Okuma Azores Saltwater Spinning Reels

Okuma Azores Saltwater Spinning Reels

$129.99 - $149.99
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TD Code
Gear RatioBearingsWeightLine RetrieveMax DragMono Capacity
diameter (in/mm)
5.8:16BB+1RB12.0oz34.8in28lbs270/8 (0.25)
190/10 (0.30)
170/12 (0.32)
$124.99 USD
5.8:16BB+1RB18.6oz39in29lbs380/10 (0.30)
340/12 (0.32)
240/15 (0.37)
$129.99 USD
5.4:16BB+1RB24.7oz42in44lbs430/12 (0.32)
310/15 (0.37)
260/20 (0.42)
$139.99 USD
5.4:16BB+1RB25.5oz46in44lbs420/15 (0.37)
350/20 (0.42)
260/25 (0.48)
$139.99 USD
5.4:16BB+1RB25.5oz46in44lbs550/15 (0.37)
450/20 (0.42)
340/25 (0.48)
$139.99 USD
5.8:16BB+1RB12.0oz35.8in28lbs300/8 (0.26)
250/10 (0.29)
210/12 (0.31)
$134.99 USD
5.8:16BB+1RB18.5oz41.2in29lbs310/12 (0.31)
215/16 (0.37)
180/20 (0.41)
$139.99 USD
5.4:16BB+1RB25.6oz43.4in44lbs460/12 (0.31)
320/16 (0.37)
270/20 (0.41)
$149.99 USD
5.4:16BB+1RB26.3oz47.4in44lbs680/12 (0.31)
470/16 (0.37)
400/20 (0.41)
$149.99 USD
The Okuma Azores Saltwater Spinning Reels are designed specifically for saltwater fishing. These reels come equipped with precision click drag adjustment for more precise settings, as well as a dual anti-reverse system for maximum security. These reels will hold up well during any saltwater angling expedition.

  • DFD: Precision Dual Force Drag system
  • Multi-disc, carbonite and felt drag washers for DFD
  • Quick-set anti-reverse roller bearing plus ratchet system
  • Precision machine cut brass pinion gear
  • CRC: Corrosion-resistant coating process
  • HDGII: Corrosion-resistant, high density gearing
  • ALC: Rigid diecast aluminum body, sideplate and rotor
  • MSS: carbon mechanical stabilizing system
  • Precision elliptical gearing system
  • Machined aluminum, 2-tone anodized spool with LCS lip
  • Machined aluminum handle arm for added strength
  • Hydro block water tight drag seal
  • Heavy duty, solid aluminum bail wire
  • 1-year warranty
4.5 Stars based on 14 reviews
By Sebastian
Naples, FL
December 16, 2020
well sealed for salt water
By Blondie
6500 feet above sea level
cant use yet
August 29, 2020
it is a very well built reel
Prosworth the money
By Light f.
Somers point Nj
Best deal on the market.
July 14, 2020
I own 2 4000s and one 6500. I've caught thousands of striped bass on my 40s as well as flounder big bluefish and weakfish. I also run a guide service and these are the reels I set my customers up with. My 1st has been around for 3 seasons and going strong. I used to be into van staals and this will catch the same fish no problem. The reals do close on the cast and I've remove the bail from my 6500 because I bought that one to try and pop tuna. Also sometimes if you don't pay attention the line will wrap around the top of the spool at the start of the retrieve. But other than those two minor problems the reals are solid and last and can't be beat in that price point by any reel I've seen on the market there isn't even a close comparison in that price point these reels are a solid as my van Staal 150s and shimano stellas
ProsSolid and can last seasons and catch seriously big fish.
ConsLine lay problem at start of retrieve Bail closes on the cast
By Mike
Tampa, FL
Solid reel
February 17, 2020
This reel is solidly built and performs great. I would recommend for any saltwater application.
ProsGreat casting distance Handles braid well All aluminum body
ConsPrice point is a bit high
By Chris
Orlando, FL
Great reel great price
January 31, 2020
Okuma is a great brand and a great reel. The drag is strong and smooth casts and works great.
ProsCheaper then a shimano and better
ConsHaven't found any yet
By Jim
Bail me out
December 8, 2019
After casting you need to manually close the bail. I’ve never had a reel that didn’t close itself by turning the handle. Almost wondering if something is missing. Other than the bail issue everything is good
ProsStrong drag. Very smooth reel
ConsThe non selfclosing bail is a bummer
By Jon
Eastern Shore, Md
Just Purchased
December 23, 2018
Looks like a great inshore reel for the lower Chesapeake Bay area.
By Fisher13
Nice and affordable
July 7, 2018
Very nice reel at a good price . Would recommend to anyone looking for a good saltwarer reel
Tight lines to all
By A-A-Ron
Absolutely Love It!!!
January 19, 2018
I purchased the 65 for party boat fishing in Southern California and the real has not let me down!!! I have caught Dorado, Yellowtail, Rockfish, Sand Bass, Calico Bass on this reel. It's stopping power is amazing and for the price it hard to find a better reel. I will be adding 2 more of these to the rotation.
By Dylan
Auckland, New Zealand
Azores 80
November 4, 2017
I have used this reel for jigging and popping, for around 2 years now and absolutely nothing wrong with it. Great amount of drag, torque and rigidity for winching in those big fish. Best priced reel I have ever used!
ProsTorque, rigid, lots of stopping power (drag).
By Gregory
Demarest, NJ
Great Reel
January 16, 2017
This reel is built to withstand a beating, yet affordable.
By George W.
Balto Md
Smoothe drag
June 17, 2016
The reel I have been using with 6 to 8 ounces of weight in 80 ft of water
Handles it with no problem,very good drag system
ProsNot too heavy for its size.
South Florida
Okuma Azores, my new favorite reel!
July 14, 2015
If you fish saltwater this is a must have.I have the 65 on a 7ft XH Tsunami trophy jigging rod. It's a perfectly balanced smooth combo and ican't wait to wear out some tarpon or monster snook with it!
By Eugenia
Pozzuoli, Italy
good reel
May 18, 2015
good reel for fishing with heavy artificials. it is not too expensive and its a good value.
9 Questions & 9 Answers
from Ocean City, NJ asked:
May 29, 2019
Is the 55 size a good match on a 9 ft surf rod for stripers? 
1 Answer
The 40s and the 55s will both match up well with the 9 foot rod 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on May 30, 2019

