Top 10 Best Fishing Kayaks of 2017 – Reviews


The love men all over the world have for fishing can hardly be explained in layman terms because it’s almost sacred as some would say. Regardless of age, culture, or ethnicity, all men appear to enjoy fishing, which kind of explains why most men have some sort of fishing gear laying around the house.

Some men also enjoy a more active and engaged approach to fishing, preferring to use a boat or a kayak to further the experience. If you are one of them, you will undoubtedly be interesting in what we are about to talk about. Today, we’ll look at the ten best fishing kayaks on the market in search of the very best money can buy.

10Ocean Kayak Prowler Big Game Angler II Fishing Kayak

amazon buttonThis multi-purpose fishing kayak allows you to spend an entire day out on the open water with no care in the world. One of the reasons for this is due to how spacious it is, the type of space that allows you to carry everything you could possibly need when going out fishing without having to make repeated returns to the shore. it is also designed to accept a transducer to tell you where the catch is more likely to bite, a feature that will definitely come in handy in the long run.

9Hobie Mirage Outback Kayak

amazon buttonEquipped with a carrying handle and a large covered bow hatch, you aren’t likely to have any difficulties sailing out with this particular kayak as soon as you place it into the water. It also comes equipped with a sail mount to enable you to set up a sail of your choosing, a two-piece paddle with on-hull storage for greater convenience, and a MirageDrive system that allows you to sail even the most difficult of water currents.

8Sun Dolphin Journey 12-Foot Sit-on-top Fishing Kayak

amazon buttonThe first thing you notice about this kayak other than its sleek design is the ingenuity of its two flush mount rod holders alongside a swivel rod holder, features that enable you to customize the sailing configuration any way you wish. It also features a large comfortable seating area as part of its open cockpit which allows easy access to the kayak. Also worth mentioning is its PAC storage feature which contains a dry storage compartment along with a shock cord deck rigging for good measure.

7Ocean Kayak Prowler 13 Angler Sit-On-Top Fishing Kayak

amazon buttonOcean Kayak Prowler 13 Angler features one of the most popular designs when it comes to fishing kayaks, which explains its popularity in the first place. Performance-wise, the kayak is also top notch, much thanks to its fast hull which is designed to be stable and quiet at the same time so as to better handle calm or rough waters alike. Furthermore, it features a large front hatch with easy access to the bow internal storage which can accommodate multiple rods below the deck.

6Coleman Quikpak K1 1-Person Kayak

amazon buttonThis is an inflatable kayak, one that allows you to set it up in less than five minutes when needed thanks to its multiple air chambers. Also due to its multiple air chambers, you can rest assured that you will be entirely safe in the event of one of the chambers getting punctured. Not only that but its Airtight System is guaranteed not to leak regardless of how intensely the kayak is being used or how often.

5Coleman Colorado 2-Person Fishing Kayak

amazon buttonColeman Colorado from Sevylor boasts an 18-gauge PVC construction designed in a rugged fashion to facilitate lake use. It also features a 1,000D tarpaulin bottom with an 840D nylon cover for added protection against punctures. At the same time, its Airtight System features multiple air chambers to allow adjacent chambers to remain inflated in the event that one of the chambers gets punctured.

4Sun Dolphin Excursion 10-Foot Sit-in Fishing Kayak

amazon buttonLightweight and maneuverable, this particular kayak enables you to perform quick tracking motions and turns while still remaining in full control of the vessel at all times. It also features two flush mount rod holders along with a swivel rod holder for good measure. Not only that but its large open cockpit with a deluxe adjustable seat enables you to retain control of the kayak in virtually any weather conditions due to its tough yet lightweight construction.

3Sun Dolphin Aruba SS 10-Foot Sit-in Kayak

amazon buttonThis particular kayak is equipped with an open cockpit in which we find an adjustable padded seat with high back support for maximum comfort and stability at all times. It also features a convenient gear storage compartment with shock cord deck rigging for added security. We should also point out that it has adjustable foot braces along with carrying handles and a water bottle holder to ensure that you will be able to carry everything you need with you when you’re in the open water.

2Sea Eagle SE370K_P Inflatable Kayak

amazon buttonThe first thing you notice about this spacious kayak is the fact that it has not one but two seats, a feature some of us wish more fishing kayaks would have. It’s not just the design that stands out, however, but its standards as well. For instance, this NMMA certified inflatable kayak can be inflated in less than 8 minutes, which when combined with a self-bailing drain valve and three deluxe one-way valves enable you to set it up or to deflate it just as quick. This being said, the kayak weighs about 32 lbs when fully inflated, thus making it easier for you to control.

1Intex Explorer K2 Kayak – 2-Person Inflatable Kayak

amazon buttonThis is yet another two-person inflatable kayak, yet one that is by far the most popular on the market today. One of the reasons for its popularity is the sporty aesthetic design which makes it easier to spot out in the open water. Not only that, but it also has a low-profile construction that makes it ideal for lakes and mild rivers, a design that also benefits from a removable skeg for a more accurate directional stability and adjustable inflatable seats with backrests for added comfort. Overall, the Explorer K2 Kayak from Intex is one of the best
fishing kayaks money can buy.