Penn Spinfisher V Spinning Reels

Penn Spinfisher V Spinning Reels

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TD Code
DescriptionMono Capacity (yds/lb)Braid Capacity (yds/lb)BearingsMax Drag
(lbs)
Gear RatioLine Retrieve
(inches)
Weight
(oz)
Price
SSV3500
PEN-1058
Spinfisher 3500390/4
250/6
210/8
230/10
215/15
165/20
5+1206.2:13014.4$139.95 USD
SSV4500
PEN-1059
Spinfisher 4500300/8
250/10
185/12
365/15
280/20
200/30
5+1256.2:13415.4$139.95 USD
SSV4500LL
PEN-1060
Spinfisher 4500LL300/8
250/10
185/12
365/15
280/20
200/30
5+1256.2:13416.2$159.95 USD
SSV5500
PEN-1061
Spinfisher 5500360/10
270/12
240/15
425/20
320/30
250/40
5+1305.6:13520.4$159.95 USD
SSV6500
PEN-1062
Spinfisher 6500330/12
300/15
210/20
430/30
340/40
280/50
5+1305.6:13921.3$159.95 USD
SSV6500BLS
PEN-1205
Spinfisher 6500BLS330/12
300/15
210/20
430/30
340/40
280/50
5+1305.6:13923.0Reg Price $159.95Our Price $129.95
SSV6500LL
PEN-1063
Spinfisher 6500LL330/12
300/15
210/20
430/30
340/40
280/50
5+1305.6:13923.8$179.95 USD
SSV7500
PEN-1064
Spinfisher 7500440/15
300/20
210/30
430/40
360/50
320/65
5+1354.7:13626.9$179.95 USD
SSV7500LC
PEN-1328
Spinfisher 7500LC480/12
370/15
300/20
500/30
400/40
350/50
5+1204.7:13627.2$199.95 USD
SSV8500
PEN-1065
Spinfisher 8500440/20
300/30
250/40
650/40
540/50
470/65
5+1354.1:14229.5$179.95 USD
SSV8500LL
PEN-1066
Spinfisher 8500LL440/20
300/30
250/40
650/40
540/50
470/65
5+1354.1:14232.2$199.95 USD
SSV9500
PEN-1067
Spinfisher 9500360/30
300/40
220/50
630/50
540/65
490/80
5+1404.2:13938.3$199.95 USD
SSV10500
PEN-1068
Spinfisher 10500415/30
350/40
255/50
750/50
670/65
580/80
5+1404.2:14239.8$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
  • LL - Live Liner feature for live bait fishing
  • BLS - Bail-less model
  • LC - Long Cast - designed with the avid surf fisherman in mind
4.5 Stars based on 257 reviews
By Ken
Bonita Springs, Florida--Oak Forest, I.
Fantastic Produict
January 27, 2019
I have researched saltwater spinning reels in detail.
When I came upon the 6500 bail less by Penn, there was no further searching. I'm skeptical of other's comments, but there were so many 5 *s, I thought I'd give it a try. Best thing I did. We live in Bonita Springs, Fl. most of the year. This reel is so great. The bail less is the greatest. I took a few casts to familiarize my self with, the technique. But boy it is effortless. What's the first thing to break on a traditional spinning reel? The bail spring, right? Well at least for me. No Bail, no spring .No problem. Highly recommend the bail less model..
Pros
  • See above
Cons
  • None yet.
By Eddy
Waxhaw, NC
I compared them with the Stela shimano
June 13, 2021
I bought them to compare them with the top of the line. I can tell the difference on gear ratios but not by much, they are comparable in my opinion and so far so good.
Pros
  • Great and durable materials, reliable and so far so good. Will keep using it and yes I will buy it again.
Cons
  • No cons so far so good!
By ALEXIS
MIAMI, FL
Great reel
March 23, 2021
Nice material and design, 3 years of use, and is like new
By N17
,
Still working hard after 4 years
February 15, 2021
It still works. I donít take great care of it but still super smooth after 4 years
By gary
Bayview, TX
AWESOME
January 26, 2021
AWESOME REEL, DURABLE, HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT
Pros
  • VERY DURABLE
Cons
  • WEIGHT MAYBE BUT WHAT CAN U EXPECT FROM SUCH A LARGE REEL
By Gonzalo
Corpus Christi, TX
Worth it!!!
September 29, 2020
This reel is absolutely worth every penny!! Great quality, strong and smooth. Havenít been able to use the live liner yet, but Iím sure it will work perfectly when I do.
By Joseph
bay shore, NY
Good enough
May 23, 2020
Good enough for my local dock hopping for tog or blues/bass but it feels very geary and not smooth. I still enjoy it because it holds a good amount of line has good drag and casts great.
