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New for 2024 – Old Town & Hobie Update Their Arsenals

New for 2024 – Old Town & Hobie Update Their Arsenals

Fresh Colors for Veteran Fishing Kayaks

Get ready to dive into 2024 with new splashes of color from you favorite fishing kayak brands. If you've been holding out on upgrading your kayak, or purchasing your first one, you can now explore the waters in style with new vibrant color options for Old Town and Hobie kayaks.

Let's take a closer look at some new colors from two of the top fishing kayak brands on the market and some of their best-selling models.


Old Town Kayaks

Old Town has been shaping adventure since 1898. From the first wood canoe based on the Penobscot Nation's design to the Sportsman AutoPilot, Old Town has spent more than a century innovating watercraft. Today, Old Town is the world's oldest and largest manufacturer of canoes and kayaks.

From sit-in, sit-on-top, paddle, pedal, or powered, Old Town has a wide range of kayaks. Whether you are a novice paddler looking for a pleasure cruiser or a professional angler aiming to take your fishing game to the next level, Old Town has you covered. Old Town's color lineup also gets a refresh in 2024 with Photic Camo, Ember Camo, Marsh Camo, and Steel Camo the new mainstays.

Old Town New Colors


The Best of Old Town Fishing Kayaks

Sportsman BigWater 132 Steel Camo

Old Town Sportsman BigWater 132 Fishing Kayak

Length: 13' 2" / 4 m | Width: 34" / 86 cm | Weight: 86 lbs / 39 kg | Carrying Capacity: 425 lbs / 193 kg

At just over 13 feet, the Sportsman BigWater 132 Fishing Kayak provides more stability for standing and in larger bodies of water. Including a non-slip EVA foam deck for extra traction and stand-up comfort, the Old Town Sportsman BigWater 132 takes your fishing game to the next level. If you prefer staying seated, you'll love the premium breathable, quick-drying Element seat.

Designed with anglers in mind, the Sportsman BigWater 132 has six accessory tracks, multiple rod holders, a center console mod pod for stashing tackle or bait, and a dry storage area. The Sportsman BigWater 132 is structurally similar to the Old Town Predator/BigWater 132 fishing kayak but has different color options available. Kayak anglers looking for more stability on bigger water and more customization options will find the Old Town Sportsman BigWater 132 exactly what they need.

$1,849

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Old Town Sportsman PDL 106 Fishing Kayak

Old Town Sportsman PDL 106 Fishing Kayak

Length: 10' 6" | Width: 36" / 91 cm | Weight: 76 lbs / 34 kg | Carrying Capacity: 450 lbs / 204

Quickly becoming one of the most popular fishing kayaks among enthusiasts, the Old Town Sportsman PDL (pedal) 106 is built for performance. At under 11 feet and less than 80 pounds, the Sportsman PDL 106 is easy to maneuver and load/unload than many larger kayaks.

Smaller and lighter does not always mean less durable or stable. With a DoubleU hull, the Sportsman PDL 106 has a comfortable stand-up platform. The included pedal drive is forward and reverse capable, helping anglers get in and out of their favorite fishing spots with ease. Other features of the Old Town Sportsman PDL 106 include rod and tackle management in an oversized tank well, dedicated horizontal rod storage, two 18" accessory tracks, universal transducer mounting system for a fish finder, and superior seating. Whether setting out for a quick fishing trip or hitting the water for an all-day tournament, the Old Town Sportsman PDL 106 is ready for whatever you can throw at it.

$2,599

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Sportsman 120 PDL Marsh camo

Old Town Sportsman PDL 120 Fishing Kayak

Length: 12' | Width: 36" / 91 cm | Weight: 85 lbs / 39 kg | Carrying Capacity: 500 lbs / 226 kg

The Old Town Sportsman 120 PDL takes many of the beloved features of the Topwater 120 PDL and tweaks them slightly. The Sportsman 120 PDL has molded in stern handles vs. offset molded handles, a new seat design, a new premium floor non-slip floor, and an expanded, wider stern tank well.

