Okuma Concept C3-40x Casting Rods


Re-designed and upgraded, the new Okuma C3-40X Casting Rods were designed for the anglers out there who spend every weekend fishing tournaments and every minute they can out on the water. Ultra sensitive and lightweight thanks to their advanced 40-ton carbon high-modulus blanks, they have the power to turn the heads of big bass and their feather-like feel allows you to fish for hours with very little arm and wrist fatigue. PacBay Minima reel seats also put you in direct contact with the rod blank, which combined with the absence of a foregrip and advance CarbonCone grips greatly increases sensitivity transfer and reduces weight. Additionally, ALPS low-profile guides with titanium frames and super hard zirconium inserts offer braid-ready performance, and each rod includes Fuji’s new EZ moveable hook keeper, which can be placed anywhere on the rod. Ounce-for-ounce, the Okuma C3-40X Casting Rods are the perfect high-end tournament fishing rods - especially for the price.

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Rod handle lengths are measured from the butt of the rod to the top of the foregrip. [ View Diagram ]

Okuma C3-40x Casting Rod 7'6" XXH

Taper Line Wt. Lure Wt. Guides Handle Type Handle Length Stock Price Qty
Fast 30-60lb 3-12oz 10+Tip C3-40x Cast C 20" In Stock: 3 $99.97
C3-40x Cast C

Okuma C3-40x Casting Rod 7'10" Medium

Taper Line Wt. Lure Wt. Guides Handle Type Handle Length Stock Price Qty
Fast 8-17lb 1/4-1oz 11+Tip C3-40x Cast B 15" In Stock: 3+ $99.97
C3-40x Cast B

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Customer Reviews

Comments: This is an incredible rod for price. As with any Carbon rods there is very little give. Its like fishing with a broom stick. If you set the hook on a rock or tree i can see breaking it. But in thick weeds not a better rod. Never had any problems with it bought another . I will agree the hook holder is bulky . But it is not metal and will not rest . I placed the hook holder to back of th rod and up higher on rod works fine no problems. Okuma's and all other rods beeak with the new lines that do not give . Think 80 lb test 5 lbs bass around a tree a guy can easily put lbs of pressure on hard hook set . Just sayn . If you real down like you are supposed to and pressure set hook you will not break any rods..

From: Adam: Council Bluffs 11/28/16

Comments: I buy 2 of these rods from tacklewarehouse. First one broke into 2 pieces on a hook set. I applied fir warranty from Okuma. Everything is accepted. But after shipping they also charge you 19.99 for returning shipping. So you will end up with paying around 40 for a new rod. That what I did. New rod On the way back. The second just broke last week on hook set. I am gonna skip on warranty claim. Too much work & they seem to have weakness & break easy. The rod is very light & like the grip feeling. But can not believe for $120 they break this easy.

From: Ken: Houston, TX 9/4/16

Comments: I've had the 6'6"M version of this rod for 8 months now & was a big fan at first. I primarily use it for senkos & other plastics & am a big fan of the sensitivity and castability. However, last weekend when I tried setting the hook on a fish the rod snapped between the 3rd & 4th eye. Hopefully my warranty experience with Okuma goes as well as others that have reviewed

From: Adam: Fresno, CA 4/7/16

Comments: started out with the EVx's and liked the touch. I broke a few and they have always replaced them with no questions asked. I bought one C3's and fished it. I immediately bought 5 more. It is a stronger lighter rod. The 7'3 is the best flipping rod I have ever used. I bought a Helios and it is even better but I can't justify the price when compared to the C3. Very pleased.

From: Devon: Temple, TX 6/26/15

Comments: It's light but not much of a handle on it. Rests about halfway up my forearm. I haven't had issues with my line grabbing the the rather bulky lure clip though. The foam on the handle doesn't have any give to it. I prefer Shimano but half off a lightweight rod is a good deal.

From: Jeff: Memphis, TN 6/9/15

Comments: Follow up to previous post. Okuma replaced the rod without question. All I had to do was describe the break, how it was being used, and send a copy of receipt. Since the rod was less than 30days old, they even paid shipping from their end. I just sent them a piece of the rod with the rod description on it(model, line, and lure rating). Very pleased with the service.

From: Mike: nashville, TN

Comments: Bought a 7'2 heavy. Great feeling rod. Transmits a bite as well as any I have used including Loomis GLX. The longer handle is great. The rod did break on a hook set into 3 pieces, but I think it must have been defective. Now I'm going to try out Okumas warranty hope it is good to go.

From: Mike: Hermitage, TN

Comments: Grabbed one of these for $100....amazing rod...quite possibly the lightest rod i have used... love the look and feel!!!

From: Corey: GBurg, PA

Comments: just bought another one but in 7'11'' heavy for flipping n pitching and some punching...by far the lightest 7'11" ive felt and it is very sensitive

From: Zeng: Stockton, CA

Comments: caught a 8lber striper on a 7' med heavy.....thought i had a big ol bass...suprise this rod has held up this far...by far one great rod

From: Zeng: Stockton, CA

Comments: Got one of the MH C3's and took it to Falcon, that did not turn out so well for the rod.  Caught maybe 5-6 fish in the 3-6 pound class before it broke in 3 pieces.  Guess that is what happens when you go to falcon under gunned.  Loved the rod right up until it broke.

From: Larry: Colorado Springs, CO

Comments: have one of these in 7' heavy...great rod!! love it.....it held up so far unlike my helios...but ill give the helios another try

From: Zeng: Stockton, CA

Comments: I handled some of these rods at a dealer show this week, haven't used them though. They are extremely light, comparable to the new Abu Garcia Villian line up which i also got to handle. The spinning rods are really nice too. I would not have a problem using this rods if I had a buck fifty to drop on one right now. Saw Scott Martin bust a 36lb sack on his challenge against Randall Tharp on Okeechobee using them...must can alright.

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