Pros
  • Spool size
Cons
  • Issues while jigging and hooking up, handle spins backwards and have to get slack to fix it.. has happened to me and a friends
By Matthew
Clearwater, FL
Great reel for a variety of purposes
May 19, 2020
Surprising power in a live liner. Have pulled in some mackerel, grouper, snapper and mahi with this reel.
Pros
  • Strong with serious backbone
  • Live liner
  • Smooth action
Cons
  • Very quiet clicker on the live liner...if any noice is around you won?t hear it running out.
By Tom
New Jersey
Heavy Duty
April 7, 2020
While this is shore a workhorse of a reel, it is a big girl and can be cumbersome compare to some slightly more expensive alternatives in class, I use the 10500 for jigging for tuna.
By Sean
Hacienda Hts, CA
Great, but...
March 29, 2020
Itís a solid reel with quality parts. I do have one complaint with the live line feature. I was hoping that the live sardine could swim out using the bottom drag. I was using 50lb braid and with the complete free setting the sardine was not able to do so. I had to open the bail for the sardine to swim out. I did still caught a few yellow fin tuna but it didnít work the way I expected it work. I had no problem reeled in the tunas thou.
Pros
  • Solid reel with quality components
Cons
  • Live liner feature didn?t work as expected.
By Joey
South Jersey, new jersey
Great reel
March 24, 2020
Had the opportunity to use the 5500 series reel fighting 100+ pound tarpon and it held up great. Perfect size for the job. Also used for stripers off the Jersey shore and has held up great through the years.
By Alan
Chesapeake Bay, MD
Best chunk/live bait fishing reel EVER!
March 23, 2020
I fish for Rock Fish (aka Striped Bass) in the Chesapeake Bay and have great success using the Penn Spinfisher 4500LL. The "LL" stands for live lining and means I can set my baits out, flip the live liner switch and sit back waiting for the line to scream off the reel. As soon as you turn the reel handle once, the drag kicks in to where you have it set and you fight the fish. no more adjusting the drag when there's a fish on the line, means more fish in the boat!
By Andrew
Ohio
I hate the bail-less
February 5, 2020
I thought that it was a cool idea so I had gotten the bail-less model. I've got to tell you, I wish I could change that decision. The reel itself is a very good quality. It stood up to a decent stingray, and hasn't tarnished at all since my saltwater trip. The problem comes when I'm casting. At times the line will find it way into the arm and snap the cast short. My motto for the trip had become "son of a bail-less b****" whenever it snapped the cast short.
Pros
  • good quality
  • Smooth drag
  • Smooth reeling
Cons
  • casting with the bail-less model is very fraustrating
By Chuck D.
Clayton, NC
6500LL is a beast!
September 13, 2019
Very powerful reel, can wrestle any critter out of the ocean I'm sure. LL feature is cool, works better off a pier than in rough surf.
By Alex
Lusby, Maryland
Decent pier reel
July 21, 2019
Itís a pretty good reel for pier fishing for stripers, croaker and bluefish. Iíve also handled some pretty big rays and it did a nice job. Itís super easy to self service too.
60 Questions & 63 Answers
Brian
from FL asked:
April 12, 2019
I recently picked up a 6500 from you guys when they were on sale....  time to put it to work.  Plan is to use it as a jigging reel for cobia/AJs/other reef fish.  I know it says it has 30# drag (I dont plan to max that out) but for this application would you reccomend using 50 or 60# braid?  Thanks.  Also what's you're opinion of the rampage Jig (spinning) rod?  is the price too good to be true?
1 Answer
The rampage rods are great rods at a great price and with the 6500 size reel a 50# braid will work just fine†
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on April 22, 2019

