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New Pelican kayak design

Post by gumby » Thu Jul 16, 2015 11:20 am

looks nice for the budget minded.

http://www.pelicansport.com/en/catch-120
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Re: New Pelican kayak design

Post by DougyMillCove » Thu Jul 16, 2015 9:36 pm

That has a lot of features that are very aspired for. Especially the seat. The stability looks excellent too. I wonder the price point.
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Re: New Pelican kayak design

Post by gumby » Fri Jul 17, 2015 7:57 am

Just a guess...but Academy will likely have these around $500-600 but will have some features that are not available...like the front hatch. Just a guess.
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Re: New Pelican kayak design

Post by keastman » Fri Jul 17, 2015 11:05 am

Some of the info I saw said the model would be for 2016 line up

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Re: New Pelican kayak design

Post by gumby » Thu Mar 24, 2016 11:20 am

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Re: New Pelican kayak design

Post by DougyMillCove » Thu Mar 24, 2016 12:03 pm

Man, that's got to be one of the best value kayaks at that price range. If you aren't going for a pedal kayak this one deserves a strong look. I think having that seat would be worth it alone. Pelican really did their homework on this boat and stepped their game up. Just my $0.02
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Re: New Pelican kayak design

Post by weimed » Thu Mar 24, 2016 2:38 pm

They also kept it at 69lbs. Other then the sides needing more color, I think they smacked it out of the park.

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Re: New Pelican kayak design

Post by dogyak » Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:48 pm

I seen them when I was in Academy , it was pretty nice , and though about getting one later . I've got a tarpon 120 , and being in that for 4 or 5 hours can be hard on the back . Like to seat set up , and the fact you can stand on this one

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Re: New Pelican kayak design

Post by JohnYaksJax » Thu Mar 24, 2016 6:47 pm

dogyak.....I love my Tarpon 120 but she is leaking and I need to get her fixed..or replaced SOON.
Right now, and I feel like I am "cheating" on Mountain Mama aka Old Blue, the Perception Pescador Pro 120 has caught my eye!! it is slightly more wide and longer than our T-120 and their new seat is really nice...a removeable frame seat with 2 seat positions and with nylon webbing. Not really sold on the console since I do not use or want a FF/DF for fishing down here. Pretty good price at $829 for the 12 footer which holds 375# and weighs about the same as our Tarpons at 64#.
http://www.perceptionkayaks.com/us/prod ... er+Results
Might wait until I-Cast in June (?) to see what happens to the Tarpons but I need something soon!!
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PS: The Pescador Pro 10 is also pretty nice for $729.....

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Re: New Pelican kayak design

Post by internetpilot » Fri Mar 25, 2016 3:21 pm

Man, between this Pelican and the Perception Pescador Pro, even the cheapos (like me) can finally get a kayak with a decent seat.
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Re: New Pelican kayak design

Post by G8trwood » Fri Mar 25, 2016 4:49 pm

Too bad Dick's doesn't carry it to use that Classic coupon

http://kayakfishingblog.com/2016/03/val ... catch-120/ A comparison of the two
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Re: New Pelican kayak design

Post by Ainhmidh » Fri Mar 25, 2016 7:46 pm

I'm going with the Pelican Premium Enforcer 12 foot. I like it, I can put stuff I need in the back and it has a mid-ship hatch. Plus some other features I like.
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Re: New Pelican kayak design

Post by hoss6823 » Fri Mar 25, 2016 9:47 pm

The catch 12 is nice from what I have seen. I like the enforcer as well. Yesterday I went on the site for Vibe Kayaks and checked out the 2016 Seaghost 130
http://vibekayaks.com/collections/front ... gler-kayak

That's a nice boat too. Looks like all the brands are stepping up the seating in these things. Makes me wish I waited another year to by a new one
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