The Old Town Ambush canoe is not the fastest canoe you’ll ever paddle, but it certainly is an excellent choice for fishermen. The Ambush incredibly stable, featuring a kayak-style hull that is designed to provide the cargo space of a canoe. The size and stability of the Ambush fishing canoe makes it easy to stand up and handle your fishing gear without worry. Also, large waves are handled with the greatest of ease by the insurmountable hull of the Old Town Ambush canoe. The molded-in motor mount and ABS plastic battery tray makes it easy to install up to a 36 lbs. electric motor. All around, the Old Town Ambush is built to get the job done.
Though the Ambush is a little more sluggish than one would hope for out of their canoe, the well designed diamond-shaped keel provides excellent tracking; even in the roughest water conditions. Fisherman will love the sliding seat and backrest that is fully reversible. Once you get used to fishing in the Old Town Ambush canoe, you are sure to utilize the all sides and angles that a smaller fishing boat allows you to use freely.
I would rate my review of the Old Town Ambush as 4 out of 5 stars. This canoe is perfect for what it was designed to do; carry large amounts cargo or gear and be used as a versatile fishing canoe. While it is not an ideal recreational or all-purpose canoe for the average paddler, the Ambush canoe has its own unique qualities and benefits that shine through during its intended uses. If you’re looking for a reliable, stable, and spacious platform for fishing, diving, or cargo transportation, the Old Town Ambush canoe is your perfect choice.
– Reversible, sliding seat with back rest
– Molded-in second seat
– Bow and stern deck bungee
– Diamond-shaped keel for exceptional tracking
– 4″ day hatch (bow)
– ABS plastic battery tray and battery harness
– Two scupper plugs (medium)
– Molded-in motor mount
Tori “Waverider” Morris first learned to love canoes when she was just a small child. She built her first handmade canoe at the age of 11 and continues to this day as a professional. Among some of the most interesting places she’s canoed are Brazil and Vietnam. Tori lives in Corpus Christi, Texas.