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 PENN International VI rods feature a one-piece tubular construction rod that is ideal for maximum pressure to the fish with a mechanical advantage in favor of the angler. With ideal tapers and quality craftsmanship, International VI rods should be your first choice when looking for an offshore trolling rod. Every International VI rod is equipped with top quality components including Aftco® Roller Guides, Fuji® ring guides, Stuart® Aluminum Butts and reel seats, or slick butts with aluminum gimbals. EVA foregrips give anglers added comfort for long battles and maximize grip against hard pulling fish. Made in the USA of domestic and imported components.