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NRS Pike Fishing Inflatable Kayak

NRS Pike Fishing Inflatable Kayak
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Price: $995.00
Manufacturer: NRS
Shipping Weight: 60.00 lbs
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Description

The NRS Pike Fishing Inflatable Kayak is not really a "touring" i.k. meant to cover great distances, but neither is it a whitewater model, so it seemed most appropriate to add it to the Solo Touring I.K. section of our site.

NRS Pike Fishing Inflatable Kayak is PVC Welded

The Pike IK a welded pvc boat and is as long as most tandems - 12'6" - but is designed to give a solo angler plenty of space. It can accommodate a child too for tandem fishing. The Pike is 38" wide with 11" side tubes. The floor is 4" thick drop-stitch material that inflates flat like an ironing board, and this floor pad can achieve very rigid pressure. Running any rapids is not really a problem in the Pike, though it's bow and stern do not have the rocker (lift) of most true whitewater inflatables. The rise is about 3".

The NRS Pike is a self bailing kayak, but you should note that if you do plan on running somewhat continuous rapids in it, the bail holes are deliberately very minimal. The Pike will not empty itself fast, nor is it ideal if an already large adult tries to stuff a second big person in front. 330 pounds is a reasonable payload limit.



NRS Pike Fishing Inflatable Kayak - D-rings Galore

There are an amazing 32 little stainless D-ring attachments on the Pike, and lift handles at each end. It features a pair of removable skegs (one for deeper water, and a smaller one for the shallows), Leafield valves on the three chamber, an adjustable seat, and a nylon carry bag. There are three attachment mounts for Scotty brand fly rod holders, a tackle bag, and bungie in the bow for securing small coolers, drybags, or a tackle box.

All in all the Pike is a lot of kayak for under a thousand dollars. It carries a three year warranty and is made in China. Hunter green only.

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