When we were in talks of taking over the resort we knew right away that we wanted a fleet of kayaks. Thinking they would be a great addition to the row boats and motor boats that we offer but for those who wish to paddle solo and feel just a bit closer to nature. Our visitors (and locals) often come to the U.P. just for that connection. An Opportunity to get on the water without spending a lot on something motorized makes kayaking a great option! Bob, being quite the fisherman, could not pass up the experience of adding a challenge to his fishing game with a few upgrades…why not try to pimp your own kayak?
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If you’re visiting Michigan’s Upper Peninsula you’ll definitely have plenty of places to enjoy your new and/or improved water ride. Kayaks can go anywhere! Lake, river, quarry, cave. Large bodies, small bodies, long ones and short ones…wherever your wilderness heart desires.
There is obviously a wide range of price tags out there but you don’t have to get the most high end kayak to get the best bang for your buck. I’d be a bit leery of the inflatables, though, unless you’re backpacking or something, in which case it’d seem somewhat heavy?
3 things to keep in mind when purchasing a personal kayak:
#1 Your weight and height
#3 How you’ll transport your new toy
Source list for fishing functionality:
- Paddle clip
- Deck hatch with cat bag
- Fishing pole holders
- Rod leash
- Compact net
- Cushioned seat
- Self contained lights
- Kayak fishing life vest
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