Ocean Kayak

Suggested by Bill Sargent, East Central Field Editor

Quite a few options for fishing kayaks in the $1,000 range, but certainly one of the best-equipped is the smallest in the Ocean Kayak Trident line. The Trident 11 is a purpose-built fishing machine, 30.5 inches wide with a capacity of 305 pounds. Features include Click Seal bow hatch, ACS2 seat, twin flush-mount rodholders, battery storage forward, accessory plate with transducer-compatible scupper, large tank well and the redesigned Mod Pod. Adjustable foot braces fit most leg lengths and allow you to ride with ease. Weight is 71 pounds and suggested retail price is $1,199.99.