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Hobie Mirage Adventure
 
Hobie Mirage Adventure 2009-11-26 15:54:09 Admin
Overall Rating of this Kayak For Fishing. 
 
5.0
Admin Reviewed by Admin    November 26, 2009 View all my reviews

Adventure Equals Deep Water Fishing

The Adventure, and it's other configuartions, is a fast deep water yak.

With the Mirage Drive she handles wind and chop with ease. It's not a
dry ride, but then what yak is in heavy weather.

Initial stability is good, secondary great. At 16 feet one of the longest yaks around. This translates into speed, and ease of effort to keep her moving. Get the large sailing rudder even if you don't sail. It improves handling and reduces your turning radius. Speaking of sailing the add on small sail with Sidekick and ama is a great package. While your speed is considerably less than The Adventure Island it's good enough to give you a boost on long trolling trips, and you can beat to windward if caught out. If you have winds that can surprise you of 20+ knots, you'll want to consider the Adventure Island configuration. Besides handling heavier stuff this baby can get you out to Hawaii FADs,Texas Oil wells, and off shore structure while trolling for large fish like pelagics.
Reviewer: Dan Roudebush from Kona Hawaii

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