The PENN International VI series is designed and manufactured in the USA of domestic and imported components. Precision machined from high-strength, lightweight, aircraft grade aluminum in our Philadelphia machining center. Our experienced crew has been designing and producing durable, high-quality reels in this facility since 1932. The fully machined stainless steel gear train is the biggest in the business. The Dura-Drag system results in a smoother start up and virtually eliminates hesitation, even under extreme drag settings.
The VISX range is one of Penn’s most impressive engineering achievements.
This range has been designed to cope with the extreme drag settings required when fishing with braided main lines. Unlike other reels, the smooth drag curve created with this range gives you total confidence.
The main problem with using braided main lines is the speed at which a hooked fish can take line from the spool. If the drag can’t cope then the result is often a pulled hook, or even a snapped line! Penn’s engineers realized the potential problem and quickly set to work on a space-age drag system that eliminates the threat of lost fish.
Extreme engineering coupled with the most modern materials and manufacturing processes has created one of the finest, most reliable reels ever produced.
NEW – Now you can enjoy all of the features of the VISX in a smaller size 12 version suitable for many UK AND IRELAND applications and for those traveling in pursuit of big game it will make a superb light tackle reel for sailfish, white marlin and other pelagic species.
- Full metal body – one piece machined aluminium frame & side-plates for the ultimate in gear alignment.
- Push-to-turn preset knob keeps the drag where it needs to be.
- Easy & reliable two-speed shifting mechanism.
- Ratcheted lever prevents ‘Drag creep’ caused by hours of trolling and vibrations.
- Dura-drag washers virtually eliminate hesitation, even under extreme drag settings.
- Four ball bearings for smooth performance in salt water.
- Ultimate adjustable clicker to feed line under the right tension.
INTERNATIONAL 16VISX 4, 982 / 0.39, 1075 yd / 16lb, 4.25: h / 1:7.1 lw, 15″ / 381 mm lw 36″ / 914 mm hi, 1162, 12.6
INTERNATIONAL 30VISX 4, 480 / 0.56, 525 yd / 30lb, 3.8:1 h / 1:6.1 lw, 15″ / 381 mm lw 37″ / 940 mm hi, 1701, 13.5
INTERNATIONAL 50VISX 4, 457 / 0.71, 500 yd / 50lb, 3.1:1 h / 1.3:1 lw, 14″ / 346 mm lw 34″ / 864 mm hi, 2126, 16.2
INTERNATIONAL 130VIS, 6, 891 / 1.20,975 yd / 130lb, 2.2:1 h / 1:2.1 lw, 21″ / 533 mm lw 38″ / 965 mm hi, 4990, 31.5
INTERNATIONAL 12VISX 4, 329 / 0.56, 360 yd / 30lb, 5.0:1 h / 2.5:1 lw, 19″ / 482 mm lw 38″ / 965 mm hi, 924, 9
PENN 12 VISX RRP € 1079 OUR PRICE €730
PENN 16lb Class VISX RRP € 1079 OUR PRICE €750
PENN 30lb. Class VISX RRP € 1,140 OUR PRICE €769
PENN 50lb. Class VISX RRP € 1,149 OUR PRICE €820
PENN 130lb. 2 Speed VIS RRP € 1,920 OUR PRICE €1350
NOTE: These reels are by Special order. Please allow 7-14 days for delivery. Additional carriage costs may apply for countries outside of Ireland. Contact us for costs.