Loon Angler Kayak from Old Town

by • July 14, 2015 • Kayak Reviews, Outlaw Blog, Press Releases, Product ReviewsComments (0)2011

Johnson Outdoors is adding a new kayak to its already impressive stable with the release of the new Loon Angler which will debut at iCast 2015 this year. A modern facelift which will take the already popular Loon kayak to a new angling level.

Old Town Logos 6-up

Old Town® introduces the new,

advanced and comfortable Loon Angler™ kayak

 

OLD TOWN, MAINE (July 10, 2015) — Old Town has expanded their lineup with the new Loon Angler kayak. This one-of-a-kind fishing craft is an evolution of Old Town’s original and extremely popular Loon that made its debut 20 years ago. Old Town will unveil their new Loon Angler at ICAST 2015, the world’s largest sportfishing trade show.

Loon Angler

Frontal view of Loon Angler

An exciting feature that’s exclusive to the Loon Angler is the innovative, removable workdeck that’s positioned at arm’s reach in front of the paddler. In addition to tackle trays and bottle holder it has a built-in storage compartment with a latched lid to keep gear secure and organized. The incorporated Slide Track mount makes it easy to quickly attach accessories.  The workdeck also includes a USB port to keep phones, action cameras, hand-held GPS units and other electronics fully charged.

The Loon Angler is a sit-inside kayak for anglers who want the comfort and shelter from the elements that an enclosed design provides. Both the 10’6” and 12’6” models are engineered with extra width and volume in the 3-layer hull for optimum stability, roominess and comfort.

Loon Angler

Overhead view of Loon Angler

Adding to that comfort is the kayak’s Active Comfort System 2.0 (ACS2) seat that combines aesthetics, ergonomic comfort and performance. ACS2 features easy and intuitive adjustments, under-leg support, premium padding and flow-through ventilation, making it the most advanced kayak seating system on the market.

For convenience and fishing efficiency, the Loon Angler has two integrated, flush-mount rod holders located just behind the cockpit. They’re perfectly positioned for trolling applications or to quickly grab a rod and cast. For storage of tackle and other gear, the kayak features bow and stern deck bungees and a rear click seal hatch with bulkhead.

According to Old Town’s Marketing Communications Manager Luke LaBree, “The Loon Angler is easily the most comfortable sit-inside fishing kayak on the market. It’s easy to paddle, designed for performance and has all the fishing features our customers have asked for.”

 

Loon Angler

Side view of Loon Angler

 

JOHNSON OUTDOORS is a leading global outdoor recreation company that turns ideas into adventure with innovative, top-quality products. The company designs, manufactures and markets a portfolio of award-winning, consumer-preferred brands across four categories: Watercraft, Marine Electronics, Diving and Outdoor Gear. Johnson Outdoors’ familiar brands include, among others: Old Town® Canoes and Kayaks; Ocean Kayak™ and Necky® Kayaks; Carlisle® Paddles; Extrasport® Personal Flotation Devices; Minn Kota® Motors; Cannon® Downriggers; Humminbird® Marine Electronics; LakeMaster® Electronic Charts; SCUBAPRO® and SUBGEAR® Dive Equipment; Silva® Compasses; Jetboil® Outdoor Cooking Systems; and Eureka!® Camping and Hiking Equipment. Visit Johnson Outdoors at www.johnsonoutdoors.com

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