Mohamed Kamal
from Saudi Arabia asked:
October 30, 2018
what is the difference between PENN SPIN FISHER V and PENN SPIN FISHER VI
1 Answer
The spinfisher vi is the new model
Submitted by: Bernie on October 31, 2018

Leandro Gonzalez
from Miami,Florida asked:
April 22, 2019
Can this real size catch blacktips
1 Answer
Unfortunately we no longer carry the Spinfisher V, they have recently came out with the Spinfisher VI. Which size were you referring to?
Submitted by: Rebecca Redington on May 6, 2019

sean
from FL asked:
May 13, 2018
can you name a few rods that would be a good for for the spinfisher 8500 for tarpon fishing?
1 Answer
This Shimano Terez rod would work well. (TZS72MHBLK)
Submitted by: Ricky on May 28, 2018

June
from New Haven Connecticut asked:
April 5, 2018
Can the 8500 be good for gt and tuna fishing
1 Answer
You could probably pull it off but may get whooped a little.
Submitted by: John on April 6, 2018

Brendan
from Fairbanks, AK asked:
February 6, 2018
Hi, can you tell me which size would pair best with a Okuma Nomad 10 ft Heavy surf rod with, say, 50 lb braided PowerPro? Throwing baits and occasional plugs. Thanks.
1 Answer
The best size Spinfisher to pair with the Okuma Nomad 10 ft Heavy surf rod would be the 5500 for the best results.
Submitted by: Donald on February 7, 2018

Zach
from Destin, Fl asked:
December 28, 2017
Can you use the 6500 for inshore fishing and surf fishing for bull Redfish and some medium sized sharks
1 Answer
You could use the Spinfisher 6500 fishing for reds and medium size sharks in the surf and inshore.
Submitted by: Donald on December 29, 2017

Bob S.
from NJ asked:
November 24, 2017
Hi - I have a 7 ft , 2 piece Tsunami air wave TSAWSS 702m rod for use on jetties, boat & surf fishing, would a penn fisher v (4500) match well or would a Battle 2 (4000) work better? fishing for fluke, blues and other bottom fish.
1 Answer
I would use the Spinfisher 4500. The Spinfisher series is sealed more than the battle and handles better in heavier saltwater conditions than the battle would.
Submitted by: Donald on November 24, 2017

william
from tx asked:
August 18, 2017
what would be a good combo for chunking cut bait off the surf. I like the spinfisher because they are sealed, but need help getting a good set up.
1 Answer
The Penn SSV6500102H Spinfisher V 10ft Surf Combo would be a good combo fishing from the surf.
Submitted by: Donald on August 18, 2017

Nathaniel
from Springfield, Illinois asked:
March 29, 2017
Would the ssv10500 be a good rod for surf fishing for shark around 6ft? And what would be a good rod to go with that reel if so?
1 Answer
The Penn Spinfisher 10500 would be fit for shark fishing from the surf or from a boat. Depending on the where your fishing and how your fishing for sharks will determine the rod. The Tsunami Airwave Elite Surf Series rods are durable rods that provide a lot of backbone. From a boat the Shimano Terez Spinning rods would be a great choice as well. Thank you for considering TackleDirect for your fishing needs.
Submitted by: Donald on March 30, 2017

Denis
from Florida, Miami asked:
March 25, 2017
Good day! What rod will be better for ssv8500 for boat jigging? Dont know what to choose: Star paraflex mh, Shimano TZS72MHBLK Terez, Daiwa PRTB80HFS Proteus?
1 Answer
Out of the three rods you mentioned the Shimano TZS72MHBLK would be the best match for the SSV 8500. This combo will be well balanced and will provide a great fishing experience. Thank you for considering TackleDirect for your fishing needs.
Submitted by: Donald on March 25, 2017

Bob
from Pennsylvania asked:
March 20, 2017
I have a 11ft tica for throwing chucking what size would you recommend
1 Answer
When pairing up with an 11ft rod we would suggest a 5500 size in the Spinfisher V. If you are planning to use a heavy braided line like 50-65 lb. test, then we would suggest stepping up in size to the 6500.
Submitted by: Devon on March 21, 2017

Chris
from Maryland asked:
March 15, 2017
How does this reel compare to the slammer? What is the main price difference on 4500 series?
1 Answer
The Penn Slammer is sealed better and the power knob is a great feature that sets the slammer apart from the Spinfisher V. Thank you for considering TackleDirect for your fishing needs.
Submitted by: Donald on March 16, 2017

