Spring is just around the corner and with the warm weather we can also expect some exciting new gear from Vibe. For this year, the company is not only adding some tweaks to the Sea Ghost 130 to bring it up to date, but also bringing out two brand new vessels.
Buying a kayak for fishing is a lot cheaper than buying a more traditional boat, but some of the newer and more expensive models can still put a serious dent in your bank balance. However, if all you desire is to get out on the water and fish, it is possible to pick up a few bargains along the way. Here are six kayaks that might not be as feature packed as their more expensive brethren, but can be yours for under $500.
Werner Paddles has announced a stylish new addition to their Hooked kayak fishing paddle line up in the form of the “Bluefin.”
Luther Cifers has announced the formation of a new company, Bonafide Kayaks, a US manufacturer of premium fishing kayaks. With an official brand launch in January 2017, the company’s first fishing kayak is scheduled to debut at the iCAST (International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades) tradeshow in Orlando, FL in July of 2017.
Jameson Redding talks with Robert Field and David Feutch from NRS about some very specific kayak fishing gear. This year they are really focusing on the kayak angler in the details of their apparel, PFDs, and accessories.
Jameson Redding and Steve Jordan walk through the new Hurricane "Skimmer Propel", which is the only thermoformed pedal kayak on the market to date. After teaming up with Native Watercraft, there are lots of great features packed into this Hurricane kayak.