International® 20VISX 2-Speed Conventional Reel, Gold
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PENNInternational® 20VISX 2-Speed Conventional Reel, Gold

$599.95

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Model # 18917971 | Mfg # 1370778UPC # 31324167025

Specs

International® 20VISX 2-Speed Conventional Reel, Gold

Name Value
Material Aluminum
Weight 51 Ounces
Best Use Pelagic Species
Big Game
Retrieve Right-Hand
Maximum Test - Mono 490 Yards/40 Pounds
365 Yards/50 Pounds
325 Yards/60 Pounds
Ball Bearings 5
Maximum Test - Braided 750 Yards/100 Pounds
625 Yards/130 Pounds
460 Yards/200 Pounds
Warranty Details One Year
Drag Style Lever Drag
Gear Ratios 4.1:1 High & 1.4:1 Low
Ball Type 5 Stainless Steel Ball Bearings
Line Speed 41 Inches High & 14 Inches Low
Drag 50 Pounds / 22.6kg

Product Overview

Penn International VIS-series reels offer the performance you need to land big, powerful fish.

Since 1932, Penn Reels have cranked in over 1,400 IGFA world records. The reason for this outstanding success is that every Penn Reel embodies a tradition of quality and innovation that has made Penn Reels the go-to choice of anglers around the world.

Tournament anglers know that along with the right technique, persistence and yes, a bit of luck, landing that record-setting fish requires a reel they can trust—which is why so many pros choose reels from Penn's International VIS series—like the International 20VISX, 2-Speed, Lever Drag reel pictured here. The "X" denotes an open frame, with no crosspiece. This comes in handy for thumbing the spool while free-lining bait. Like all the reels in the VIS series, construction features a rugged frame machined from high-strength, lightweight, aircraft-grade aluminum, brawny stainless steel gear train and smooth Dura-Drag system. Provided you're up to the task, you can count on this reel to bring the big brutes to heel and maybe even set a record yourself.

Key Features

  • Machined and anodized aluminum frame and side plates offer strength and corrosion resistance
  • Stainless steel main and pinion gears are strong and corrosion resistant
  • Quick-Shift II™ 2-speed system enables quick and easy gear shifting, without having to remove your hands from the crank
  • Dura-Drag™ system virtually eliminates hesitation, even under heavy drag settings
  • Double-Dog Ratchet Anti-Reverse eliminates back-play in the handle and is twice as strong as a typical single dog system
  • Six corrosion-resistant stainless steel ball bearings assure smooth operation under heavy loads
  • Powerful 100 pound drag tires the largest of fish
  • Versa-Strike Adjustable Strike Stop enables you to customize the strike position to provide more adjustment between strike and full position. Adjustment can be made for fishing different types of line, or tournament settings
  • Line capacity rings indicate how much line is left on the spool
  • Made in the U.S.A. of domestic and imported components
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