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Penn Spinfisher V SSV8500 Spinning Reel

Penn Spinfisher V SSV8500 Spinning Reel

by Penn
Price: $179.95
Model
TD Code
Mono Capacity (yds/lb)Braid Capacity (yds/lb)BearingsMax Drag
(lbs)
Gear RatioLine Retrieve
(inches)
Weight
(oz)
Price
SSV8500
PEN-1065
440/20
300/30
250/40
650/40
540/50
470/65
5+1354.1:14229.5$179.95 USD
A more advanced edition of the Spinfisher series reels. The Spinfisher V Series spinning reels are made with Penn's new Water Tight Design which protects the reel from saltwater making its way into the gearbox or drag system. The Spinfisher V Series reels have many improved features such as the rubber gasket that keeps superline from slipping. Another great feature is the line capacity rings, so you will always know how much line is left during a tough angling fight.

More Features:
  • New thicker heavy duty aluminum bail wire adds strength and durability
  • 5 Shielded stainless steel bearing system
  • Infinite anti-reverse (back up ratchet on 7500-10500 sizes)
  • Friction trip ramp prevents premature bail trip when casting
  • Stainless steel mainshaft and alloy main gear
  • Triple-supported and oversized stainless steel mainshaft on 9500 and 10500 models
  • Enhanced gear ratios on smaller sizes
5 Stars based on 5 reviews
By steve
new windsor new york
Great reel
April 21, 2016
This reel has performed flawlessly with proper maintenance it should out last me...
Consreel came damaged but to tackle directs credit they made good on it.
By joseph
Pavilion, NY
Still the best reels
April 9, 2016
Bought a pair of these . Spooled with 50# and 80# braid for jigging tuna and bottom critters. Couldn't be more pleased
ProsQuality,price
Consa bit heavy
By ahmed
egypt
q
February 14, 2015
If this model 8500 with anti revirs
By Victor
Sweden
Super solid reel!
January 31, 2014
I just love this reel bought one right when it came out to use for tarpon and sharks from the beach. I got to say I doubt there is a reel more worth the money that this one. The drag is really smooth and the gear ratio is perfect for fighting larger species!
ProsSealed! No corrosion after fishing it almost every week for over a year. Huge line capacity great when soaking baits from the beach!
ConsIt's quite heavy and I wouldn't recommend it in this size if you are planning throwing artificials. Smaller size and it will be great for soaking smaller baits and even casting some artificials.
By Christopher
Texas ( Home of the Devil's Elbow)
Penn Spinfisher V a great reel for Surf & Boat!
November 8, 2013
Ordered my Penn Spinfisher V and received it in the mail just a few days later. Couldn't be happier with the quality and durability of this reel. It is truly built to last a lifetime.
ProsThe construction of the reel is solid, no plastic side plates. Smooth action and a strong drag system.
ConsNone, if I Had to be picky I would say the color. Hard to wrap your own unique guides with Gold being a matching color.
5 Questions & 5 Answers
carlos
from nyc asked:
March 2, 2016
Hi,I would like to know what reel to get I mainly fish from shore in the north east.I am thinking about the FIN-NOR offshore 7500 or PENN SPINFHISHER 8500 witch reel would be a better choice ?
hi, I would suggest the spinfisher over the fin nor. the Fin nor is going to be a little bit heavier then the penn. The fin nor is more of a boat offshore reel.
Tyler
on March 3, 2016

Juan
from Saipan CNMI asked:
November 27, 2015
Where is this real made from?
This reel is made in China.
David
on November 27, 2015

ahmed
from Egypt asked:
March 15, 2015
thanks for your response but i need to know when i fill spool with 80LB braid what LB line for leader 100 LB or 80 or 65 ?
Ahmed, the 80 Lbs line would be great for the 100 lbs leader.
Frank
on March 16, 2015

ahmed
from Egypt asked:
March 11, 2015
if i can hold braid line 80 LB this normal or wrong ?
Hello Ahmed. The Spinfisher 8500 can handle 80lb. braided line with no issue. Please feel free to contact us if you have any more questions!
Customer Service
on March 13, 2015

brandon
from chincoteague island, va asked:
December 20, 2014
wht lb mono test woud you put on this reel for sharks from the beach. shark size is 2-6ft. average size would be 4-5ft. would you let me know.
We suggest 50-65# BRAID. You will need a lot of line capacity for beach sharking. You might not be able to hold enough mono on that reel. 40# mono would be the lightest mono we suggest.
Customer Service
on December 22, 2014

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