We are unable to retreive online deals at this time. 90. I've never fished in Georgia (from the west), but would love to meet up with you guys one day and learn the tricks. I couldn't find anyone who had any horrible problems with it. That shouldn't, however, take away from the overall stability of the kayak. The dry hatch in the front is a good size but I think the rear storage area could have really used a 8" twist and seal hatch. MSRP: $ 650.00. June 24, 2018 By Julian Hooks. One was to buy a kayak that would not break my budget (huge Dave Ramsey fan) and secondly, I wanted a kayak that would help me get to more fish. Now I have an Ascend FS12T and I want to do the raised seat mod that you see everyone on YouTube doing. or thoughts on either model you own. I weighed 268# at the Dr.'s office last Friday. Its just not good for fishing due to its placement so far forward in the kayak. Any other boat in this range needs an upgraded seat for comfort. Nov 24, 2016 #1. For the Ascend FS12T, the area right in front of the foam is perfect. Its in my price range, and has everything I need. Kayak specific questions and discussions are this forums purpose. Compare this with other kayaks and gear by price, size, and type. Expert Score Read review. Thread starter Hilsman; Start date Nov 24, 2016; Nov 24, 2016. I added a few mods to the boat for my enjoyment. But this kayak has a frame seat so you're already sitting higher up from the waterline than a normal SOT kayak, so you're center of gravity is higher too. I went to … It also looked pretty sweet and we all know that's just as important! Aug 26, 2016 - This is a review of the current mods on my 2015 Ascend FS128T. I fish a lot with my younger son and it gives him a lot of room on the front. Just wondering if anyone has done this and noticed any difference in the stability of the yak. YakAttack Omega Pro Rod Holder with LockNLoad Track Mounting Base. I picked it up on a good deal from my local bass pro. man vs. fish. Given the Ascend FS128T's hull design and 33" beam it is a fairly stable kayak. Given the Ascend FS128T's hull design and 33" beam it is a fairly stable kayak. Ascend. There’s even a slight dip from the keel that will help you align the transducer. So let's get ... Ready for another custom mod to add to your kayak? Enter the brand or search words and the location. Featuring a new design for greater stability, function, and comfort, the FS12T starts with an ultra-stable, tunnel hull design with a wider transom and flared bow sections. The FS12T sit-on-top kayak was re-designed with focus points of improvement to be more stable, functional and more comfortable. Search youtube if you haven't seen them before. So I did research. Whether being stored for months, loaded and unloaded in my truck or drug across dirt its held up great over the two years I've used it. It should be the perfect size to keep a 5 gallon bucket in place. I liked the layout of the Ascend FS12T and the price at $499 was perfect. So far love the kayak. Find Kayak Stores By State; Find Kayak Stores By Brand; Login / Register; Home Kayaks Ascend Ascend FS12T. Ascends most popular selling sit on top model just became more popular. I would recommend trying out any kayak out before buying just to be on the safe side. Bass Pro also sells the aftermarket Ascend Swivel Seat, for $99.99 which is a great choice for sit on top kayaks with a relatively flat deck, or if you want to customize a slightly lifted platform that lets you spin 360 degrees.You can also mount this seat to the top rails of your kayak, something I will experiment with on our Pescador 10. Talk fishing, share stories and experiences, share pictures, show off your fishing videos, learn more about fishing and meet different fishos from around the world. Thread starter #1. Ascend FS12T . Messages: 921 Likes Received: 83 Location: Bellaire, MI. I love my FS12T 2105 model. Thanks to FishHawk for the heads up on the sale plus free cart this weekend. Arrives before Christmas. Apr 18, 2013 #1 . It’s an area that’s further back in the hull and out of the way. It even looks to be molded for one and of course the hatch can be easily added later, but it should have been stock. By Cambino - Mon Mar 28, 2016 7:22 pm - Mon Mar 28, 2016 7:22 pm #2181961. The only negative mark is that the scupper holes don't drain properly in the middle section. In my experience I've felt comfortable in everything from small ponds, lakes and even the ocean. MSRP: $ 850.00. Amazon's Choice for ascend kayak accessories. I figured the 2015 model would be perfect for me. Fixed seat and rod holder plus scupper holes were misaligned on my old 2014. Jul 13, 2016 - Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. The kayak anchor Trol... A Review of the Ascend FS12T 12ft Kayak I've been on the verge of writing a review of the FS12T kayak from Bass Pro for awhile now. A versatile design that's great for both beginning paddlers and hardcore kayak anglers, the FS12T Sit-On-Top Angler Kayak from Ascend delivers great features and performance. That's was it, pretty simple. BPS swapped