Top 10 Best Fishing Kayaks in 2017

With so many offers on the market, we thought you could use a helping hand picking the right one for you, so we made a list of the top 10 best Fishing Kayaks list.

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Best Fishing Kayaks Reviews

10. Perception R15 Pescadors 120 Kayak 

Top 10 Best Fishing Kayaks in 2017

It is best for starters. The Perception R15 Pescadors 120 Kayak is a multi-chin hull perfect for ease and durability. A person alone can easily use this 12 feet kayak. It moves over the water with ease. The added length make up for ample space to store all of your hardware and personal belongings.

Pros
  • Stability
  • Can carry up to 3 person
  • Ergonomic design
Cons
  • Not reliable in extreme conditions due to lightness
  • Lack of cushion seats
  • Not great for long rides
Final Verdict

Due to its qualities like light, quick, decent spacing and smart design, it is definitely a fun family fishing kayak. All there are enough footrests in different sizes for ensuring a comfortable journey.

I recommend to customize it by including a paddle clip and a cushion seat.

9. Sun Dolphin Bali SS 12-Foot Sit-on-top Kayak

Top 10 Best Fishing Kayaks in 2017

Though it is named Sit-on-top, it is not actually that way. The seating arrangement is positioned near the bottom hull. This results in the lower center of gravity. Therefore, it has an upper hand in providing stability unlike the rest of the kayaks. You can use it ideally in lakes or rivers.

Pros
  • It has got a good balance between handling, reliability, and speed
  • The 29.5” beam perform firmly while fishing
  • Flip proof, you could even stand on it and fish without worrying about falling into the water
  • Lightweight and easy to handle by a single person
Cons
  • Not the best when it comes to maneuverabilityHigh chances to get wet (Though it is not a major thing to worry)
Final Verdict

Before going to buy it, make sure that it is what you really need. Do a bit of researching and then come to a decision. It is a good one for beginners. Additionally, it is affordable too.

8. Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 14 Kayak 

Top 10 Best Fishing Kayaks in 2017

Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 14 is a good all-rounder. In fact, by blending a sit-on-top hull design with their Vantage ST seat and MirageDrive thrust arrangement, Hobie has produced one of the best fishing kayaks. All these cutting-edge technologies ensure you a smooth voyage to your fishing destinations.

Pros
  • Technology-packed
  • Very comfortable
  • Reliable and effective
  • Best for fishing
Cons
  • Heavier (weighs twice as much as the standard)
  • Not suitable for weak persons
  • Expensive
Final Verdict

Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 14 caters to meet all your requirements with style and ease. But, as long as you don’t care the weight, this fishing kayak surely has it all to become your ultimate fishing companion!

7. Feelfree Lure 10 Fishing Kayak 2016 

Top 10 Best Fishing Kayaks in 2017

The total hull length is just 10 feet. When it comes to maneuverability, Feelfree Lure 10 is top at its game. It is an excellent choice for youngsters. When merged, the flexible foot braces, it makes for a very comfortable seating method.

Pros
  • Easy handling
  • Extremely safe and stable in water
  • Excellent seating facility
Cons
  • One of the slowest kayaks out there
  • Heavy
Final Verdict

It is not to be considered by those who wants a big kayak. Otherwise, if one desires to own a highly maneuverable and remarkably steady kayak, Feelfree Lure 10 is the one. Note that, due to its stress on maneuverability and endurance over pace, it is best for fishing on ponds or lakes.

6. Wilderness Systems Ride 115X Fishing Kayak 

Top 10 Best Fishing Kayaks in 2017

With a span of 11’6”, this kayak is a good offering between agility and maneuverability. In addition, is has a very relaxed seating order and it incorporates stretchable foot braces. It has ample space for storage.

Pros
  • Well balanced
  • Fast
  • Relaxed seating function
  • spacious
Cons
  • Too Long
  • Lack of an anchor trolley
  • Heavy
Final Verdict

Though this is not the ultimate kayak available, it has all the good features in a balance. You might not be fascinated by this kayak’s design. But, if you think otherwise, I am quite sure that you will be satisfied with your acquisition.

