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Penn FRC8000 Fierce Spinning Reels

Penn FRC8000 Fierce Spinning Reels

Price: $79.95
Model
TD Code
Mono Cap. (yds/lb)Braid Cap. (yds/lb)BearingsMax DragGear RatioLine RetrieveWeightPrice
FRC8000
PEN-0903
390/20
350/25
260/30
550/50
450/65
390/80
4+125 lbs.5.3:141 in27.4 oz$79.95 USD
  • Full metal body and sideplates keep precise gear alignment under heavy loads
  • Machined and anodized aluminum spool
  • Stainless steel main shaft
  • 4 stainless steel ball bearings
  • Infinite anti-reverse
  • Techno-balanced rotor gives smooth retrieves
  • Machined and anodized aluminum handle with soft touch knob
Penn FRC8000 Fierce Spinning Reels
$79.95
5 Stars based on 13 Review(s)
Armando
San Juan, PR
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Good reel
April 22, 2016
Very good reel, great for Juvenile Tarpon
Cons:
Drag have to be changed once a year if you use it everyday

JAmes Lee
Wilmington NC
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Rock Steady
April 22, 2016
The FRC8000 is built for one thing .....horespower. Matched with a Penn Rampage jigging rod and you have an inexpensive Grouper slayer. Not once, while fighting a fat bellied grouper with the 8000/Rampage setup, will you say...I wish I had a stronger reel. It simply does the job.
Pros:
Easily operational. Smooth, great ratio for a large reel.
Cons:
Housing needs heavier paint. Scratches easily.

James Lee
Wilmington NC
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Plenty of Backbone
April 17, 2016
This reel has the right stuff for the price. It hold adequate line and handles weight really well. Paired for jigging with a 6.6 Penn Medium Heavy jigging rods is plenty for grouper and snapper. The price you can not beach. The performance is PENN.

Abbas
Aurora, OH
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great reel
March 24, 2016
Really great reel and worth the money. Great drag. Great line capacity, build and smooth. I bought 2 two for myself. I my friends loved it, so bought two more for them. And now I bought another three for other friends. Really love it.
Pros:
Drag Smooth Build Line capacity
Cons:
None

Trisha
Nevada
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great low cost back up reel!
March 10, 2016
I bought this to put on an old rod as a back up while taking 3 kids out on an open party boat. Worked great.
Pros:
Nice large reel handle, holds plenty of line.

Al
Reedville, VA
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great Value
March 4, 2016
Great price and as always Penn reels are a very good product.
Pros:
All Good
Cons:
No Bad

Rick M
Midwest
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

These reels are about the best you can get at this price point
March 4, 2016
Been using these on Penn Prevail surf rods for our trips to OBX....haven't let me down yet.

Ahmed
Doha, Doha
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Amazing reel
February 22, 2016
Its body of metal and its design color makes me love it , very smooth and strong I can use it in boat and surfcasting as well

Robert
Kenton,TN
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great reel
February 13, 2016
I use this reel surf casting for sharks. I personally have 2 loaded with 500yds of 65lb braid. Yes 500yds will fit if you pack it tight.
Pros:
Price and capacity
Cons:
felt washers, but can be upgraded to carbon

Joseph
Gainesville, FL
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Good Value
January 9, 2016
I own both Penn Battle and Fierce. Previously owned Daiwa and Shimano. I would comfortably tell anyone that you are getting about the same reel for less money. I consistently use these reels for kingfish, cobia and grouper for the last 4 years, and I've never had a failure. The finish has worn a little due to extreme abuse, but the reels still work like a charm. It's hard to justify spending more, even for a battle when you get such high line capacity and 25 pounds of drag with these Fierce 8000s for only $80.00. Killer deal and Good value.

marlon671
Bay Area, CA
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Awesome Reel!
January 24, 2015
Bought this item to pair up with a Daiwa Beefstick 11'. Its primary duty is to be loaded with 30lb mono and used for crab snaring here in the Bay Area… Works like a charm. No flex under heavy load compared to my okuma reel…
Pros:
-All steel body -Massive line capacity -smooth retrieve -color matches my daiwa beefstick perfectly! (not really a pro or con, but definitely a pro for someone with OCD like me, lol)
Cons:
-Due to the folding handle design, i had a small paint chip on the the bail arms from shipping. Not in any way a fault of tackle direct as they have awesome packaging. Box was sealed from factory so its just one of those things that happen during shipping from factory. Definitely not enough for me to have to exchange the item

Shawn
Palm Coast, FL
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Money well spent
March 18, 2014
I bought this when I first moved to Florida because I have had only good luck with my other Penn reel. I have it rigged on a Penn rampage rod ( which I could only find from here at tackle direct) its the 80 to 130 lb rated rod. I have 80 lb braid spooled on it. I can cast any bait or rig weighing up to 10 oz. No problem. I have used it on piers and docks many times and have never had any trouble with it. Caught many fish with it.
Pros:
Price, availabilty
Cons:
Mabe the weight of it if you are small.

Jason
Morganton, NC
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great Reel
February 27, 2014
This is a great reel for the money. One of the best price values on the market. It has a very smooth consistent drag and loads of line capacity. I currently have one of these Fierce 8000 reels on a Okuma 12ft surf rod loaded with 500 yards of power pro braid and a 20ft mono 80lb shock leader. This combination will sling 6oz of bait a football field. Great reel it has seen two seasons of fishing and is still like new.
Pros:
Strong reel Smooth consistent drag Lots of line capacity Price is great for a reel of this quality
Cons:
none




 
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