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Penn BATSF2550C12 12ft 2pc Conventional Surf Rod

Penn BATSF2550C12 12ft 2pc Conventional Surf Rod

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Price: $139.95
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Model
TD Code
TypeLengthPiecesLine Wt.
(Mono /
Braid)
Lure Wt.
(oz)
Guides+TipHandlePrice
BATSF2550C12
PEN-1381
Conventional12'0''225-50 lbs / 50-80 lbs6 - 128+1F$139.95 USD
Qty:
Oversize Packaging Required
Penn Battalion Surf Rods have 2-piece graphite composite blanks equipped with Fuji Aluminum Oxide guides and Fuji reel seats. Handles are rubber shrink tubes.

An $8.00 oversize packaging charge applies to this item as it ships in a long heavy duty tube to protect your items. This fee will still apply when discount shipping coupons are used.
5 Stars based on 20 reviews
By Adam
Bluffton, South Carolina
June 9, 2019
One of my favorite surf rods
I now have two of these rods in the 12ft I have both paired with a s
Spinfisher V. It has handled pretty much everything I've thrown at it from sharks up to 6.5ft and down. Great rod especially for the price.
By Karl
Houston, TX.
January 20, 2019
11' Penn Battalion Surf Spinning Rod
Nice rod. Reasonably priced especially if you get it on sale. Decent quality guides. Light weight construction. Throws 4 n bait perfectly. Has plenty of backbone to handle large fish in the surf.
ProsQuality components
Consnone
By yong h.
Florida
October 20, 2018
The pole is very good
Better than expected
By Bruce
Elizabethtown, PA
June 6, 2018
Great rod
This site - Tackle Direct- is a great organization. I was in their beautiful NJ shop recently, and the people are top notch. I used the rod for the first time along the jetty at Brigantine- it cast very well - and good feel while the blue was chewing on my plastic sandeel. Just below the hook. I felt every chomp. I haven't landed a fish yet, but I'm really happy with this rod.
By Tom
Brooklyn N.Y.
May 24, 2018
New rod
Great service from these guys & gals at tackle direct.
The rod is great & performed well have caught two fish so far .
ProsVerry light.
ConsIt could be a little faster in the tip.
By Gaetano
Staten Island, New York
May 2, 2018
Great rod for the money
I bought the 12' Penn Battalion to pair with my Van Staal VS300 and this rod is amazing I use it for throwing big chunks of bunker with 4-8oz of lead it has a lot of power and I defiantly recommend it for people that are on a budget or don't want to spend a lot because you can't beat the price.
ProsVery light yet has power behind it and the price is amazing.
By lee
New York, NY
November 12, 2017
fantastic rod. great value.
nice sensitivity for a $100 2 piece rod. Will make catching schoolies a blast, but will also give you the power to bring in a keeper.
By Jonathan
Southampton, NY
October 28, 2017
11' 2-6 oz model
Bought this to throw some lighter weights when fishing bait and throwing some heavier plugs. Bite detection is great and can sense every little bump, bounce and pull whether fish or bottom so its very easy to get a sense of what the structure is like. Loads well and casts great, but has plenty of backbone. Sweet spot is around 4 1/2 ounces and can cast 1 and 5 oumces pretty well too.Very happy with my purchase amd recommemd to anyone.
ProsLight, sensative, great bite detection easy to load
By DW
South Carolina Coast
October 15, 2017
Great Lightweight Surf Rod
I ordered the 1220S10 model with a 3/4 - 3 oz rating and it is absolutley perfect. I paried it with a Spinfisher 7500 LC and it is perfect for throwing light baits a long way. It is light enough to feel small bites from whting and pompano, but does have enough backbone to handle a red or shark. I gave this item 4 stars because it does not have a hook keeper on my model. However this only a slight inconvience on an otherwise perfect lightweight surf rod
By Chris
Williamsburg, VA
December 31, 2016
Perfect beginner rod for a bait chucker
Bought the 12 ft, 6 to 12 oz casting version to use during drum season and it performed very well. Some people do not like the way it loads, but it seems to work well with me. I had no issuing reaching the areas that I needed for a big NC drum. The first day I took it out, I landed a nice 40" drum (baby in my eyes) and it handled it with no issue. It is also very light which is a good thing to have if you are changing bait non stop.
ProsGreat color scheme (matches my Daiwa Saltist BG30H) Loads 8 oz and spot head with no issue Lightweight Good drum rod
ConsDepending on how you load your rods, this one may not be for you. Cast it first before buying.
By Johnny
Orlando Florida
October 23, 2016
Dream Rod
This by far is the best rod I have ever owned I paired it with a penn fierce II reel and this set up is a freaking dream perfect for the monster reds and pompano I get down in sabastion inlet.
By Alex
Pozzuoli, Italy
August 4, 2016
Bait rod
Perfect for 6 plus a piece of bait. Good backbone, sensitivity and components. I am a huge fan of all the Penn rods and I own a bunch of them. I highly recommend them.
By Jerreth T.
Greensboro, NC
July 3, 2016
Awesome rod
Awesome surf rod, I have it matched up with a fin nor lethal. Rod has alot of power but still sensitive to feel the bites, can throw bait a long long way this this rod. Will definitely order another one soon to add to the arsenal
By martin o.
raleigh nc
June 29, 2016
just hit the OBX for a trip and paired w a Quatum Boca 60
So far this thing has performed well. Cast like a dream and pulled is some blues off cut bait.
Prosstrong and flexible. Love the grip and reel seat.
ConsMADE IN CHINA...C'mon Penn. had I known I would have bounced to a local rod maker or a USA built rod. Bring it back home Penn!!!
By Bill
Kill Devil Hills, NC
August 30, 2015
Eight and bait
It can handle 8oz and bait all day. Also makes a great anchor rod for pin rigging. Exceptional for the price.
ProsGreat load to cast at 6 and 8 oz.
Consnone
1 Question & 1 Answer
Eric
from Hawaii asked:
June 23, 2015
What is the reel seat distance?
1 Answer
Hello Eric. The distance from the butt end to the middle of the reel seat is 30 inches and the reel seat itself is 3 inches wide from end to end where the reel fits in.
Submitted by: Brandon on June 25, 2015

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