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Iconic fishing and tackle brand, PENN® will debut eight new spinning products for 2019, making saltwater fishing more accessible than ever. The PENN spinning expansion ensures that anglers of all levels can count on quality PENN rods and reels. At any price point, PENN provides best-in-class durability and a superior fishing experience. Several PENN favorites …

Fishing Reels

PENN Fathom II Star Drag Debut At ICAST 2019 “All of your favorite sizes, with some new twists,” says PENN’s Steve Carson as he introduced us to the new PENN Fathom II Star Drag Reel family.   “The size 40, 30, and 25N now feature a choice of either 4.8-1 or 6-1 gear ratios, plus easier …

Fishing Videos

Capt. Rush Maltz of Local Knowledge, shows us what rod and reel combos he uses on the show and in his daily charter fishing business. From light to heavy setups, he explains which combos worked well with certain species. Its always best to be prepared, and have a rod and reel combo designed to match …

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PENN’S NEW CONFLICT II LONG-CAST SPINNING REEL; PENN’S LIGHTEST, LONGEST CASTING EVER In response to the many anglers using rods made of exotic super-light materials and wanting a reel to match, PENN introduced the Conflict II series reels in 2017. For 2018, PENN has upped the game, and added a full series of Conflict II Long …

Fishing Reels

PENN has had a loyal following of serious saltwater anglers in Southern California for many decades.  In the last decade PENN has stepped up to the innovation needs of our specific fishery and delivered a wide range of reels built for the Southern California market.  In 2016, PENN launched their SLAMMER III spinning reel series …

Fishing Reels

A couple years back, PENN gave us the opportunity to field test the new International VISX reels. The timing could not have been better considering the unprecedented bluefin tuna bite that SoCal anglers have been blessed with for the past few years. The El Nino of 2015 brought many unfamiliar species to our local waters …

PENN International VI
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PENN International Reel and Rods Our friends at PENN are giving away a PENN International 12VI reel to one lucky winner. Are you planning on battling beastly tuna? Or going mano a mano with a marlin? Upgrade your Arsenal with a PENN International VI. Enter to Be prepared for the big fights and #LetTheBattleBegin

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We were slowly sliding south down “The 5” surrounded by six lanes of thousands of vehicles headed the same way when a couple calls came in that immediately dropped. A call back got a recording that said the satellite phone was unavailable at this time. We were on our way to fish an overnight trip …

Fishing Reels

The PENN Conflict II spinning reel is laying claim to being the lightest reel that PENN has created yet.  Thanks to the RR30 Rigid Resin Body and rotor, the frame of the reel is extremely lightweight yet durable.  The guts of the Conflict II feature PENN’s CNC Gear Technology and high quality SS ball bearings …

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Fishing Reels

The PENN International reel has a long history of success in the evolution of the sportfishing story. In 1966, PENN introduced the first International Series reels. Internationals were built specifically for big game fishermen who were chasing trophy fish and world records. There have been five previous generations and numerous versions of the International since …