Like the Topwater 120 PDL, the Sportsman 120 PDL features the ultra-stable DoubleU hull for stand-up fishing. Two 18-inch accessory tracks for mounting your favorite gear, an oversized tank well and under seat storage, as well as dry storage in the sealed bow hatch means anglers don't have to leave any gear behind on fishing trips. Also equipped with a universal transducer mount system, the forward/revers pedal drive and molded-in rod holders, the Sportsman 120 PDL and Topwater PDL are both great choices for a premiere fishing kayak.

$2,899

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Old Town Pedator/BigWater PDL 132 Fishing Kayak

Old Town Predator/BigWater PDL 132 Fishing Kayak

Length: 13' 2" / 4 m | Width: 36" / 91 cm | Weight: 96 lbs / 43.5 kg | Carrying Capacity: 500 lbs / 227 kg

Formally known as the Old Town Predator PDL, the Old Town BigWater PDL 132 is a newer, better version. Equipped with a forward/reverse pedal drive, an updated seat and newer color options, the Old Town BigWater 132 Fishing Kayak makes the Predator a distant memory.

Old Town's new BigWater 132 Pedal Drive system also includes a patented easy-docking system to make launching and landing pain-free. Measuring just over 13 feet, the Old Town BigWater 132 is ready to take on open water and still provide the necessary stability when standing. Accessory rails are located both in the front and the back for multiple mounting options. A new adjustable seat design with lumbar support, breathable mesh covering, and adjustable leg length on a shuttle track provide all-day anglers the needed comfort for long fishing trips. Built for anglers, the BigWater 132 PDL also includes molded-in rod holders, a universal transducer mounting system, and tons of storage. If you hunt fish in large bodies of water, the Old Town Predator/BigWater 132 combines stability, space and agility for long days in waves.

$3,249

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Old Town Sportsman BigWater PDL 132 Fishing Kayak

Old Town Sportsman BigWater PDL 132 Fishing Kayak

Length: 13' 2” / 4 m | Width: 36" / 91 cm | Weight: 96 lbs / 43.5 kg | Carrying Capacity: 500 lbs / 227 kg

An updated version of the former Old Town Predator PDL 132, and almost a clone of the BigWater PDL 132, the Sportsman PDL 132 is built on the same design with different seating and color options being the main difference. Also equipped with a forward/reverse pedal drive, an updated seat and newer color options, the Old Town Sportsman PDL 132 took the best elements of the Predator before it and made them better.

The Old Town Sportsman BigWater PDL 132 Pedal Drive system also includes a patented easy-docking system to make launching and landing pain-free. Measuring just over 13 feet, Sportsman BigWater PDL 132 is ready to take on open water and still provide the necessary stability when standing. Accessory rails are located both in the front and the back for multiple mounting options. A new adjustable seat design with lumbar support, breathable mesh covering and adjustable leg length on a shuttle track provide all-day anglers the needed comfort for long fishing trips. Built for anglers, the Sportsman BigWater PDL 132 also includes molded-in rod holders, a universal transducer mounting system and tons of storage. If you hunt fish in large bodies of water, the Old Town Sportsman PDL 132 combines stability, space and agility for long days in waves.

$3,249

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Old Town Sportsman 106 Powered by Minn Kota Fishing Kayak

Old Town Sportsman 106 Powered by Minn Kota Fishing Kayak

Length: 10' 6” / 3.2 m | Width: 37" / 94 cm | Weight: 121 lbs / 55 kg | Carrying Capacity: 525 lbs / 238 kg

Simple, intuitive, powerful and built for the serious angler. Old Town's Sportsman 106 powered by Minn Kota is a must-have for anglers looking to up their fishing game or tournament anglers wanting to climb the leaderboards. One of the most popular motorized kayaks on the market, the Old Town Sportsman 106 Minn Kota is easy to operate and gets you on your fish faster.

Every part of the Sportsman 106 Minn Kota was built with fishing at heart. Saltwater ready, the Minn Kota motor has 45 pounds of thrust, forward/reverse capability, foot brace steering and a built-in battery meter. With tournament-ready channels securing your fish measuring board, multiple flush mounted rod holders, four 18" accessory tracks, three through-hull wiring kits and a universal transducer mount, the Old Town Sportsman 106 Minn Kota is a serious kayak for serious anglers.

