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Do not let the small 12'3" size of this boat scare you, it is super stable, a dream to paddle, it's low-profile cuts through the wind like no other making it the best boat out there fish from. This boat shines in small ponds and in lakes but is also comfortable and safe to use in larger bodies of water such as Long Island Sound. The new seat system provides a full day of comfort. The optional silent pad accessory allows you to store your paddle quietly without any scratching or scraping sounds making this a deadly fishing machine. This boat was also put to use in rescue recovery operations for emergency services its small size and 86 pounds allows it to be easily launched in bodies of water that a normal boat or inflatable cannot be placed in. Also with the removable flex pod that comes standard with the boat you can place a quality down scan/side scan sonar fish finder, transducer and battery all in and under the Pod and take it out at the end of the day for security purposes. An example of the stability of the boat can be shown where I was able to hang a 200 pound submersible training dummy off the side of the boat paddle out to spot on the body of water and sink the training dummy for locating purposes. This boat was able to run grid pattern searches to locate the victim on a very windy day tracking true and straight even with the wind. I liked this boat so much I purchased the second one for the purpose of taking veterans with PTSD kayak fishing our veterans deserve the best and this is it.
What an amazing fishing platform! This kayak is incredibly stable and is the perfect combination of having a great tracking kayak, while also having a nimble kayak. The seat is hands down the best! The flex pod system is the best setup on the market, I mounted my fish finder on it with no problem and the best thing is, it can just easily swap out with my other Wilderness Systems kayaks. I can't get over how stable this kayak is as well, just can't say enough about it.