5 Gear Upgrades for Your Kayak

A kayak is the perfect road-trip boat, especially with the addition of these awesome upgrades

Yak Attack Panfish Portrait Camera Mount

Yak Attack Panfish Portrait Camera Mount
Yak Attack Panfish Portrait Camera MountYak Attack

What good is catching that trophy if you can't post it to social media? This movable mini camera mount lets you nail that hero shot, even while fishing solo.
$55; Available on amazon.com.

Engel 30QT Rod Holder Cooler/Dry Box

Engel 30QT Rod Holder Cooler/Dry Box
Engel 30QT Rod Holder Cooler/Dry BoxEngel Coolers

An upgrade from the standard milk crate, this model has four rod holders fitted to the sides and enough room within for several utility-size tackle boxes, lunch, and other necessities.
$90; Available on amazon.com.

Tacklewebs Mesh Storage Sleeve

Tacklewebs Mesh Storage Sleeve
Tacklewebs Mesh Storage SleeveTacklewebs

Gear organization is the kayak angler's biggest challenge. These mesh pockets come in different sizes and secure easily via Velcro or a bungee-ball mounting system.
$20; tacklewebs.com

Yakgear Yakstick Mud Anchor

Yakgear Yakstick Mud Anchor
Yakgear Yakstick Mud AnchorYak Gear

A stake­out pole is a must for anchoring in shallow water. This one is made from 3⁄4-inch fiberglass with a padded handle to stick it into harder surfaces.
$60; Available on amazon.com.

NRS Yak Yak Boat Cart

NRS Yak Yak Boat Cart
NRS Yak Yak Boat CartNRS

This set of wheels makes moving a kayak easier, especially when the launch site is a long way from the parking lot.
$100; Available on amazon.com.