Gear

Inside Mark Pendergraf’s Old Town Kayak

Take a look inside Mark Pendergraf's Old Town Kayak. Pendergraf is the reigning B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Series National Champion.
Photo: Take a look inside Mark Pendergraf's Old Town Kayak. Pendergraf is the reigning B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Series National Champion. - Take a look inside Mark Pendergraf's Old Town Kayak. Pendergraf is the reigning B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Series National Champion.
Pendergraf's tournament kayak for the 2021 season was the Old Town Auto Pilot 120 in Photic camo. Having a kayak with spot lock led to many successful tournament finishes.
Photo: Pendergraf's tournament kayak for the 2021 season was the Old Town Auto Pilot 120 in Photic camo. Having a kayak with spot lock led to many successful tournament finishes. - Pendergraf's tournament kayak for the 2021 season was the Old Town Auto Pilot 120 in Photic camo. Having a kayak with spot lock led to many successful tournament finishes.
The indentions behind the steering foot rails make a perfect place to store his Xcite Baits soft plastics that he's using during fishing trips and tournaments.
Photo: The indentions behind the steering foot rails make a perfect place to store his Xcite Baits soft plastics that he's using during fishing trips and tournaments. - The indentions behind the steering foot rails make a perfect place to store his Xcite Baits soft plastics that he's using during fishing trips and tournaments.
Pendergraf's Auto Pilot 120 kayak is spacious enough to hold a large amount of his gear during tournaments.
Photo: Pendergraf's Auto Pilot 120 kayak is spacious enough to hold a large amount of his gear during tournaments. - Pendergraf's Auto Pilot 120 kayak is spacious enough to hold a large amount of his gear during tournaments.
The rear houses his crate with nine rod holders which are all full on tournament day, along with all the tackle he could possibly need. Pendergraf also stores his Tacklewebs dry bag which holds his rain gear and any tools or spare parts he might need.
Photo: The rear houses his crate with nine rod holders which are all full on tournament day, along with all the tackle he could possibly need. Pendergraf also stores his Tacklewebs dry bag which holds his rain gear and any tools or spare parts he might need. - The rear houses his crate with nine rod holders which are all full on tournament day, along with all the tackle he could possibly need. Pendergraf also stores his Tacklewebs dry bag which holds his rain gear and any tools or spare parts he might need.
Two of Pendergraf's must haves while on the water is an Angler Aid kit as well as an Ugo waterproof floating case, to protect his personal belongings on the water.
Photo: Two of Pendergraf's must haves while on the water is an Angler Aid kit as well as an Ugo waterproof floating case, to protect his personal belongings on the water. - Two of Pendergraf's must haves while on the water is an Angler Aid kit as well as an Ugo waterproof floating case, to protect his personal belongings on the water.
For 2021, Pendergraf used a Lowrance Hook2 12-inch unit with side scan to help locate and target fish while on the water.
Photo: For 2021, Pendergraf used a Lowrance Hook2 12-inch unit with side scan to help locate and target fish while on the water. - For 2021, Pendergraf used a Lowrance Hook2 12-inch unit with side scan to help locate and target fish while on the water.
Pendergraf prefers the bigger screen because it’s just easier and ready to use versus smaller screens.
Photo: Pendergraf prefers the bigger screen because it’s just easier and ready to use versus smaller screens. - Pendergraf prefers the bigger screen because it’s just easier and ready to use versus smaller screens.
His Old Town Auto Pilot houses Super Nova lights for navigation and interior to help boaters to see him on the water early in the morning or in low light situations.
Photo: His Old Town Auto Pilot houses Super Nova lights for navigation and interior to help boaters to see him on the water early in the morning or in low light situations. - His Old Town Auto Pilot houses Super Nova lights for navigation and interior to help boaters to see him on the water early in the morning or in low light situations.
The custom urban camo Autopilot 136 was a gift from Old Town after Pendergraf's Championship win and will be his tournament boat for the 2022 season. <br><br>
The custom urban camo Autopilot 136 was a gift from Old Town after Pendergraf's Championship win and will be his tournament boat for the 2022 season. "Without Old Town I don’t know if I would have had the season I did!" Pendergraf stated.