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FRC2000

6.2:1

Line Capacity:
6/210

Braid Capacity:
10/225

Ball Bearings:
4+1

Recovery:
29.0"

Reel Weight (oz):
8.8
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FRC3000

6.2:1

Line Capacity:
8/170

Braid Capacity:
15/205

Ball Bearings:
4+1

Recovery:
31.0"

Reel Weight (oz):
11.7
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FRC4000

6.2:1

Line Capacity:
10/230

Braid Capacity:
20/275

Ball Bearings:
4+1

Recovery:
34.0"

Reel Weight (oz):
12.5
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FRC5000

5.6:1

Line Capacity:
15/220

Braid Capacity:
30/305

Ball Bearings:
4+1

Recovery:
37.0"

Reel Weight (oz):
19.0
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FRC6000

5.6:1

Line Capacity:
17/280

Braid Capacity:
40/365

Ball Bearings:
4+1

Recovery:
39.0"

Reel Weight (oz):
20.6
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FRC8000

5.3:1

Line Capacity:
25/350

Braid Capacity:
65/450

Ball Bearings:
4+1

Recovery:
41.0"

Reel Weight (oz):
27.4
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  • SKU: 1747436

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Tear 'em up with this frighteningly powerful new reel from Penn®. Solid metal body keeps gears aligned even when under load, while the Fierce™ Spinning Reel's four stainless steel bearings, Techno-Balanced™ spool, machined-aluminum handle and Soft Touch knob together facilitate smooth, consistent retrieves. Model FRC2000 comes with a sleek, low-profile handle knob.

  • Solid metal body
  • Four stainless steel bearings
  • Infinite anti-reverse
  • Techno-Balanced™ spool
  • Machined-aluminum handle
  • Soft Touch knob

Line recovery in inches per handle turn.

PENN Fierce Saltwater Spinning Reels 4.7 5 118 118
Amazing reel The reason i love this fishing reel is the price and quality full metal body,light weight,6.2;1 gear ratio smooth drag and the flat handle on the 3000 series. The only downer is that the gear ratio is like a double sided sword. Ive missed to many fish because it reels in so fast and all u see is a flash of the fish trying to hit the lure ... my fault tho for going so fast ,The part i love is that its so fast i can cast at a school of fish and if they miss i can recast at the school in a matter of seconds it feels like. This fishing reel is unbeatable for the price and quality May 1, 2011
One of my best reel I owned one 2000, two 3000, one 4000 Penn Fierce. All have perform well both in salt and fresh water. With my 4000, I landed a 13.44 lbs Dorado w/ 30lbs braid line and 7ft Med action 25lbs rod. Landed a 4.41lbs Threadfin Salmon with my 3000. Now, I use my 2000 for Bass fishing. Drag is smooth and line capacity is just right. After my first Penn Fierce purchase, I decided to get some more. Now, all my spinning reels are Penn. This is a great reel. Test it to believe it. February 23, 2013
Great reel I go fishing with talents. Penn 5000 is great jigging for stripers. May 9, 2012
Best spinning reel i have ever had. i have had many saltwater spinning reels over the years, the shimano stella, shimano stradic, penn battle, many more. i fish for wahoo, mahimahi, grouper, triple tail, and lemonfish, and i have the 8000, it has not let me down yet. but this one puts them all in their place. i used to have to buy a new reel every year, but not anymore. had this for almost 2 years now. works just like it did when i got it handed to me from over the cash register. overall great reel. July 29, 2011
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Also what size Penn Battle II Reels will work well on the Ugly BWS 1500120 12' Rod
any info/opinion would be appreciated. Need to make a decision between the Penn Fierce and Penn Battle II and in what sizes would work well.
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I have two Penn Battle II reels, both on Ugly Stick 10' rods. They are both the 6000 model. Great reels! Holds a lot of line (braid on mine), powerful and can handle the biggest lunkers. All my spinning reels are Penn reels.
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We suggest the Battle II 8000 reel for both rods. Thank you for your question.
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Sealed gears

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I've used freshwater reels for saltwater. Even after hosing off in freshwater. Interior was deteriorated.
Does this reel have sealed gear housing.
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This reel was built for saltwater use. However, it is not sealed. Thank you for your question.
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upgrading the drag washers

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Have a penn fierce 4000 reel rod snapped so I'm looking to get a new rod but my ? Is can you change out the drag washers to beef up the reel that won't break the bank if so what type of washers and were do I purchase them from .
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I use mainly Ugly stick rods. Haven't had one snap on me yet, even though I have seen my buddy's rod snap like a twig when he hooked a monster catfish. You cant go wrong with a good Ugly Stick. Penn rods work really well too, but they are my 2nd choice after Ugly Stick.
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It is important to note that this type of alteration will void the manufacturer's warranty. Also, the reel will achieve up to 13# of drag out of the box. The manufacturer does not recommend beefing this up further. Thank you.
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Fishing mainly rock fish, tuna and, dorado off of local charter boats. Which reel would be better for the recreational user out here in Southern California?

Penn Fierce 5000 V. Penn General Purpose Levelwind 309M
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levelwind for rockfish if fishing deeper than 200 feet. i would suggest something stronger like a shimano tigera for tuna
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Hi, thank you for your inquiry. The Penn Fierce 5000 and the Penn General Purpose Level wind 309M would both work. Therefore, you will want to pick by your specification, see notes below. Thanks

Rockfish are most often fished with conventional tackle, drifting over likely structure that the fish associate to. Depending on the necessary weight to reach bottom in what is often very deep water, a variety of gear will work.

