Sea Fishing Kayaks in the UK

Sea Fishing Kayaks in the UK
Water surrounds the United Kingdom. The island nation has the famed White Cliffs of Dover, and myriad small islets and coves making the country a prime spot for sea kayaking. Anglers know the United Kingdom for cod fishing and the ripe fisheries of the surrounding sea. Many combine the two hobbies around the United Kingdom and enjoy sea kayaking and fishing. This combination sport has specialized pieces of equipment and kayaks.

Perception Freedom Angler

Perception Kayak's Freedom Angler model is a sit-on-top kayak capable of retrofitting with angling fixtures. The Freedom has added rod-holder, bait-casters and anchoring systems, making it a stable sit-on-top platform for sea fishing. An adjustable seat and watertight hatches are features of the kayak. Navigation devices like a marine compass are installable. The Freedom comes equipped with two rod-holders pre-installed with options for aftermarket installation of others.

Ocean Kayak Ultra 4.7 Fishing Sea Kayak

The Ocean Kayak Ultra 4.7 Fishing Sea Kayak is a sit-on-top tested and used by the staff at Whitby Sea Anglers in the United Kingdom. The Ultra 4.7 has fixed handles fore and aft to help solo users move the kayak from racks and vehicles to the water. This is a handy item for the kayak as it is a shade on the heavy side, according to test reports from the Whitby Sea Anglers reviewers. You can retrofit the kayak with anchors, bait-casters and rod-holders for ocean angling and it is proving to be a solid choice among UK kayak anglers.

Malibu Kayaks

The United Kingdom based fishing blog,, features a section on the Malibu line of sit-on-top kayaks used in the UK for kayak fishing. The blog reports success with the Malibu mini X, Pro Explorer, X Factor and the Pro 2 tandem. Malibu kayaks feature enclosed, watertight hatches, adjustable seats and are able to be retrofit with rod-holders, bait-casters, anchor points and compasses for navigation. Malibu kayaks are available at several United Kingdom boat retailers and outfitters.

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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