Penn Spinfisher V 5500 Spinning Reel, 5.6:1 #SSV5500

Fifty years ago Penn introduced the toughest spinning reel the world has ever known. Until now….Introducing the fifth generation of Spinfisher®, the Spinfisher V.

The new Spinfisher V includes several significant upgrades, making this the most advanced addition to your arsenal.


  • Water Tight Design, 6 seals create a water tight design, ideal for the surf or spray
  • Slammer Drag System, sealed drag system with 3 HT-100 drag washers greased for longevity
  • Full Metal Body & Sideplate
  • Superline Spool, no backing needed because the rubber gasket keeps braided line from slipping
  • Line Capacity Rings, eliminate the question of how much line you have left while fighting a fish
  • New thicker heavy duty aluminum bail wire adds strength and durability
  • 5 Shielded stainless steel bearing system
  • Infinite anti-reverse
  • Friction trip ramp prevents premature bail trip when casting
  • Stainless steel mainshaft and alloy main gear
  • Enhanced gear ratios on smaller sizes


  • Model: SSV5500
  • Capacity
    • Mono (yds/lb): 360/10, 270/12, 240/15
    • Braid (yds/lb): 425/20, 320/30, 250/40
  • Bearings: 5+1
  • Maximum Drag: 30lbs
  • Gear Ratio: 5.6:1
  • Line Retrieve: 35"
  • Weight: 21.6 oz
  • Saltwater: Yes

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