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Fishing Gear: Penn Fathom Low Profile Reel

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Fishing Gear: Penn Fathom Low Profile Reel

Penn Fathom Low Profile Reel

Description and Application: The Penn Fathom low profile baitcast reels offer all the features you need to tackle the toughest saltwater fish—and muskies and stripers. The Full Metal Body and Right Side plate, matched with a brass main gear and bearing supported pinion offer a drivetrain with unparalleled power, while the TiN Coated Level Wind System and Synchronized Drag and Level Wind system (*400 size only) give extra durability under high drags. Available in 200, 300 and 400 sizes with both standard and high-speed gear ratios. Available in several gear ratios and both right- and lefthanded models.

Staff Perspective:I’m sure Penn wasn’t thinking about muskies when they designed this reel, but I can assure you the 400 size is a solid choice for pulling any sort of muskie lure out there—even double 12s—I’ve tested it for that and I’m impressed. Not only does it have the power, but the low profile eliminates hand fatigue and makes it easy to maintain a firm grip throughout hot and humid days. If you’re serious about big predator fish outside of the saltwater world, this reel deserves a spot in your arsenal.

Cost:$269.95-$319.95

Penn Fathom Low Profile Reel




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