Penn Squall reel with level wind
30 Apr 2017

Penn Squall Level Wind Review

As a charter skipper on board My Way, Gethyn Owen requires hire tackle that will withstand use and abuse over a season and not let him down. Here he takes a long term look at the Penn Squall 20 with level wind which has

Penn Fathom 30LD2 handle and lever drag
29 Apr 2015

Penn Fathom 30LD2 First Look

Not a review as I don’t publish full reviews after just one outing, however I thought it was worth a quick intro to the Penn Fathom 30LD2 reel.

Penn International TRQ100 reel stripped
01 Feb 2010

Penn International TRQ100 reel

Built like a tank, the Penn International TRQ100 reel boasts a magnetic braking system and a mighty 6.3:1 gear ratio among numerous standout features. Des Westmore gets straight to the guts of things. Penn’s Integrated Side Plate (ISP) design featured

Penn Waveblaster Evo and Penn Powerstix Pro Braid rods decals
19 Dec 2009

Penn Waveblaster Evo and Penn Powerstix Pro Braid rods compared

Two Penn boat rods at opposite ends of the price scale are tested and compared by Isle of Wight angler, Des Westmore. The merits of two rods from the Penn stable are compared here. Both sport the ‘Braid’ assignation but