PENN Fathom II 8XN & Regiment 631M Slow Jig Combo

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A perfect combo for the NZ slow jig snapper fishing.

The Reel

The new PENN Fathom II 8XN Star Drag Reel features PENN's fast gear access sideplate, easy to get in and out to service the gears and HT-100 drag system quickly and efficiently. The reel also features the PENN live spindle design for long, effortless casts. The PENN Fathom II 8XN Star Drag Reel is an perfect reel for NZ snapper fishing.

PENN Fathom II 8XN Star Drag Reel Features:

  • Full metal body and sideplates
  • Fast gear access sideplate
  • Machine-cut marine grade bronze main gear with hardened stainless steel pinion
  • Versa-Drag system with HT-100 washers
  • Live Spindle with free floating spool
  • Line capacity rings
  • 6 shielded stainless steel ball bearing system
  • Instant anti-reverse bearing

PENN Fathom II 8XN Star Drag Reel Specifications:

  • Model: FTHII8XNSD
  • Mono capacity (yd/lb): 395/6 265/8 245/10
  • Mono capacity (m/mm): 360/0.23 240/0.28 225/0.29
  • Braid capacity (yd/lb): 260/20 195/30 135/50
  • Bearing count: 7
  • Max drag: 30lb (13.6kg)
  • Gear ratio: 6.1:1
  • Retrieve rate: 30in (76cm)
  • Reel size: 8XN
  • Braking system: None
  • Drag material: HT-100
  • Anti-reverse feature: Instant Anti-Reverse
  • Weight: 16.2oz / 459g
  • Reel handle position: Right
  • Drag type: Star Drag

The Rod 

The new Regiment™ Black Ops II series brings a wider range of technique specific actions, improved tapers and a slick paint-job to PENN’s renowned range of inshore lure fishing rods. Ideal for soft baiting or jigging, these rods are built on PENN’s SLS Construction graphite blank to deliver the sensitivity required for technical inshore angling along with serious pulling power. Using proven Fuji® K guides with Alconite inserts that feature a tapered frame to decrease wind knots and braid wrap. Lightweight Fuji® graphite reel seats feature across the range to provide superior sensitivity and strength.


High performance SLS Construction graphite blank
Dual Layer Graphite Wrap For superior strength and twist resistance
Fuji® K guides with Alconite inserts reduce wind knots and line from wrapping around the guide frame
Lightweight Fuji® graphite reel seat with superior strength
Contoured EVA Grips for better sensitivity & ergonomics