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Jackson Kayak Coosa Elite

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At the 2010 Outdoor Retailers show Jackson Kayak introduced their new kayak fishing kayak.  The Coosa Elite, a kayak inspired by Pro Angler Drew Gregory.  This is one of the first kayaks in kayak fishing that is designed specifically for river fishing.

 

Coosa Elite Features:
• This kayak has an adjustable seat that can switch from a flat deck seated position to a raised perch position.
• Two molded compartments below the seat that fit two Plano style boxes.
• Roomy Rod Locker.
• A replaceable skid plate.
• Flush Mounted rod holders.
• Stern V-Channel for drag chains and anchors.
• Lockable bow and stern hatches.
• Locking bar – Secure locking bar to easily lock your boat up or to clip other accessories on.
• Rod stagers – These grooves allow Coosa users to have rods out on deck where they sit into stagers (grooves) and do not slide around tangling on one another.
• Designed to handle ponds, lakes, and rivers up to class III.

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Specifics:
• Length: 11′3
• Width: 31.5 inches (hull) 23 inches (interior standing platform)
• Weight: Estimated to come in between 55 and 60lbs.  Actual weight will not be known until the production mold is up and running.
• Weight Capacity: Estimated to come in between 350 and 400lbs.  Again, final production model testing will determine the final number.
• Price: $999 MSRP for the elite version and $799 MSRP for the standard version.
• In stores: Late October or early November.


For more information please visit http://jacksonkayak.com  or http://drewgregory.com

Last modified on Friday, 07 January 2011 15:01
adam hayes

About the Author: Adam Hayes is an avid kayak angler and the Co. Founder of YakAngler.com. He enjoys spending time on the water with his friends and family and really just about anything than involves growing the sport of kayak fishing.

 

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# OleRebel 2011-07-14 08:17
I bought one in May, selling it now. Too slow, pushed around by the wind too much. I have purchased an ole tarpon 120 and love it.
 

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