July 21, 2021
Hobie unveiled a new Mike Iaconelli signature fishing kayak Wednesday morning at ICAST 2021 in Orlando.
The Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 14 360 Mike Iaconelli Edition was introduced in front of a large crowd at the Hobie booth. A video with the professional bass angler introducing the kayak was part of the presentation.
Equipped with MirageDrive 360 and Kick-Up Fin technology, the "Ike" edition has everything a kayak angler would want. According to Hobie:
"Experience unrivaled comfort in yer ergonomic and highly adjustable Vantage seat. Feature rich, with all the trappings that are synonymous with Hobie fishing kayaks. Including H-Rail for unlimited accessory rigging.
"Guardian Retractable Transducer Shield, and a variety of storage options for all your rod setups. Custom EVA pads and branded graphics complete the bold look and specialized performance."
- Drive: MD 360 Turbo, with Kick-Up Fin technology
- Length: 13 feet, 8 inches (4.17 meters)
- Width: 38 inches (.97m)
- Height: 20 inches (.51m)
- Capacity: 600 pounds (272kg)
- Fitted Hull Weight: 124.5 pounds (56.5kg)
- Fully Rigged Weight: 148.5 pounds (67.4kg)
- Hull Construction: Rotomolded polyethylene
- Firecracker red camo hull
- Ike-approved hull graphics
- Guardian retractable transducer shield
- Pivoting tackle management system
- Front and center hatches
- Horizontal rod storage
Hobie says there is a limited run of the kayak this year; available at Hobie dealers.