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Recon 120 HD in Aqua.
Recon 120 HD in Steel Gray.
Recon 120 HD in Midnight.
Recon 120 HD in Mesa Camo.
Recon 120 HD in Infinite Yellow.
A confidence-inspiring fishing machine for both the novice and expert, the Recon is a factory-loaded boat that you can rig your way. With a fully customizable open platform, a lineup of revolutionary new features, and the freedom to choose the preferred mode of propulsion – paddle, pedal, or power – the Recon series of kayaks are the future of fishability.
The Recon 120 HD model comes standard with the tried-and-true, easy-deploy Helix PD™ Pedal Drive system. With instant forward/reverse, on-a-dime turning, and a lab tested gear ratio for smooth all-day pedaling, the Recon 120 HD packs more performance than other pedal driven kayaks in its class. The Recon 120 comes ready to paddle, or easily install the Helix PD Pedal Drive midship or add an aftermarket motor with a direct-to-boat stern mounting interface.
A supremely wide-open deck affords the angler an abundance of space, freedom of motion, and provides a rock-solid platform from which to stand, cast, and hookset in confidence. The functional layout of the intuitive topdeck interface keeps all your gear and essentials within reach, with ample surface areas for personal modifications.
The Recon series features next evolution of S.M.A.R.T. Hull Technology – Wilderness Systems' signature design approach that carefully and masterfully combines Stability, Maneuverability, Acceleration, Responsiveness, and Tracking to deliver the ultimate performance in all waters. This model's hull optimizes any mode of travel – be it paddling, pedaling, or motoring – with specialized volume distribution and under-the-waterline nuances to keep the boat moving quickly and steadily.
The Recon series also establishes a new paradigm for storage. The StowPro Storage System features an extra-large gasketed hatch and a thoughtfully configured bin to access, organize and defend important gear. Down the boat and atop each gunwale are Dual Rod Troughs – a unique horizontal rod storage solution to keep rods close-at-hand and away from wind and breakage. The troughs can hold up to three 7'6" rods on each side, are secured with cross-lashing bungee, and are noise-dampened by Wilderness Systems' celebrated Silent Traction pads. Midship side pockets, tackle box recesses, and a functional under-seat area provides even more gear storage in all the right places, while the expansive and notched tankwell yields a custom-crafted space for popular rear storage items like Wilderness Systems' Kayak Krate.
Wilderness Systems kayaks are renowned for comfort, and the Recon ushers in the next progression of this pillar with the introduction of the all-new AirPro ACE seat. Embodying easy Adjustability, luxurious Comfort, and fine-tuned Ergonomics, the AirPro ACE seat leverages the premium framework and materials of the popular AirPro MAX but with a groundbreaking new feature – a one-handed mechanical lever for quick adjusting the trim on-the-fly. Akin to a manual vehicle seat adjustment, though a quantum change in kayaks, this function allows the angler to dial in their unique position for paddling, pedaling, motoring, or to make room for fishing. The Recon's seat has been thoroughly thought-out down to the "nuts and bolts," as even the hardware is clipped in place to mitigate the possibility of getting lost.
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Item # 9751090
|Length: 12' 2" / 371 cm||Width: 38" / 96.5 cm|
|Boat Weight: 115 lbs. / 52 kg||Deck Height: 15" / 38 cm|
|Max Capacity: 450 lbs. / 204 kg|
* Prices shown are suggested U.S. and Canadian Dollar retail prices, net not including taxes. Prices in your market may vary due to currency, VAT, and other taxes. Prices subject to change without notice.
*Colors may vary slightly from those shown as each kayak that we produce is unique. Variations in color are not covered by warranty. Additionally, bungee cord colors and other fittings are periodically updated and may vary from what is pictured. You can purchase bungee cords (sold separately) in a variety of colors if you wish to customize the look of your boat.
Front grab handle for easy transport. Also serves as a secure locking point.
A wide strap securely grips your paddle blade when you need to go hands free.
An extra-large gasketed hatch with a removable bin helps organize and protect important gear.
Featuring a 6:1 gear ratio precision-tuned to a 14 x 17 two- bladed fixed pitch prop, the Helix PD is the most efficient and intuitive pedal system ever engineered.
Customize your kayak using the two marine grade anodized aluminum SlideTrax rails; compatible with accessories like phone mounts, fishing rod holders and cup holders from RAM® and YakAttack®. Shown with Rod Holder - sold separately.
Popular with anglers, these foam pads reduce noise transmitted through the water making it easier to remain undetected.
Grab handles on either side for easy transport. Also serves as a secure locking point.
Internal steering and lift lines for snag-free rudder or motor operation.
Shallow, molded-in storage trays keep smaller items, like tackle, within easy reach. Notch provides drainage to keep tray items dry.
Enjoy luxurious comfort and fine-tuned ergonomics. Features premium, breathable materials and a one-handed mechanical lever for adjusting the seat trim on-the-fly, dial in your position for paddling/pedaling/motoring & make room for fishing.
Horizontal rod storage solution to keep rods close-at-hand and away from wind and breakage; can hold up to three 7'6" rods on each side; secured with cross-lashing bungee; noise-dampened by Silent Traction pads
Large storage tankwell has plenty of room to accommodate crates, tackle boxes and other gear. Adjustable bungee secure items in place. Pictured here with Wildy Kayak Krate - sold separately.
Easy access for stern mounting and through hull rigging.
Responsive stern rudder retracts fully to protect it from rocky conditions.
Featuring a 6:1 gear ratio precision-tuned to a 14 x 17 two-bladed fixed pitch prop, the Helix PD™ Pedal Drive is the most efficient and intuitive kayak pedal system ever engineered. Compatible with the Recon family of kayaks (included on the Recon HD model).Learn More
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