Benefiting from Okuma's diverse rod design experience, the Okuma EVX-A Cranking Rods feature Okuma's proprietary 'glass' construction, specifically designed for optimal cranking. Preferred by many avid crankbait anglers, a 'glass' (or fiberglass) blank delivers a softer parabolic action that flexes well into the lower third of the rod, and allows bass a little more time to inhale the bait before you set the hook. This ensures more quality hooksets, and the slower action also gives the fish more play once it's on the line, limiting the likelihood of it throwing the hooks. Glass rods also cause a lot less wear-and-tear on your arms and hands by absorbing much of the lure's vibration and resistance on the retrieve.
Complimenting the blank's construction, ALPS stainless steel Guide Frames with Zirconium Inserts deliver excellent durability and reduced friction for longer, more accurate casts, while an ACS Fuji Trigger Reel Seat firmly secures your favorite casting reel and provides a solid base of operations. Each Okuma EVX-A Cranking Rod is also outfitted with a special straight cork Rear Grip, specifically formulated for cranking. If you are looking for a quality 'glass' crankbait rod, the Okuma EVX-A Cranking Rods answer the call on both price point and performance.
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Comments: The rod loads very gently which is great because you can feel every wobble of your bait. It's nice because the crank bait will dig down evenly without a immediate rod weight like some other rods I've used. Caught a very nice 7 lber on it and thought the fish was smaller because of how well it absorbed the shock. Overall.... fantastic price for such a well thought out and sturdy rod. The only drawback is it's a little heavy . The bottom line is if you are looking for a cranking rod on a budget give the evx a try you won't be disappointed .
From: Thomas: holly springs, nc
Comments: I was very worried at first but took a chance with this gem,all is great with the rod,i fish walleye and small and large mouth,fishing deep small mouth and walleye,i was able to hear bite's comeing from the abyss with even "slack" line,i'm not jokeing, paired with #20 powepro braid and kvd "kv700cx" 6.3.1 ratio.id buy another one in a heart beat,new way of fishing.
From: cndguy: LOTW
Comments: These rods are HEAVY. just sayin...
From: Meatwad: meetin n greetin
Comments: very nice great for deep divers extra long casts lure goes forever
From: George: Easley, SC
Comments: Got this puppy from TW on sale, recommended by a buddy. Took it out paired with a Revo SX. Caught 11 Bass, a few Speck Trout, a couple Red Fish. Rod worked extremely well and I would get another if needed. Rods a bit heavy but brings the fish to the boat with very good parabolic bend.
From: Kenny: Navarre, FL
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