Advanced Elements StraitEdge Fishing Kayak

by frank on July 2, 2013

Advanced Elements Straitedge Angler review

2013 Advanced Elements StraitEdge

ae New in 2013 is one of the fastest and most comfortable fishing kayak rides you will ever experience and its also very stable confidently rip through any type of water with ease. There are so many different positive aspects and very few negatives about the Advanced Elements StraitEdge inflatable fishing kayak.

Since we did mention the word negatives above we have to say… One of the biggest complaints about older versions of this Advanced Elements kayak model was the backrest really wasn’t all that comfortable.

For the 2013 model the company really went all out to make the necessary improvements and now the backrest system is much more robust in this 2013 version.

The Advanced Elements StraitEdge can be used in whitewater just as well as calm and flat rivers. This design is both cool and functional.

Read on to learn more about the many great features.

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An Inflatable for fishing?

Since you use sharp hooks while fishing many people think it makes no sense to fish on an inflatable kayak. people. There’s definitely no need to worry about damaging the Advanced Elements StraitEdge Kayak with your fishing hooks or any other sharp objects you may bring. It’s made from multi-layer puncture resistant material. The material is heavy-duty PVC Tarpaulin.

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StraitEdge Fishing Kayak Hull Design

aluminum ribs kayakThe hull design is especially vital to both functional and structural aspects. Especially to its maneuverability in the water. This very unique  hull design. The design is comprised of aluminum ribs in both the bow and the stern. This has added greatly to the maneuverability, especially the ease of tracking.

Fishing in both calm and rough waters 

The StraitEdge Kayak is very versatile. It serves as a great fishing kayak in both calm and rough waters. There’s a special setup where you can choose to either close the ports if your in calm waters or if you’re in rougher waters, facing bigger waves it allows you to take control and turn it into a self bailing kayak.

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The ability to switch from self-bailing to closing the port is a very nice function that you will not find on many other kayaks in its price range.

Advanced Elements StraitEdge Easy Loading and Setup

When most anglers get ready to head out. They will have to drag their kayak out from storage, load it on top of their vehicle or in a truck bed. This isn’t the worst thing in the world to have to do but at times can be a pain.

But with the Advance Elements StraitEdge you will never have to do this. It folds right up and fits into a carrying duffel bag and weighs only about 25 pounds. The duffel bags comes with the purchase.

Once you reach your destination all you need to do is take it out of the duffel bag, inflate and attach the folding seat and you’re ready to hit the water.

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More Features

Spring Valve for easy and fast inflating and deflating
Two engineered Rod holders
Tough rubber handles in case you need to carry while inflated
Bungee deck
Padded, Robust and Adjustable back support
Mesh pocket For storage
Reinforced Welded seams
Thigh strap compatible D-rings

Advanced Elements StraitEdge Specifications

Available in two colors YELLOW and GRAY
9 feet and 8 inches in length
35 inches in width
Weighs only 34 LBS
This is a one person kayak
The carrying Capacity is 300 LBS.
FOLDED SIZE 30″ X 17″ X 10″

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