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yakntexas- OCEAN KAYAK TRIDENT 13 ANGLER – REVIEW – rod pod, seat, tank well

www.30milesout.com (ty’s fish’n show! check it out!) today on YAKNTEXAS, i ( ty southerland) check out my neighbors new ocean kayak trident 13 angler… we put it in lake medina and give it a test… jesse tells you what he likes about the rod pod, tank well, solar guard etc…. alot of thought was put into this kayak for kayak fishing.. check it out! KAYAK FISHING VIDEO TALK SHOW…

Pelican Potomac 110ES Kayak Fishing

In this article I am going to review the Pelican Potomac Kayak.  There are many of you looking for a cheaper kayak to get out on the water.  I am with you.  I don’t want to spend $1200 on something I am going to cut up, modify, then sell later.  Start with a $200 kayak, and modify it to your needs.  That’s for another post however.  To the review.

When I first saw this kayak at Dicks, I knew that I had to have it.  I asked them to bring it down, and checked out the price.  A whopping $199.99!  Woah.  I also had a 20% discount coming from spending so much money here, so I walked out the door with kayak and paddle in hand, for $224.17.

On the first test out, I was pretty uncomfortable.  The hard plastic seat, and rough plastic edges made for a very uncomfortable ride the first 2 hours.  I will show you how to fix this in another post though, for cheap.  The back rest is comfortable, and didn’t need too much adjusting.  The pedals are also in a comfortable position.  So for comfort, I give this thing a 5 out of the box.

On the ride, paddling was a workout.  You are required to use a light touch with your paddle on this kayak.  If you don’t, you will spend most of your time making correcting strokes.  This is expected from a 10′ kayak though.  If you want straight tracking, stay tuned, we will be installing a rudder in this kayak.  As long as you stick with a light touch, you can get going at a decent clip.  Not bad for a 10′ recreational kayak.

The storage is non existant on this kayak.  It came with a bungee on front of the kayak that will allow your paddle to fall in the water if given the chance.  It also has a storage bin on the back of the boat, with some bungees to hold it on.  This is not waterproof, and the hatch is barely secured.  I would not recommend using it.  You are also unable to get in behind the seat to store things.  Getting into the front of the boat was a task, having to clim halfway in.  Don’t worry though, we will fix all of these things for cheap!

The potential of this fishing kayak is amazing.  I have so many plans for it in mind.  All in all, this is an exellent kayak fishing platform.  With a few cheap modifications, you can make this thing as comfortable, stable, and functional as the $1000 kayaks you drool over all the time!  How about making their owners drool over your $200 kayak?  I’ll teach you how!

As stated, the Pelican Potomac 110es is an exellent kayak, with amazing potential!