Leo
from Philadelphia, Pa asked:
March 5, 2017
I was thinking of getting the 5500 for fishing dead baits for stripers, but also for casting plugs for stripers and blues. I will be fishing both off the shore and on a boat. Is there a versatile rod that could match my needs and this size reel.
1 Answer
I would recommend a 7' or 7'6" Mojo Inshore, Heavy power, Fast action. A Shimano Teramar or Gloomis E6X Inshore of a similar variety would also be options.
Submitted by: Devon on March 6, 2017

Bruce
from Outer Banks, NC asked:
February 17, 2017
I thought I was settled on purchasing the sf7500lc for use with a terez boat rod and a St Croix mojo surf rod until I saw the slammer III's. Other than the drag power, is there any significant difference in castability between the two models? Other than the spool and the worm gear in the 7500lc.
1 Answer
The Slammers are sealed as well. The Slammer would be a great choice for a Shimano Terez boat rod.
Submitted by: Donald on February 18, 2017

James
from NEW JERSEY asked:
February 16, 2017
I am looking at the Spinfished 7500LC paired with the St Croix MSC106MHMF2 Mojo Surf Casting Rod for surf fishing striper/blues. Ideally I'd like to be able to throw both bait and artificial lures. Would this combo fair well for the uses above?
1 Answer
For the uses above the St Croix 10'6''MHMF2 and the Penn Spinfisher 7500LC would be a good setup. The combo would make for an enjoyable fishing experience.
Submitted by: Donald on February 16, 2017

Bruce
from Outer Banks, NC asked:
February 7, 2017
I am looking to purchase a 7500lc. It will be used for dual action. I'll be dolphin and tuna chunking and will switch rods and play in the surf . The rod choices are somewhat overwhelming. Thinking a 7' for the boat and 10-10 6 for the surf. Suggestions?
1 Answer
A Shimano TZS69HBLK for the boat and the St Croix MSC106MHMF2 Mojo Surf Casting Rod for the beach would be great fits for the style of fishing you are doing and to match up with the Penn 7500lc.
Submitted by: Donald on February 9, 2017

mroberts8
from Michigan asked:
January 21, 2017
Wanted to pair one of these reels with the 9ft St. Croix Triumph surf travel rod for surf fishing in Florida. Would you recommend the 4500? Or another?
1 Answer
The 4500 would pair well with the St Croix Triumph travel rod.
Submitted by: Donald on January 21, 2017

MJ
from -- asked:
January 21, 2017
Can i use this reel for boat fishing for big Sharks and barracudas?
1 Answer
You can use the larger size Penn Spinfisher reels for big sharks as well as barracudas.
Submitted by: Donald on January 21, 2017

Andres
from CA asked:
January 17, 2017
im looking to find a good rod for my penn spinfisher v 7500 for good size tuna any suggestions?
1 Answer
The Shimano TVS66MH2 Trevala Butterfly Jigging Spinning Rod and if you want a heavier action rod the Shimano TVS60H Trevala Butterfly Jigging Spinning Rod would be suitable for the Penn SSV 7500.
Submitted by: Donald on January 18, 2017

Grant Schoonvoer
from Atlanta, GA asked:
January 14, 2017
I'm setting up a "Do Everything" rod for an upcoming Sailing Charter in the BVI. Looking to troll, jig and cast, but have to travel with my equipment Will likely pair this reel with the Daiwa SAG703MHRS-TR Saltiga G Boat Spinning Travel Rod. Is the V the best choice? What size? 5500? will likely go with 30-40# Braid main line.
1 Answer
The Penn Spinfisher 4500 would be a better fit for the Daiwa SAG703MHRS-TR Saltiga G Boat Spinning Travel Rod. The two would balance out well together.
Submitted by: Donald on January 14, 2017

Meoto
from sea asked:
November 13, 2016
Hello Guys, would this reel works good for offshore bottom fishing for catching big Barracudas , Groupers , Snappers/Emperors , and small/medium sharks? and what rod would you recommend to use with it? Regards
1 Answer
The Daiwa Saltist Boat Jigging Spinning Rods would pair well with the Penn Spinfisher V Spinning Reels.
Submitted by: Donald on November 16, 2016

brian
from Abaco, Bahamas asked:
August 18, 2016
can i use the penn SVS10500 on a star paraflex MH rod for ofshore fishing?
1 Answer
You should use the 8500 for that model of rod.
Submitted by: Donald on August 19, 2016

