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® Authority™ is the new PENN® standard. Focusing on best-in-class smoothness and sealing, these reels will have a size and gear ratio for every scenario. Utilizing CNC Gear technology™, the precision-cut stainless steel gear train paired with the Dura-Drag™ system, will give you the power to tame anything from within the deep blue. The IPX8 sealed body and spool are top of the line, ensuring that no water will reach the internals, even if submerged. Whether fishing the creeks or in the blue water, the PENN® Authority™ sets a new standard for durability and performance.