The Cedros pliers have been designed specifically to compliment Okuma’s line of both machined aluminum Cedros lever drag and Cedros star drag reels. These reels have been targeted toward the growing trend of anglers that are vertical jigging and these specialty pliers offer a nice compliment because they are high-end split ring pliers. It is difficult in today’s market to find a good set of split ring pliers. The Cedros is a machined aluminum plier that features heavy duty stainless steel jaws for removing and installing split rings on your favorite lures. Most importantly, the heavy duty Tungsten steel cutters will cut through braided line and monofilament leader with ease. The Cedros pliers have been anodized in a complimentary blue and black anodizing to match the line of Cedros reels. These pliers have also been ported to reduce weight.The Okuma Cedros pliers feature a spring loaded mechanism which allows the handle arm and jaws to open when not under pressure, making operation of the pliers much more user friendly. In addition each model comes with a heavy duty protective sheath that not only protects the pliers but also allows the ability to wear them on your belt while fishing.