Several people have asked for a review of the Native Slayer fishing kayak series. Here we provide you with the results of that research, since kayak fishing is changing the face of kayak design. We hope you find this information enlightening and will help you choose the best fishing kayak for your needs.
The Slayer kayak series from Native Watercraft was designed specifically with the fisherman in mind. Many of the hallmark features of this craft will appeal to fishermen and recreational sport kayakers alike, so even if you aren’t looking for a fishing kayak, you may want to consider the Native series.
Native Watercraft manufactures four kayaks in the Native series including the Native Slayer 12, the Native Slayer 14.5, the Native Slayer Propel 10 and the Native Slayer Propel 13. The first two kayaks are paddled kayaks and the the Propel models have a pedal-powered propulsion system. Continue reading →
If you are looking for a great multi-purpose sit on top kayak, Aquamarine Sports has spotted this great find: The Wilderness Systems Tarpon 100.
The Tarpon 100 is a 10-foot sit on top kayak with a moderately wide beam, making it a stable choice for beginners and inherently useful for seasoned kayakers as well.
The Tarpon 100 is equally at home on the lake, ocean bays and inlets and quiet rivers alike. You can even take it out into the surf to mess around! Maybe not the intended use, but some owners have even used it on Class 3 rapids with success. It’s wonderful for fishing and camping too. What’s not to love?
Let’s talk about some of the qualities you can expect from the Tarpon 100:
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Future Beach manufactures plastic kayaks that are tough, durable and able to withstand rough water play. Their kayaks are made of rotomolded or blowmolded polyethylene. Their offerings cover recreational and fishing-specific kayaks in a range of sizes and features. Notably, they highlight their support of environmental awareness. The company states that they have a “zero-waste, zero-landfill manufacturing facility”.
Aquamarine Sports has chosen several Future Beach kayaks that may fit your needs and budget. Here, we review and compare the features and merits of three categories of Future Beach kayaks: sit on top recreational kayak, sit in kayak and sit on top fishing kayak. Continue reading →