1 - Improved Front Hatch, Including Hypalon Paddle Blade Keeper
The new JK hatch now comes with heavy duty latches. Tuck your paddle blade under this Hypalon keeper to get it out of the way but still in arm's reach - snag-free for your treble hooks! Resistant to UV damage and temperature extremes, this material will keep your paddle safe!
2 - Four Rod Tip Tube Protectors
Storage for four rods with extended reach for fly rods as well.
3 - Flex Drive System
Allows for hands-free fishing, forward and reverse, unique articulation to adapt to shallow water and obstacles.
4 - Gear Tracks - YakAttack
Located on both sides and in the front and rear of the kayak, the Yakattack gear tracks are built into the kayak in easily accessible locations for adding accessories and RAM Mounts.
5 - Three-bladed propeller
Three-bladed propeller allows for a shallow draft. Blade pitches can be adjusted to your pedaling style.
6 - Hinged Prop Cover
Cover seals when drive unit is deployed and automatically raises when drive is retracted.
7 - High Hi-Lo Ergo Seat Frame with MOLLE System
New for 2019 is an updated Ergo Seat Cover, complete with MOLLE compatible webbing on the rear of the seat, and a removable MOLLE panel underneath. A new custom MOLLE pouch for tackle comes standard (on certain models), and now you can customize both behind and under your seat for tackle and gear management with the myriad of MOLLE compatible attachments readily available on the market. This seat sits higher than our traditional ‘high’ position on other fishing kayaks, improving ergonomics for ease of pedaling.
8 - Integrated Rudder Control System
Our integrated rudder control system allows precise direction correction while pedaling and can be operated with left, right, or both controls.
9 - PowerPole Ready - PowerPole Micro Anchor
Four easy molded-in screw points are ready for easy installation of the PowerPole Micro Anchor system.
10 - Hinging Rear Hatch
Large rear hatch with new easy-opening latches.
11 - Fly reel pocket
Safe resting place for your fly reels that allow for the storage of your 9-foot fly rods.
12 - Transducer Scupper
Two front scupper holes accommodate many transducer sizes, making installing a fish finder unit a breeze.
13 - Omega Rod Holder with Track Mounted LockNLoad Mounting System
New for 2019, this truly universal rod staging solution from YakAttack works flawlessly with spinning, casting, larger conventional reels, and yes – even fly rods of all sizes. A 360 degree rotating collar offers the ability to quickly secure the rod by capturing the reel, and allows spinning reels to be stowed in the natural downward position, not hung off the side. Multiple modes allow anglers to easily stage rods for quick access or lock them in for maximum security.
14 - MOLLE Snap Seatback Pouch
New for 2019, this MOLLE seatback pouch makes accessing behind seat contents a breeze. Fully MOLLE-compatible, pouch snaps off easily to reload for those days on the go and easily accommodates two 3600 series Plano boxes.
15 - Flush Mount Rod Holders
Two flush-mounted rod holders behind the seat for easy access. Great for trolling for big fish!
16 - Rod-Friendly Deck Geometry
Unique contours on deck let you set your rods down and make quick adjustments while keeping them close at-hand.
17 - Integrated Paddle Clip
Keep your paddle close at-hand yet out of the way with our paddle clip system.
18 - Under Seat Sliding Stash Tray
Keep sof plastics, terminal tackle, pliers and whatever else you need to keep handy in our padded sliding stash tray. One of the two compartments accomomodates two 3600 series Plano boxes, and recesses on either side of the front compartment allow easy under-seat rod butt staging.
19 - Hatch Bin
This handy front hatch bin keeps items in your front hatch right where they should be - accessible.
20 - Two-Tiered Rod Stagers
Two of our innovative rod stagers are included with the Big Rig HD/FD, making it easy to secure both rod butts and tips while preventing tangles.
21 - Bigger Rod Trough
The original Big Rig rod trough has received an upgrade! Increased width means more rods can be secured in the trough.
22 - Improved Hull Design
The original Big Rig was a favorite for its stability, but it lacked maneuverability and speed. The Big Rig HD/FD has all this and more included in the updated hull design!