Feelfree Adds Sonar Pod to the Lure 11.5 – The full-featured fisher joins sister boat the Lure 13.5 in going pod.

The full-featured fisher joins sister boat the Lure 13.5 in going pod.

Feelfree is bringing its Sonar and Electronic Pod to the Lure 11.5. Courtesy photo.

Feelfree is bringing its Sonar and Electronic Pod to the Lure 11.5. Courtesy photo.

By Paul Lebowitz

Removable sonar pods are the new elevated seat – manufacturers are racing to add the feature to their centerpiece fishing models. It makes plenty of sense. Sonar pods vastly enhance fishfinder performance, offer no-drill installation (I mean in the hull, of course), and open the door to other improvements such as tackle storage, gadget charging, and so on.

Feelfree is the latest to expand its version. The Removable Sonar and Electronic Pod, previously available for the Lure 13.5, is coming to the Lure 11.5.

“From the moment we lifted the curtain on the 13.5, our customers demanded the same feature on the Lure 11.5 — we're now giving it to them," Jim Hagar of Feelfree US said via a release.

Both models feature the Gravity Seat, which uses a scissor-lift-like mechanism to offer height adjustment between 5 and 10 inches. The new model 11.5 will be available this summer for $1,199.