Whats a good cheap fishing kayak?

I want a good cheap fishing kayak, be able to handle some waves possibly, take out on the gulf of mexico, i’ am 6’4 240lbs, give me a few ideas. I know you get what you pay for but which ones the best.

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  1. winterrules Post author

    Its not cheap but a Wilderness Systems Pungo is perfect for what you want to do. I am 6’2″ and 230 lbs. and I use the 14 foot version without feeling crowded. Mine is the lightweight version and I don’t recommend that. Its less rigid and that hurts performance more than being 10 pounds lighter than the regular version. If you are going to be in waves its worth using a spray skirt. My Pungo is set up with 2 rod holders for trolling, an electronic fish finder and a paddle leash for fishing. The leash is important for safety and convenience. When fighting a big fish you just drop the paddle and don’t worry about it falling overboard.

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