It doesn't take a big,heavy reel to catch a big, hard-fighting fish. Need proof? Check out this 341-pound thresher shark that Boating contributor, Capt. John N. Raguso put his charter on June 28, 2017, during the 21st Annual Wally Oakland Shark Tournament, held out of Oakland's Marina, Shinnecock Inlet, New York. On the rod was Capt. Jo-Jo LaFace, using a Penn 16VSX reel.