Penn Senator L2 Reels

Penn Senator L2 Reels

by Penn

Machined and anodized aluminum spool High Strength marine-grade bronze alloy main gear Precision-machined stainless steel pinion gear HT-100 washers provide smooth drag under heavy loads

$109.95 - $169.95
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Model
TD Code
Mono Cap. (yds/lb)Braid Cap. (yds/lb)BearingsMax DragGear RatioLine RetrieveWeightPrice
113L2
PEN-1039
650/20
440/30
370/40
760/65
660/80
560/100
219 lbs.2.0:116 in27 oz$109.95 USD
114L2
PEN-1040
725/30
450/50
390/60
1075/80
925/100
750/130
221 lbs.2.1:121 in44 oz$129.95 USD
115L2
PEN-0883
1150/30
700/50
625/60
1700/80
1450/100
1200/130
223.5 lbs.2.5:128 in57 oz$169.95 USD
  • Machined and anodized aluminum spool
  • High Strength marine-grade bronze alloy main gear
  • Precision-machined stainless steel pinion gear
  • HT-100 washers provide smooth drag under heavy loads
  • stainless steel frame rings enhances rigidity to prevent frame-flex
  • 2 shielded stainless steel ball bearings
  • multi-disc star drag system for smooth and consistent drag
  • stainless steel reel stand
  • convertible power handle
  • heavy duty clicker
4.5 Stars based on 16 reviews
By J C.
Puerto Rico
Built Strong
December 13, 2020
Have used 9/0 for trolling and shark fishing from shore for many years. Got a pair of new ones, to replace my 20 + yrs old set. I€™m confident they will serve me well for another 20!
By Ryan
Port Canaveral
Good Highspeed Reel
July 31, 2020
I use these for my highspeed reels. They handle the big fish well. I have some bottom fishing as well. They are a classic reel that can be used for a variety of fishes
Pros
  • Good drag
By ronclymer
rons thorne bay lodge
Quality Products at Very affordable Cost.
May 3, 2020
power,QUALITY,what else would youexpect from PENN,especialy a SENATOR.Iusethese reels exclusively and have never been disappointed once. And the price today is better than 1982. My 115 senator this season with 130lb.braid has landed into the boat Halibut from 50lb. to 240lb.No fish story. Get one today,you will never regret it,and Tackle Direct is the best price and speedy delivery,and follow up on your orders. I know I have bought around 6ooo.oo worth of tackle,penn rods,reels and combos,for my float lodge in thorne bay,Ak. ron Clymer..
Pros
  • MYprofessional opionin GREAT,NO. 1.
By Kate
Vermont
Nice reel, could be better
December 19, 2019
Long time Penn user (25+years). Purchased the 9/0 for atlantic canyon tuna.
All in all a good reel, but truly needs to have a level wind option on at least the 9/0.
This particular one has some serious issues with the star drag mechanism randomly tightening on it's own- to a point it cannot be moved without major effort, &/ or tools, including mid fight. (Huge stressor & not ok on a boat with 20+ other people! Deck hands even had trouble trying to free it up when it would happen, & we all agreed something was significantly not right with this particular individual reel. As it had never been fished, was out of the box & set up professionally 2 days before this trip.)
This issue wound up leaving you with no actual drag & no control or adjustment over it. Also lead to massive backlash troubles randomly when using the significant weight to reach canyon depths. Though less weight caused equal issues with that.
You'd set it, & next thing you know the drag adjust mechanism is overtightened, immovable, & at the same time you have zero drag power allowing the fish or even just the weight & bait to just peel line off the reel with no way to stop or adjust it.
This is NOT a reel you can even *think* of using the "free spool" feature on, ever!
You want epic backlash? That's how you get it.
Thankfully, I knew that when I saw it's design. However, it is something to be aware of.
All in all it's a reel I do like- & when it worked properly, it worked very well.
Plenty of power, easy to handle despite it's size & weight.
It is heavy, but with the right rod it makes a balanced, efficient package for my needs. A great price & TDs customer service was awesome.
I would recommend it to others with the warnings about the drag adjust issues & that it is not, in fact a level wind.
Would I purchase another? Maybe.
A level wind version, definitely.
Pros
  • Sturdy, well balanced, powerful & a reasonable price point for what it is.
Cons
  • No level wind (& the largest size really should be!), star drag is glitchy, heavy weight could be an issue in some circumstances.
By Michael
Mattoon, IL
Solid build at an affordable price.
September 8, 2019
I have two of the 113 size. Set up for pier fishing, they cast out surprising well on the right rod. Not the newest design, but proven to work.
Pros
  • Affordable and strong
By Todd
Washington NC
Penn reels
April 26, 2019
This reel is the best there is for the price!
By Raymond
Sioux City Iowa
Penn reel 115L2
July 19, 2018
I love these reels Ijust bought one in South Sioux City Nebraska its awesome
By James
Dayton, ohio
Legendary
April 30, 2016
Can't beat it for the price. Awesome reel
By Sigurj?³n
Akranes, Iceland
Simple & Solid Reel
April 11, 2016
The Penn 115 is just what I need for trolling in Iceland
Pros
  • Simple & Solid Reel
By Jack t.
Brooklyn new york
Overkill
December 30, 2014
I put this reel on penn rampage pole as a joke when I went striped bass fishing we hit a large school of big Blues it was like snapper fishing with that rod & reel combo I won the pole!
Pros
  • It has cranking power when you need it
By max
Redding, CT
Great Reel
December 21, 2014
I bought my dad a few of these for Christmas last year and he loves them. We use them as trolling reels for stripers off of Cape Cod, but also for tuna. We have 3 of the mid size ones and 1 bigger one which we use for our bird teaser when trolling for tuna. The reels are great for anything from small bottom fish to large tuna, they are built to last and I was just handed down 2 penn pier reels from 40-50 years ago that still work amazingly. Penn is built to last.
Pros
  • Drag
  • Line Capacity
  • strength
  • built like a tank
By Nicolas
Dubai, dubai
Nice and strong
July 2, 2014
This is a very strong reel. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a non expensive very good reel for big game. Easy to maintain and clean.
Cons
  • Quite heavy
By hisanori
japan
いいですね!
January 30, 2014
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By Islam A.
Egypt
strong but heavy
July 2, 2013
for sure Its one of the best reel but its very heavy
Pros
  • strong , wide spool, nice drag
Cons
  • heavy, gear ratio
By Reto
Staefa, Switzerland
Best reel for trolling
January 19, 2013
Good gear Ratio, enough power.
Cons
  • made in China
  • lot of plastic
5 Questions & 4 Answers
cody reeves
from Florida asked:
November 23, 2018
What would be the best rod for the 9/0, for sharks and Goliath's
1 Answer
Crowder Bluewater Big Game Stuart Aluminum Butt Stand-Up Rods in the 60-100 line class.
Submitted by: Bernie on November 25, 2018

Dave
from California asked:
May 19, 2021
What country are they made in?


1 Answer
The L2 is made in China.
Submitted by: Paul Olah on May 19, 2021

Muddy
from 29621 asked:
April 22, 2020
How does it do with braid
1 Answer
The Penn Senator models work just as well with braid as they do mono.
Submitted by: Sydney on April 22, 2020

hossny
from egypt asked:
January 16, 2015
what it is made?
1 Answer
They are made over seas.
Submitted by: Customer Service on January 20, 2015

Aaron
from Dagsboro, DE asked:
November 25, 2014
is this a good reel for trolling

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