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Okuma Fishing  |  SKU: CZ-5CSa  |  Barcode: 739998126118

Okuma Cortez Star Drag Reels

$184.99 USD
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Do you offer free shipping?

We offer free domestic shipping on most orders over $150 subtotal. This excludes oversized and bulky items such as rods, blanks, gaffs, some tackle boxes, lobster nets, landing nets and other large items. Any 1 piece rod over 7'10" in length often incurs the biggest oversize fees charged by domestic shipping companies although we do have lower rates via other carriers on the West Coast. Any additional shipping fees will be automatically calculated at checkout before any billing is done.

What countries do you ship to?

We currently ship products within the US and to almost every country in the world, covering all available destination via FedEx Express and UPS. International shipping times depend on the products and destination and rates are automatically calculated at checkout.

How long will it take to get my order?

Standard shipping can take 3-8 business days depending on location and order volume. If you have requested spooling on your reel or rigging on your lures then it could take an additional day or two. Next day & 2 day shipping is available on most domestic orders (for an additional charge). Orders placed after 12pm Pacific Standard Time will be processed the next business day.

What carriers do you ship with?

We work with UPS, FedEx, US Postal Service and GLS. When your order qualifies for free shipping or has a rod that qualifies for discounted shipping we reserve the right to choose which carrier it is sent with, otherwise you can pick the service you want. UPS Ground ranges from 1 to 7 day delivery, USPS Priority Mail is typically 1-3 days but is not a guaranteed express service, and USPS Ground Advantage takes roughly 3-7 business days. Longer rods are generally sent via GLS unless otherwise specified, this service ranges from 1 - 10 days.

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  • Machined aluminum, anodized spool
  • Multi-disc Carbonite drag system
  • Magnetic cast control system
  • 4BB 1RB Stainless Steel bearings
  • Dual Anti-Reverse System
  • Self-lubricating gear system
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty

Here’s a reel we first previewed well over a year ago, and have been waiting patiently ever since… Much like the Cedros star and lever drags, good things come when you wait ’em out. The new Cortez is an innovative reel, made with good materials, offering very good performance at a value conscious price. Much like Daiwa’s Sealine it’s going to prove itself a workhorse reel, a great reel for someone new to saltwater fishing. It’s a very good balance of features, performance and value. The Cortez utilizes a corrosion resistant graphite frame and sideplates, with a machined aluminum anodized spool. The reel features a multi-disc Carbonite drag system, for very good stopping power. The star is made from strong forged steel, and the handle is made from anodized aluminum, and is swept inward in design to reduce wobble while cranking, and there’s a soft grip handle that feels right in your hand. You’ve got 5 bearings to help the reel spin well on a cast. The Cortez has a dual anti reverse system, with both mechanical and roller bearing used in manufacture. The gears are oversized, so you’ve got some good cranking power despite the high gear ratio (that will help you get bit) of 6.2:1 (4.7 for the 55 size). The gears are self lubricating and the Cortez series reels offer a 1 year manufacturers warranty. Not a bad combination of features, and the price isn’t half bad either at $149! Oh, did I mention, the reel has MAGNETIC CAST CONTROL, TOO!!! (note the dial on the sideplate for all but the LARGE 55 size)

MODEL BEARINGS GEAR RATIO LINE CAPACITY RETRIEVE DRAG WEIGHT
CZ-5CSA 4BB+1RB 6.2:1 MONO 410/14, 305/18, 270/20
BRAID 365/50, 240/65
38" 15-LBS 14oz
CZ-10CSA 4BB+1RB 6.2:1 MONO 260/25, 350/20, 430/15
BRAID 485/50, 325/65
43" 18-LBS 17.6oz
CZ-12CSA 4BB+1RB 6.2:1 MONO 300/30, 400/25, 540/20
BRAID 425/80, 350/100
43" 18-LBS 18.4oz

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Okuma Cortez saltwater star drag fishing reel front view
Okuma Fishing

Okuma Cortez Star Drag Reels

$184.99 USD

Here’s a reel we first previewed well over a year ago, and have been waiting patiently ever since… Much like the Cedros star and lever drags, good things come when you wait ’em out. The new Cortez is an innovative reel, made with good materials, offering very good performance at a value conscious price. Much like Daiwa’s Sealine it’s going to prove itself a workhorse reel, a great reel for someone new to saltwater fishing. It’s a very good balance of features, performance and value. The Cortez utilizes a corrosion resistant graphite frame and sideplates, with a machined aluminum anodized spool. The reel features a multi-disc Carbonite drag system, for very good stopping power. The star is made from strong forged steel, and the handle is made from anodized aluminum, and is swept inward in design to reduce wobble while cranking, and there’s a soft grip handle that feels right in your hand. You’ve got 5 bearings to help the reel spin well on a cast. The Cortez has a dual anti reverse system, with both mechanical and roller bearing used in manufacture. The gears are oversized, so you’ve got some good cranking power despite the high gear ratio (that will help you get bit) of 6.2:1 (4.7 for the 55 size). The gears are self lubricating and the Cortez series reels offer a 1 year manufacturers warranty. Not a bad combination of features, and the price isn’t half bad either at $149! Oh, did I mention, the reel has MAGNETIC CAST CONTROL, TOO!!! (note the dial on the sideplate for all but the LARGE 55 size)

MODEL BEARINGS GEAR RATIO LINE CAPACITY RETRIEVE DRAG WEIGHT
CZ-5CSA 4BB+1RB 6.2:1 MONO 410/14, 305/18, 270/20
BRAID 365/50, 240/65
38" 15-LBS 14oz
CZ-10CSA 4BB+1RB 6.2:1 MONO 260/25, 350/20, 430/15
BRAID 485/50, 325/65
43" 18-LBS 17.6oz
CZ-12CSA 4BB+1RB 6.2:1 MONO 300/30, 400/25, 540/20
BRAID 425/80, 350/100
43" 18-LBS 18.4oz

Size

  • CZ-5CSa
  • CZ-10CSa
  • CZ-12CSa
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