from Midwest asked:
March 2, 2019
What are the significant differences between the Z-40 Azores and the Z-4000 Azores besides the color? The added line capacity is the only difference "on paper". Heavier duty parts? Internal support system? Size of size the bearings or drag disks?
1 Answer
Besides the color the only difference is the line capacity with the 4000 having a larger line capacity. 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on March 7, 2019

from Pomona asked:
July 27, 2017
Can this reel handle 80-120 sail fish and tuna
1 Answer
The Z-65S Azores would most likely fit your needs for 80-120 sail fish and tuna
Submitted by: Bernie on July 28, 2017

Howard Hague
from North Kingstown RI asked:
March 1, 2021
Does the bail on the 14000 close automatically or do you have to close it manually?
1 Answer
This bail will close automatically, but it's a good habit to close it manually to avoid wind knots and to ensure the line gets on the roller correctly.
Submitted by: Austin Kearney on March 2, 2021

Bill Trackim
from Pennsylvania asked:
November 22, 2020
would Asores Z65 pair well with TD Silver Hook boat 7'0" ?
Looking for versatile inshore / light of shore spinning setup for vairous species (stripers, blues, Mahi, Tog and large Flounder)
1 Answer
These would make a very good reasonably priced pair. I will say you can probably get away with a 55s or 40s for targeting these species as well, just to keep your set up light!
Submitted by: Alex T on November 27, 2020

Kenn Asche
from United States asked:
October 26, 2020
Have the Cedros Aples 6'6" rod for Boca Grande Tarpon (+140lbs).  What reel size would you recommend?  The rod is blue so I would like the reel to match.  6000-blue, 8000 blue, or 14000 blue?
1 Answer
I would recommend the 8000 size reel, same drag specs as the 14000 but will be lighter and easier to handle while hooked up to these huge tarpon.
Submitted by: Alex T on October 27, 2020

from North Carolina asked:
September 2, 2019
Would Blue Azores be a good surf reel?
1 Answer
Yes it will work. 
Submitted by: Rebecca Redington on September 2, 2019

from Northeast Florida asked:
October 2, 2017
I am looking for a multi-purpose saltwater spinning reel. I will use it for live bait tarpon fishing and jigging for amberjack. I like this reel because it does high drag. Which size should I get, the 65 or the 80?
1 Answer
I think the 65 size would be sufficient so long as you are using a braided line. You'd be able to fix approximately 300 yard of 80 lb. braid on the reel.
Submitted by: Devon on October 3, 2017

Borromeo Baniqued
from Canada asked:
November 21, 2014
is this for both left and right handle?
1 Answer
Yes. You can switch the handle to either side.
Submitted by: Customer Service on November 21, 2014


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