One of the highlights of the T&G show was the Pure Fishing stand featuring such giants as ABU Garcia, Berkley, Mitchell, Shakespeare, JRC and Penn - the list goes on - all featured a number of great products for 2010. Of particular interest to me, was that Penn had added two new ranges of top-end fixed-spool spinning reels, both suited to sea or any heavy duty angling. Announcing the imminent arrival of the new Conquer and the range we'll look at now, the impressive Torque!
Top of the tree is the new Penn Torque Spinning Reel - a reel squarely aimed at the Shimano Stellas and Daiwa Saltigas of this world. I was lucky enough to handle the Torque at the show and it is exciting in that it's very different to both those aforementioned reels. The Torque has an almost industrial feel, Read the rest of this entry »