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Authority® Spinning

Reel Size

10500, 2500, 3500, 4500, 5500, 6500, 7500, 8500

Gear Ratio

4.2:1, 4.7:1, 5.2:1, 5.3:1, 6.2:1, 7.0:1, 5.7:1
Reel Size

Reel sizes vary by manufacturer. To best understand the size of a spinning reel or casting reel, refer to the line capacity rating for the reel. Size standards are consistent across our reels.

Gear Ratio

Conventional Reels - Gear ratio describes how many spool rotations completed with one full rotation of the handle.

Spinning Reels - Gear ratio describes how many rotor rotations completed with one full rotation of the handle.

REEL HANDLE POSITION: RIGHT/LEFT

Availability: In Stock
$549.95
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SKU: 1563161 Model Number: ATH5500

Description

'The PENN® Authority™ is the new PENN® standard. Focusing on best-in-class smoothness and sealing, these reels will have a size and gear ratio for every scenario. Utilizing CNC Gear technology™, the precision-cut stainless steel gear train paired with the Dura-Drag™ system, will give you the power to tame anything from within the deep blue. The IPX8 sealed body and spool are top of the line, ensuring that no water will reach the internals, even if submerged. Whether fishing the creeks or in the blue water, the PENN® Authority™ sets a new standard for durability and performance.

Prop 65

Proposition 65

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

Features

  • Submersible IPX8 Sealed Body and Spool Design
  • Full Metal Body, Sideplate, and Rotor
  • CNC Gear Technology with Stainless Steel Main and Pinion Gears
  • Sealed Slammer® drag system with Dura-Drag™
  • 12+1 Stainless Steel Bearing System
  • Leveline® Slow Oscillation System
  • Spare Hypalon Handle Knob

Compare Authority® Spinning models

Model Number ATH2500 ATH2500HS ATH3500 ATH4500 ATH4500HS ATH5500 ATH6500 ATH6500HS ATH7500 ATH8500 ATH8500HS ATH10500
Sku 1563146 1563147 1563148 1563159 1563160 1563161 1563162 1563163 1563164 1563165 1563166 1563167
Brand PENN PENN PENN PENN PENN PENN PENN PENN PENN PENN PENN PENN
Reel Size 2500 2500 3500 4500 4500 5500 6500 6500 7500 8500 8500 10500
Gear Ratio 5.7:1 7.0:1 5.7:1 5.7:1 7.0:1 5.2:1 5.2:1 6.2:1 4.7:1 4.7:1 5.3:1 4.2:1
Reel Handle Position Right/Left Right/Left Right/Left Right/Left Right/Left Right/Left Right/Left Right/Left Right/Left Right/Left Right/Left Right/Left
Braking System None None None None None None None None None None None None
Drag Type Front Drag Front Drag Front Drag Front Drag Front Drag Front Drag Front Drag Front Drag Front Drag Front Drag Front Drag Front Drag
Color Black/Gold Black/Gold Black/Gold Black/Gold Black/Gold Black/Gold Black/Gold Black/Gold Black/Gold Black/Gold Black/Gold Black/Gold
Anti-reverse Feature Instant Anti-Reverse Instant Anti-Reverse Instant Anti-Reverse Instant Anti-Reverse Instant Anti-Reverse Instant Anti-Reverse Instant Anti-Reverse Instant Anti-Reverse Instant Anti-Reverse Instant Anti-Reverse Instant Anti-Reverse Instant Anti-Reverse
Bearing Count 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13
Braid Capacity Yd/lb 240/10 220/15 160/20 240/10 220/15 160/20 310/10 270/15 220/20 390/15 320/20 250/30 390/15 320/20 250/30 500/20 380/30 335/40 485/30 410/40 335/50 485/30 410/40 335/50 530/40 440/50 400/65 730/40 600/50 555/65 730/40 600/50 555/65 845/50 780/65 540/80
Brand PENN PENN PENN PENN PENN PENN PENN PENN PENN PENN PENN PENN
Drag Material HT-100 HT-100 Dura Drag Dura Drag Dura Drag Dura Drag Dura Drag Dura Drag Dura Drag Dura Drag Dura Drag Dura Drag
Fishing Type Inshore Inshore Inshore Inshore Inshore Inshore/Nearshore Inshore/Nearshore Inshore/Nearshore Nearshore/Offshore Nearshore/Offshore Nearshore/Offshore Nearshore/Offshore
Max Drag Lb 20lb | 9.1kg 20lb | 9.1kg 30lb | 13.6kg 30lb | 13.6kg 30lb | 13.6kg 40lb | 18.1kg 40lb | 18.1kg 40lb | 18.1kg 50lb | 22.6kg 50lb | 22.6kg 50lb | 22.6kg 60lb | 27.2kg
Mono Capacity M/mm 235/0.23 160/0.28 130/0.31 235/0.23 160/0.28 130/0.31 330/0.23 240/0.28 180/0.31 390/0.25 290/0.28 215/0.33 390/0.25 290/0.28 215/0.33 390/0.28 300/0.33 210/0.36 355/0.33 315/0.36 185/0.38 355/0.33 315/0.36 185/0.38 450/0.36 300/0.38 200/0.46 415/0.46 280/0.56 240/0.61 415/0.46 280/0.56 240/0.61 395/0.56 330/0.61 230/0.71
Mono Capacity Yd/lb 255/6 175/8 140/10 255/6 175/8 140/10 360/6 285/8 220/10 425/8 320/10 235/12 425/8 320/10 235/12 430/10 330/12 230/15 390/12 345/15 205/20 390/12 345/15 205/20 490/15 330/20 220/30 455/20 310/30 260/40 455/20 310/30 260/40 435/30 360/40 255/50
Package Count 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Primary Technique None None None None None None None None None None None None
Recovery Rate 30" | 76cm 37" | 94cm 34" | 86cm 37" | 94cm 45" | 114cm 36" | 91cm 39" | 99cm 48" | 122cm 38" | 96cm 42" | 107cm 50" | 127cm 43" | 109 cm
Reel Spool Material Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Saltwater Saltwater Saltwater Saltwater Saltwater Saltwater Saltwater Saltwater Saltwater Saltwater Saltwater Saltwater Saltwater
Series PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority
Specialty None None None None None None None None None None None None
Subseries PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority PENN Authority
Water Type 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Weight 11.9 oz 11.9 oz 14.3 oz 15 oz 15 oz 23.6 oz 25.4 oz 25.4 oz 29.7 oz 31.1 oz 31.1 oz 37.3 oz
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