Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 12 – http://www.hobiecat.com/kayaks/mirage/pro-angler-12/
The new lightweight, more compact, Pro Angler 12 is the most versatile fishing boat we’ve ever designed. This 12 foot hull sports a 500 pound weight capacity and is packed full of “must have” features that kayak anglers demand. From lakes to rivers to open ocean, this boat has no boundaries – stand and fish with incredible stability, securely store four rods horizontally, two vertically and access your tackle with ease. Integrated dual-steering controls for left or right handed accessibility while under way. Vantage seating provides ultimate comfort and adjustability
in a lightweight, easily removable form, along with boa® system lumbar support technology. “Lowrance Ready” installation system makes adding a fishfinder a breeze. Powered by our patented MirageDrive® with Turbo Fins, the Mirage Pro Angler 12 has got the giddy-up! Looking for an affordable, durable, lightweight, ultra-stable, “built-for-anglers” personal watercraft?
Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 12 –
Length: 12' / 3.66 m, Width: 36" / 0.91 m, Fitted Hull Weight*: 98 lbs / 44.4 kg, Fully Rigged Weight*: 120 lbs / 54.4 kg, Capacity: 500 lbs / 227 kg
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I heard through a mate that there was some recent gossip about a smaller PA on another fishing forum, was asked if I knew anything about it (Which I didnt, I wouldnt tell me either). Did some google searching and according to some sole in the states information would be online 15th April 2012. Quick trip to the hobiecat.com website and sure enough its up, complete with all the bells and whistles expected from new models in todays world and era. After looking through the brochure I am pretty impressed with the specs of this model and the plethora of new features, especially dual steering and the new seat system (Amongst others). Speculation on this model was around what seems years ago and if histroy repeats itself this kayak (Boat, whathaveyou) will sell really well, and I dont really see any negative effects on current Pro Angler full size sales (Im just speculating here on the whole shebang of this model).
Hoping it hits our shores really soon, It looks good in Olive (Really good).