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To order from this page just make your selections and click on the "Add to Cart" button or the  "Buy" link. If you run into difficulties please make use of our toll-free line and give us a call. Our phone numbers, fax and email addresses are posted  at the bottom of this page.  

Orders over $150 are shipped FREE!* Orders less than $150 are billed for shipping. Upon placing your order you'll receive an immediate confirmation via email. You are not billed at that time, the confirming email may not reflect oversize or overweight charges or other issues requiring direct contact. We process orders manually, preferring to have a human actually check things over and contact you should there be questions. Within 24 hours of placing your order you will receive a follow-up email confirmation and final  invoice (pdf doc) reflecting your total charges (Monday-Friday). You are not billed until we actually send you your final invoice.  Orders shipped to CA addresses will have California Sales Taxes applied, out of state orders are tax free. During the ordering process you can select expedited shipping if required. For higher value shipments FedEx will require a signature for delivery - this is for your protection, without this provision there is no recourse for a lost or stolen delivery. You can opt out via FedEx website. Your tracking number will be sent upon pickup by FedEx.  (Within the USA we usually ship via Federal Express ground. International, and oversize/weight items will be billed for shipping and you will be sent an emailed invoice reflecting total charges prior to actual billing. We will not ship without you having had a chance to review the invoice). Hawaii and Alaska shipping will be accomplished using USPS Priority service, and our standard shipping cost policy will apply unless the item ordered does not fit in their standard size boxes. If additional shipping fees are required we will contact you.)


You've reached the Penn International section of our site. This page shows off the range of USA made International reels from Penn: Internationals, Torque lever drag and star drag series and spinning reels.

To access the Spinning or Standard Conventional reels please use the following hyperlinks:
Penn Conventional Reels pg. I
Penn Spinning Reels pg. III

Our Penn International page is under revision - under re-construction at the present time.  There are new Internationals on the market now. We are taking a wait and see approach - attempting to confirm both the firms direction and product. There are several reasons for the hesitation, best to address those by phone or direct contact at our shop. - Mark


SPOOLING/RIGGING:

Please note, you will see many spooling options for the reels listed below. It's not our intent to confuse folks, but you do have options here unlike some places and we take pride in the fact we can rig things according to your needs, applications and preferences. We have been pioneers in Super Braid / Spectra rigging and we offer a few methods of rigging the lines together beyond most retailers capability, including the standard long range Bimini to Albright knots, Served and Sato connections. We do not use simple uni-to-uni knots for connecting braid to leader, we take the time to make a better knot, one that will hold up over time and deal with larger fish. Simpler knots don't work as well. You can see videos of what we do on our YouTube channel - CharkBaitUSA. We can upgrade that connection to one of several options, the benefit with those connections is that the diameter is thinner and that allows the line to flow through your rod's guides more smoothly, has less resistance in the water and is stealthier. If you have questions regarding rigging, please give us a call or zap back an email and we can go over things with you. Bottom line, you have options with us and we're proud of our staff's ability to rig things to your needs rather than simply "slapping" things together. Our knots hold, as does our in-line rigging.


Before getting into the gear, we suggest you click the link to our Clearance Page.  We are clearing the shelves of many models from Penn, some significant savings are available.


 

PROMOTIONS

We have two excellent special offers going on right now on Penn's International and Torque Series reels. First off, all reels offered receive the benefit of FREE BRAID SPOOLING - and not just any braid. On the Big Game reels for a limited time we are including Toro Tamer's 16 STRAND HOLLOW CORE SPLICEABLE SUPER BRAID, arguably the best high end super braid on the market today. The new line opens up better than any other, making hollow core rigging downright easy (that's due to the construction of the line - 16 strands verses 8-12 for most other higher quality braids). You'll get 300 yards of the best braid made plus a free reel cover, and mono topshot if required. If you prefer, you can go "solid" on the braid, and even mulit-color depth counter if that's your preference. Of course you have many other optional ways to rig up, so pay attention to the spooling options when making your selection. If you don't need the braid, we have an alternate offer.

Your Pick: SPECTRA/BRAID - INCLUDING TORO TAMER SPLICEABLE HOLLOW CORE,

You choose either FREE offer and we'll adjust your billing on your final invoice which you'll see in your mailbox within 24 hours of your order (Monday through Friday). Receive superior quality Super Braid (gel spun polyethelyne line) spooling with mono topshot (if desired) at no additional charge. Both offers represent a value of up to $80, and both are excellent.
 


Please note, you will see many spooling options for the reels listed below. It's not our intent to confuse folks, but you do have options here unlike some places and we take pride in the fact we can rig things according to your needs, applications and preferences. We have been pioneers in Super Braid / Spectra rigging and we offer a few methods of rigging the lines together beyond most retailers capability, including the standard long range Bimini to Albright knots, Served and Sato connections. We do not use simple uni-to-uni knots for connecting braid to leader, we take the time to make a better knot, one that will hold up over time and deal with larger fish. Simpler knots don't work as well. You can see videos of what we do on our YouTube channel - CharkBaitUSA. We can upgrade that connection to one of several options, the benefit with those connections is that the diameter is thinner and that allows the line to flow through your rod's guides more smoothly, has less resistance in the water and is stealthier. If you have questions regarding rigging, please give us a call or zap back an email and we can go over things with you.

