Spinfisher® VI Live Liner Spinning

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Spinfisher® VI Live Liner Spinning

Model#SSVI6500LL
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$229.95
  • IPX5 Sealed body and spool design
  • CNC Gear™ technology
  • HT-100™ carbon fiber drag washers
  • 5+1 sealed stainless steel ball bearing system
  • Full Metal Body
  • Superline Spool
  • Line Capacity Rings
  • Sizes 2500-4500 have automatic bail trip
  • Sizes 6500-8500 have manual bail trip
The PENN Spinfisher VI features IPX5 sealing so whether it gets hit with a wave, or you let it ride in the spray all the way home, you don't have to worry about saltwater getting into the gearbox or drag system. Our HT-100 drag washers are housed in a fully sealed spool to give the stopping power needed for big saltwater fish. A Full Metal Body and sideplate keep the CNC Gear System in precise alignment under heavy loads. Available in standard, Live Liner, Long Cast and bail-less models.

Spinfisher® VI Live Liner Spinning
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  • MODEL # SSVI2500LL
    Availability:  In Stock
    $169.95
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    Spinfisher® VI Live Liner Spinning Zoom
    Mono Capacity yd/lb
    255/6 175/8 140/10
    Braid Capacity yd/lb
    240/10 220/15 160/20
    Bearing Count
    6
    Max Drag lb
    15lb | 6.8kg
    Gear Ratio
    6.2:1
    Retrieve Rate
    33" | 84cm
    Weight
    13.80
    Reel Size
    2500
    Reel Handle Position
    Right/Left
    Drag Type
    Front Drag
    Drag Material
    HT-100
    Color
    Black Gold
    Anti-Reverse Feature
    Instant Anti-Reverse
  • MODEL # SSVI4500LL
    Availability:  In Stock
    $189.95
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    Spinfisher® VI Live Liner Spinning Zoom
    Mono Capacity yd/lb
    425/8 320/10 235/12
    Braid Capacity yd/lb
    390/15 320/20 250/30
    Bearing Count
    6
    Max Drag lb
    20lb | 9.0kg
    Gear Ratio
    6.2:1
    Retrieve Rate
    40" | 102cm
    Weight
    15.60
    Reel Size
    4500
    Reel Handle Position
    Right/Left
    Drag Type
    Front Drag
    Drag Material
    HT-100
    Color
    Black Gold
    Anti-Reverse Feature
    Instant Anti-Reverse
  • MODEL # SSVI6500LL
    Availability:  In Stock
    $229.95
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    Spinfisher® VI Live Liner Spinning Zoom
    Mono Capacity yd/lb
    390/12 345/15 205/20
    Braid Capacity yd/lb
    485/30 410/40 335/50
    Bearing Count
    6
    Max Drag lb
    30lb | 13.6kg
    Gear Ratio
    5.6:1
    Retrieve Rate
    42" | 107cm
    Weight
    26.80
    Reel Size
    6500
    Reel Handle Position
    Right/Left
    Drag Type
    Front Drag
    Drag Material
    HT-100
    Color
    Black Gold
    Anti-Reverse Feature
    Instant Anti-Reverse
  • MODEL # SSVI8500LL
    Availability:  In Stock
    $259.95
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    Spinfisher® VI Live Liner Spinning Zoom
    Mono Capacity yd/lb
    455/20 310/30 260/40
    Braid Capacity yd/lb
    730/40 600/50 555/65
    Bearing Count
    6
    Max Drag lb
    40lb | 18.1kg
    Gear Ratio
    4.7:1
    Retrieve Rate
    42" | 107cm
    Weight
    32.30
    Reel Size
    8500
    Reel Handle Position
    Right/Left
    Drag Type
    Front Drag
    Drag Material
    HT-100
    Color
    Black Gold
    Anti-Reverse Feature
    Instant Anti-Reverse

