Wilderness Systems and Perception Launch new angling-specific boats.


From Wilderness Systems & Perception:


Wilderness Systems Tarpon 130X, $TBD (Available Spring 2016)
A performance driven, sit-on-top Tarpon kayak with fishy features and the sleek, speediness, and exceptional stability of the originalTarpon.

– Modern shaping and a bevy of new customizable features for electronics, accessory mounts, seat adjustments, and more.
– Narrow hull and added sidewall flare to create a remarkably fast, nimble, yet stable ride- Includes the versatile Flex Pod OS, a drop-in, self-contained console that adds more storage, electronic, and propulsion opportunities.
– The ultra-comfortable AirPro MAX Lite seat, though not height adjustable, features a new slide-on-track system for increased fore/aft trimming while maintaining all of the comfort features found and loved in the AirPro MAX high/low seat


Wilderness Systems ATAK, $1,799
The new Wilderness Systems ATAK is fully equipped and in position to take the kayak fishing world by storm.

– Highly walkable and stable deck, yet nimble and stealth
– Low-profile, wind-shedding hull
– Endless storage opportunities are intelligently located throughout
– FlexPod OS electronics console
– The AirPro MAX seat now with extended travel along much of the length of the craft


Wilderness Systems Thresher 140, $1,449
Built with both the serious and the aspiring all-water angler in mind, the Thresher series ushers in the next generation of high performance sit-on-tops. The hull is efficient and quick, yet stable and predictable to handle ever-changing open water conditions. The deck is sleek and modern, with a thoughtful layout for the maximum gear storage, capacity and accessibility. www.wildernesssystems.com/

– Phase 3 AirPro Sit-On-Top-Seat
– Keepers XL Foot Brace System
– Bow Storage Hood
– Rectangular Center Hatch with Bungee and SlideTrax
– Tankwell w/ Adjustable Bungee and (2) Gear Security Straps
– Reflective Static Perimeter Safety Line
– Paddle Groove with Bungee and Bow Cover Strap
– Rudder Ready
– Gear Storage Pockets
– Self-Bailing Scupper Holes
– FlexPod OS Removable Console


Perception Pescador Pro 12, $829
A new performance-driven angling kayak designed to get more beginner and intermediate fishers out on the water. It’s packed with fishing accessories and customizable features designed for serious anglers. www.perceptionkayaks.com/

– Tracks like a much longer boat, while providing anglers with solid initial and secondary stability for navigating through winding waterways or fighting fish.
– Sit-on-top deck comes with a stadium-style seat that can be adjusted on the fly; users can sit up for paddling and improved casting or switch to a reclined position for more comfort.
– Easily adjustable Keepers Foot Braces ensure ergonomic efficiency for paddling or relaxing.
– Mesh-covered bow tankwell and a bungee-covered stern tankwell offer plenty of secure storage space
– To keep rigging and gear tight and organized, there are two molded-in rod holders, a paddle park, a recessed tackle box area, a cup holder, and a center console and transducer scupper ready for fish finder electronics.


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