Top 5 Must Buy Kayak Fishing Products for 2014
With summer finally upon us there is no better time to indulge in some new gear for your warm weather fishing adventures. Here are 5 new products that will help you get the most out of your time on the water this season.
Wilderness Systems Ride 115X
The Wilderness Systems Ride 115X Kayak has all the steadiness and adaptability you would expect from a Ride 115, however it’s now loaded with innovative features tailored for anglers. Wilderness Systems added strong aluminum transport handles with foam sleeves, bonus scupper tubes within the standing zone for better support, and a more user friendly paddle rest. There is also a detachable center console that reveals a large passage going through the hull. Its battery storage area and bottom transducer mount allow you to quickly and easily set up your fish-finder head mount, transducer and battery.
Sperry Ricochet Bungee
This new water shoe from Sperry combines the flexibility and sensitivity of Sperry’s SON-R technology with a rugged, lugged outsole for increased traction and durability. An adjustable bungee lace system gives these shoes a secure fit, but also allows for easy on and off. All-in-all, it’s one of the best outdoor Kayaking adventure shoes you could ask for this summer.
Garmin VIRB and VIRB Elite
Garmin, is a brand that you have undoubtedly used to navigate unfamiliar territory at some point in your life. They recently came out with two different models in the action camera market. The “VIRB” and “VIRB Elite”, both offer a water resistant case, and record in a variety of HD and non-HD modes with a still picture option. Our personal favorite feature of the Virbs is the on-board menu screen that offers instant replays of your footage. Both cameras come equipped with a number of cables and mounts to get you started filming your fishing trips, but there are also plenty of extra accessories and specialized mounts that you can purchase from Garmin.
Advanced Elements StraitEdge Angler Inflatable Kayak
This new inflatable Kayak was designed with the needs of the Kayak Angler enthusiast in mind, but it is still extremely versatile and ideal for beginners. It is also a great choice for experienced Kayakers who want to bring it along on a trip because it is extremely easy to deflate and keep in the trunk of a car or the bed of a truck. The StraitEdge also incorporates an aluminum bow and stern frame which is great for improved tracking in open waters.
Goal Zero Sherpa 50 Recharger with AC Inverter
How many times have you been out on the lake and tried to snap a picture of the catch of the day only to find that your camera is dead? What do you do when you are on a multi-day river trip and you have no way to call for help in an emergency because your phone died days ago? The Goal Zero Sherpa is the perfect solution to all of these potential difficulties. This lightweight, portable power supply acts as a standalone electronics charger when your miles away from electricity, so you will never be stranded out in the open water.