Dorado (also called Dolphin or Mahi Mahi) can be caught on a wide variety of tackle. Oftentimes, gear decisions are determined by the species that will surround encounters with dorado, rather than dorado as the primary target. The ultimate dorado setup would consist of a conventional or spinning reel that holds 300 yards of 20-pound line or 250 yards of 30-pound.

Tuna come in sizes ranging from 10-pound school-sized models, all the way to those weighing hundreds and even a thousand pounds.
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Casting 5000 or 6000?

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I want to cast large artificial baits for tarpon. I noticed that there's only a 1.6 ounce difference between the 5000 and 6000 so would it be worth it to get the 6000 for more line or just go for the 5000. I'd be using 30 lb power pro. I just want to know if a 6000 is just too big to cast a lot.
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Hi, if you plan of catching tarpon with live baits or lures, you will want to invest in a high quality spinning reel. Which ever brand you use, it’s important for that reel to hold at least 250 yards of 50lb braided line. Tarpon can take impressive runs when first hooked, having plenty of line allows you to pull anchor and begin chasing the fish.

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For starters, I would recommend a higher quality reel for Tarpon. Though this reel is awesome and I gave it five stars, I wouldn't put it up against a fish that could weigh 200 lbs. That being said, I don't think the 6000 is too big or heavy to cast a lot. I primarily fish baits on the bottom, but I have used spoons with this reel and casting it over and over wasn't an issue for me. the issue becomes finding a rod big enough for tarpon that you don't mind casting over and over! Being that Tarpon run and jump and run some more, I would say getting the higher capacity reel is the better choice. Hope this helps.
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or you could just go with the 8000 and use 50 lb powerpro
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Use what you feel comfortable with. The larger reels will fatigue your hands faster due to its bulkiness. On the other hand if line capacity is a concern then definetly go with the 6000. Hand fatigue is nothing compared to loosing the fish of a life time due to line capacity limits.
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go with the biggest spinning reel you can get so you have a large line capacity. go with the Biggest size reel you can get. Also, go with a better reel like the Penn Battle, Penn Spinfisher V, Diawa DF 100A, Fin-Nor Offshore, Diawa Saltist, Penn Torque, Accurate Fishing Platinum Twin Spin, Shimano Stella, Shimano Stratic, Shimano Saragosa, Diawa Saltiga, or the Diawa Saltiga Dogfight.
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According to the Penn web site the max drag for the 3000 is 10 pounds!
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The max drag on the FRC300 is 10 lbs.
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Drag Upgrade?

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Has anyone upgraded the drag on this reel? Im interested in doing this but idk what I will need to do
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Hi, I would recommend contacting the manufacturer before making any upgrades on this reel. http://www.pennfishing.com/

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dont waist your time buy a penn battle
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No I haven't been using this reel about. Year no I'm happy with the drag set up it has now. All depends what you may be going for
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Braid vs Mono

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should i use 15lb mono or 20lb braid? Im planning on getting the 4000 and its for inshore fishing nothing bigger than 20lbs
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4000 is a great reel, but you can't plan on what will bite it. go with the 5000 and 30 lb braid
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I am particular to using 17lb mono for inshore fishing. I use a shimano 4000 and have no issues with anything I have caught. The largest fish I caught inshore is a 32lb ray. Utilize your drag, save money and go with mono. The 15lb should be fine.
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braid braid braid braid braid braid braid braid braid!!!!!!!!!
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If your going with braid I'd go with 30 to 40 lbs u can go to 20 lbs as well if u want to . Remember braid is different from. Mono 20 = about 6 or 8 lbs mono 30 and 40 lb braid is close to about 10 to 15 lb mono . If you go low braid wich is more thinner u will deal with a lot of line twists and line knows when cast either into wind or light lures as well
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20lb Braid for sure, more line capacity and stronger line.
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20 lb braid over the 15# mono for this reel.
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Best size for sharks?

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5-8 ft sharks
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8000, but for sharks, I would reccomend the diawa df100a
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6000 or 8000, Need more info for a more accurate determination.
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get a penn spin fisher 10500 instead
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At Least the 6000.
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The 8000 I have mine with 80 spectra power pro and a 60 pound leader of mono
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go with the 8000 hands down... will hold 450 yrds of 65 lb braid that is what i have mine spooled with and it works great, mine is set up for shark fishing as well the only down side is only 25 lbs of drag for the reel but you will easily spend about 150-200 more for a reel with higher drag... its the best reel out there for the money
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it is okay, but i suggest using mono or fluro. the tape will leave adhesive on the spool.
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No I wouldn't use it your line will still slid on the main spool I hade that experience before u would have to twist the line on the spool to make it tight .. Best result put on 15 to 20 lb mon I'd put on a few yards just to cover up the neck then tie your brain on to the mono best thing when spooling bait put it in a bucket of water help with the line when packing it on and have a little pressure when spooling it on done want the Baird to be loose on the spool
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I used a few wraps of mono then spliced on the spectra but if that's a big concern spend a few more bucks and get the Penn battle it has a built in grip for the braid
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should not need it... but i do not see why not though i have never tried that concept... but its a good one now that you mention it
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i have two of these and didnt need a backing at all for the braid.
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Spool on some monofilament before the braid and tie them together like a leader.
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