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Penn PRESF2040S12 Prevail Surf Spinning Rod

Penn PRESF2040S12 Prevail Surf Spinning Rod

by Penn

Surf rods from 8 to 12 feet long, capable of slinging 6 ounces of lead weight plus a bait up to 100 yards beyond the breaking surf will ensure you'll make the big catch along the shore!

Price: $99.95

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D$99.95 USD
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It’s not often you can find everything you want in a high end surf rod at half the price. The Prevail provides strength and performance with a two-piece graphite composite rod blank. Stainless steel frames with aluminum oxide inserts create a light weight and durable guide perfect for fishing mono or braid. The rubber shrink tube handle design provides a secure grip whether wet or dry. The Prevail is a perfect match for PENN Sargus, Fierce or Pursuit spinning reels or Squall star drag conventional reels. Check out the rod to reels combination chart to find suggested reel to rod combinations.
  • 2 piece graphite composite blank
  • Graphite reel seat
  • Stainless steel guides with aluminum oxide inserts
  • Rubber shrink tube handles
4.5 Stars based on 22 reviews
By Henry Adams
December 22, 2018
Great Rod .
Great rod great price very well made happy with this purchase.
By Erick
November 3, 2018
Great Rod
It can handle what it says it can handle.
By Andrew
Jersey Shore
July 27, 2018
Great beginner surf rod
I have nothing bad to say about the Prevail. I have handled stripers, monster bluefish, and one big-ass sting ray with this rod with zero issues. No rod separation, no creaking, plenty of backbone. I rarely cast more than 2oz plugs, so i have not found the upper limit of its casting ability, but it will comfortably throw 1oz Mag Darters with no problems. It is my go-to nine times out of ten, and you will be hard pressed to be it for under $100.
By Paul
Silverhill, AL
May 5, 2018
Penn Surf Rod
It puts pampano on the table! Need I write more? Great rod.
By jaime sanchez jr
February 16, 2018
Penn surf rod
Meet all my needs and expectations, great surf rod for the price
ConsI wished I would�€™ve got it sooner
By BigE
Sacramento california
December 14, 2016
Gets the job done
I bought the penn prevail with the blacktiph combo and the rods does good with the penn 8500 spinfisher spooled with 30LB backing and 65 power pro for main line use this for sturgeon and heavy current when I need throw large baits and sinkers has good backbone for hauling in them heavy fish
ProsThrows heavy baits with no problem , and is incredibly light weight with plenty back bone to have a strong hook set into those lunker size fish ,
ConsHeavy and kinda off balance >WHEN< you add those bigger reels Good rod but wouldn't be my first choice And made in China really penn Would I said worth the money if you think so I'd rather wait the extra while to save up for a better rod ,
By Paul stettnisch
New jersey
April 6, 2016
Nice rod
I fished this rod and I am pleased with the handling and feel
By Jim
Murrieta, CA
August 1, 2015
Good rod
I paired this rod up with a Penn Fierce 5000 and it's very nicely balanced. I'm using it for fishing off the rocks and jetty at a lagoon near me and it performs well. Long casts, loads up well with a 1oz weight and a fishfinder rig with live bait.
ProsLight, good action and balanced nicely with my Fierce 5000.
ConsIt's rated to handle up to a 2oz lure but I don't get the casting distance I want with that much weight.
By b pop
new york
July 8, 2015
good for the money
well made and performed as expected
Proswas a good combination with purchase with the spinning reel am new to surf fishing and I thought I did pretty good for my first time out as to distance and location using in south America
By Albert Sawyer Sr
United States
May 17, 2015
Big rod
Nice bid rod for my Penn SSV9500. The rod casts heavy rigs well beyond my expectations. Wes notvsure about the rubber grip, but it truely does grip better when wet over my othrr cork handle surf rods. Purchase is always a breeze, and arrives ideally before posted date.
ProsLight well built, nice feel
ConsNone I have found
By Db
new york, NY
February 9, 2015
I fished this rod for 2years
still great shape and no problems so far..
Worth the price as all penn rod does..
By Db
January 26, 2015
solid choice
The rod is very light. But back bone has great strength.
Great affordable rod
ProsLight weight
By Eric
Cherry Hill, NJ
January 17, 2015
Casts far
Has a great feel and casts far. Can't beat the price. If you throw plugs this rod will tire you out quick though.
By Peter
Philadelphia, PA
January 6, 2015
Great rod right off the bat
I just received this rod and even though I havent been able to use it yet I can just see how well it is built. I would defiantly recommend this to anyone who is looking for a quality rod.
ProsCome in two parts Great grip feel
ConsRod seat it just injection plastic
By JukeJoint
Raleigh, NC
December 22, 2014
Very nice for the price
I got mine on sale so why not give it a try....despite other reviews online, this one did pretty well on a CALO trip, lots of fish and huge rays up to 50lbs, did just fine. Not the best out there but a great rod for the price, I'd buy it again.
8 Questions & 8 Answers
Aaron Smookler
from West Caldwell, No asked:
August 10, 2018
Would this rod be good for shark fishing by the jersey shore? And do you think an 8500 penn fierce would be suitable for this rod?
1 Answers
This rod will work for sharking off the Jersey Shore, you will get distance casting baits considering the length, which is a good quality to have especially for shark fishing. The 8000 Penn Fierce II will be a good reel to pair with this rod.
on August 15, 2018

from OC MD asked:
April 24, 2017
Is a 5500 size bait runner type reel too small for this rod? I'm looking to chunk mullet w 4-6 oz sinker
1 Answers
Normally you would use a bigger reel for that size of a rod. The Penn SSV LL would be suitable for the Penn Prevail 12' rod.
on April 25, 2017

from NJ asked:
December 7, 2016
Hi, I am looking for a good Rod to surf fish for stripe bass and Fluke. What would be a good reel to go with this Rod?
1 Answers
The Penn Spinfisher V SSV8500 Spinning Reel would be a great fit for the Penn PRESF2040S12 Prevail Surf Spinning Rod surf fishing for striped bass and fluke off the beach.
on December 8, 2016

Julie Barney
from FL asked:
November 6, 2016
What split is this 12' rod?
1 Answers
The Penn PRESF2040S12 Prevail Surf Spinning Rod is a 50/50 split.
on November 8, 2016

from Mililani,Hawaii asked:
December 4, 2015
Hi what is the measurement from butt to reel seat.
1 Answers
From the butt to the reel seat is 27".
on December 14, 2015

from rockaway beach ny asked:
March 27, 2015
what is the action on this rod
1 Answers
Hello John. This is a heavy rod with a moderate action. Please feel free to contact us if you have any more questions!
on March 27, 2015

from virginia asked:
January 30, 2015
Im looking to get a surf rod for small sharks from 3-7' can this rod handle the drag pressure from a penn spinfisher v 9500 if not what would be a good rod for less then 125 thanks for your help :)
1 Answers
The 9500 is a LARGE reel. The rod should be fine but you may want to consider downsizing the reel a little. Another good rod option in your price range is the Battalion 12' , model PEN-1377. It is slightly heavier than the Prevail and will match up better to the 9500.
on February 3, 2015

from malaysia asked:
June 29, 2014
The Rod Made From Where?
1 Answers
The rod is made in China.
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on June 29, 2014


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