Penn Spinfisher V SSV10500 Spinning Reel Was $199.95

Penn Spinfisher V SSV10500 Spinning Reel

by Penn
Price: $199.95
Model
TD Code
DescriptionMono Capacity (yds/lb)Braid Capacity (yds/lb)BearingsMax Drag
(lbs)
Gear RatioLine Retrieve
(inches)
Weight
(oz)
Price
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
4.5 Stars based on 256 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..
ProsSee above
ConsNone yet.
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
ProsVERY DURABLE
ConsWEIGHT 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.
ProsSpool size
ConsIssues 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.
ProsStrong with serious backbone Live liner Smooth action
ConsVery 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.
ProsSolid reel with quality components
ConsLive 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.
Prosgood quality Smooth drag Smooth reeling
Conscasting 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.
By Kweeks10045
Dallas, TX
Solid, tough, all Penn
July 14, 2019
Iíve got my 6500BLS mounted on a 7í Allegiance II heavy rod with 40lb braid. Although this reel is typically used for surf fishing, it really works well when throwing heavy lures from a boat. Having the bail trip when slinging a 2-5oz lure can get pretty expensive when they fly 100 yards after breaking off. The bailless design takes a little getting used to, but when you do, itís great. This reel is solid! For jack Crevalle, Bonita, Mahi-mahi, and even red snapper, itís really a workhorse, especially for the price!
ProsTough and excellent value!
ConsSlightly heavy, but really not much of a con when you consider the durability
9 Questions & 9 Answers
Shaun Mathis
from Clewiston Fl asked:
July 3, 2019
Hi Ibouth this reel recently I wade told by the seller the nail arm donít lock automatically after castingI donít thing it right Please I would like to know if this is true Thanks
1 Answer
The bail is manually closing.†
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on July 25, 2019

Shane
from Deatsville, AL asked:
October 19, 2018
Are there any other saltwater reels this size that have the LL feature? I have two of these reels and love them but I have also missed some big bites because for some reason the 10500 doesn't have LL like the lower models.
1 Answer
A great alternative would be the Okuma CDX Coronado Baitfeeder Spinning Reels, here is the link for that: https://www.tackledirect.com/okuma-cdx-coronado-baitfeeder-spinning-reels.html
Submitted by: Bernie on October 22, 2018

Felipe
from DORAL, FL asked:
December 18, 2016
Hello! I got this reel a short time ago and have not decided on a rod to pair with. Will be used for boat jigging/trolling. Was looking into the carnage boat roads, specifically the CARBWII 50100S70/PEN-1443. Would this be a good match? Any other suggestions or better recomendatorios? I fish in Costa Rica tuna, roosters, and large snappers. Thanks!
1 Answer
The Penn CARBWII50100S70 Carnage II Boat Spinning Rod - 7' would pair very well with the Penn Spinfisher 10500 for trolling in Costa Rica.
Submitted by: Donald on December 20, 2016

"Torque"
from Bridgetown Barbados asked:
March 13, 2016
I would like to know how much yards of line are represented between each ring on the spool
1 Answer
It depends on how many yards you are using. Total line capacity divided by 4.
Submitted by: Tyler on March 16, 2016

Gilberto Cabrera
from Calexico, ca. asked:
November 24, 2014
I will be using this reel for surf fishing. Wich rod do you recommend?
1 Answer
First, what are you fishing for? This reel is designed for large Pelagic species like Tuna. It is likely way too large to be used from shore.
Submitted by: Customer Service on November 24, 2014

moa
from London UK asked:
October 9, 2014
coul you give me some advice on what are the best? for boat? for jigging? any brand or models?? I usually peach boat near london or at least in the UK
1 Answer
Hello Moa. We would love to help you pick the perfect combination for you. What will you be fishing for? Is it fresh or salt water? Please feel free to call or e-mail us with your particulars so we can better get you set up with everything you will need!
Submitted by: Customer Service on October 9, 2014

Moa
from London asked:
October 7, 2014
i bought 10500 spinfisher and i would like to buy machting road. can u help me to choose ??? any brands?? good value price/quality
1 Answer
Really depends on how and what you are fishing for. Are you surf fishing or bait fishing from a boat, or jigging?
Submitted by: Customer Service on October 7, 2014

berk
from fort lauderdale asked:
July 28, 2014
I plan on running this reel with 80lb braid for a heavy duty jigging an trolling combo. I was interested in the penn bluewater carnage rods. Which of the spinning model rods would be best with this reel?
1 Answer
The Penn Carnage PEN-0973 would be the best bet. It is a 7' 30-80# rod.
Submitted by: Customer Service on July 28, 2014

vijaykumar
from singapore asked:
September 21, 2012
hi i would like to buy this rell n wan 3 set . me from singapore may i know how much for the reels n shiping to singapore n how long will it take to ship here. tks bob
1 Answer
This size isn't expected until early 2013. Shipping costs are shown right in the shopping cart at checkout.
Submitted by: Customer Service on September 21, 2012

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