5. Old Town Canoes & Kayaks Vapor 10 Angler Fishing Kayak

Top 10 Best Fishing Kayaks in 2017

The Vapor 10 Angler Fishing Kayak is one of the smallest in the market. This means that it is highly maneuverable. Its narrow design makes it one of the fastest as well. Another highlight is the enclosed cockpit, which is a good safety procedure.

Pros
  • Great for handling
  • Waterproof
  • Enclosed cockpit
  • Swift
Cons
  • Slow comparing to its rivals
  • Not very spacious
  • Lack of paddle keeper and anchor trolley
Final Verdict

Before buying, the Vapor 10 Angler Fishing Kayak understand that it lacks in spacing and sophistication. But it is one of the best deals for a kayak you can get on a small budget. In addition, the enclosed cockpit design is a rare thing to see in a kayak.

4. WILDERNESS SYSTEMS Tarpon 100 Kayak 

Top 10 Best Fishing Kayaks in 2017

Due to its compact design, the Wilderness Systems Tarpon 100 Angler is an extremely maneuverable kayak. Also, the kayak is well designed and smartly composed. The mix of a very comfy seat, flexible foot braces, and the well-built cockpit makes this a pleasant kayak to fish.

Pros
  • Great for handling
  • Comfortable
  • Compact design
Cons
  • Slow
  • Instable
  • Lack of foot room
Final Verdict

The Wilderness Systems Tarpon 100 Angler is great in quality and the design elements. However, having said that, it is quite small in use. It is best for fishing on ponds or small lakes.

3. Old Town Predator 13 Fishing Kayak 2016

Top 10 Best Fishing Kayaks in 2017

The Old Town Predator 13 Fishing Kayak is fairly fast and equitably stable. It has a very spacious seating arrangement that also features height tractable. In addition, the design is top notch and it has a paddle keeper.

Pros
  • Great for handling
  • Comfortable
  • Compact design
Cons
  • Slow
  • Instable
  • Lack of foot room
Final Verdict

There is every reason to like this kayak and it is a wonderful fishing kayak that is well designed and well composed. But there are other offerings to consider as well, which are much affordable. Else, the superb seating arrangement and numerous other innovative features, it includes is definitely to fall for.

2. PERCEPTION Sound 10.5 Kayak 

Top 10 Best Fishing Kayaks in 2017

With a range of 12=0.5 feet and reach of 28″, this kayak is both unusually fast and fairly stable. Owing to the low seating spacing supported by the smart hull design. The cockpit has encasement for enhanced safety. It is also spacious in the inside.

Pros
  • Greater control
  • Fast
  • Unique cockpit design
  • Safe
Cons
  • Too Long
  • Instable
  • Heavy
Final Verdict

This model included most of the traits that are required in a fishing kayak. While it may not be as fancy as some of the other fishing kayaks on the market, it is anyway well designed and the lack of added features can easily be fixed using some fishing kayak mounts. Ultimately, owing to its large length and narrow diameter mix with the confined cockpit and the capacity to add a spray skirt, this is an outstanding kayak for fishing.

1. Sun Dolphin Excursion 12-Foot Sit-in Fishing Kayak

Top 10 Best Fishing Kayaks in 2017

It is for the serious and adventurous people. The Sun Dolphin Excursion sit-in Fishing Kayak 12-Feet remains well on the surface of the water. It is extremely easy to handle and along with its lightweight factor, it is effective for fishing.

Pros
  • Can be operated alone
  • Good maneuverability
  • Excellent for fishing
Cons
  • Seating arrangements could have been better
Final Verdict

This kayak is something very astonishing, is very spacious and is best for the fishing-minded kayaker planning to spend all day in the water, doing more fishing and less paddling. It is also affordable and will be a very good choice to buy it.

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