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Ascend D12

Kayak Make & Model

Brand:
Ascend
Model:
D12
MSRP ($):
599.99
Length (ft):
12

The Ascend "D12" Angler Kayak gives kayakers the comfort, stability, and performance they want out on the water. This specially designed 12' kayak starts with a custom crafted tunnel hull that delivers improved static and dynamic lateral stability serious kayakers want out on the water! This specialized hull design provides solid directional tracking for easy paddling and increased speed, excellent load carrying ability, and good reserve buoyancy and longitudinal damping of any pitch motion in rough water.

Features:

  • Custom crafted tunnel hull design
  • Advanced, removable seating system
  • Port side paddle keeper
  • Adjustable foot braces
  • Versatile storage

Specs:

  • Width: 29"
  • Weight: 74 lbs
  • Capacity: 350 lbs

 

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3.8
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5.0

Wish they still offered them

I researched fishing kayaks for almost 6 months before settling on this model and I couldn't be more pleased. Love the open cockpit design! I bought two, one for me and one for my son. We use them to fish mostly ponds, reservoirs and small lakes but we've gotten them out on slow moving rivers as well with no issues.

We picked up some of the side mount rod holders from BPS and they fit perfectly on the inside lip for the dash. BAM! For less than the amount of sales tax now they're fully set up for fishing.

Compare this to other brands that run $700.00 or more.

Pros & Cons

Pros:
Ease of use, Value for money, Well made/Durable, Quality
Cons:
They don't make it any more
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