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Squall Lever Drag Video and Information

PENNPENN Posts: 373 Deckhand
Hi everyone,

For those of you interested in learning more about the new Squall Lever Drag from PENN, we put together a video with an in-depth dive into the features incorporated on the reel.

Here are some close ups of the features on the Squall.

Versa-Handle System

Are you bottom fishing or trolling? Are you looking for power or speed? Our Versa-Handle system allows you to choose how long the handle should be in less than a minute (tools are included with each reel). Assemble the reel in the long position for more power or assemble in the short position for more speed

Ergonomic Design

Function and ergonomics were on top of the list when we designed the Squall Lever Drag reels. Note that the lever drag does not protrude above the frame of the reel so there is no way for the line to loop over and hang up on the lever of the Squall Lever Drag which could result in a break-off. One less thing to worry about when the line pops out of the clip.


Dura-Drag washers virtually eliminate hesitation, even under extreme drag settings. This is the same drag material used in International series reels.

Line Capacity Rings.

Eliminates the question of how much line you have left when fighting a fish. The three lines on the spool flange let you know when you have 1/3rd, 2/3rd or a full spool of line. Also if you respool often these lines five you a benchmark for backing your superlines with monofilament which will help eliminate wasted time and line.

Switch Blade Lugs (50 & 60 Sizes Only)

Switch Blade harness lugs give you all the benefits of traditional lugs without the rist of grabbing loose line and potentially breaking off fish. When the lugs are not in use they remain flush with the reel frame, when you need them they easily pop up with the tip of your finger. The other benefit of the proprietary Switch Blade harness lugs is basic ergonomics. Let's face it, harness lugs can be uncomfortable when you are palming the reel on the cast or retrieve. If you don't plan to use the lugs then stow them in the down position and you have one of the most ergonomic reels on the market.

Available in Left Hand Retrieve (40 & 60 Sizes)

Other Features

• Lightweight graphite frames and sideplates

• Forged and machined aluminum spool

• Stainless steel main and pinion gear

• Ratched drag lever prevents "drag creep" caused by hours of trolling and vibrations

• 6 stainless steel bearing system

Squall Lever Drag Specifications


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