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Hobie Mirage Revolution 13
 
Hobie Mirage Revolution 13 2012-02-13 04:34:25 Elefantdude
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5.0
Elefantdude Reviewed by Elefantdude    February 12, 2012 View all my reviews

Love my Revo!!

My first fishing kayak was the Ocean Kayak Scrambler back in 2007 which I purchased used for $200, which was a nice introductory fishing kayak. My first experience kayak fishing was from an Ocean Kayak Prowler 15 which prompted me to get into kayak fishing :-) That was a nice, but expensive kayak. I started saving my $$ to get one of those. But as time went by, I started seeing how popular the Hobies were becoming for hands free kayak fishing. I changed my goals to save up for one of them. I started reading review after review, trying to decide on the Outback or Revolution. The Outback came out with a Hank Parker Edition, seemed was nice. After reading reviews, I decided on the Hobie Revolution. In 2010, I purchased a demo model 2009 Revo, outfitted with the fishing and navigation package all for $1800 from my friends at OEX Oceanside Kayak and Dice shop!! They brought it over to Phoenix when they were slected to host a kayak fishing clinic at our First Annual Paddle Fest here in AZ (2010). My kayak was the model for that seminar. I new I was going to love it, once I sat my butt in it! Hands free kayak fishing! I fished quite a few lakes since then, from cathcing stripers in Lake Powell, to trout in Parker Canyon Lake near the Vineyards of Southern Arizona. I have never had any problems with my kayak and love all the features, from the good amount of storage both up front and rear, the speed and steering outfitted with turbo fins and bigger sized sailing rudder.

Today (2/12/2012) I purchased a 2010 Red Revo for the lady in my life for $1300. Now she can keep up with me and will not get tired on those distant fishing spots. I will have to get some turbo fins and a sailing rudder, but she has always wanted one after trying mine out. She calls it a Dude Magnet, because everywhere I have taken mine, guys would always come over to check it out and ask how I like it.

You know my answer :-)

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