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Penn 8500 Spinfisher V Reel - Penn Prevail Rod Surf Fishing Combo

Penn 8500 Spinfisher V Reel - Penn Prevail Rod Surf Fishing Combo

Reg Price $269.94
Our Price $227.99

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Reel SpecificationsRod SpecificationsPrice
SSV8500 / PRESF2040S12
Model: SSV8500
Type: Spinning
Mono Capacity (yds/lb): 440/20, 300/30, 250/40
Braid Capacity (yds/lbs): 650/40, 540/50, 470/65
Bearings: 5+1
Max Drag (lbs): 35
Gear Ratio: 4.1:1
Line Retrieve (inches): 42
Weight (oz): 29.5
Model: PRESF2040S12
Type: Spinning
Length: 12ft 2 pcs
Line Weight (lbs): 20-40lbs
Lure Weight (oz): 4-8
Guides + Tip: 7+1
Guide Type: AX Spinning
Reg Price $269.94Our Price $227.99
Oversize Packaging Required
This spinning surf fishing combo is the perfect match for surf shark fishing. You can use this combo to fish for sharks right from the surf. We've already combined the perfect rod and reel all you need is the bait and your favorite fishing beach. BlacktipH has partnered up with Tackle Direct to simplify the buying process for their fans. This combo was handpicked by Joshua Jorgensen, producer and host of BlacktipH. Jorgensen created this combo based on products he has actually used and has confidence in.

Penn Spinfisher V SSV8500 Spinning Reel: 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.

  • 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

Penn Prevail Surf Spinning Rod: 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.
  • 2 piece graphite composite blank
  • Graphite reel seat
  • Stainless steel guides with aluminum oxide inserts
  • Rubber shrink tube handles

An $8.00 oversize packaging charge applies to this item as it ships in a long heavy duty tube to protect your items. This fee will still apply when discount shipping coupons are used.
5 Stars based on 2 reviews
By Chrissy
July 2, 2017
Bought this as a Father's Day gift for my boyfriend and he absolutely loved it! ..definitely recommend!
By Mark
Lewes, Delaware
May 15, 2017
Great reel
Reel was back ordered. Customer service was very helpful and the reel shipped in short order. The reel offers smooth retrieves, and matches well with the 12' prevail rod.
ProsPenn quality
5 Questions & 6 Answers
from NJ asked:
November 14, 2017
Is this a good setup for striper fishing
1 Answers
This would be a good setup for throwing chunk bait from the beach.
on November 15, 2017

from Virginia asked:
July 27, 2017
I'm new to saltwater fishing. Would this be a good all around combo for multiple species? I.e... flounder, drum, blues... etc...
2 Answers
This would be a great surf fishing setup.
on July 28, 2017
If you are looking for a surf combo for the species you named then this would be much larger of a reel than you would need. I'd suggest the Spinfisher 5500 or 6500 surf combos (models SSV5500802MH or SSV6500102H).
on July 28, 2017

Mike Handschke
from Appleton Wi asked:
December 1, 2017
Can I ask what species of fish this rod and reel combo is built for. I would like to target small to medium sharks or any thing else that bites off of he beach in the Gulf and in the Atlantic. Is this the right combo for this task.
1 Answers
You should be able to catch smaller to medium size sharks with this combo. Sea trout, reds, fluke, snook and smaller tarpon you could target with this combo as well.
on December 1, 2017

from Idaho asked:
June 4, 2017
What is the action on this rod (e.g., mod-fast, fast)?
1 Answers
Penn does not specify the action on this particular rod. I'd personally consider it medium-fast.
on June 5, 2017

from Buffalo, NY asked:
March 22, 2017
Can the reel handle be switched to left hand retrieve?
1 Answers
The handle can be switched between both sides of the reel. Thank you for considering TackleDirect for your fishing needs.
on March 23, 2017


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