The newly designed Wilderness Systems Ride 135 Angler Kayak is a fisherman's dream with three flush Railblaza bases, 2 Railblaza Rod Holders, and an anchor kit all with the performance and stability the Ride 135 is known for. Able to perform on flat water - to surf - to small water, Wilderness Systems added the innovations anglers have been demanding, like the tool-less SlideTrax accessory system and the removable AirPro Max Seat with two height positions. The ACK Angler Package is furnished and installed by ACK with similar or identical products to factory angler.
|Length:||13 ft 6 in / 4.11 m|
|Width:||32 in / 81.28 cm|
|Weight:||85 lb / 38.56 kg|
|Capacity:||550 lb / 249.48 kg|
|Leg Room To Peg:||60|
|Leg Room - Total:||62|
|Number of Paddlers:||1 - Single/Solo|
|Type of Kayak:||Sit on Top|
|Rod Holders Included:||3|
I love this Yak!!! The Hobie PA was my original goal, but I needed something more versatile. I fish lakes, flats and enjoy overnight river trips. Hobie would've been difficult in the shallow river. The Ride 135 allows me to approach all of these areas with confidence. What I love: The platform is stable enough to stand, yet narrow enough to paddle against 20mph winds. 550lb capacity. Tracks well without a rudder and leaves my buddy's Feel Free in my wake when covering distance. Improved hatches keep the water out and plenty of storage for multi-day trips "as long as you pack smart." Max seat is very comfortable for hours on end. What I don't love: Cockpit is restrictive. Plenty of leg room, but not much area to stand. What's up with the cup holder? It's so far forward that it's impractical. Why not make the area flat to offer more standing room? The seat pops out in hot weather. The free fix from manufacturer works, but how was this overlooked to begin with. Wish it had access in the stern. Some complaints, but it handles so well in so many different environments. If you target a specific body of water, consider something else. If you need versatility, while not giving up speed and comfort, this fits the bill.