Press Room

Press Room

Press Releases

Welcome to the Old Town Press Room. Visit this section for press information, news releases, and downloadable images for media reproduction. Please direct all media-related inquiries to Jim Edlund, Traditions Media, LLC. Also visit Escape to the Water, a blog for paddlesport enthusiasts. Thank you for your interest in Old Town Canoes and Kayaks.

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  • Johnson Outdoors Announces Old Town Sets Course for Expansion

    Johnson Outdoors, a global leader in innovative outdoor recreation equipment products, today announced plans to expand product offerings under its flagship Old Town brand, maker of award-winning, market-leading canoes...… Read More
  • Fishing trip of a lifetime

    December 19, 2016 | Three anglers score “fishing first” in NW Ontario via Old Town® Predator PDL™ kayaks. The fishing trip of a lifetimeRead More
  • Predator PDL™ Now Shipping

    September 28, 2016 | Old Town Canoes & Kayaks is proud to announce that the ICAST 2016 award-winning Old Town Predator PDL is now shipping, bringing anglers no-fail forward and reverse for unrivaled hands-free boat control and fishabilityRead More
  • Specialized ACS2 Kayak Seat

    August 11, 2015 | Old Town® has developed ACS2™ – a specialized, fully-adjustable seat system for many of their kayak models. ACS2 stands for Active Comfort System 2 and is unlike any other watercraft seat on the market… Read More
  • New Loon Series Kayaks

    August 4, 2015 | To celebrate the 20-year anniversary of the original Loon kayak’s debut, Old Town has completely re-engineered the popular watercraft for 2015 and beyond… Read More
  • Predator XL Powered Kayak

    July 27, 2015 | Old Town® and Minn Kota® partner to bring the Predator XL™ powered kayak to the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Show. The authority in personal watercraft, together with the leader in electric marine motors, have partnered to bring on-the-water enthusiasts the only boat of its kind: the Predator XL… Read More
  • Warrior Expeditions

    July 20, 2015 | Old Town donates four NEXT watercraft and paddling equipment to veterans embarking on a 2,320-mile canoe journey. From July 20 to November 22, 2015, four combat veterans will paddle the entire length of the Mississippi River from Lake Itasca, MN to the Gulf of Mexico… Read More
  • NEXT Canoe/Kayak Hybrid Wins Gear of the Year Award

    December 3, 2014 | Old Town has announced that their new canoe/kayak hybrid the NEXT, has won the “Gear Of The Year” award from 50 Campfires, The Camping Authority… Read More
  • Old Town Canoes & Kayaks Introduces New Predator XL

    July 14, 2014 | Old Town Canoes & Kayaks, a leader in the paddlesports industry for over a century, today launched the Predator XL kayak, the new flagship in its Premier Angler Series...… Read More
  • Buzz Building as Spring Consumer Shows Approach

    March 5, 2014 | Winter’s icy grip may have a hold on much of the country, but things are heating up at the Johnson Outdoors Watercraft facility in Old Town, Maine… Read More

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Largmouth Bass Fishing
rschmalSince I purchased my Old Town Vapor 10 Kayak (a retirement gift to me in 2015), my two sons and I take time out to fish for bass every summer. A great way to spend time with family and enjoy being on…