$3,499

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Old Town Sportsman 120 AutoPilot Steel Camo

Old Town Sportsman AutoPilot 120 Fishing Kayak

Length: 12' / 3.7 m | Width: 37" / 94 cm | Weight: 119 lbs / 54 kg | Carrying Capacity: 558 lbs / 253 kg

Building upon the ultra-popular Old Town Sportsman Minn Kota line, the Old Town Sportsman AutoPilot 120 Fishing Kayak takes powered kayaks to the next level. The AutoPilot 120 leverages Minn Kota's Spot-Lock technology to get you to your fishing spot faster and holding your position on your favorite hole. With a touch of your thumb, the AutoPilot 120 uses the Bluetooth i-Pilot remote to make driving your kayak as easy as possible.

Like the Sportsman 120, the AutoPilot 120 was built for kayak anglers serious about taking their game to the next level. Hands-free fishing is made possible by combining the motor with a foot brace steering system. Premium adjustable seating using textilene keeps you comfortable, dry, and cool on long days on the water and in the sun. EVA foam deck for stand-up stability, lift assist deploy and stow motor for quick adjustment in shallow water or transport, four 18" accessory rails, three-hull wiring kits and a universal transducer mount are but a few of the features this fishing kayak offers. A culmination of all the Old Town kayaks that came before it, the Sportsman AutoPilot 120 is the result of years of research, adaptation, and a drive to build the best fishing kayak possible.

$4,499

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Old Town Sportsman AutoPilot 136 Fishing Kayak

Old Town Sportsman AutoPilot 136 Fishing Kayak

Length: 13' 6" / 4.1 m | Width: 37" / 94 cm | Weight: 124 lbs / 56 kg | Carrying Capacity: 660 lbs / 299 kg

All of the accomplishments of the Old Town Sportsman AutoPilot 120 with a bigger hull designed to handle bigger water and even more stability. Old Town's AutoPilot 136 leverages Minn Kota's Spot-Lock technology, the Bluetooth i-Pilot remote to power yourself to your favorite hole and sit on top of it despite water conditions.

Like the Sportsman AutoPilot 120, the AutoPilot 136 was built for kayak anglers serious about taking their game to the next level. Hands-free fishing is made possible by combining the motor with a foot brace steering system. Premium adjustable seating using textilene keeps you comfortable, dry, and cool on long days on the water and in the sun. EVA foam deck for stand-up stability, lift assist deploy and stow motor for quick adjustment in shallow water or transport, four 18" accessory rails, three-hull wiring kits and a universal transducer mount are but a few of the features this fishing kayak offers. A culmination of all the Old Town kayaks that came before it, the Sportsman AutoPilot 136 is a high weight capacity fishing kayak built for the angler looking for every possible advantage to hunt down their trophies.

$4,999

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Old Town BigWater 132 ePDL+

Old Town BigWater 132 ePDL+

Length: 13'2" | Width: 36" | Weight: 143lbs (fully assembled) | Carrying Capacity: 500lbs

The patented Old Town Sportsman BigWater ePDL+™ 132 is a power-assisted pedal drive that delivers unmatched adaptability. Seamlessly switch between manual pedal, power-assisted pedal, or fully motorized cruise control, giving you the freedom to move on the water the way you want.

Designed to keep anglers in the chase, ePDL+ combines pedal and battery assist to propel your fishing experience to the next level. Fish all day with light to moderate motor assist. Need to get there quick? Crank it up and get there first. Need a break? Set it to cruise control and let the motor get you there. With motorized versatility at your fingertips, your odds out on the water just got a whole lot better. All the advantages of the BigWater 132 combined with the ability to pedal or power you kayak all with the push of a button make this kayak a true one-of-a-kind on the market.

$5,999

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Shop Old Town Fishing Kayaks

If you’re going to be spending a lot of time on the water, a reliable fishing kayak with lots of features, like those manufactured by Old Town, will make a huge difference to your success. With the right kayak underneath you, you're sure to explore deeper waters, find better fishing spots, and catch bigger fish than ever before.

