Penn CFT1000 Conflict Spinning Reel
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|Mono Cap. (yds/lb)||Braid Cap. (yds/lb)||Bearings||Max Drag||Gear Ratio||Line Retrieve||Weight||Price|
|7+1||9 lbs||5.2:1||22 in||7.8 oz||$129.95 USD|
Penn Conflict Spinning Reels are designed for the technical inshore angler who is looking for top-line performance. Penn's Conflict Spinning Reel delivers a light weight and smooth casting reel capable of big drag pressure. With a stealthy, low key cosmetic of black on black and smoky gray markings, Conflict may look quiet, but one cast and you'll see it screams Penn craftsmanship and engineering.
- Full Metal Body (CFT5000, CFT6000, CFT8000 only)
- 7+1 Sealed stainless steel ball bearings
- Techno-Balanced rotor gives smooth retrieves
- HT-100 carbon fiber drag washers
- Infinite Anti-Reverse
- Heavy-duty aluminum bail wire
- Superline Spool
- Line Capacity Rings
4.5 Stars based on 48 reviews
Best bang for the buck
June 14, 2017
Does everything you need. Very solid reel with nice drag system. Only complaint is that its slightly heavier than most of the shimano reels in the same size, though its not heavy to where it'll wear you out.
January 23, 2017
Overall this reel is larger than I expected but does way more than I intended to use it for. For the price the reel is a great buy, has great brakes, and looks awesome.
October 13, 2016
Finishing up a season with the 2000 here in Minnesota and I'm extremely impressed. This is a rock solid reel with a flawless drag, It handles 10# braid or 8#mono with equal ease, and within a couple of casts I forget it's there. I particularly appreciate its weight and heft, as it balances really well with the 6' 6" to 6'9" rods I prefer for walleye jigging and bass finesse presentation. I find too many of today's high tech, high end, reels too light to balance well with most rods. My Penns, however, bring a outfit's weight right under my hand. Doing this removes weight from the rod tip and increases sensitivity.
ProsSolid. Silky. Bullet proof.
Boynton beach, florida
This is the one
July 13, 2016
This is a great reel. Has a super strong drag for such a small reel and can cast more than a mile.
ProsSmooth drag and a great casting
ConsA bit pricey
Boynton beach, florida
Great all around
July 13, 2016
This is nice super light and compact reel. Great for anything inshore. Butter like retrive with the capability to cast a mile
Vero beach , Florida
Great for the price
June 2, 2016
It's a great reel for its price I mean you can't really go wrong with a penn
ConsPaint chips Easley
Fort Worth, TX
Compact, small and light weight
May 20, 2016
Tough Penn construction and can crank up fish.
Penn Conflict 3000
May 1, 2016
Excellent reel for inshore variety. Loaded with 15lb Spider Wire and mated to the Berkley inshore rod. Great set up!
Penn conflict 2500
April 30, 2016
Awesome reel for back bay jigging flounder . Ultra light super smooth and plenty of power . Love the way it holds up against saltwater also just rinse after each use and ready for the next trip !
ProsLight , plenty of drag , very durable
April 29, 2016
Great spinning reel, little heavier but I will recommend to buy
Santa Maria, Ca
April 12, 2016
Good strong reel with great looks and value
December 28, 2015
Very light weight reel with a very smooth and strong drag. Perfect reel to fish the salty water of the coast of the Carolina.
December 1, 2015
This reel casts nice even with braid line on the spool. The reel has a smooth retrieval and a nice drag system to withstand larger fish in the Bay. The reel is not heavy like other reels in it's class.
Springfield Gardens, NY
November 30, 2015
I would give this reel 5 stars ...it is a great all strong reel but the paint chips off very easy
Prossmooth and good looking
October 29, 2015
Is a heavy duty reel very strong and smooth I also love the low key stealthy look it's different from all the rest but the only thing I'm not feeling is the big grip on the handle feels kind of awkward penn could not really help me with this handle so I tried the handle from the battle 6000 and it works only if penn can make different handles for these reels to accommodate it's customers .
ConsHandle is uncomfortable luncky.
amazing inshore reel
July 28, 2015
I use this reel for my local spillway fishing and it is very strong and works very well. Never fails on me, just rinse good after use if used for saltwater!
Ocean City, New Jersey
Great reel at a great price.
July 25, 2015
Great overall reel at a good price. The conflict is very durable, smooth and saltwater resistant. I have had the conflict 4000 for a year and have not experienced any problems with it so far.
New York, NY
LOVE THIS REEL
May 12, 2015
This is a fantastic reel for the price. Excellent for everything from Tarpon to Grouper to jigging for Tuna. Built super tough, and especially when paired with braid (I use 65 lb Power Pro on this) the line sails off the reel when casting long distance. Highly recommend the Conflict.
ProsSmooth cast and retrieve Can pack a lot of braid onto this
lake worth , florida
May 9, 2015
I'd recommend the 8000 size for big snook but this is a really good reel for smaller snook and many inshore species. I have used it for the last year and the gears have never failed me even with all te salt I put them through
lake worth , florida
penn conflict 8000
May 9, 2015
great gears and almost entirely open. you can see the gears and the vents allow salt to be pulled out when put in. overall great reel and it is a must for jig-throwers and snook fisherman
May 5, 2015
this reel is great for bridge fishing for snook and tarpon and jakcs only problem is the holes salt builds up in there if you dont clean it
lake worth, fl
May 4, 2015
Great big inshore reel. the line capacity is great for bigger fish like tarpon
Great reel for the money
April 18, 2015
My Conflict 6000 was put through a lot of abuse last year, it was dunked, splashed and everything in between. It is still running like the day I got it. It has a very smooth drag too.
April 17, 2015
I have been fishing with penn reels all my life,from fresh water to salt,i have no completes.
Prosthe Conflick is rock solid,very smooth drag,have no problem with braid,going to buy a 3000 for Steelhead !
April 6, 2015
Nice step up from a battle. Durable, lighweight and strong. Incredibly smooth
Prosstrong sleek durable lighweight
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