Some say it's less expensive to buy fish from a store than actually catch it yourself. First off, where's the fun in that? And secondly, we may have to disagree when it comes to Avenger spinning reels. Effortlessly smooth and highly capable, Avengers have put more fish on the bank or boat than any other Okuma product. With a multi-disc drag system, six bearing drive system and our patented EOS elliptical oscillation system, it's no surprise why Avengers are serious spinning reels everyone can afford to own and enjoy. And a reel we're very proud to offer in sizes from 15 all the way to an 80.
Multi-disc Japanese oiled felt drag washers
6 ball bearings for ultimate smoothness
1 Quick-Set Anti-Reverse roller bearing
Precision machine-cut brass pinion gear
Rigid diecast aluminum handle design
Now featuring a patented Elliptical Oscillation System
For $40 you canâ€;™;t beat it. Smooth and has a nice drag too.
ProsPrice, drag and it?s light
ConsThe line wraps around the bail arm sometimes unlike my other bailed spinning reels.
new port richy Fl.
Great reel very smoth
January 6, 2019
bought these reels to take up north to my family cabin. They are to replace 20 year old reels.
ProsVery smooth on spool up with 15 lb braid put about 15 yards of 10 lb mono and held 150 yards 15 lb braid just perfect
ConsHave not been able to try them out yet
By Sunny K.
Barnegat Bay, NJ
Good Value for the $$ 40b
November 14, 2018
I paired this 40b with an 8' Ugly Stick with 12lb line and use it on the jetty. Small blues and fluke <3lbs is the norm. Reel works great, I love Okuma reels. I must have half a dozen. Never had a problem with any of them.
Perfect inshore salt water reels
September 14, 2018
Bought this item n have had tremendous success fishing inshore for Drum, Croaker n Red fish. Would highly recommend and would purchase again.
By Proud P.
Great for Beginners
September 13, 2018
My daughter, who just turned 10, decided that she wanted to learn how to fish with her daddy. At first, I bought her a cheap rod and reel set from Target, but she quickly outgrew that reel, so I decided to get the deal from TackleDirect with these Okuma Avenger reels! Buy one get one free was a deal I could not pass up and it was a great decision! The ease of operation, fluid and free action on this reel helped my daughter reel in faster and cast out further. She has yet to catch something, but it is all in time!
By Ed P.
Okuma Av-35b reels
September 13, 2018
Thanks for reminding me that these reels were not delivered. Wish I would have received them and been able to give my opinion. Love your products and prices, just need to deliver.
cannot beat this for the price
September 12, 2018
smooth as silk and high retrieve. Very well made and a great reel for the money
Prosretrieve line capacity
By Capt M.
Great reel for the money!
September 11, 2018
I have used my Okuma reels on several charters and found them trouble free for my clients .
By Doug H.
James Island S.C.
My new reel
September 10, 2018
This is a very smooth reel,drag is excelent.my only real concern is the handle,and how long it will last
ProsSmooth,good drag system
ConsHandle is weak
Okuma av35b spinning reels
September 10, 2018
The reels work just fine for fishing with slip bobbers I've got some other Okuma reel and have had no problem with them
By Capt p.
These are tough little real's!
September 10, 2018
These little reels are worth every penny. My granddaughter and I now have matching sets. We have already caught over 25 Sea trout and three redfish in East Central Florida. I should've double down on my order, great value.
Good reel for the sale price.
August 31, 2018
Purchased 2 of these reels and had them spooled with 15lb braid. I put them to use on my boat as boat reels so that I wouldn't have to worry about boat rash on my more expensive reels. They did pretty good fighting slot reds between 18-27 inches. Only concern is that I felt like I was going to break the handle arm while really in reds in the upper slot range. For the price they are not bad at all. I still ended up buying 2 more in the event I end up breaking some. I wouldn't pay the retail price for them.
ProsGood looking smooth reel.
ConsWhen fighting bigger fish there was a lot of extra bend in the reel arm and reel handle.
First impression right out of the box
August 23, 2018
Very smooth operation, and you can turn the anti-reversion feature on and off. all parts fit good, no wobble in the spool, or the spool halo. Good looking reel that comes to hand naturally, and the handle just feels good.
ProsSeems to be well made for the price, and has features only available in more expensive reels. Good reel for the money.
ConsThe point where the bail release lever cams into play, IE; the point where the bail closes is at the 9 o'clock position. In order for the bail to close, spool halo needs some speed to be built up so that the bail release lever can be tripped. If you open the bail close to the release point, it will be difficult to trip the release lever when you start reeling. This can be distracting to a new fisherperson, and an inconvenience to experienced anglers. Hence a 3 star, not a 4 I would give it otherwise. Would not recommend for a new, young angler .
Okuma AV 35
July 27, 2018
Light and powerful for its size
By David W.
North Topsail Beach, NC
Trying it out
June 3, 2018
Bought this and another reel for lite lining offshore while bottom fishing. I believe it will do a good job. Good price, and good quality. Gave 4stars, if it does the job, it will be 5stars.