Whether you’re just getting into fishing kayaks or are a seasoned pro, our lineup of Old Town Fishing Kayaks has a kayak that is just right for you. All our products are available to you via free and fast shipping, to check them out simply click HERE<



Hobie Kayaks

Revolutionizing kayak fishing for more than 20 years, Hobie's bioengineered MirageDrive propulsion system for pedal kayaks has been evolving since 1997. Boasting an impressive line of kayaks, some now include the MirageDrive 180 forward-reverse system with Kick-Up Fin technology. The MirageDrive 180 produces full power in both directions.

Want more than 180 degrees of pedaling? Hobie has introduced the all-new MirageDrive 360, giving the kayaker full freedom on the water. Along with a new 360 degree fin drive, Hobie announced new colors for 2024, the Hobie lineup is sure to continue as an industry favorite. Introducing Glacier Blue, Dune Camo, Sunrise Camo, and Battleship Grey to the 2024 choices, lets look at some of our favorite and best-selling Hobie fishing kayaks.

Hobie new colors


The Best of Hobie Fishing Kayaks

Hobie passport glacier blue

Hobie Mirage Passport 10.5 Fishing Kayak

Length: 10.5' / 3.2 m | Width: 34" / 86.36 m | Carrying Capacity: 325 lbs / 147.42 kg

Coming in at 10.5 feet, this is the smallest of the Hobie Mirage kayaks. With an easy-to-use steering system and the MirageDrive fins, the 10.5 Mirage Passport makes navigating tight spaces effortless.

This Hobie kayak is quipped with the MirageDrive pedal system with Glide Technology and Kick-Up fins. These fins do not have reverse capability.

Included on the Hobie Mirage Compass 10.5 are cargo scuppers for the Hobie Cart and live-well, rod holders, steering system and a vertical accessory tube for a sail.

$1,799

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Hobie Mirage Compass

Hobie Mirage Compass Fishing Kayak

Length: 12' / 3.66 m | Width: 34" / 0.86 m | Carrying Capacity: 400 lbs / 181 kg

Hobie's Mirage Compass is the first in our list that features the MirageDrive 180 pedal system. With this drive, users have the ability to flip the fins almost instantly to reverse paddle. Get yourself in and out of tight corners and attack hard to get to spots on the water without worrying about getting stuck.

The Mirage Compass has a newly designed hull to cut through wind, wake, and chops with ease. With performance in mind, the Compass is a great blend of tracking and maneuverability. Also included is an oversized cockpit with enough flat deck for standing.

Other important features of the Hobie Mirage Compass include molded in carrying handles, built-in transducer mount (through-hull cable plugs – not included), power-pole integration, kick-up fins and rudder, and an adjustable seat.

$2,799

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Hobie Mirage Lynx

Hobie Mirage Lynx Fishing Kayak

Length: 11' / 3.35 m | Width: 36" / 91.44 cm | Carrying Capacity: 350 lbs / 158.76

Like the quick and elusive animal it is named after, the Hobie Mirage Lynx fishing kayak is built for speed. The streamlined hull makes for a quick, smooth ride using the MirageDrive 180 pedal system. For the kayaker looking to mix speed and turning, this Hobie will make you the top predator on the water.

Built with lightweight materials, the Hobie Mirage Lynx only weighs 47 lbs. Durability and stability are not sacrificed, however, due to the flat-bottom design. A perfect combination of speed and durablity, the Mirage Lynx is ready to be on-the-go quickly.

Other key features of the Hobie Mirage Lynx include the Kick-Up fins, left or right rudder control handles, elevated seat with breathable fabric, EVA standing pad, transducer ready, H-Rail accessory ready, and power-pole ready.

$3,299

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Hobie mirage outback dune camo

Hobie Mirage Outback Fishing Kayak

Length: 12'9" / 3.89 m | Width: 34" / .86 m | Carrying Capacity: 425 lbs / 192.78 kg

Fully-loaded for fishing, the Hobie Mirage Outback is for anglers looking to hunt monsters on the ocean or well-hidden bass in freshwater. Hobie's Mirage Outback features an extra-wide EVA standing deck to improve stand-up casting in all types of water conditions.

Powered by the MirageDrive 180, the Hobie Mirage Outback has forward/backward pedal capability and the Hobie patented Kick-Up Turbo Fin technology to avoid the headaches of shallow water and debris. A notched MirageDrive Well provides even more shallow water protection.