Line Selections:
Braid - Cortland, Izorline, Momoi and ToroTamer
Mono - Hi Seas Triple Fish and Grand Slam IGFA, Izorline, Momoi, Izorline, P-Line, Berkley and Ande


What's New from Penn?

Torque Series

International Two Speed and Single Speed Reels

Light Line Internationals


We do try to have the best prices.
We're so sure of that, we back up our words with
30 day price protection!

What's New?

Penn is changing their International Series Reels this fall - 2017. I saw them at ICAST, no doubt some improvement in design. Looked to me like the Penn guys spent some time with Okuma's Makaira series and Avet's Pro series reels to gain needed improvement to their designs.  Just my hunch.  I have some business-side concerns regarding Penn's marketing direction under present ownership, the result of that is some reluctance to invest significantly in their products until I have greater confidence that the investment is prudent and that the new products offer significantly more than their predecessors (which were good for their intended application - just not quite there for the long range application which we focus upon). Prior to bringing the new reels into our on-line catalog it is our intent to spend some time in evaluation.  Once my confidence improves, once we confirm stated specs, then we will post the pieces.

*One point, the specs Penn is providing had me suspicious at ICAST. Their claim of far more line capacity than typical for reels of this size had me thinking they were ingesting something which may cloud judgment...  Well, now I understand more. They based their capacity based upon use of their new line, which is suspect in and of itself. The new Penn Internationals hold the same amount of line as other reels of the same relative size (though their arbors are still rather fat).  Penn played a diameter game on their specs.  And, with respect to the ProSpect line used, the stuff needs to be fully tested in the field before I'd load it on my own gear. Secondly, I'm hearing some claims coming primarily from some dealers on the East Coast, one not really a dealer but a very busy chat room wind-on maker claiming how great it is to get over 900 yards of 100# on a 20 size reel.  Silly, waste of money. I don't know of many cow sized tuna that needed anything more than 500 yards (if that) when appropriate line tests and drag pressures were used.  If you need 900 yards, well, you're probably fishing way too light a line or way too light a drag. Wrong gear for right fish... Don't fall for hype, we'll cut thru that shortly.



Penn International
Torque Lever Drag Two Speeds

Your Pick: SUPER BRAID - INCLUDING TORO TAMER SPLICEABLE HOLLOW CORE,

You choose either FREE offer. Receive superior quality Super Braid (gel spun polyethelyne line) spooling with mono topshot (if desired) at no additional charge. Both offers represent a value of up to $80, and both are excellent.
 

 

We've been waiting for these a long, long time. Penn's been out of the game, but they are back in a big way with their newer reels. The Fathoms and Squalls have been wonderful, and the Torques have been excellent, but we've lacked the 2 speed option. Heck, Penn pretty much invented 2 speed reels, so why didn't they come to the party... Well, what's done is done and darn it, these were worth waiting for.

These are among the most robust, and surprisingly lightest, of all two speed casting reels ever designed. And, they feel good, Penn took the time to test them, develop them, and build 'em right. The reels are International through and through, except these are better. They cast.  Of course you have a machined and anodized aluminum body and sideplates, a lightweight forged aluminum spool with line capacity rings, Stainless Steel main and pinion gears, 6 shielded stainless steel ball bearings of very good quality and a QUIET double dog anti-reverse system. That's a very good thing. And, even better you get a sealed Dura Drag system with Penn's excellent HT material. These reels are also made in the USA. The guys got 'em right, and while not an inexpensive reel, once you pick one up you'll understand that these are some very nice reels that won't let you down in the middle of a fight.

 

SPECIFICATIONS
MODEL LINE CAP. (mono) LINE CAP. (braid) LOW GEAR HIGH GEAR INCHES PER CRANK MAX DRAG M.S.R.P.
TRQ 15LD2 355/12#, 305/15# 415/30#
390/50#
2.8:1 6:1 30/14 20 $549
TRQ 25NLD2 305/20#
245/30#
475/50#
395/65#
2.8:1 5.5:1 38/19 33 $579
TRQ
30LD2
330/30
255/40
525/65#
455/80#
2.8:1 5.5:1 38/19 33 $579
TRQ
40NLD2
315/40#
235/50#
655/65#
565/80#
2.5:1 5.1:1 42/21 40 $599

I.P.T. = Inches-Per-Turn retrieve rate

 

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Free SUPER BRAID Spooling & Optional Spooling

FREE Braid Spooling + FREE Mono Spooling
 or POWER PLIERS (up to $80 Comparable Value)

Select your FREEBIE below and if required the spooling requirements: Super Braid and mono using drop-down menus. Select the length option below and rigging style. Questions? give us a call or zap over an email.  

