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#10813723 - 05/02/15 01:07 PM Yak help for a newbie..
KyleMoose Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 04/27/15
Posts: 18
Loc: Grand Prairie, TX
Looking to buy my first fishing kayak, 4-500$ range looking for something that can do lakes rivers and creeks, sit on or sit on? any recommendations for a guy looking to get into yak fishing? Anything helps, thank you.

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#10813747 - 05/02/15 01:31 PM Re: Yak help for a newbie.. [Re: KyleMoose]
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Registered: 01/31/06
Posts: 1187
Loc: Stephenville, TX
To get an accurate recommendation you need to post your size and what fish you want to target.
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#10813756 - 05/02/15 01:38 PM Re: Yak help for a newbie.. [Re: KyleMoose]
KyleMoose Offline
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Registered: 04/27/15
Posts: 18
Loc: Grand Prairie, TX
oh sorry, 6 foot 170 looking to get into rivers and creeks for bass and bluegill but still want to be able to go out on the lakes

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#10813774 - 05/02/15 01:57 PM Re: Yak help for a newbie.. [Re: KyleMoose]
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Loc: Denton, TX
I'd say a Pescador is at least worth a look for you. I love mine.

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#10813784 - 05/02/15 02:01 PM Re: Yak help for a newbie.. [Re: KyleMoose]
KyleMoose Offline
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Registered: 04/27/15
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Loc: Grand Prairie, TX
Looking at that online at it looks incredibly nice!

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#10817748 - 05/04/15 01:54 PM Re: Yak help for a newbie.. [Re: KyleMoose]
Sharkinator Offline
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Registered: 03/25/15
Posts: 30
Loc: Arlington, Tx
The Pescador was my first yak as well. They are well designed for calmer water. Not as much storage as some yaks, but that is what your milk crate is for I suppose. It tended to go through the waves in the surf, not over, so I got another yak for that. The best thing about the Pescador is the price. It seems to be a real good yak for the money. As long as you are not figuring on taking it down to the coast a lot it should work quite well.
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#10817788 - 05/04/15 02:06 PM Re: Yak help for a newbie.. [Re: KyleMoose]
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Don't forget to budget for a comfortable PFD, paddle, and whistle. Take it out a few times before you decide what else to spend your money on.
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#10817822 - 05/04/15 02:17 PM Re: Yak help for a newbie.. [Re: Tallgrass05]
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Originally Posted By: Tallgrass05
Don't forget to budget for a comfortable PFD, paddle, and whistle. Take it out a few times before you decide what else to spend your money on.


X2 on this. Get a comfy PFD and nice paddle. Otherwise you'll spend more in the long run replacing crappy one due to trying to go cheap for now.

I have an FS12T and love it, it's big and bulky, but works wonderful for a bigger guy like me. I can get that thing movin!

But I would look into the D10 and D10Ts(below)

They are slightly smaller, faster, and lighter and will hold a guy your size easily, plus they are $450 new.
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