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Cheap fishing kayaks under $400

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We recently asked our community to scour the internet for cheap or “budget” kayaks that could be easily used for kayak fishing. Our goal was to show any prospective kayak anglers that you can get into this great sport on a tight budget. So here is our list of cheap fishing kayaks you can buy for under $400.

*All prices were taken from the lowest internet price as of 08/10/12, MSRP may differ.

 

 

Pelican Pulse Angler 10

PRICE: $249.99*

Pelican Pulse Angler
FEATURES:

  • RAM-X hull is durable
  • Adjustable oversize foot pegs
  • 24.5"W x 44.5"L cockpit offers plenty of room
  • Molded seat with an adjustable, padded backrest for comfort
  • 2 flush-mount rod holders
  • Stern storage hatch with adjustable straps keeps your gear secure
  • Convenient paddle tie-down
  • Elastic bungee cords in the bow
  • Bow and stern carrying handles make getting the boat in and out of the water easy

LENGTH 10’
WIDTH 28"
WEIGHT 39 lbs
MAX CAPACIT 275 lbs



Heritage Angler 10

PRICE: $349.99*

Heritage Angler 10

FEATURES:

  • Constructed of polyethylene plastic for durability
  • Back band allows you to stand upright
  • Scotty Spin-Cast vertical rod holder in front of the paddler and 2 recessed, flush-mount rod holders behind the seat
  • Small storage compartment and a stern tank
  • Paddle clip

LENGTH 10'
WIDTH 30"
WEIGHT 46 lbs
MAX CAPACIT 325 lbs



Pelican Apex 100

PRICE: $369.99*

Pelican Apex 100

FEATURES:

  • Adjustable padded backrest
  • Bottle holder
  • Bow and stern carrying handles
  • Elastic bungee cords in stern
  • Molded footrests
  • Molded seat
  • Self-bailing design
  • Stern storage platform
  • Ram-X® Hull

LENGTH 10'
WIDTH 30"
WEIGHT 43 lbs
MAX CAPACIT 250 lbs



Potomac Tidewater 100 Angler Kayak

PRICE: $399.99*

Potomac Tidewater 100

FEATURES:

  • Ram-X ™ hull materials
  • Padded seat with adjustable backrest
  • Two flush mount rod holders
  • External rod holder
  • Deck mounted dry hatch
  • Stern tank well
  • Paddle keeper
  • Molded-in footrests
  • Deck bungee
  • Carry handles
  • Drain plug
  • Manufacturer's 2-year warranty

LENGTH 10'
WIDTH 30"
WEIGHT 45 lbs
MAX CAPACIT 250 lbs



Pelican Castaway 11

PRICE: $379.99*

Pelican Castaway 11

FEATURES:

  • Multilayered RAM-X hull is UV- and impact resistant
  • Self-bailing design keeps the cockpit clear of water when it gets rough
  • Molded seat with adjustable backrest and bottle holder for comfort
  • 2 flush-mount rod holders for convenience
  • Bow storage hatch to stow your gear; stern shock cords for additional storage options
  • Adjustable foot pegs for a customized fit
  • Paddle tie-down to safely store the paddle when not in use

LENGTH 11’6”
WIDTH 28.5"
WEIGHT 57 lbs
MAX CAPACIT 275 lbs

Hopefully the above boats have shown you that you don't have to break the bank to get out onto the water and start kayak fishing. A big thanks to navyation, magnetik, adam, soccerdad, Bayouscoot, RedFishJax, Buck306, and erickalvarez for scouring the internet for these budget kayaks!

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Mark Watanabe

Mark "YakSushi" Watanabe is the Co. Founder of YakAngler.com, "He built this site!". He considers himself a mediocre fisherman and an unexceptional writer. He's the devoted father of a ton of little sushis (Air Quotes) and everyday tech ninja.