it out for new model no questions asked. Its up to you, however, to catch 'em! When I first thought of getting into kayak fishing two years ago I had two goals. I bought a leftover 2016 Ascend FS12T for $499.00. I think I'm going to purchase tomorrow. The reason is that the deck flexes where the back seat rail touches. Been thinking Kayaks, right away i thought about the FS128T talked to some people about the FS128T then started noticing the FS12T $200 cheaper, lighter so if you can make a comparison for anyone who has been on both what are your thoughts? Saved by Dean Carter. SKU: 5443 Category: Ascend. The storage area. Assembly required. It's ready for fishing. OFFLINE; Biyakboats, good point I really like the knob idea for easy and quick removal. Join in list events, post pictures and videos or just hang out in the chat meet people or ask a question. I have sat in the FS12T for 4-6 hours with no discomfort. Thanks! | All Rights Reserved |. It's summer time and where have the bass gone? I'm a pretty big dude about y foot 260lbs. YakAttack Omega Pro Rod Holder with LockNLoad Track Mounting Base. Ascend FS12T. Jul 11, 2017 - Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. * Prices, specifications, and features are subject to change without notice. The Ascend Swivel Kayak Seat. I recently purchased the ascend fs128t. I have recently decided to embark on the Kayak endeavor. That's very high! But I did purchase the deluxe anchor trolley system by yak gear and it installed easily and successfully. your own Pins on Pinterest I think a better job of adding storage areas could have really helped this kayak. FREE Shipping by Amazon. First let me say, what a great project! Posts:85 Thank you received: 22 Points:448. 8.3. Hilsman Useles BILLY’s House Boat Captain. 8. The Ascend FS12T is best "Bang for the Buck" in its price range. Check out Ascend FS12T Reviews, online deals, new prices, used prices, videos and more. Look again at the round impression in the rear tank well. I used a 5/8 thick piece of plastic....a cutting board to be exact. The question is of course, how stable is it? I picked mine up last night on the way to camp. https://www.basspro.com/shop/en/ascend-fs12t-sit-on-top-kayak-camo Shop sparkling deals at … I find that it's just easier to lay your rod down in front of you (and there's plenty of room for that). Discover (and save!) Great review. Get it as soon as Thu, Dec 24. This year we took the Ascend FS12T Sit-On-Top Angler Kayak to the lake, and to the river, broke out some fishing tackle, and enjoyed the mobile fishing experience. Locate Ascend boat dealers and find your boat at Boat Trader! 4.7 out of 5 stars 643. Ascend. 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By Cambino - Mon Mar 28, 2016 7:22 pm ... Power pole, and a flounder gigging light set up, as well as a couple other minor mods here and there. Ascend FS12T Custom Rubber Flooring and Minor repair #2181961. I have been wanting one for a while and was trying to wait on a sale. I love the boat. Fishing Kayak Reviews. Ascend fs12t project. It's durable. This year we took the Ascend FS12T Sit-On-Top Angler Kayak to the lake, and to the river, broke out some fishing tackle, and enjoyed the mobile fishing experience. 128T Yak-Power Sit-On Kayak. Ascend FS12 or FS12T Discussion in 'Kayaking, Kayak Fishing, Canoeing, Canoe Racing' started by man vs. fish, Apr 18, 2013. This is really an amazing post.Thanks for sharing . YakAttack RotoGrip Paddle Holder, Track Mount - 2 Pack Bundle. Big guy on a budget. I resealed all the hatches for the known issues with the ascend models. Please try this search. Aug 2, 2017 - I describe my version of the popular seat raise mod on the Ascend FS12t fishing kayak with the addition of side gear pouches. May 15, 2019 - This Pin was discovered by Игорь. Its heavy! Overall I am very pleased with the boat. I'd even say this may be the most important aspect of fishing kayaks. Thanks for the feedback! Most people tend to ask now "Can you stand up in it?" With patterns for many leading makes and models, ordering a custom kit for your kayak is easy! your own Pins on Pinterest Ascend FS12T. The real answer should be no as I don't think your going to find anyone comfortable standing and fishing in this kayak! Ascend FS12T Custom Rubber Flooring and Minor repair #2181961. Max. Discover (and save!) 4.7 out of 5 stars 301. If it has something to do with a specific model kayak this is the place. The main reason I haven't is of course is procrastination but for the sake of this blog we will just say it was to learn and use the kayak more increase the weight of the review! Bass Pro also sells the aftermarket Ascend Swivel Seat, for $99.99 which is a great choice for sit on top kayaks with a relatively flat deck, or if you want to customize a slightly lifted platform that lets you spin 360 degrees.You can also mount this seat to the top rails of your kayak, something I will experiment with on our Pescador 10. The Ascend Swivel Kayak Seat. Well I can tell you this, without a fish finder you'll be guessing! 