The Best Fishing Kayak: Our Top 5
Fishing kayaks come with a lot of different features and accessories, but there is one thing they all have in common. They all provide a means to get out on the water fast while saving energy.
You get the ease of cruising along with better maneuverability than a motorized fishing boat. They give you the opportunity to have increased range out on the water without tiring yourself by paddling all the way out and back. The battery, motor, and throttle box are not overly heavy and the operating mechanism is very easy to use.
Some kayaks are equipped with a motor and some are designed to install a motor, but you have to purchase it separately. Here are our five picks for the best fishing kayaks.
1. 3 Waters Kayaks Big Fish 120 Fishing Kayak 2020
The all-new 3 Waters Kayaks Big Fish 120 has all the performance, comfort, and technical features you need to get out on the water in style and catch the big one.
The cathedral hull offers a stable fishing platform, whether you're sitting in high seat position or standing up on the reinforced standing platform. It also tracks incredibly well even without a rudder and paddles smoothly and efficiently. The Big Fish 120 offers all the angling features you need at an affordable price.
- Incredibly stable fishing kayak
- Integrated bow, stern and side carry handles
- Removable sonar pod
2. Feelfree Lure 11.5
The Feelfree Lure 11.5 fishing kayak has something for everyone. With superior stability, an affordable price point, and impeccable storage the Feelfree Lure 11.5 is one of the best fishing kayaks on the market.
Here are some pros:
- Extremely stable
- Reinforced standing platform
- Adjustable Gravity Seat
- Innovative “Wheel in the Keel” making transporting the vessel easy
- Removable sonar pod storage
- Watertight storage space throughout
3. Diablo Adios Kayak
The Diablo Adios Kayak is an inspired design. It has both the stability of a stand-up paddleboard and the maneuverability of a sit-on-top kayak combined into one unique watercraft. to create a very unique and versatile watercraft.
The stability of Adios and its wider body allows it to handle a weight capacity of 400 pounds. Making it perfect to carry you, your gear, and your catch with ease.
One of the greatest features of the Adios is the ability of it to get into shallower water than most kayaks thanks to the Tri-Hull design, so you can fish those out-of-the-way places your buddies can only dream about.
- Oversize cockpit for comfort
- Tank well bungee storage in the rear and bungee outfitting in the front
- Front Dry storage accessible from the cockpit
- Two dry access hatches at the rear of the cockpit
- Adjustable footpegs
4. Kaku Kayak Wahoo 12.5 Fishing Kayak
The Kaku Wahoo Fishing Kayak offers the best stability platform for fishing out there. The open cockpit gives you plenty of space to move around for both sighting and casting.
Wahoo's raised seat is comfortable for long days out on the water. The Wahoo has four top-load gear tracks, 2 flush mount rod holders, and is MicroPower Pole and rudder ready.
- Versatile fishing kayak
- Four top-load gear tracks and two flush mount rod holders
5. Feelfree Lure 13.5 OverDrive
The Lure 13.5 comes equipped with a lever-controlled gravity adjustable seating system that adjusts to 4 positions over a 10-inch range. You can customize your position to whatever is most comfortable for you.
This kayak offers stacks of storage room with a large bow hatch, spacious rear tank well, storage pockets on the seat, and even a bow console with built-in chopping board lid to get the fish prepared out on the water.
- Patented OverDrive pedal system
- Single hand steering control system
- Cast aluminum and heavy-duty components
- Spring-loaded deployment assist
- Molded-in crate recess
- Side pockets
- Fishing rod holders
- Stand up leash and Standing pad
- Patented Wheel in the Keel
These boats are called kayaks because of the size, shape, and seating configuration, but they offer much more than a traditional kayak for an exceptional fishing experience.
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