Product Reviews

Spinfisher VI Live Liner Spinning is rated 3.7 out of 5 by 11.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for surf fishing I’m using the Spinfisher VI Live Liner 6500 with the Penn Battalion 11 foot surf pole. This works perfectly at the beach for surf fishing. Set the live liner and put the rod in the sand spike. No more worries of a ray or shark ripping the pole out of the sand spike and taking it out to sea. When you get a strike, start reeling and the live liner clicks off and you have your normal drag. No more fumbling with the drag while fighting a fish. Just don’t forget to set the live liner before leaving it in the sand spike or you might be chasing this expensive reel into the surf.
Date published: 2019-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 8500 LL everyone is jealous I first moved to Florida in May. I have the Tsunsmi Shield, Diawa BG, and this spinfisher LL 8500. This one is my favorite out of the bunch. Super Solid (look how beefy the bail is on these) and spools line perfectly. The live liner feature is a total game changer for me, and I cant reccomend it enough if you are using live bait. This reel has also survived quite a torture camp from me this year, and I couldn't be happier. Multiple monsters have been pulled in by this thing already- this reel will help you catch bigger fish.
Date published: 2019-08-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Smooth, powerful, great Baitrunner alternative I purchased the 8500LL because the Shimano 6500 Baitrunner was no longer in production and the new 1200D did not seem competitive with the 8500. Out of the box the 8500 felt better. It's all metal, no plastic. The drag is smoother, and the reel just feels better. Line capacity is greater (440 vs 265 yds) as is max drag (35 vs 25 lbs). I use this reel in Miami to live bait for everything from Tarpon, Mahi, to bottom fishing for Snapper. 1 complaint which I believe Penn has fixed: salt water has a way of getting into the reel affecting the LL lever/mechanism. Penn fixed for free (Hooray Penn!) and within a month I was back in service. (hence the 4 and not 5 stars) If you have not fished with a LL/Baitrunner, DO IT! All of my 15 lb spinning tackle and above have this feature. It catches more fish, and there is no issue with backlashes. Once you use a LL reel, you will not go back to conventional spinning reels. It has been a great reel and I will buy more.
Date published: 2019-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I own three of the 6500LL I own 3 of the 6500LL I've fished them in salt and fresh water and like everything about them. The drag is smooth and they never surprise you with bad surprises. The only negative is that the clicker could be louder. The Live Liner feature made me buy this and it adds another great way to catch fish.
Date published: 2019-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best reel on the market After 30 plus years of charter fishing in the Florida Keys, this is the best spinning reel ever. The live line feature makes this as effective as a lever drag conventional and a spinner. It’s the best of both worlds. Excellent kite reel and awesome live bait or trolling reel. The live line feature is also awesome for managing fish at boat side or in the fish box. No more accidental broken rod tips...
Date published: 2019-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love to live bait fish! I got the 4500 for bass fishing and I love it. It's EZ to set up. I mainly fresh water fish and this is my favorite reel. I plan on getting 3 more of the 6500 for my catfish rods. I know I won't regret it. If you like mess with the drag this reel is a must have.
Date published: 2019-12-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from live liner lock brand new out of the box live liner is lock, email about it and no response
Date published: 2019-01-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not a fan, you guys really dropped the ball I am a lifetime penn angler and this is simply one of your most poorly designed products. It feels great, very solid, ipx seals, yada yada. The MAIN point of having this reel is the live line feature and i'm telling you on the lowest setting it produces too much resistance! How would you not see this? Yes I have it on lowest setting. Removed bottom cap and loosened with the tool also. Even the Spinfisher V 6500ll is much better because when you put about an ounce or 2 ounce sinker and click the live liner on lightest setting the weight would fall to the floor. Im sure it would take a 5 or 6 oz sinker for this to do the same. Its not natural to have that much resistance. You overengineered the reeel by changing the design of the lever. This new system produces TOO MUCH resistance. Also a nice LOUD clicker would be great so when you fish a pier you can actually hear your reel going off. Again a step down from spinfisher v. Sorry but returning this reel to bass pro and getting a shimano baitrunner. First shimano I've ever bought, very sorry to say.
Date published: 2020-06-09
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