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.
For the challenge of big game fishing, anglers around the world choose Ugly Stik® Bigwater™ rods. Dependability, toughness, and durability is the backbone of this series. The Bigwater series features Ugly Tech™ construction with a combination of graphite and fiberglass to create a strong, yet sensitive rod, Ugly Tuff™ one-piece stainless steel guides to provide excellent durability and eliminate insert pop-outs, and Ugly Stik® Clear Tip® design for strength and sensitivity. Paired with Fuji® reel seats and comfortable EVA grips, be prepared to conquer any situation with the improved Ugly Stik® Bigwater™ Series which are now paired with some of PENN's toughest saltwater reels.