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Native Watercraft Ultimate FX 12 Kayak
Native Watercraft Ultimate FX 12 Kayak
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The Native Watercraft Ultimate FX 12 is a complete redesign of the Ultimate series that offers more stability, storage room, and features than the original. It features the High-Low First Class Seating system which has two height options and can slide forward and backward. The hull has been flattened out for more secondary stability and for more space for standing or storage. The Ultimate FX 12 features two tight line trolley kits, numerous Groove Tracks for accessories, Easy foot rests, and an all new 2 inch drain hole. The Ultimate FX 12 is a super stable hybrid fishing kayak that's easy to load for a weekend of fun and fishing on the water.

• Redesigned Ultimate tunnel hull offers more stability and storage room
• Features the High-Low First Class seating system
• Seat can slide forward or backward on a groove track
• Numerous Groove Tracks for accessories
• Removable seat doubles as a camp chair
Item #: 14691
Length: 12 ft 2 in / 3.71 m
Width: 31 in / 78.74 cm
Weight: 57 lb / 25.85 kg
Capacity: 350 lb / 158.76 kg
Leg Room To Peg: 42
Leg Room - Total: 42
Number of Paddlers: 1 - Single/Solo
Type of Kayak: Sit on Top
Hatches Incl: 0
Optional Hatches: 1
Material: Polyethylene
Made in: USA 
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By: Bruce B.  Date: Oct 12, 2015 
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Absolutely awesome! Love it. Cons: its $$ and I think it could have come with at least 1 rod holder and maybe a taco style paddle holder. Don't find much use for the "rod holders" in front. It maybe me but you cant fish and stand in this or any kayak I've been in. Pros: built well, tracks well, seat adjustments are awesome! and the seat itself is very comfortable, Trolley anchor both sides! Nice Kayak !!

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By: Seth W.  Date: Aug 15, 2015 
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10 people found this review helpful

Just got mine about a week ago. I love it! The kayak is an excellent compromise of weight and comfort. Not as comfortable as my Old Town Predator MX, BUT at 52 lbs. compared to almost 100 lbs on the Predator MX I will take this one all day long! Love the slide-trax for accessorizing, love the open concept, and most of all I love the sliding seat platform. In other kayaks with a camp chair style seat I had problems with the seat flipping up during transport unless I put a bungee cord over it to keep it secured. Before I load it in the truck I simply slide the seat platform all the way forward, lay the backrest down flat behind it, and slide it back so the seat back sits under the cross-brace behind the seat. Works perfect! The only thing I wish the kayak had for the money was side handles. I have mine equipped with a Panfish camera pole with a GoPro, Zooka Tube rodholder on a 1.5" screwball, and Native cam-lock paddle holders (I highly recommend these paddle holders) Pros: Lightweight, comfortable seat, 2 position seating, ergonomic footrests, slidetrax rails are awesome! Cons: Optional front hatch cover fitment, lack of side grab handles..

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Q: What size paddle for the fx 12 kayak, I'm six foot tall.
A: for someone of your height, combined with the width of that boat, a 240 cm paddle would be a perfect fit.
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Q: I spoke with Zach today and was interested in placing oars in the paddle holders. Do the paddle holders swivel/rotate? Also what is the diameter of the paddle holder? I need to know if they will fit the oars I currently have.
A: Thank you for your question! Yes they rotate and the diameter is 2"
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Q: What changes were made between the 2015 and 2016 models?
A: There were a few colors discontinued, but no changes were made to the kayak itself.
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