angler’s day by purchasing the Tundra as a gift.
For your next trip to the coast, or even for catching larger fish on a lake, you can’t go wrong with the Okuma Tundra Surf Spinning Combo. If there are other anglers in your family, order two or more. For an affordable price, you won’t be disappointed.