Penn Fathom II LW

Penn's new levelwind conventional reels handle extreme abuse.

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Penn's new Fathom II LW levelwind conventional reels feature a full-metal body and side plates, HT-100 carbon-fiber drag washers and a 4+1 stainless-steel bearing system. The heavy-duty reels are designed to handle daily extreme abuse. The 13 models start with a braid capacity of 445 yards of 30-pound, moving up in size to handle 770 yards of 80-pound. Max drag for all models is 30 pounds; gear ratios for the single-speed reels range from 3.7-to-1 to 5.5-to-1. Weights range from 19.8 ounces to 27 ounces, and prices start at $199.99.