Stable Fishing Kayak
One of the best fishing kayks out there. Kitted up with the latest features in the kayak fishing world so that you can easily outfit with accessories and tech as you wish. Superb for inshore waters and inland waterways. A top spec fishing kayak powered by Mirage Drive 180.
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Hobie Mirage Outback
The Outback has long been Hobie's best selling fishing kayak. Over the years a number of small revisions have been made but for 2019 the Outback has had a complete design overhaul and face-lift! This has answered the dreams of many Outback users and kayak anglers alike and the all-new 2019 Outback offers an unbelivable fishing kayak loaded with all the latest features.
A new hull design takes elements from the previous Outback, the Revolution and the Pro Angler series. This hull design features a wide stable platform for fishing, with a sharper bow design for efficient forwards pedalling with minimal hull slap. This makes the Outback great for inland waterways, and inshore coastal waters in calm to moderate conditions. This is a very capable kayak for the majority of UK kayak fishing!
The Outback is powered by the incredibly efficient Mirage Drive 180 pedal system, allowing full power pedalling in forwards and reverse. The drive is fitted with ST Turbo Fins as standard. This allows for hands-free kayaking, offering a number of advantages for kayak fishing, on-the-water photography and much more! You can pedal along whilst trolling a lure, drifting a bait, playing a fish, or even whilst eating your lunch! The Outback ensures excellent comfort for long days on the water with the Vantage CTw seating system, which has been increased in width from the previous Outback for a more spacious seating area.
Features are absolutely crammed onto this kayak, making this one of the best fishing kayak currently available. The main cockpit features a centre rectangiular hatch with integrated bucket, pockets and even a bottle opener. Foam EVA standing pads are fitted either side of the hatch for stand-up fishing on calm waters. Forwards of the seat the sides have built-in gear storage areas, hookless maps pockets, H-Track and H-Rail deluxe with built in track - perfect for attaching accessories too such as fish finders and rod holders.
A large bow hatch allows storage of larger items such as a fold-up trolley. The large rear cargo area will easily take your days catch, a storage crate or cool bag. Sections of H-Track can be found at the sides of this area for further gear attachment, compatible with all popular track mount accessory systems such as Ram Mounts, Railblaza and Scotty. The Outback steering is controlled with dual-sided steering handles either side of the seat and an uphaul cord in the foot well. A Kick-up rudder is situated beneath the stern for optimal action, giving a good turning circle - ideal for weaving in and out of features. 4 rod holders come moulded into the hull as standard.
The Outback comes fitted with the new retractable Guardian Transducer Sheild, which accomodates larger side scan transducers and standard size transducers. This houses the transducer on a spring-loaded platform which will move up into the kayak if the transducer hits an obstacle or the bottom. It can also be completely retracted for launching and landing. A series of Thur-Hull cable seals are also fitted to the hull to make fish finder installation simpler.
The outback also comes with a nifty load-assister, which clips onto rear handle. This allows the outback to be lifted on it's stern without scratching the hull, to make things easier when getting the kayak up onto a roof rack.
This is one of the best fishing kayaks around and comes with all the features you need to make fishing comfortable and accessorising your craft a breeze!
2020 Model Update: The 2020 Outback now comes with Kick-Up Fins on the Mirage Drive 180 - these fins will automatically kick up out of harms way if you hit an object whilst pedalling. They will automatically re-engage as you keep pedalling. This greatly reduces the chance of damaging your drive whilst on the move!
Camo Edition: Features Camo Deck Pads and Camo Pedal Pads.
- 2019 Model: MirageDrive 180 with ST Turbo Fins
- 2020 Model: MirageDrive 180 with Kick Up Turbo Fins
- Guardian Retractable Transducer Shield
- Reflective Bow Graphics
- Two-Piece Paddle with On-Hull Storage
- Dual Steering
- Kick-Up Rudder
- Sail Mount
- H-Tracks with H-Rail alongside the Cockpit
- H-Tracks alongside the Cargo Area
- EVA Floor Standing Pads
- Vertical Rectangular Hatch
- Vantage CTW Seat
- 4 Molded-in Rod Holders
- Large Rear Handle
- Utility Trays
- Power-Pole Ready
- Cart Keeper
- Large Rear Cargo Well
- Outback Lifting Block
- Length: 3.89m / 12'9"
- Width: 0.86m / 34"
- Height: 0.38 m / 15"
- Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 192.78kg Optimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Hobie Mirage Outback for your weight
- Fitted Hull Weight: 38.56 kg / 85 lbs
- Fully Rigged Weight: 46.72 kg / 103 lbs
Popular Hobie Accessories for the Hobie Mirage Outback
Hobie Heavy Duty Plug-In Cart
A strong and durable trolley for use with the Hobie Kayaks. Great for heavily laden fishing kayaks. Suitable for use on firm ground. Max Capacity 225lb.
Hobie Trax 2 Plug-In Cart
A trolley for Hobie Kayaks featuring low pressure 'balloon' style for riding over soft sand with ease. Suitable for use on both firm and soft ground. Max Capacity 176lb.
The ultimate gear storage crate featuring H-Rail handles, grid walls and 4 vertical rod holders with built-in retainers. Very sturdy design that will hold plenty of fishing gear. Easy to customise with H-Rail Accessory Mounts to add your favourite accessories. Includes tie-down straps and clips for attaching to your fishing kayak. Footprint size: 35.9cm x 44.3cm x 33cm.
Hobie Fishing Rod Leash
Simple and effective bungee fishing rod leash for your fishing kayak. Clip this leash onto your kayak using the integrated brass dog clip and attach the other end to your fishing rod using the bungee attachment on the leash. The rod attachment can be unclipped for easy release from the leash if needed.
Hobie Mirage Drive Leash
Secure your Mirage Drive by leashing it to your kayak using this handy kit!
Hobie Kayaks Anchor Trolley for Outback
An anchor trolley system allows you to position your anchor line or drift chute line off the bow or stern of your kayak. Supplied as a complete kit with full instructions for installation onto your Hobie Mirage Outback.
Hobie Drift Chute
Large cone shaped parachute deployed in the water slows your drift in windy conditions when anchoring is not possible or desired. Design keeps chute just under the surface and fully inflated. Anchor line not included. (Connect to the Hobie Anchor Trolley System for best results).
Hobie SideKick AMA Kit
Enhance the stability of your kayak with the SideKick Outrigger Kit from Hobie. A crossbar fits to your kayak onto which you can attach and detach the AMA arms and outrigger floats. The outriggers are inflatable and constructed from a durable material. Very quick to inflate and deflate and pack down small for storage. You can position the outrigger arms in 3 positions - low, mid and high so that you can pedal with little resistance int he water (high) and deploy them into the low position whilst fishing for lots of extra stability. Includes all fitings and full instruction for installation. Will fit most fishing kayaks.
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