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Penn Spinfisher V SSV8500 Spinning Reel - Was $179.95

Penn Spinfisher V SSV8500 Spinning Reel

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DescriptionMono Capacity (yds/lb)Braid Capacity (yds/lb)BearingsMax Drag
Gear RatioLine Retrieve
Spinfisher 8500440/20
5+1354.1:14229.5$179.95 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 237 reviews
By Ken
Bonita Springs, Florida--Oak Forest, I.
January 27, 2019
Fantastic Produict
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 hanknynj
New York
February 24, 2019
Strong Drag, Light and good price
I have a few of these Spinfishers and all size are great - this is my first Live Liner which works as advertised
ProsSolid Strong Drag Looks Good
By Jimmy
February 15, 2019
Amazing reel for the value
I bought these as an upgrade for older model Penn Spinfishers. The difference compared to the old reels is amazing. The level line feature is incredible for stripers. I would recommend these to anyone.
By Jimmy
February 15, 2019
Great Reel
This reel was a great upgrade from my old Penn Spinfisher reels. The upgrades from these older reels is amazing. The level line feature is perfect for live lining stripers. Definitely would recommend.
By Lawrence
Deltaville, VA
January 27, 2019
Very nice
This reel prefrorms better than I thought, great purchase.
January 20, 2019
Penn spin v
Great reel. Good lone lay, quick pick up and great drag. Super price-
By Jackson Davis
Beaufort sc
January 19, 2019
BA little reel
Bought this with the intent to live like pogies for king fish. Used it the other day and worked just as planned. Last years model, great price. Same effectiveness
ProsLight. Strong drag, large spool
ConsCrank handle could be slightly bigger but not a big deal
By Ken
Derwood, Md
January 9, 2019
Penn 6500LL fishing reel
Already familiar with reel. Could not resist sale price. Always a fan of Penn reels.
By Thomas Horgan
NC, North Carolina
January 9, 2019
Surfs up
The perfect reel at a reasonable price to enjoy the warm Temps and do some surf fishing in NC beaches.
ProsWorks great
ConsHaven't found any yet
By Vincent
palm beach gardens, FL
December 27, 2018
Great reel
Works great for live bait or dead bait. Just set it in a rod holder a wait
ProsEasy to use
ConsA little heavy
By Chris
Montgomery, Alabama
December 27, 2018
I haven't caught anything with it yet but in my day surf fishing so far it work as should. It's very large will take some getting some getting use to when casting.
Pros750 yards of 80 pound braid.
By Rob
December 20, 2018
This real is well made and very durable and could not beat the price
By Vince
December 19, 2018
Great reel
Works great. We use it as a float line with dead and live bait.
ConsA bit heavy
By Anthony
Montgomery, Texas
December 13, 2018
Penn Spinfisher V 6500LL
The Penn Spinfisher V may not the newer version it is an outstanding reel.
ProsTD pricing, Penn quality unsurpassed
By Kenneth caryer
December 13, 2018
Penn Spinfisher V SSV4500LL
I fish out of the central Florida Gulf coast. The Penn Spinfisher V SSV4500LL is a great heavy flats, light weight offshore reel, perfect for 30lb braid. THe drag has handled large King Mackerel hooked on the flat line, but it is not too large to use for redfish, snook, trout.

THe live liner feature is a must for flat lining. I recommend this reel for live bait fishermen.
ProsIt's a Penn The live liner feature Weight Good drag
ConsLine capacity markings on the outside of the spools getting worn off.
7 Questions & 7 Answers
Edgar Vargas
from NY asked:
October 7, 2018
I do mostly boat fishing in the northeast Cod and Blackfish. What Spinfisher do you recommend?
1 Answers
I would recommend using either the 6500 or 4500 size.
on October 8, 2018

from NJ asked:
September 25, 2018
What size spinfisher's for a 10 foot and 11'8 tsunami air wave elites? Will be used for shark fishing
1 Answers
The Spinfisher V that will pair well with a 10' and 11'8 Surf Rod for sharks would be the 8500 size.
on September 26, 2018

from nyc asked:
March 2, 2016
Hi,I would like to know what reel to get I mainly fish from shore in the north east.I am thinking about the FIN-NOR offshore 7500 or PENN SPINFHISHER 8500 witch reel would be a better choice ?
1 Answers
hi, I would suggest the spinfisher over the fin nor. the Fin nor is going to be a little bit heavier then the penn. The fin nor is more of a boat offshore reel.
on March 3, 2016

from Saipan CNMI asked:
November 27, 2015
Where is this real made from?
1 Answers
This reel is made in China.
on November 27, 2015

from Egypt asked:
March 15, 2015
thanks for your response but i need to know when i fill spool with 80LB braid what LB line for leader 100 LB or 80 or 65 ?
1 Answers
Ahmed, the 80 Lbs line would be great for the 100 lbs leader.
on March 16, 2015

from Egypt asked:
March 11, 2015
if i can hold braid line 80 LB this normal or wrong ?
1 Answers
Hello Ahmed. The Spinfisher 8500 can handle 80lb. braided line with no issue. Please feel free to contact us if you have any more questions!
Customer Service
on March 13, 2015

from chincoteague island, va asked:
December 20, 2014
wht lb mono test woud you put on this reel for sharks from the beach. shark size is 2-6ft. average size would be 4-5ft. would you let me know.
1 Answers
We suggest 50-65# BRAID. You will need a lot of line capacity for beach sharking. You might not be able to hold enough mono on that reel. 40# mono would be the lightest mono we suggest.
Customer Service
on December 22, 2014


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