Canoes
Recreational Series



Trapper 12’ Solo

This Chestnut Canoe was originally built with the outdoorsman of the early 1900s in mind. Chestnut’s mission was to design a craft that would enable outdoorsmen to paddle small creeks as well as large lakes and be small enough to get through the then nonexistent portage trails at the same time. To meet these unique needs, The Chestnut Canoe Company brought something efficient yet maneuverable into production.

For the modern canoeist, both the primary and secondary stability of the Trapper are reassuring, though its stability does not sacrifice its speed. It has lots of space, for everything from a day of fishing to a week of tripping in the back country. It is a great canoe to use for improving your “J” stroke and can also be used with a double blade paddle. The Trapper combines the enjoyment of a stable fishing platform with the benefits of a small and light craft for portaging into small productive lakes.

Made in Canada.


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Specifications

Weight
Fiberglass: 45lb / 20.4kg
TuffStuff: 38lb / 17.2kg
TuffStuff Expedition: 40lb / 18.1kg
Aramid Lite: 32lb / 14.5kg
Blue Steel: 33lb / 15kg

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Dimensions 
Length: 12′ / 366cm
Width: 34″ / 86.4cm
Center Depth: 13” / 33cm
End Depth: 18″ / 45.7cm
Capacity: 490lb / 223kg
Weights are based on year-long production averages and may vary.

· Symmetrical Hull
· Shallow Arch Bottom
· Slight Rocker

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