Penn’s new line of Captiva spinning reels comprises 6 standard spinning models and 3 live-liner models. Notable features include a balanced rotor to eliminate wobble and up to 11 ball bearings to ensure smooth operation. The largest live-liner model (CLL6000) has a 5.2:1 gear ratio, weighs 21 oz. and holds 175 yds. of 16 lb. test. The largest standard spinning reel (CV800) has a 4.7:1 gear ratio, weighs in at 24 oz., and holds 160 yds. of 30 lb. test. Suggested retail prices range from $29.99 to $74.99. Penn, Moorehead City, NC; (252) 247-4113; www.pennfishingtackle.com.
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