FREE Braid Spooling + FREE Mono Spooling
Select your FREEBIE below and if required the spooling requirements: Super Braid and mono using drop-down menus. Select the length option below and rigging style. Questions? give us a call or zap over an email.  
FREE Toro Tamer  Super Braid Solid or 16 Strand Hollow Core
Select  Free Super Braid 300 yds.
 
Braid Test
Braid TYPE
Free Options: Toro Tamer Solid OR HOLLOW
Mono Manufacturer  for topshot
Mono Test for topshot
Rigging Style
OPTIONAL SPOOLING SELECTIONS
300 yards Toro Tamer 16 Strand Hollow Core or Solid BRAID supplied free
- SELECT options above,
we will bill for only the additional amount you select below
(Price is per 100 yards, for 200 additional yards, select 2 in the quantity box,
for 1000 additional yards select 10)
Optional Sato Knotless Rigging
must also select Hollow Core Spectra above
 
Optional Served Knotless Rigging
must also select Hollow Core Spectra above

$20.00

Quantity Additional Spooling Price
Additional Yards Braid beyond 300 yds  SOLID - per 100 yards (50, 60, 80, 100, 130#) $12.00
per 100 yards
Additional Yards Braid beyond 300 yds Spliceable HOLLOW - per 100 yards  (40, 50, 60, 80, 100, 130#) $20.00
per 100 yards

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FREE SHIPPING 
& FREE High Quality Braid!

Made in America, and very proud of it!

 

 

Penn's Torque Spinning Reels!

Your Pick: SPECTRA/BRAID - INCLUDING 16 STRAND TORO TAMER SPLICEABLE HOLLOW CORE,
or CharkBait Premium Quality Multi-Function Pliers

You choose either FREE offer and we'll adjust your billing on your final invoice which you'll see in your mailbox within 24 hours of your order (Monday through Friday). Receive either the POWER PLIERS as pictured or superior quality Super Braid (gel spun polyethelyne line) spooling with mono topshot (if desired) at no additional charge. Both offers represent a value of up to $80, and both are excellent.
 

 

 

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FREE Braid Spooling + FREE Mono Spooling
Select your FREEBIE below and if required the spooling requirements: Super Braid and mono using drop-down menus. Select the length option below and rigging style. Questions? give us a call or zap over an email.   
FREE Toro Tamer Super Braid Solid or 16 Strand Hollow Core
Free Super Braid 300 yds,
we'll adjust your final invoice price when we prepare your order if you select the Braid.

- NO CHARGE selections in blue fields below
  
MONO Spooling is offered at no charge - make your selections below.
- Option in RED at increased costs
-
Free ToroTamer Solid, hollow-core and other options will carry costs.

 
Braid Test
Braid TYPE
Includes Toro Tamer Solid @ n/c for 300 yds as option
Mono Manufacturer  for topshot
Mono Test for topshot
Rigging Style

ADDITIONAL COST OPTIONS

300 yards Toro Tamer Solid BRAID supplied with selection above.
- SELECT options above,
we will bill for the additional amount you select below
(Price is per 100 yards, for 200 additional yards, select 2 in the quantity box,
for 1000 additional yards select 10)
Optional Sato Knotless Rigging
must also select Hollow Core Spectra above

$20.00

Optional Served Knotless Rigging
must also select Hollow Core Spectra above

$20.00

Quantity Additional Spooling Price
Additional Yards Braid beyond 300 yds  SOLID - per 100 yards (50, 60, 80, 100, 130#) $12.00
per 100 yards
Additional Yards Braid beyond 300 yds 12 or 16 Strand HOLLOW - per 100 yards  (40, 50, 60, 80, 100, 130#) $20.00
per 100 yards
 

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FREE SHIPPING - FREE High Quality SUPER BRAID

Made in America, and very proud of it!



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Orders over $150 are shipped FREE!* Orders less than $150 are billed for shipping. Upon placing your order you'll receive an immediate confirmation via email. You are not billed at that time, the confirming email may not reflect oversize or overweight charges or other issues requiring direct contact. We process orders manually, preferring to have a human actually check things over and contact you should there be questions. Within 24 hours of placing your order you will receive a follow-up email confirmation and final  invoice (pdf doc) reflecting your total charges (Monday-Friday). You are not billed until we actually send you your final invoice.  Orders shipped to CA addresses will have California Sales Taxes applied, out of state orders are tax free. During the ordering process you can select expedited shipping if required. (Within the USA we usually ship via Federal Express ground. International, and oversize/weight items will be billed for shipping and you will be sent an emailed invoice reflecting total charges prior to actual billing. We will not ship without you having had a chance to review the invoice). Hawaii and Alaska shipping will be accomplished using USPS Priority service, and our standard shipping cost policy will apply unless the item ordered does not fit in their standard size boxes. If additional shipping fees are required we will contact you.)

 

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