Re-designed with passion, desire, and experience, Okuma SST "a" rods are elevating performance standards throughout cold-water fisheries. Species and technique-specific actions provide the definitive rod selection for salmon, steelhead, trout, kokanee, halibut, and sturgeon. With Okuma IM-8 graphite providing a premium foundation (E-glass in halibut rods), the rest of the components build on SST excellence. Durable stainless steel guide frames feature braid-ready Zirconium inserts. Custom reel seats, premium grips, and a sleek metallic slate finish complete the SST "a" rod series as one that makes elite-level performance available to anglers of all levels of commitment.