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Old Town Fishing Kayak Buyer's Guide: A Legacy of Innovation

Old Town Fishing Kayak Buyer's Guide: A Legacy of Innovation

Old Town Buyer’s Guide

A legacy of quality and innovation, Old Town has been shaping adventure since 1898. From the first wood canoe based on the Penobscot Nation's design to the Sportsman 106 powered by Minn Kota, 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-on-top to sit-in, 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 hunts to the top level, Old Town has a kayak for you. Let's jump in and find the right Old Town Fishing Kayak for you.



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Old Town Loon 106 Angler Fishing Kayak

Old Town Loon 106 Angler Fishing Kayak

Length: 10' 6" / 3.2 m | Width: 31" / 78.7 cm | Weight: 55 lbs / 25 kg | Carrying Capacity: 325 lbs / 147 kg

Sleek, fast and stabile, the traditional sit-in design of the Old Town Loon 106 is one of the most comfortable sit-in fishing kayaks on the market. With new additions like flush-mounted rod holders and an anchor system, the Loon 106 is kayak fishing ready for the angler looking to get on the water quickly.

Don't let the simplistic style of the Loon 106 fool you. Hidden within this fishing kayak is a removable work deck with USB, thigh padding, a foot brace system and a quick seal hatch. The Old Town Loon 106 Angler has the needed features to get on the water and fishing without all of the extra bulk, weight and difficulty of moving larger kayaks. Perfect for anglers looking for easier transportation and those who want to get on and off the water quickly.

$1,299

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Old Town Loon 126 Angler Fishing Kayak

Old Town Loon 126 Angler Fishing Kayak

Length: 12' 6" / 3.8 m | Width: 31" / 79 cm | Weight: 60 lbs / 27 kg | Carrying Capacity: 450 lbs / 204 kg

Old Town's Loon 126 Angler is the bigger sibling to the Loon 106. Anglers looking to gain extra space and a bit more stability will find the extra volume worth the bump in price. With new additions like flush-mounted rod holders and an anchor system, the Loon 126 is kayak fishing ready.

Like the Loon 106, the Loon 126 fishing kayak has a removable work deck with USB, thigh padding, a foot brace system, an anchor trolley system and a quick seal hatch. The Old Town Loon 126 Angler is a sleek, more traditional sit-in fishing kayak that's perfect for anglers looking to get on and off the water quickly but with a bit more length and stability than the Loon 106.

$1,399

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Old Town Sportsman BigWater 132 Fishing Kayak

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 Predator BigWater 132 Fishing Kayak

Old Town Predator/BigWater 132 Fishing Kayak

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

Formally known as the Old Town Predator 13, the Old Town BigWater 132 is the new and improved Predator fishing kayak. The Predator BigWater 132 is similar to the Old Town Sportsman BigWater 132 in every way with only different color options being the difference. Providing stability for standing and for larger bodies of water, the Predator/BigWater 132 includes a non-slip EVA foam deck for extra traction and stand-up comfort.

Designed with anglers in mind, the Predator BigWater 132 has six accessory tracks, multiple rod holders, a center console mod pod for stashing tackle or bait, the quick-drying, breathable seat, and a dry storage area. Kayak anglers looking for a kayak with more stability on bigger waters and more customization options will find the Old Town Predator BigWater 132 is a great fit.

$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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Old Town Sportsman Salty PDL 120 Fishing Kayak

Old Town Sportsman Salty PDL 120 Fishing Kayak

Length: 12' / 3.7 m | Width: 34.5" / 97.6 cm | Weight: 85 lbs / 38.5 kg | Carrying Capacity: 450 lbs / 204 kg

Kayak anglers who frequent coastal waters will find the Old Town Sportsman Salty PDL 120 a more than capable vessel. The 12-foot, lightweight hull is designed to not only work on car-toppers, but also to be sturdy enough to handle tides, waves, and your surfside launches.

With fishing in the waves in mind, the Sportsman Salty PDL 120 boasts tons of great features. Equipped with a pedal drive for hands-free movement and a lumbar support and adjustable mesh seat, the Salty PDL is ready to keep you comfortable on long trips on calm or rough waters. Multiple flush mounted rod holders, a non-slip EVA stand-up pad, two accessory tracks and a universal transducer mounting system make the Old Town Sportsman Salty PDL 120 a must-have for anglers looking to chase down trophies in open water.

$2,599

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Old Town Topwater 106 PDL Fishing Kayak

Old Town Topwater 106 PDL Fishing Kayak

Length: 10' 6" / 3.2 m | Width: 36" / 91 cm | Weight: 95 lbs / 43 kg | Carrying Capacity: 450 lbs / 204 kg

Stability and performance combine to make Old Town's Topwater 106 PDL Fishing Kayak an agile and comfortable sit-on-top kayak. At 10 feet long and weighing 100 pounds when fully loaded, the Topwater 106 is lightweight and zippy without sacrificing features serious kayak anglers rely on.

Equipped with a forward/reverse pedal drive, anglers can remain hands-free when maneuvering to their favorite fishing spots. A universal transducer mounting system for your favorite fish finder, multi-position rod holders, an oversized stern for extra room and an EVA foam deck for standing make the Old Town Topwater 106 PDL a quick, comfortable and feature-rich fishing kayak for any level of angler.

$2,599

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Old Town Topwater 120 PDL Fishing Kayak

Old Town Topwater 120 PDL Fishing Kayak

Length: 12' / 3.7 m | Width: 36" / 91 cm | Weight: 106 lbs / 48 kg | Carrying Capacity: 500 lbs / 227 kg

Longer than the Old Town Topwater 106 PDL, the 120 is 12 feet long and takes full advantage of the extra length. Made with a DoubleU hull, the Topwater 120 has a large weight capacity of 500 pounds, meaning you don't have to leave any gear behind. The extra space in the Topwater 120 also means more room to stand and fish on the EVA traction pads.

Like the Topwater 106 PDL kayak, the Topwater 120 comes with the forward/reverse pedal drive, universal transducer mounting system, an oversized stern tank, the adjustable ElementAir seat and molded in rod holders. Old Town's Topwater 120 PDL Fishing Kayak is worth the upgrade from the 106 if you are an angler who needs a bit more stability, storage and space.

$2,899

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Old Town Sportsman PDL 120 Fishing Kayak

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 AutoPilot 120 Fishing Kayak

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 ePDL+

Old Town Sportsman BigWater ePDL+ 132

Length: 13' 2" | Width: 36" | Weight: 143 lbs | Carrying Capacity: 500 lbs

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. With ePDL+ drive you have options. In it for the long haul? 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.

$5,999

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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<

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