Making the Okuma Makaira

Behind the scenes footage shows how the reel is built.

The Okuma Makaira is one of the top offshore lever-drag reels available today. From frame to spool to gearing, the video above details Okuma's attention to detail when crafting the popular reel's internal and external parts. Check out the behind the scenes footage for an in-depth perspective in high-quality reel-making .