Hobie's Mirage Outback also boasts a forward accessory mount, H-rail with patented RAM hand-track, Vantage adjustable seating, utility trays, retractable transducer shiled, and four molded rod holders.

$3,699

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Hobie Mirage Compass Duo

Hobie Mirage Compass Duo Tandem Fishing Kayak

Length: 13'5" / 4.11 m | Width: 35" / 0.89 m | Carrying Capacity: 475 lbs / 215.46 kg

 

What makes a kayak fishing trip better? Bringing a partner! The bigger sibling to the Hobie Mirage Compass, this kayak is built for two. Don't worry, one person doesn't have to do all of the work, the Mirage Duo is powered by two MirageDrives with kick-up fins.

One MirageDrive is 180 capable and the other MirageDrive has Hobie's Glide Technology. These drives combine to make this tandem kayak one of the most maneuverable and agile tandem kayaks on the market. Add in the Kick-Up rudder system and you and your partner can attack fish in any water conditions.

With added size comes added features. Extra storage space, sail mount, molded-in carrying handles, Lawrence-ready system, drink holders, and four rod holders are just the start of the features on the Hobie Mirage Compass Duo Fishing Kayak.

$3,999

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Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 12 360

Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 12 360 Fishing Kayak

Length: 12' / 3.66 m | Width: 36" / .91 m | Carrying Capacity: 500 lbs / 227 kg

The Hobie Pro Angler 12 with 360 Drive Technology is made to cut through any water with ease. Move in any direction and in any depth with the patented Kick-Up fins to navigate through shallow waters, kelp or even over rocks and logs.

Avid anglers will find the Pro Angler 12 packed with features they love. Six rod holders, Vantage ST seating with lumbar support, a retractable transducer shield and an extra-wide hull give this fishing kayak everything a dedicated angler could want.

Other features on the Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 12 include an anchor trolley system, large front hatch with removable liner, pivoting tackle system, large hatch with another pivoting tackle management system, and a molded in vertical rod holder.

$5,699

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Hobie pro angler 14 campfire camo

Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 14 360 Fishing Kayak

Length: 13'8" / 4.17 m | Width: 38" / .97 m | Carrying Capacity: 600 lbs / 272 kg

Everything elite anglers look for in a fishing kayak was meticulously thought out when building the Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 14 360 Fishing Kayak. Complete control, power, stability, performance, comfort and loaded with features, the Mirage Pro Angler 14 360 has it all.

A wide and solid standing platform also includes noise reducing EVA traction pads to keep anglers concealed from their prey. Sneak up on your fish from any angle using the MirageDrive 360 with Kick-Up Fin Technology.

With a high weight capacity of 600 lbs, the Pro Angler 14 360 is capable of hauling tons of gear. Multiple large storage hatches with pivoting tackle management systems mean you don't have to make tough choices on what gear to leave behind. Two H-Rail horizontal rod racks, live-well ready rear cargo area, retractable transducer shield, and molded in vertical rod holders set the Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 14 360 as one of the gold-standard fishing kayaks for experienced anglers.

$5,899

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Shop The Best Fishing Kayaks

When it comes to kayak fishing, there are three things that you need to be successful: A kayak that’s easy to maneuver, a kayak that’s easy to control, and a kayak that’s easy to use. In other words, pick a kayak that fits you, your body type, your needs, and your experience level. Once you've picked out a kayak that works for you, the only thing left to do is to head to your favorite fishing spot!

If you find yourself overwhelmed or still unsure which kayak is best for you, check out some of our additional resources. A great place to start is by joining our public community, The Kayak Anglers Resource, where you can ask questions of members who have real experience. Or, check out our YouTube channels for reviews and how-tos:Eco Fishing Shop and Kayak Anglers Resource Podcast.

We also recommend browsing our entire blog & podcast channel for additional write-ups and discussions to help you on every step of your kayak journey. Here are some you may find useful:

Browse all of our blogs and Buyer's Guides to most of our brands below. To check out our full range of the best fishing kayaks and accessories we have to offer, available to you via free and fast shipping, click HERE. We are happy to help and answer any questions. Click the chat button, give us a call or ask your questions in the public community, we will be there to answer no matter how you communicate!

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