Design, Drive, Drag and Durability' big game fisheries for billfish, large tuna and sharks will expose weakness in any one of these component systems with disastrous results. Embracing and addressing these four cornerstones, Okuma's multi-national design team, in cooperation with Tiburon Engineering, set out to reinvent the offshore reel. The two-speed Makaira series is the result. Advanced, unique and with numerous patents to its' credit, Makaira provides uncompromised excellence within every aspect of its' design, construction and performance. With sizes to meet the demands of big game fishing worldwide, the Okuma Makaira series sets a standard that will advance the ability and redefine the expectations of tournament crews, long-range anglers and private boaters.

Makaira Reels Feature:

  • 6061-T6 Machined aluminum frame with forged side plates

  • Proprietary hybrid corrosion resistant stainless steel gearing

  • Helical cut gears for extreme smoothness and gear meshing

  • Makaira reels all feature Two-speed gearing systems

  • Gold anodized two-speed gear shifter housing

  • Cold forged, Type-II anodized, machined aluminum spool

  • CRC: Corrosion Resistant Coating process

  • Patented spool pin system for use with braided or mono lines

  • Carbonite Dual Force drag system featuring Cal's universal drag grease

  • Custom designed thrust bearing: Alleviates side load on heavy drag settings

  • 4-pcs ABEC-5 precision Sapporo stainless steel rubber sealed ball bearings

  • Double dog, proprietary silent anti-reverse system

  • Ratcheting drag lever and drag cam for precise drag setting

  • Patented T-Bar handle with Easy Roll graphite insert on all models

  • Heavy duty stainless steel ratcheting clicker system

  • Heavy duty, precision stainless steel drive and spool shafts

  • Type-II gold anodized frame, side plates, spool, drag lever and handle

  • Lug and plug system on all open top reel models

  • Machined thumb rest on rear cross bar for improved ergonomics

  • Forged aluminum full hard anodized reel foot and reel clamp

  • Machined etched Marlin logo on left side plate

  • Precision placement of drain holes maximizes water removal from reel

  • Special screw ports around side plate screws reduces water/corrosion buildup

  • Makaira lever drag reels are backed by a 5-year warranty

Makaira Sea Silver Lever Drag Reel

Okuma Makaira Sea Silver lever drag reels feature special edition gun smoke and silver anodizing. The carbonite dual force drag system maximizes high-end drag pressure, efficiency and overall smoothness. It’s over sized handle and lower low speed gearing versus the original Makaira serve up extreme torque for the Makaira SEa.

- Open spool bearings with TSI-301 oil. Increases freespool 2-1/2 times.
- MK80WIISEa and MK-130IISEa feature grease-packed spool bearings
- All non-spool bearings feature full grease pack for maximum longevity.
- Features Special Edition Gun Smoke and Black anodizing.
- SE reels feature a yellowfin tuna etched into the sideplate.
- Frames have been machined out for increased clearance between spool and cross bars.
- Type-II gunmetal anodized frame, side plates, spool, drag lever and handle


Gear ratio


Weight (g)

Line retrieve(cm)

Mono line capacity (mm)

Max Drag @ Strike with Freespool

Max Drag @ Full with Freespool

Frame Style


Two-Speed Lever Drag Reels - Gold


2.2:1 & 1.2:1

6BB + 1TB


100.8 & 55.1

0.90/1450, 1.00/1170, 1.12/920

34.1 kg

45.4 kg




Two-Speed Lever Drag Reels - Silver


2.2:1 & 1.2:1

6BB + 1TB


100.8 & 55.1

0.90/1450, 1.00/1170, 1.12/900

34.1 kg

45.4 kg


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