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
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
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
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.
Yakgear Yakstick Mud Anchor
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
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.
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