Conventional Reels - Gear ratio describes how many spool rotations completed with one full rotation of the handle.
Spinning Reels - Gear ratio describes how many rotor rotations completed with one full rotation of the handle.
The popularity of PENN's 209 and 309 Level Wind reels is unwavering, even though the design and look date back to the early 1940s. With a simplistic, functional, and durable design that is extremely capable, this retro-styled series is experiencing a resurgence of popularity worldwide as anglers find their reliability and incredible toughness make them useful in both freshwater and saltwater fishing. Completed with a Mariner® stand-up rod, this combo allows you to engage in various fishing applications with durability and reliability.