Penn revamped their best selling Battle spinning reel series, introducing the new Penn Battle
II. The Penn Battle II offers attractive cosmetics, durable design, and silky
smooth drag! The Penn Battle II series is everything the original Penn Battle was and more!
The upgrades found in the Penn Battle II:
5+1 Sealed Stainless Bearings - The Penn Battle II has five sealed bearing and
one anti-reverse bearing offering enhanced corrosion resistance. The Battle had
▪ More Drag Performance - The Penn Battle II features an upgraded drag (same
drag that is found on the Penn Conflict Reel Series) which has keyed carbon
fiber (Penn's famous HT-100) drag washers. The keyed drag utilizes both sides of
the drag washer, improving drag performance (max drag) from 15-50%.
▪ Improved Line Management - Line Capacity Rings (divide the spool into
thirds, shown in reel photo on left) on the spool visually allow the angler to
know how much line is on the spool. The spool dimensions were also adjusted and
a new line roller bushing was added for better line lay.
▪ Penn introduced the 2500, a new size specifically for inshore technical
light tackle fishing.