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PENN Fathom Star Drag Reels

The Penn Fathom Star Drag, with the revolutionary Live Spindle design, is the most castable reel in the market place. The improved configuration allows the spool to spin independently of the spindle and pinion gear, which significantly reduces friction experienced from the extreme acceleration of the spool when casting. Other reels using a ''fixed spindle'' design slow the rotation of the spool and reduce casting distance. Additionally the Live Spindle improves the retrieve of the reel because the spindle and pinion do not need to turn relative to each other during heavy loads, unlike a ''fixed spindle'' reels that result in a difficult retrieve and erratic drag.

  • Ball Bearings: 5+1
  • Drag 25lb.
  • Gear Ration: 6.0:1
  • Warranty: One year
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Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Fathom Conventional SD 12, 5BB; 1BSH, 25lb. Drag, 6.0:1 GR, 28" Line Speed, 260/12lb. Yd/Tst, 15.5oz., Black/Gold 13012166 1238442
In stock online.

$199.95

Fathom Conventional SD 15, 5BB; 1BSH, 25lb. Drag, 6.0:1 GR, 28" Line Speed, 280/15lb. Yd/Tst, 15.6oz., Black/Gold 13012174 1238443
In stock online.

$199.95

Fathom Conventional SD 25, 5BB; 1BSH, 25lb. Drag, 6.0:1 GR, 40" Line Speed, 290/25lb. Yd/Tst, 17.9oz., Black/Gold 13012182 1238444
In stock online.

$219.95

Fathom Conventional SD 30, 5BB; 1BSH, 25lb. Drag, 6.0:1 GR, 40" Line Speed, 300/30lb. Yd/Tst, 18.4oz., Black/Gold 13012190 1238445
In stock online.

$219.95

Fathom Conventional SD 40, 5BB; 1BSH, 25lb. Drag, 6.0:1 GR, 40" Line Speed, 300/40lb. Yd/Tst, 18.7oz., Black/Gold 13012208 1238446
Ships when available.

$219.95

Product Description

The Penn Fathom Star Drag, with the revolutionary Live Spindle design, is the most castable reel in the market place. The improved configuration allows the spool to spin independently of the spindle and pinion gear, which significantly reduces friction experienced from the extreme acceleration of the spool when casting. Other reels using a ''fixed spindle'' design slow the rotation of the spool and reduce casting distance. Additionally the Live Spindle improves the retrieve of the reel because the spindle and pinion do not need to turn relative to each other during heavy loads, unlike a ''fixed spindle'' reels that result in a difficult retrieve and erratic drag.

  • Ball Bearings: 5+1
  • Drag 25lb.
  • Gear Ration: 6.0:1
  • Warranty: One year

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