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Penn Spinfisher V SSV8500LL Spinning Reel

Penn Spinfisher V SSV8500LL Spinning Reel

Price: $199.95
Model
TD Code
Mono Capacity (yds/lb)Braid Capacity (yds/lb)BearingsMax Drag
(lbs)
Gear RatioLine Retrieve
(inches)
Weight
(oz)
Price
SSV8500LL
PEN-1066
440/20
300/30
250/40
650/40
540/50
470/65
5+1354.1:14232.2$199.95 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
Penn Spinfisher V SSV8500LL Spinning Reel
$199.95
4.5 Stars based on 6 Review(s)
Big Chuck
Marathon, FL
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

VERSITILE AND BUILT LIKE A TANK
May 1, 2016
Reel works perfectly for presenting live bait to sailfish or dead sticking for shark. Can't truly appreciate the rock solid construction until you have a sea monster on the line. This reel can handle them.
Pros:
Tough as nails.
Cons:
Heavy.

Don
Maine
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great Reel!
April 29, 2016
Although I have no had the opportunity to use this exact reel yet, I bought it because of a charter I went on a month ago. I have always been a big fan of Shimano's reels and have been quite loyal to the brand. I charted a trip in Florida a month ago and they had a lot of Penn gear on board. Once I used the Penn Spinfisher, "live-liner", I knew I had to get one for myself. The reel is incredibly smooth, the live-liner feature was flawless, and it's built like a work horse. The captain told me one of the reasons he uses them is because of their durability, you can't kill these things! I was even more pleased when I went to order one and found out they are priced so well. You get a lot of reel for the price. As I have to replace gear over the coming years due to wear and tear, I will be replacing my arsenal of gear with Penn reels. I am very happy with the quality fo the product as well as the price. You can't go wrong with this line of reels!

T. Sper.
NJ
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Excellent saltwater reel
May 30, 2015
Usual Penn quality. Big, all metal, and gets the job done. Highly recommended
Pros:
These reels are made for the saltwater environment. This model has a ton of line capacity, and can handle big fish.
Cons:
The weight, but this is expected with a reel of this size.

Junior
Saint Lucia
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great Rel
October 24, 2014
I should have brought this rel along time ago. Great for dead bait and live bait used .Thank penn.
Pros:
works great
Cons:
i wish pen made them with the 10500 live rel system

Dan
Nashua NH
1 Stars

bearing problems
June 5, 2014
Used this reel surf fishing approx. 6 times, rinsed with fresh water after each use. Caught about 15 stripers, largest 35", making weird noises under pressure. Dropped reel off to repair shop, they said bearings gone, replaced with new reel. Wonder how long this one will last ?
Pros:
Great looking reel
Cons:
Did not last 2 months

Charles Leidig
Steelton, PA
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Big fish be scared!!!
June 27, 2013
Excellent reel all the features are what is claimed by Penn to land the big ones... Sturdy body construction and designed to do the toughest fish in the sea. I recommend this reel with high honors! CML




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