Penn Spinfisher VI Spinning Reel
The Penn Spinfisher VI is the newest edition in a long line of Penn reels known for durability. The most recent Spinfisher boasts the same rigid full metal body and HT-100 Drag system that made the previous Spinfisher a top performer.
It is a fantastic and famous spinning reel. This ambidextrous reel is available in black gold color. However, the lightweight Penn Spinfisher is made of blended material, and its handle is made of carbon fiber. The multifilament fishing line of the Penn Spinfisher VI spinning reel is suitable for hunting large fish. It has a fully sealed spool. So, keeping the reel safe from saltwater inside is very easy. Check Full Review…
Comprehensive Technical Specification
Here is a detailed technical specifications chart for the Penn Spinfisher VI Spinning Reel:
|Model||Gear Ratio||Bearings||Weight (oz)||Line Capacity (Mono)||Line Capacity (Braid)||Max Drag (lbs)||Retrieve Rate (in)|
|SSVI2500||6.2:1||6+1||10.7||255/6, 175/8, 140/10||240/10, 220/15, 160/20||15||33|
|SSVI3500||6.2:1||6+1||12.1||360/6, 285/8, 220/10||310/10, 270/15, 220/20||15||37|
|SSVI4500||6.2:1||6+1||12.5||425/8, 320/10, 235/12||390/15, 320/20, 250/30||20||40|
|SSVI5500||5.6:1||6+1||18.5||430/10, 330/12, 230/15||500/20, 380/30, 335/40||25||39|
|SSVI6500||5.6:1||6+1||22.3||390/12, 345/15, 205/20||485/30, 410/40, 335/50||30||42|
|SSVI7500||4.7:1||6+1||26.5||490/15, 330/20, 220/30||530/40, 440/50, 400/65||35||38|
|SSVI8500||4.7:1||6+1||27.3||455/20, 310/30, 260/40||730/40, 600/50, 555/65||40||42|
|SSVI9500||4.2:1||6+1||37.1||360/30, 300/40, 220/50||845/50, 780/65, 710/80||45||40|
|SSVI10500||4.2:1||6+1||38.6||415/30, 350/40, 255/50||1015/50, 875/65, 750/80||50||43|
Penn Pursuit III: Nearshore Spinning Reel
The Pursuit III is another spinning reel perfect for inshore and freshwater anglers. The material of the spinning reel is stainless steel and graphite, and the handle’s material is stainless steel. The fishing reel includes a multifilament fishing line, famous for its working ability on conventional and baitcasting reels.
Technical Specification Chart
|Model||Bearings||Gear Ratio||Line Retrieve (inches)||Max Drag (lbs)||Mono Line Capacity (yds/lbs)||Braid Line Capacity (yds/lbs)||Weight (oz)|
|PURIII2500||5||5.2:1||22||10||255/6, 175/8, 140/10||240/10, 220/15, 160/20||9.8|
|PURIII3000||5||4.6:1||27.4||15||200/8, 165/10, 120/12||250/15, 180/20, 130/30||11.9|
|PURIII4000||5||4.6:1||31.5||15||270/8, 220/10, 165/12||360/15, 260/20, 185/30||12.1|
|PURIII5000||5||4.6:1||35.8||20||225/12, 200/15, 135/20||420/20, 300/30, 240/40||19.0|
|PURIII6000||5||4.6:1||41.2||20||335/15, 230/20, 210/25||490/30, 390/40, 335/50||21.4|
|PURIII8000||5||4.3:1||44.9||25||340/20, 310/25, 230/30||475/50, 390/65, 345/80||29.1|
- Durable and corrosion-resistant construction: Designed for saltwater conditions with a lightweight graphite body, sideplate, and rotor.
- Smooth performance: Features a 4+1 stainless steel bearing system that ensures smooth and reliable operation.
- HT-100™ carbon fiber drag system: Delivers powerful and smooth drag performance, ideal for handling big fish and long battles.
- Instant anti-reverse: Eliminates rotor backplay for quick and solid hook sets.
