Okuma A-16IIa Andros 2-Speed A-Series Lever Drag Reel

Okuma A-16IIa Andros 2-Speed A-Series Lever Drag Reel

Price: $389.99
TD Code
Line Capacity
Gear RatioLine RetrieveBearingsMax Drag @ FullMax Drag @ StrikeWeightPrice
870/20 (0.42)
650/25 (0.48)
500/30 (0.55)
6BB48lbs34lbs30.1oz$389.99 USD
The Okuma Andros 2 Speed A-Series Lever Drag Reels are designed with rigid 1 pc frame and left sideplate construction. These reels also feature Okuma's Dual Force Drag System which is specifically engineered to be mounted in the right side of the spool in order to bring all the mechanical workings closer together to maximize alignment and durability. This highly efficient drag system was designed to increase maximum drag pressure and improve heat dissipation for long term smoothness. Okuma utilizes Cal Sheet's universal drag grease to prevent corrosion and provide the smoothest most efficent drag system possible.

  • 6061-T6 machined aluminum frame and sideplates
  • Cold forged, Type-II anodized, machined aluminum spool
  • CRC: Corrosion resistant coating process
  • 6 corrosion resistant stainless steel ball bearings
  • External adjustable cast control system
  • Stainless steel ratchet drag lever for precise drag settings
  • Ergo grip handle knob with anodized aluminum handle arm
  • One screw right sideplate take down for easy internal access
  • 17-4 grade stainless steel helical cut gearing
  • Silent retrieve system for ultimate cranking smoothness
  • Carbonite dual force drag system with Cal's drag greaseIntegrated recessed reel foot design for low profile rod fit
  • Lug and plug system on 12 and 16 size
  • Ergo grip handle knobs
  • 3-year warranty
5 Stars based on 2 reviews
By Thomas
Strong and Compact
August 29, 2017
Lightweight with tons of pulling power. For the price, can't beat the performance. Plus, customer service at Okuma is top notch.
By Michael
Boynton Beach, FL
strong compact reel
April 30, 2015
drag is great for the size of the reel
5 Questions & 5 Answers
Keith Mossman
from CA asked:
January 31, 2017
Would this reel handle 65 lb braid with 60lb top shot? Basically fish 60lb.
1 Answers
The Okuma A-16IIa Andros 2-Speed A-Series Lever Drag Reel can handle 65 lb braid with 60 lb top shot.
on February 1, 2017

from Los Angeles California asked:
March 14, 2016
Is this to much reel for 80-100lb tuna? Would the 12 series be better?
1 Answers
The 16 series will be fine but i would suggest the 12 series if your are going to be jigging. The 16 is 30oz and the 12 is 24.7oz.
on March 15, 2016

Philip Voon
from California asked:
May 11, 2015
What other reels that is similar to this?
1 Answers
Philip, Take a look at the Penn 16 VSX, while it is not the same company they share very similar traits.
on May 11, 2015

Philip Voon
from California asked:
May 2, 2015
When do you think this will be available again?
1 Answers
Philip Voon, I am sorry but Okuma has not released a date on the availability of this reel.
on May 4, 2015

from Coral Springs, Fla asked:
December 14, 2014
I am considering the Andros 16 as a dedicated mutton snapper reel for Use in the Dry Tortugas. I would load it with momoi 30 and 40 pound mono on a 9 ft Phenix hybrid blank. Am I pushing this reel beyond its capabilities? Thanks
1 Answers
We have yet to see the reels as they are still on pre-order. However, based on what we do know about them, they should work very well for Muttons. They will have great drag capability. You may want consider using braid though. The line capacity may not be large enough using 30-40# mono. We suggest using braid and maybe a 20-30 foot top shot of mono.
Customer Service
on December 16, 2014


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