John
from Port Richey, FL asked:
March 27, 2016
Is the Spinfisher V series being discontinued? I see it is on clearance.
1 Answer
There are not being discontinued. All penn reels are on sale.
Submitted by: Tyler on March 28, 2016

Stephen
from New Jersey asked:
November 26, 2015
Thinking of buying a spinfisher v for plugging from beach/jetty which size would best pair with a 9ft rod
1 Answer
I would recommend going with the 4500 size, I have two for exactly that and they work well for me.
Submitted by: David on November 30, 2015

Josh
from Va asked:
August 23, 2015
Which would be best for surf fishing small sharks 6500 or 7500?
1 Answer
Hello Josh. The 7000 would work best for your application.
Submitted by: Brandon on August 23, 2015

Bob
from philadelphia asked:
August 22, 2015
I just purchased a 4500. I am a surf guy and the light weight and water tight seals drove my decision. I noticed upon taking the reel out of the box the unusually close tolerance between the bail and spool in cast mode. When casting I've got to believe that the line will be rubbing on the bail thus impeding to some degree casting distance. Am I all wet on this ?
1 Answer
Hello Bob. This is standard on these reels. You are absolutely correct on the bale being close to the spool at times. With the way the reel is designed this is actually not a concern and will not affect your casting distance. The Spinfisher will treat you very well getting out into the surf where you want to be.
Submitted by: Brandon on August 22, 2015

Eric
from Murrells Inlet S.C. 29576 asked:
July 31, 2015
I have a lot of rod and reels and there are some that I only use for a short period of time each year. I would like to use the same reel and/or Rod for two types of fishing if possible. In May and June, I fish Offshore for Dolphin, I need a few spinning combos for throwing plugs at weed patches and chunking cut bait after I get the fish under the boat. In the Fall I fish for Tarpon with dead and live bait. I was thinking that the Spinfisher 6500 may be able to handle both of these types of fishing. What do you think? Do you have a Rod selection that would work for both of these ?
1 Answer
Hello Eric. This is absolutely possible. A great line of rods to look at to compliment your Spinfisher reels is the Battalion line seen here: http://www.tackledirect.com/penn-battalion-inshore-rods.html
Submitted by: Brandon on August 14, 2015

Matt
from CT asked:
July 25, 2015
Hi, which model reel would be good for a St. Croix PS70HF Premier Spinning Rod. I'm targeting mostly Striped Bass and Bluefish via boat in CT/RI waters. Thanks.
1 Answer
The 4500 would work fine for the application.
Submitted by: David on July 27, 2015

Rushdi
from Doha asked:
April 16, 2015
SSV 10500 has LL module also what's the best rod match for this reel (surfcasting 40LB XX heavy) not much long 8-9feet do you all Ship outside US (middle east) what will be the cost
1 Answer
Rushdi, the 10500 Spinfisher V does not come with a live line, if you are surf casting with this reel i would recommend you going a 11 0r 12 ft rd. Here at TackleDirect, we make calculating your shipping costs very easy for you. We currently have a shipping estimate calculator directly on our website. After you add the items and quantity you want to your shopping cart , you can review your shopping cart prior to our secure checkout page. At the bottom of the shopping cart screen, you can input your Zip or Postal Code, State/Territory, and/or Country being delivered to and you will be given options for available shipping methods and prices. Import Duty Not Included: Notification Import Duty Not Included: Additional import duty tariffs, including any customs taxes or VAT charges may be assessed by the importing country (Ship To: Country) prior to the shipping carrier releasing your shipment. These taxes are NOT INCLUDED in the shipping charges shown during checkout as we are only calculating our known shipping carrier fees. Import duty taxes vary depending by country and on the type, origin, and value of the purchased goods. In some countries and for certain items or values, import duty may be exempt. You can estimate duty when importing from the United States to select countries using this free Duty Calculator tool. For other import countries not listed in this tool, please contact the specific import authorities in your country prior to placing your order as you are responsible for any additional charges that may incur to release your order. http://www.dutycalculator.com/new-import-duty-and-tax-calculation
Submitted by: Frank on April 16, 2015

