Why the Ocean Kayak Trident 13 will make you a Fish-Slayer

by frank on August 7, 2013

To absolutely slam fat fish in a kayak you must be able to get to the fish quickly but quietly. And the ability to do this, requires a kayak with a sleek hull design, efficient paddling capabilities and outstanding stability. The Ocean Kayak Trident 13 provides all three of these important qualities and more than a few other great features… The Trident 13 is without a doubt one of the top kayaks you can buy for under $1000.

The follow will review the Ocean Kayak Trident 13. We will go through many of the important features so you can get a better idea if this is the best fishing kayak for you. If after reading the review and your not impressed you can find other kayak recommendations on this page.

The Unconventional Guide to Ocean Kayak Trident 13 Description

OK… Please bear with us as we try to provide the most important and also some simple aspects of this kayak. First the simple:


This is a sit-on-top fishing kayak that is available in four different colors:

  • Sand
  • Sunrise
  • Yellow
  • Urban Camo
  • Tactical Camo

It’s hard to tell any difference in color between the Sunrise and Yellow. We will try to give examples images of each of these different colors throughout this review page.

Now some more details 

Hybrid Seating  – provides enormous comfort. This seat is securely attach but adjustable. The lumbar support is outstanding. There’s a bungee on the back of the seat for storage purposes.

Cross Lock™ Hatch - In the front of the Kayak is a huge storage hatch 10.5 x 17.25 inches. This is a pressurized compartment with  quick release strap. Very easy to open and close to water tight seal.

Fish Finder Battery Bag Storage -  If you plan on using a fish finder this provides a very convenient and safe place to store the battery. Located inside the bow hatch.

Sonar Shield™ - A place to put the screen of you fish finder device. The shield protects as you travel through the water and also make it easier to read when the sun is beating down.

Foot Brace System - A contoured, ergonomic and adjustable foot brace rack made from rubber and extra padding. Comfortable for even bare feet.

Paddle Keepers - These are located on both sides of the Ocean Kayak Trident 13 and allow you to keep the paddles near or when you found your fishing hot spot far and out of the way.

few other features that re included with this sit-on-top fishing kayak:  huge tank well with bungees, strong and durable side carrying handles, the deck of the kayak is reflective (protected from sun damage), there are two flush mounted rod holders and underneath  durable skid plate.

Learn bout the Ocean Kayak Trident 13 Specifications

  • Its name the Trident 13 but its actual length is 13.5 feet.
  • Its 29.5 inches wide
  • It weighs only 56 pounds, fairly light for a kayak this long!!!
  • The seat that comes with the Trident 13 is 17 inches long.
  • There is over 4 feet of leg space when sitting in the kayak.
  • The maximum carrying capacity is 475 pounds

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