This was my first river fishing kayak and it served me well as I was able to catch many nice river bass out of it. I liked it so well I bought a second one and used it as my spare for friends. It has many positives and over time proved to have several negatives as well. Hey, I’m a positive kinda guy, so let’s start there.
Positive: The good thing about this kayak, and all Ocean Kayak boats is that they are light weight. The kind of fishing I do can be very tough in getting kayaks in and out of the river. Sometimes bridge access points can be very steep and having a light kayak can save some wear and tear on ones back! Another good thing about these boats is the fact that they are very stable. I realized I could stand and fish out of my Caper soon after I put it on the water, and I haven’t been sitting and fishing a river since. Read the full story