Rushdi
from new york asked:
March 21, 2015
I like to buy PENN SVS10500 could you please tell me whats the best rod I should buy for shore casting with this reel
1 Answer
Rushdi, I would recommend the 12' ft penn battalion surf rod, its going to be very balanced and have the ability to handle the higher pound test the 10500 is able to hold.
Submitted by: Frank on March 21, 2015

Matthew
from Minneapolis Mn asked:
March 14, 2015
I'll be using dead bait for tarpon from a dock in Marathon FL. Would you recommend the Penn Battle ll, Penn Conflict or Spinfisher and what size reel?
1 Answer
Hello Matthew. Any one of these reels would work just fine for you! I would recommend sticking with a 7000 series reel or higher for your application. Please feel free to contact us if you have any more questions!
Submitted by: Brandon on March 16, 2015

Bill Swift
from Amherst, NH asked:
March 5, 2015
The Spinfisher series spools have a rubber inlay where the first level of line lays. I assume this is to stop braid from slipping on the spool. Others have recommended using an initial layer or so of monofilament to prevent braid from slipping on the spool. Is the rubber inlay sufficient? What do you recommend?
1 Answer
The rubber on these reels is sufficient. You do not need to also use mono backing or tape.. The braid won't slip with this sort of spool.
Submitted by: John on March 6, 2015

Jeffrey Pirog
from Linden, NJ asked:
February 11, 2015
I am looking to purchase a Penn Spinfisher V sometime soon for striper and and blues in the surf, and will be only using lures . I want to load it with 30lb braid. I want to pair the reel with either my current rod which is a 10'6 St Croix Mojo surf, or an 11 foot Lamiglas GSB blank. So which size Spinfisher V model would you recommend and why ?
1 Answer
Hello Jeffrey, I would recommend you go with the 6500 size Penn Spinfisher V. This size will hold 300 yards of 30 lbs line which is more than enough for fighting big blues and striped bass. It will also have plenty of drag for fighting bigger fish as well. It will be a great match with your Mojo and you will be able to throw lures and or bait all day with this setup.
Submitted by: Frank on February 11, 2015

dan
from wildwood nj asked:
February 5, 2015
inshore fishing 3500 big enough
1 Answer
Yes for inshore stripers, weakfish, bluefish, etc. 3500-4500 tops.
Submitted by: John on February 12, 2015

Kevin
from New York, NY asked:
January 2, 2015
Do the 6500 and the 5500 have the same body size? Are the differences only the spool sizes? Looking to get the bailless but they only have the 6500 size. I like the 5500 size as it balances well with my rod.
1 Answer
The body sizes are different as well as the spools. You may want to contact Penn to see if they have a bail less conversion kit for the 5500. The phone number is 800-892-5444.
Submitted by: Customer Service on January 5, 2015

Bill Swift
from Amherst, NH asked:
October 27, 2014
What is the difference between the 7500 and the 7500LC other than line lenght on spool? Does the 7500LC actually have features built-in to allow further casts or is it just the amount of line on the spool that potentially allows for further casts. I am surf casting for stripers at high tide using bait (not live) 80% and throwing plugs the other 20%.
1 Answer
The difference is in the oscillation rate of the bail. It is much slower than than 7500 thus the line lay is much more even. This allows for the line to come off the spool more smoothly and increases the casting distance considerably.
Submitted by: Customer Service on October 28, 2014

wvtom7@comcast.net
from nitro, wv asked:
October 19, 2014
what size reel would the 7500 be? medium, medium heavy? I ask because I want to find a great rod to match the reel. any suggestions on a good match?
1 Answer
Hello! The Spinfisher 7500 is a larger reel that can certainly be used in more medium/heavy applications. A lot of what plays into choosing your rod is what exactly you will be fishing for. We do offer a 7500 combo that can be found here: http://www.tackledirect.com/penn-ssv7500701h-spinfisher-v-spinning-combo.html That pairs the reel with an appropriate rod and comes to your door ready to fish. Please feel free to contact us if you have any more questions!
Submitted by: Customer Service on October 19, 2014

Ed
from Norfolk, VA asked:
October 14, 2014
Why doesn't Penn make the SS series in a 2000 - 2500 size anymore? I wish they would.
1 Answer
I wish we had an answer for you. You can contact Penn directly at; 800-892-5444 and ask them.
Submitted by: Customer Service on October 14, 2014

