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I currently have the Penn 850SSM spinning reel for shark off the surf, but wanted to know if this can compete with a Penn Senator 6/0. Since I will be surf fishing once a year in Destin, can I land some bigger sharks on the 850SSM without having to upgrade?
 

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That's the apple and orange. Where can I max out without having to go the Penn Senator. My dream is to get a 100lb. Bull shark from the surf with my Penn 850SSM. Is this possible?
 

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It's very possible. In order to use a 6/0 you would have to have a way of getting the bait out.
 

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Yep, the Penn 320 will work. It'll hold the same amount of line as the 850.



If you can get your bait in the same place, you might prefer the 320 for sharks because of line twist.
 

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I have a 850ss and a 320gt2 , your right about the line twist factor with the 850, but i have trouble casting the 320, would a longer rod help ? Or just keep casting the 320 untill i get better with it...:banghead
 
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