PENN Squall® Lever Drag 2 Speed


The PENN Squall Lever Drag 2-Speed is basically a graphite International and comes in the 3 most popular big game sizes. Made from graphite for its benefits of being both lightweight and corrosion resistant.

The Quick-Shift 2-Speed and Dura-Drag systems have been perfected in our International reels and the technology has transferred down to the Squall platform

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Gear Ratio

Reel Size

Gear Ratio

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.

Reel Size

Reel sizes vary by manufacturer. To best understand the size of a spinning reel or casting reel, refer to the line capacity rating for the reel. Size standards are consistent across our reels.




  • Lightweight graphite frame and sideplates
  • Forged and machined aluminum spool with Line Capacity Rings
  • Quick-Shift 2 speed system
  • Stainless steel main and pinion gears
  • Dura-Drag system
  • 4 stainless steel bearings
  • Double-dog anti-reverse.

Average Customer Ratings

Compare PENN Squall® Lever Drag 2 Speed models

Model Number Reel Handle Position Gear Ratio Bearing Count Color Mono Capacity Braid Capacity Max Drag lb Drag Type Reel Size Sku
SQL16VS Right 4.5:1 / 2.1:1 4 Black Gold 1090/15 725/20 540/30 1490/30 1040/50 865/65 26lb|11.7kg Lever Drag IGFA16 1292936
SQL30VSW Right 4.2:1 / 1.8:1 4 Black Gold 1395/20 1035/30 595/50 1995/50 1660/65 1435/80 32lb|14.5kg Lever Drag IGFA30 1292937
SQL50VSW Right 2.9:1 / 1.5:1 4 Black Gold 1550/30 890/50 565/80 2485/65 2145/80 1835/100 40lb|18.1kg Lever Drag IGFA50 1292938
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