Penn Torque Spinning: Saltwater anglers demanding the best turn to Penn when it comes down to performance and reliability when
battling big game fish. They now have a new tool to fight their favorite game
with the Penn Torque spinning reel. This premium reel is Made in the USA with
the finest craftsmanship and components.
Introducing the new premium Penn
Torque spinning reel that's 100% sealed and Made in USA
Two colors are available in the
new Torque Spinning
The fully machined aluminum body is completely
sealed, preventing any unwanted sand and grit from intruding the guts of the
Torque. Housed inside this water tight frame is 7+1 stainless steel bearings
that give this workhorse its smooth operation. Also incorporated into the new
Penn Torque spinning reel is their patented Versa-Drag drag system. The
oversized HT-100 Versa-Drag gives the spinning reel it's power to slow down or
stop large fish on the dime with a maximum drag ranging from 38 to 50 pounds of
7 seals all around to keep
anything foreign out
G(Gold), B (Black)
TRQS5-G & TRQS5-B 5.9:1
TRQS7-G, TRQS9-G, TRQS7-B, TRQS9-B 5.1:1
TRQS5-G & TRQS5-B
Mono: 12lb/340yds, 15lb/300yds, 20lb/210yds
Braid: 20lb/550yds, 30lb/400yds, 50lb/290yds
TRQS7-G & TRQS7-B
Mono: 15lb/490yds, 20lb/340yds, 25lb/300yds
Braid: 50lb/470yds, 65lb/390yds, 80lb/340yds
TRQS9-G & TRQS9-B
Mono: 20lb/490yds, 25lb/440yds, 30lb/330yds
Braid: 65lb/575yds, 80lb/490yds, 100lb/425yds
TRQS5-G & TRQS5-B 19.9oz
TRQS7-G & TRQS7-B 26.5oz
TRQS9-G & TRQS9-B 28.5oz
TRQS5-G & TRQS5-B $659.99
TRQS7-G & TRQS7-B $679.99
TRQS9-G & TRQS9-B $699.99
Available in classic Penn gold or the new black
with gold accents, the Torque features an integral clutch sleeve to eliminate
any back play of the rotor, one-piece aluminum frame with forged aluminum spool
and sideplates, and a rugged one-piece handle arm. The 100% stainless steel bail
features a unique system under the rotor where the angler can choose between
automatic or manual trip at the touch of a switch. A dual arm bail-less kit is
available for those who prefer the more traditional style. The high capacity
spool is braid ready, which means the reel is built to withstand the strains
that braided lines put on a reel.
Sealed on the bottom and top
Completely sealed drag system
The 19.9-ounce size 5 reel has a 5.9:1 gear
ratio and 38-pound maximum drag.
The size 7 Torque weighs 26.5 ounces with a 5.1:1 gear ratio and 41-pound
The size 9 weighs 28.5 ounces, has a 5.1:1 gear ratio and a 50-pound maximum
The new Penn Torque is available in three
different sizes with two different colors, and will retail for $659.99 to
$699.99 when it ships in December 2009.
These reels can be self-maintained
without any special tooling
Penn Conquer Spinning: Not many reels are good enough to carry the Penn name. But the
new Conquer spinning reel from Penn is built with all the quality and
workmanship the brand has delivered for over 75 years. Designed for inshore and
nearshore species, this reel is built for any saltwater angling.
The new Conquer spinning reel with
a band on the spool to keep superlines from slipping
Mono: 6lb/185yds, 8lb/130yds, 10lb/110yds
Braid: 8lb/250yds, 10lb/210yds, 15lb/180yds
Mono: 10lb/210yds, 12lb/180yds, 14lb/160yds
Braid: 10lb/325yds, 15lb/280yds, 20lb/180yds
Mono: 12lb/250yds, 14lb/205yds, 20lb/150yds
Braid: 15lb/350yds, 20lb/250yds, 30lb/200yds
Mono: 14lb/325yds, 17lb/250yds, 20lb/230yds
Braid: 20lb/400yds, 30lb/325yds, 50lb/250yds
The Conquer introduces proprietary design elements
that ensure the angler with the best operating spinning reel in the price range.
Exclusive to the Conquer reel is the EAS™ (Easy Access System). A single screw
secures a rear hatch that when open provides full access to the gearbox for
lubricating gears and bearings without worry of any parts falling out. This
allows anglers to provide quick maintenance on the field or while on travel and
don't have the necessary tools to completely break down the reel for oil and
One screw to remove the "hatch"
and the screw never comes out of it's place so you can't lose it
Also found only on this reel is the spool lip
design with Eternal Alloy™ construction, incorporating strength and hardness
twice that of titanium alloy. The spool lip is protected from dents, nicks
scratches, which are a major cause of decreased casting distances and line
damage. Other features of this new reel with patented one-piece machined
aluminum gear box include a Superline Spool™ eliminating the need for backing,
10+1 shielded stainless steel bearings, HT-100™ drag washers for smooth drag
under heavy loads, Techno-Balanced™ rotor and Leveline oscillation.
The 9.9-ounce CQR2000 has a retrieve ratio of
The CQR4000 weighs 11.1 ounces with a gear ratio of 5.8:1.
The 14.6-ounce CQR5000 and 18.1-ounce 7000 each have a gear ratio of 4.8:1.
The Conquer comes in four sizes and will retail
for $199.99 to $219.99 when it becomes available September 2009.
Penn's exclusive Easy Access
System (EAS) for a quick tool-less oil an lube
Conclusion: Penn has done it
again with the introduction of these two new spinning reels. Saltwater anglers,
especially those in the East Coast, is going to drool all over these two reels
as we did at ICAST.
The Torque are for those anglers who demand the most and fish in the toughest of
conditions that will put their gear in danger. The Conquer is a great spinning
reel that provides the ruggedness without the big price tag and it incorporates
innovative and useful designs such as the Easy Access System for quick
on-the-spot maintenance. There you have it, Penn's impressive new Torque and
Conquer spinning reels.