4.7 out of 5 stars 301. It comes stock with 3 rod holders (two flush mounted behind the seat, one in the front). They are called Jack Nuts. 2016 Ascend FS12T Sit-On (Camo) A versatile design that's great for both beginning paddlers and hardcore kayak anglers, the FS12T Sit-On-Top Angler Kayak from Ascend delivers great features and performance. I have been wanting one for a while and was trying to wait on a sale. I paddled the FS12T once last year, and I can tell you that I would never be comfortable in THAT chair on THAT kayak. I fish a lot with my younger son and it gives him a lot of room on the front. If it were to lose a little weight without hurting the durability or stability it would really help this kayak. I still wish the hatch would come standard, the less holes I drill in my kayak the better! Join Ascend Owners on Facebook, great resource and we need more md boys in there. But this kayak has a frame seat so you're already sitting higher up from the waterline than a normal SOT kayak, so you're center of gravity is higher too. All prices are stated in US Dollars. weight capacity: 350 lbs. It also handled perfectly on the few trips down the Oconee river. 10T Sit-On Color Options: $549.99* ASCEND® welcomes you to the 10T sit-on-top fishing kayak. All prices are stated in US Dollars. Typically I don't even use the front rod holder. Nov 24, 2016 #1. Ascend fs12t project. FREE Shipping by Amazon. Wow! Fishing rod holders for trucks. It's only good for holding your rod while paddling around. I finally got around to making a mod to my seat on the FS12T. Copyright 2019 FishingYaks. Ascend FS12T Reviews - Ascend | Buyers' Guide | Paddling.com Thread starter #1. We are unable to retreive online deals at this time. I picked it up on a good deal from my local bass pro. Nov 18, 2014 - This Pin was discovered by Deadgods Smeagol. Ascend D10T - Set Includes 12 Plugs Total *(Not All Plugs May Be Needed, See Below) Ascend 10T - Set Includes 6 Plugs Total. I am really interested in one of these two yak's but just cant decide if i want the sit in or the sit on top. I've also stood in the seat area of the kayak and it held up fine even with all my weight in that area. YakAttack RotoGrip Paddle Holder, Track Mount - 2 Pack Bundle. None that I've seen yet match my hatch dimensions. By fishinmachine - Sat Jul 19, 2014 3:18 am - Sat Jul 19, 2014 3:18 am #2064387. Specifications: Length: 12′ 8″ Width: 33 inches. I have not had issues with either. According to Bass Pro its 350 lbs. Overall the Ascend FS12T is a great entry level kayak that won't hurt your budget and will last you for year's (or until you get jealous of your buddy's decked out Jackson!). There's not much you need to do right away other than just grab some rods and hit the water. Thanks to FishHawk for the heads up … I’d love to find a rudder for it but the rear carry handle leaves hardly any room and is directly in the way. I believe Ascend had the hatches … It weighs in at around 65-70lbs which, yes that is heavy, but I think that's fairly average with today's SOT kayaks. Kayaks Stationary Gym Equipment Bike Kayaking Bicycle Trial Bike Workout Equipment Exercise Equipment. 756. To craft the fully updated Ascend® 12T Sit-On-Top Kayak, our designers took our most-popular sit-on-top kayak and refined it to be even more stable, more functional, and more comfortable. Ascend 9R - Set Includes 6 Plugs Total. With so many shapes and models of kayak on the market, Ascend® has embraced the challenge of designing a versatile, high-performance kayak that’s great for beginning paddler’s and hardcore kayak anglers alike. After the first use, the hardware holding the seat halves together and holds the seat in the rail bent pretty bad. Mods; Clubs; Videos; Tips; Gear; Find a Kayak Store Near Me. Mods; Clubs; Videos; Tips; Gear; Find a Kayak Store Near Me. The main reason I haven't is of course is procrastination but for the sake of this blog we will just say it was to learn and use the kayak more increase the weight of the review! Trolling Motor on Ascend FS12T 6 years 1 week ago #9. Amazon's Choice for ascend kayak accessories. The ASCEND® 12R Sport features an open floor plan design with multiple molded footbrace positions and is an all-around performer you'll appreciate with every trip on the water. Heard some issues with older models concerning leaks from miss-aligned scupper holes. The ability to stand is also a great feature on those longer trips. The advanced tunnel design with a wide transom and flared bow sections brings a fishing kayak so stable, you can stand up and cast from it. Has this been corrected for the 2016 model? I spent hours and hours reading reviews, searching craigslist and visiting several of the top kayak manufacturers websites to learn more about the sport and kayaks.That's when I came across the Ascend kayaks from Bass Pro and more specifically the SOT FS12T. A versatile design that's great for both beginning paddlers and hardcore kayak anglers, the FS12T Sit-On-Top Angler Kayak from Ascend® delivers great features and performance. 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