- Line capacity rings: Allows anglers to monitor the remaining line on the spool easily.
- Machined and anodized aluminum spool: Offers strength and durability without adding extra weight.
PENN Fierce III Inshore Spinning Reel
This spinning reel has a full metal body and side plate, which are very durable. Its aluminum body with a red and black color scheme is very gorgeous. However, the Penn Fierce III spinning reel handle is made of aluminum and stainless steel. It is a lightweight fishing reel that is also available at a pocket-friendly price. The left and right handle positions of the Penn Fierce III are suitable for all users. It has an HT-100 drag system, which is appropriate for carrying a big fish easily. However, you don’t need to wear down when the big fish is hung with the fishing rod.
Detailed Technical Specification Chart
|Model||PENN Fierce III Inshore Spinning Reel|
|Sizes Available||1000, 2000, 2500, 3000, 4000, 5000, 6000, 8000|
|Bearings||4+1 stainless steel ball bearings|
|Gear Ratio||Varies by size (4.2:1 to 6.2:1)|
|Retrieve Rate||Varies by size (22″ – 44″ per turn)|
|Max Drag||Varies by size (7 lbs – 25 lbs)|
|Drag Material||HT-100™ carbon fiber drag washers|
|Braid Capacity (yards/lbs)||Varies by size (160/6 – 475/50)|
|Mono Capacity (yards/lbs)||Varies by size (275/2 – 340/20)|
|Reel Material||Full metal body and sideplate|
|Spool Material||Superline spool with line capacity rings|
|Handle Material||Aluminum handle with soft-touch knob|
|Weight||Varies by size (7.8 oz – 28.4 oz)|
|Water Type||Saltwater, Inshore|
|Warranty||1-year limited warranty from PENN|
Penn Clash II Saltwater Spinning Reel
The Penn Clash II spinning reel has CNC gear technology. It is machined from premium metals. However, the gear technology has a smooth gear train. The Penn Class II spinning reel includes a monofilament fishing line that provides sufficient strength for catching fish from far away. The Penn Clash II is so durable because it has a full metal body and also has side plates. This fishing reel is made of aluminum, but the handle and the bearing are made of stainless steel.
Comprehensive Technical Specification Chart
|Specification||Penn Clash II Saltwater Spinning Reel|
|Model Range||CLAII2000, CLAII2500, CLAII3000, CLAII4000, CLAII5000, CLAII6000, CLAII8000|
|Bearings||8+1 stainless steel ball bearings|
|Gear Ratio||6.2:1 (CLAII2000-CLAII5000), 5.6:1 (CLAII6000-CLAII8000)|
|HT-100™ Carbon Fiber Drag System||Yes, providing smooth and consistent drag pressure|
|Body Material||Full Metal Body for added durability|
|CNC Gear™ Technology||Yes, precision-machined gears for smoothness and strength|
|Leveline Oscillation System||Yes, ensuring even line lay and improved casting distance|
|Hydrophobic Line Roller||Yes, repelling water and reducing line friction|
|Instant Anti-Reverse||Yes, eliminating handle back play|
|Braid-Ready Spool||Yes, requiring no backing when using braided lines|
|Reel Handle Position||Interchangeable (Left/Right)|
|Weight (oz)||Varies depending on model (7.4 – 29.5 oz)|
|Line Capacity (yd/lb)||Varies depending on model, suitable for mono and braid lines|
|Max Drag (lb)||Varies depending on model (10 – 40 lbs)|
Penn Slammer III Spinning Reel for Professional Anglers
Now, we are going to discuss a spinning reel whose full body is made of stainless steel, including its handle and bearing. The combination of black and gold made the Penn Slammer III beautiful. The price of the Penn Slammer III is quite higher than the other models. But the sustainability and user-friendly features of the Slammer III made it worth the money. Compare with other models…
Technical Specification Chart
|Specification||Slammer III 3500||Slammer III 4500||Slammer III 5500||Slammer III 6500||Slammer III 7500||Slammer III 8500||Slammer III 9500|
