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Native Watercraft "Ultimate FX 15 Tandem"

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Native Watercraft Ultimate FX 15 Tandem

Kayak Make & Model

Brand:
Native Watercraft
Model:
Ultimate FX Tandem
MSRP ($):
1,699.00
Length (ft):
15

The super stable "Ultimate FX 15 Tandem" fishing kayak by Native Watercraft easily transitions from solo or tandem riggings with the innovative First Class High-Low seats. With numerous Groove tracks for accessories and large storage areas, this hybrid fishing kayak is easy to load for a weekend of fun fishing with the family or solo fishing on the water for trophy fish.

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Ultimate FX 15 Tandem Offers a Bit of Everything

This is my first season with the famous Ultimate FX series from Native Watercraft. I have paddled a previous version of the Ultimate but got the larger Ultimate FX 15 Tandem to fish with my kids. This is a large kayak, extremely stable, and with a 600 lb. capacity can hold tons of gear. It has great storage areas in the front and back and also has groove tracks all around both seating positions…you can mount rod holders, depth finders, camera mounts and more with standard Scotty Gearheads.

The versatility of the FX 15 Tandem is unmatched by any other kayak or canoe on the market. It holds tons of gear and still only weighs 88 pounds, which is manageable for most paddling duos. The High-Low First Class seats from Native Watercraft are comfortable and adjustable for any sized person. When in the tandem setup, I typically have the seats set in the Low position so multiple people can experience a very stable ride. However, when I convert to the single seat setup and fish alone, I prefer to have the First Class seat in the High position allowing me to see fish, cast easier, and stand-up more quickly.

Overall, I’ve loved the FX 15 for single/tandem fishing or paddling…great kayak and tons of options to outfit the amazing FX platform. The Ultimate FX 15 Tandem came with 2 anchor trolleys so the only accessories I really had to add were Scotty Gearheads, Rod Holders, and a Cam-Lok Paddle Holder. There is an optional external rudder kit but I have not yet found it necessary.

Pros & Cons

Pros:
Stable, Versatile, Customizable
Cons:
No Scupper Holes, No Dry Storage
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