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Old Town Sportsman 120

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Stability 9
Speed 7
Tracking 8
Comfort 9
Features 9
Portability 7

When casting lines and catching fish is the goal of the day, the Old Town Sportsman 120 is ready to tag along. This fishing kayak is purposefully designed to help maximize the number of lines you have in the water to help you reel in an impressive catch.

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Last updated on February 3, 2023 8:41 am

Old Town Sportsman 120 Prices

$1,299.99
February 3, 2023 8:41 am
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$1,449.99
February 3, 2023 8:41 am
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Description

8.2Expert Score
When casting lines and catching fish is the goal of the day, the Old Town Sportsman 120 is ready to tag along. This fishing kayak is purposefully designed to help maximize the number of lines you have in the water to help you reel in an impressive catch.
Stability
9
Speed
7
Tracking
8
Comfort
9
Features
9
Portability
7
PROS
  • Can carry a lot of weight
  • Stable
  • Transducer scupper
  • Plenty of dry and open gear storage space
  • Non-slip EVA foam deck pads for traction
CONS
  • Very heavy for its size
  • Slow
  • Tricky to maneuver in windy conditions

Size and Weight

The Old Town Sportsman 120 measures up at 12’ (3.7m), which is pretty standard size for a quality solo fishing kayak. This longer length provides a bit of natural tracking ability and plentiful gear storage without detracting too much from your ability to transport it from your car to the water.

Weighing in at 82 lbs (37.2 kg), the Sportsman 120 is a pretty heavy boat. Even for a fully featured fishing kayak, this boat is on the heftier side, which means it will take some muscle to lift up onto the top of a vehicle. For reference, Perception Pescador 12.0, which is a kayak of the exact same length, is substantially lighter at just 64 lbs (29 kg).

Capacity

One of the more impressive features of the Sportsman 120 is its capacity. With the ability to carry a maximum of 500 lbs (226.8 kg), this boat is more than strong enough to accommodate larger paddlers for a day on the water.

Note, however, that Old Town includes the weight of the boat when calculating total capacity. So the usable capacity is actually 500 – 82 = 418 lbs (189.6 kg), which is still impressive.

In fact, the Sportsman 120 can carry more weight than some other similar boats, such as the Native Manta Ray Angler 12 XT, which has a load capacity of 325 lbs (147.4 kg).

This makes it an ideal choice for longer fishing trips and even overnight angling adventures. Since this kayak also has a forward dry hatch and a truly massive rear tank well, it offers more than enough space to accommodate gear for a short camping trip.

Features

When it comes to features, this is one well-outfitted kayak.

Old Town Sportsman 120

The Sportsman 120 boasts a premium seating system that’s made from durable and UV-resistant dual-layer Textilene fabric. This seat also has a layer of 3D mesh to improve comfort and breathability.

Old Town built this kayak with a universal transducer mounting system, which allows you to quickly install your fish finder without the need to drill any holes. It also has two track systems on the bow so you can easily attach accessories to improve your fishing experience.

For anglers, the Sportsman 120 doesn’t disappoint. It has one forward-facing and two rear-facing rod holders that are flush-mounted for durability. Moreover, this boat has two cup holders for quickly storing small bits of fishing gear. It even comes with a custom tackle box that stashes under the seat to free up deck space.

To help you stay organized, the Sportsman 120 comes with a side-mounted paddle clip as well as a dedicated horizontal rod storage system. There’s also under-seat storage and a rear tank well to house all of your fishing gear.

Performance

Old Town crafted this boat with their pontoon-style DoubleU hull, which offers excellent primary stability and gliding capabilities. Thanks to its rounded hull and built-in EVA foam non-slip deck pads, the Sportsman 120 provides an exceptionally stable platform for casting lines in flat water conditions.

However, like any rounded hull kayak, it’s a bit tippy and slow, especially on choppy seas, making it best for use on calm lakes and flat rivers.

Plus, due to the Sportsman 120’s longer length, it’s also inherently decent at tracking during longer paddles. So, while this kayak has some drawbacks in performance in not-so-friendly conditions, it’s perfect for calm days on the water.

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Additional information

Specification: Old Town Sportsman 120

Specs
Length (in) 144
Length (cm) 370
Width (in) 33.5
Width (cm) 85.1
Weight (lb) 82
Weight (kg) 37.2
Load Capacity (lb) 500
Load Capacity (kg) 226.8
Cockpit type sit on top
Hull design DoubleU dual-arch hull
Material High-density polyethylene (1 layer)
Propulsion paddle
Self-bailing Yes
Technology rotomolded
Features
Seat Cushioned framed seat with high/low positions (removable)
Front storage hatch 1
Rear tank well Yes
Dry storage 1
Bottle holders 2
Bungee cords 2
Footrests adjustable
Gear mounts 2 gear tracks
Other features Transducer mount; skid plate
Paddle holders 1
Rod holders 3
Rudder/skeg Rudder ready
Tackle box holders 3
Specification
Crew 1
User Level Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
Intended Use Fishing
Water type Slow rivers (Class I-II), Small lakes
Warranty Lifetime on hull and deck; 5 years on PDL drive; 1 year on accessories
Dimensions
Weight 37.2 kg
Dimensions 370 × 85.1 cm

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