Ed
from Florida asked:
October 5, 2014
What size (length) and model of Penn spin casting surf rod should be used with the Penn Spinfisher V SSV7500LC reel?
1 Answer
As for the length, you would want to use at least a 10' rod, maybe up to 12' long. The model really depends on you and how you fish. If you are throwing large plugs or bait, you need a more stout rod than if you are only throwing light weight offerings. What you are fishing for also comes into play. The Penn prevail and the new Battalion rods are both great choices.
Submitted by: Customer Service on October 7, 2014

Jim
from Sweden asked:
October 2, 2014
I got a Penn v9500 looking to fish from a boat for cod and halibut mainly what rod would you recommend?
1 Answer
Look at the Okuma and Tsunami jigging rods. Either one will give you a lot of power at a great price.
Submitted by: Customer Service on October 3, 2014

steve
from DOVER DELAWARE asked:
September 30, 2014
how can i get a parts schemetic oF the 5500ss penn? i need to replace the spool washersand lock ring
1 Answer
Go to the following website; http://www.pennfishing.com/Parts/PENN-parts,default,pg.html It is Penn Reels home page, and this will take you to the reel schematics pages.
Submitted by: Customer Service on September 30, 2014

david
from Austin, tx asked:
August 20, 2014
Wanting a 6500 but notice that it comes with a jigging rod? does that make a difference. ill be fishing bays and off the pier and jetties. thanks.
2 Answers
The 6500 is available without a rod, if you prefer. A jigging rod is always good to have, but not the best for piers and jetties.
Submitted by: Customer Service on August 21, 2014
They are available either way. Jigging rod or standard spinning.
Submitted by: Bill on August 30, 2014 from Florida

Daniel
from New Egypt, New Jersey asked:
July 30, 2014
I have a 4500 and with the striper and bluefish season coming up this fall is this size to light for the surf and on a boat dropping metal? I'm trying to wait until the new Staal comes out, but thats unfortunately not until December so can I get away with the Spinnfisher? Thanks
1 Answer
You can get away with it dropping metals, but for surf fishing, it is small (line capacity).
Submitted by: Customer Service on July 31, 2014

John
from Outer Banks, NC asked:
July 1, 2014
What is the difference between the SSV6500, SSV6500LL and the SSV6500BLS?
1 Answer
The 6500LL is a "live liner" or "bait runner" model. The 6500BLS is a "bailless" model. The 6500 is a "normal model.
Submitted by: Customer Service on July 1, 2014

Flavio Coden
from Italy asked:
June 19, 2014
This reel is made in the U.S.A. or China?
1 Answer
It is made in China.
Submitted by: Customer Service on June 19, 2014

Rusty
from Houston asked:
June 4, 2014
What would you recommend for wade fishing in the bays, the spinfisher 3500 or 4500?
1 Answer
We would go with the 3500. It has plenty of line capacity and drag to handle what you will run into.
Submitted by: Customer Service on June 5, 2014

Sherif A. El Ghani
from Abu Dhabi , U A E asked:
April 8, 2014
Hi, If we compare the Battle 7000 with Spinfisher v 7500 or 8500 , which one will be better as a performance & durability ? if use it with 11 ft Penn Torque rod for surf casting, wish reel would be better ? Thanks a lot.
1 Answer
For surf fishing dead baits, I would recommend the Spinfisher 7500SSV. This reel is better designed for throwing heavy baits and it a little more HD to handle the surf more than the Battle. If you are looking to throw mostly artificial baits the battle would be better because it is much lighter than the SSV reels.
Submitted by: Customer Service on April 11, 2014

FRED
from CAL. asked:
February 24, 2014
Hello What is th cost for an extra spool for the SSV 9500
1 Answer
The replacement/spare spools can be found on the following webpage. http://www.tackledirect.com/penn-047-ssv9500-spinfisher-v-spare-spool.html
Submitted by: Customer Service on February 25, 2014

Michael C
from Florida asked:
December 10, 2013
What Penn V reel would you recommend for a G. Loomis 6 1/2 ft spinning rod?
1 Answer
The Penn SSV3500 or the SSV4500 would match this rod best.
Submitted by: Customer Service on December 11, 2013

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