|Line Retrieve (in)||37||40||39||42||38||42||40|
|Max Drag (lb)||30||30||40||40||50||50||60|
|Mono Line Capacity (yd/lb)||360/6, 285/8, 220/10||425/8, 320/10, 235/12||430/12, 330/15, 230/20||340/15, 310/20, 230/30||330/20, 255/30, 210/40||440/20, 300/30, 250/40||350/30, 300/40, 240/50|
|Braid Line Capacity (yd/lb)||415/15, 310/20, 255/30||420/20, 300/30, 240/40||500/20, 380/30, 335/40||485/30, 410/40, 355/50||530/40, 420/50, 340/65||730/40, 600/50, 555/65||630/50, 540/65, 490/80|
|Retrieve Rate (inches/turn)||24.2||25.5||29.5||30.5||32.5||34.5||36.5|
Penn CFTII7000LC Conflict II Long Cast Reel
The lightweight Penn CFTII7000LC has a gorgeous outlook with its black exterior. It has an ambidextrous handle, suitable for both left and right-handed users. The entire CFTII7000LC Conflict II spinning reel, including its handle, is made of stainless steel. It also includes CNC gear technology. The multifilament fishing line of the Penn CFTII7000LC is suitable for catching fish of extensive weight.
Detailed Technical Specification Table
|Model||Penn CFTII7000LC Conflict II Long Cast|
|Type||Saltwater Spinning Reel|
|Line Capacity (Mono)||310 yds/15 lb, 250 yds/20 lb, 180 yds/30 lb|
|Line Capacity (Braid)||465 yds/30 lb, 390 yds/40 lb, 330 yds/50 lb|
|Retrieve Rate||41 inches per turn|
|Ball Bearings||8+1 stainless steel ball bearings|
|Drag System||HT-100 carbon fiber drag system|
|Max Drag||30 lbs|
|Reel Material||Rigid Resin RR30 body and rotor|
|Line Management System||Superline Spool with Line Capacity Rings|
|Handle||CNC machined aluminum handle|
|Handle Side||Reversible for right or left-hand use|
|Warranty||1-year limited warranty|
Buying Guide for a Penn Spinning Reel
Choosing a good spinning reel is a crucial and critical task. But it is not impossible at all.
When you want to use a Penn spinning reel, you have to check its model first. Some models of Penn spinning reels are very costly, but others are available in a pocket-friendly price range. However, you can also check the material of the fishing reel and fishing line.
Suppose you want a stainless steel fishing reel, including its handle, gear, and body. So, you can choose Penn Slammer III. But the Penn Clash II and Fierce III are aluminum-made and not bad at all. Significantly, they are suitable for users who want to use a lightweight spinning reel because aluminum is lightweight.
How do I clean a Penn spinning reel?
First, you have to disassemble all parts of the Penn spinning reel. You can use a flathead screwdriver to do this task properly. Now, keep the fishing reel’s detached parts on the table. You must collect a rust remover, Penn rod, and reel cleaner. Apply the rust remover to the rusted parts of the spinning reel. Finally, you can apply the rod and reel cleaner with a kitchen scrubby and then reassemble all the reel parts.
How do I fix anti-reverse on a Penn spinning reel?
Sometimes, the anti-reverse of the fishing reel stops working. To solve the issue, carefully remove the handle of the fishing reel first. Now disassemble the fishing reel entirely. You can see that there is a nut in the middle of the fishing reel. You must take a screwdriver and remove the nut slowly. Now, install a new one and check the anti-reverse again. You can also apply a sufficient amount of lubricant to the reel.
How do I oil or grease a Penn spinning reel?
If you want to keep your Penn spinning reel smooth and free from damage, apply sufficient oil to the reel. First, you must collect oil from a reputed brand and a kitchen scrubby. Now, put the oil on the scrubby and rub the spinning reel with it. You can also pour the oil with a dropper to simplify your task.
The corrosion-resistant Penn spinning reels are amazing for both saltwater and adventurous fishing. But the user must take care of the reel and keep it clean regularly.