Kayak Buyers Guide 101

Kayak fishing is becoming big business. Here's how to get started.

 Kayak's by Bo owner Tom Atlif, right, demonstrates the Mirage Drive system by Hobie. KBB is one of the top speciality kayaking stores in the Southeast US. KBB Outfitters, the fishing arm of the shop is located next store.

Kayak's by Bo owner Tom Atlif, right, demonstrates the Mirage Drive system by Hobie. KBB is one of the top speciality kayaking stores in the Southeast US. KBB Outfitters, the fishing arm of the shop is located next store.

This was an interesting piece I did with the help of Chuck Levi at KBB Outfitters in Titusville, Florida. You can read it here. I'll be positing a video feature of the story including walk-throughs of three different kayaks plus a couple of accessories. It's amazing how the design inputs improve as you range upwards in price point. No doubt the Hobie products are the Holy Grail of fishing kayaks, with the combination of the unique Mirage Drive and add ons like Torqeedo's electric motor.