What’s New In 2015 For Hobie Fishing Kayaks?
The biggest news is literally the introduction of the biggest boat ever in the Hobie Fishing line. The 17T is a tandem kayak that can be configured multiple ways to make the most of the day on the water with a friend. Another addition is a newly engineered mirage drive that is standard on all Hobie Fishing Kayaks. New Glide Technology adds roller bearings at key friction points reduces resistance for a smooth and efficient ride. Another new feature is H-Rail mounting system that makes mounting accessories a snap. The best fishing kayaks have gotten better this year!
Why Fish from a Hobie Mirage Kayak?
It’s simple, you’ll catch more fish. With no motor to scare them off, the fish won’t know you’re fishing kayak is coming. Go places powerboats can’t, in rocky shallows, up narrow creek channels, and over prop-snagging vegetation. The Hobie Mirage fishing kayaks allow you to keep your hands on the rod and reel at all times and provides the stability needed to land big fish. Rigged and ready to fish Minnesota, or anywhere in the world, Hobie Fishing Kayaks come with molded-in rod holders, handy storage for tackle and tools, and high-back padded seats for added comfort.
Benefits of the Hobie Mirage Drive Kayak Fishing
- The MirageDrive is easy to use, quiet and creates no splash, you can sneek up on fish.
- Leaves your hands free for operating your depth finder, casting and landing fish.
- Your feet rest naturally on the pedals, for quick, effortless, back-and-forth motions.
- Much faster and more efficient than paddling.
- The large muscles in your legs produce more powerful propulsion versus using your arms on a paddled kayak.
- No annoying dripping water from a paddle.
SUV Fishing Group – The SUV group of Hobie Mirage fishing kayaks
These are our most stable boats. They’re a tad wider and a bit more boxier in their design than our touring kayaks, perfect for fishing Minnesota and the upper midwest. The boats listed below are the models we recommend and rig for fishing.
Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 17T
This boat is new for the 2015 season. Hobie has taken the best features from the wildly popular Pro Angler line and created a tandem version for two people to enjoy time on the water fishing together from the same kayak. Adjustable seating, new gear mounting platform and redesigned mirage drive make this boat a fishing force!
Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 14
This fishing kayak is the original Pro Angler from Hobie. It won best of i-cast the first year was introduced…that’s how good it is! It’s also the boat that Hobie rigs for the pros to use during international invitational fishing tournaments. It’s the best of the best for the best kayak anglers to use. New features make this fish slayer even better!
Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 12
Hobie took the popular Pro Angler 14 and downsized it a bit. This fishing kayak is a little lighter and easier for one person to move around and floats a bit more comfortably on smaller ponds, lakes and streams. It still maintains the big features from the Pro Angler 14, loads of storage, stability and comfort.