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OCEANSIDE, Calif. (July 21, 2021) – Hobie, the leading manufacturer of premium kayaks and watersport products, today announced the launch of the Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 14 360 Mike Iaconelli Edition. Iaconelli, a Hobie-sponsored professional bass angler and fishing show host, worked with the team at Hobie to customize his beloved pedal fishing kayak with bold colors, custom EVA and branded graphics. With a limited number of the Mirage Pro Angler 14 360 Mike Iaconelli Edition available in 2021, the special edition kayak is sure to stand out on the water.
“As a proud member of the Hobie Fishing Team, I’m honored to have a special edition of my all-time favorite fishing kayak with my name on it,” said Iaconelli. “With patented 360-drive technology and Hobie’s innovative storage systems, this special edition kayak is the absolute dream for kayak anglers and truly a one of kind. There is nothing in the market that compares to the MirageDrive 360.”
Iaconelli credits Hobie’s highly maneuverable, hands-free pedal kayaks for bringing him back to his roots when it comes to kayak fishing. The Mike Iaconelli special edition of the Mirage Pro Angler 14 360 comes in a signature Firecracker Red Camouflage color and includes Mirage 360 Drive Technology with Kick-Up Fins, fully adjustable Vantage ST seat with BOA lumbar support, Guardian retractable transducer shield, H-Rail for easy integration with accessories, pivoting tackle management system with 2 FlambeauTM boxes, front and center hatch with EVA grip pads, horizontal rod storage for 6 rods, and 2 molded-in rod holders. With the MirageDrive 360, anglers experience pedal power not only forward and back, but in every direction for unprecedented maneuverability and control.
A limited run of the Mirage Pro Angler 14 360 Mike Iaconelli Edition will be available at authorized Hobie dealers in the coming weeks for an MSRP of $5,299. To purchase, the dealer locator on hobie.com quickly directs the customer to their closest Hobie dealer.
Since 1950, Hobie has been in the business of shaping a unique lifestyle based around fun, water and quality products. From their headquarters in Oceanside, California, Hobie Cat Company manufactures, distributes and markets an impressive collection of watercraft worldwide. These include pedal-driven recreation and fishing kayaks, inflatable kayaks and fishing boats, standup pedal and paddleboards, an ever-expanding line of recreation and racing sailboats, plus a complementary array of parts and accessories. To learn more, visit www.hobie.com.
Jessie Vandenhouten, Backbone Media