The Best Hobie Kayaks

by frank on August 31, 2013

This may or may not sound silly to you but I have no doubt that many kayak anglers fall asleep at night dreaming about owning a new Hobie fishing kayak. Yes, these are the types of dreams grown men have!!! And if this does sound like you then below we have a list of all the best Hobie kayaks currently available on the market today.

There are many different reasons why thinking of Hobies get serious anglers so excited. This comes down a combination of: Superior quality, innovative designs, versatility, durability and a lifetime of great adventures.

But these are at the high-end of the price spectrum. So before purchasing make sure your wallet can afford it. Also be honest with yourself.  If you only see yourself using the kayak a few times a year then it might make more sense to purchase something a little less expensive.

List of the Newest and Best Hobie Kayaks

 

Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 12

Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 12

Hobie Mirage 12 foot Pro Angler

Some would argue but many anglers consider this 12-foot sit-on top kayak as the best fishing kayak ever made. It’s sleek and fast through the water. It offers tremendous stability allowing you to fish standing and even has no slip safety mats for your feet. There’s also tremendous storage and rod space. MirageDrive is included which allows you to propel and maneuver the kayak with foot peddles, keeping your hands free for fishing. This is a serious platform to fish from. The Mirage Pro Angler also comes in a 14-foot version. Read our full review.

Hobie Mirage Revolution 13 Kayak

Hobie Mirage Revolution 13 Kayak

Hobie Mirage Revolution 13 Kayak

This is another extremely popular model. This sit-on-top is 13 feet long and extremely light for its size. It weighs right around 60 lbs. Some say this is the fast kayak out of the river. It also comes with the patented MirageDrive. There’s a total of three storage hatches and two mesh areas, providing ample storage for just about anything you would need to bring. There’s also a sail mount on this sucker. This is another great and highly versatile fishing platform. Read the full review.

Hobie Mirage Sport Kayak

Hobie Mirage Sport Kayak

Hobie Mirage Sport Kayak

Good things come in small packages. This highly versatile was initially release in 2012 but still remains very popular. The Mirage Sport Kayak is under 10-feet in length making it very manageable. It seems to be most popular with women. The smaller size makes it much easier to load and get in and out of the water. It does come with the MirageDrive the ultimate advantage in fishing. Read the full review.

Hobie Quest 11 Kayak

Hobie Quest 11 Kayak

Hobie Quest 11 Kayak

If you want the quality that a Hobie provides but don’t want to spend nearly $2000 then you may want to consider the Quest 11. The kayak is light, fast and stable. Maybe the biggest drawback compared to many of the other is the MirageDrive is not included with this model. But there’s plenty of storage space, room for your rods and many other great features. Read the full review.

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