Kayaking is a growing industry all around the world. The Midwest is no different with our plentiful lakes, rivers, creeks, and other bodies of water perfect for kayaking. Kayaks are easy to transport and can handle almost any depth. Our premiere Hobie Kayaks give the user speed and flexibility on the water, and has become an ideal option for serious fisherman. Check out our resources below to help you learn more about kayaking in the Great Lakes region!
Kayak fishing is a fast growing sport all across America. Hands-free and other fishing kayaks take the fishing experience to a another level with accessibility and mobility on the water.
Our Hobie Fishing Team
We have a select group of local and regional kayak anglers on our Hobie Fishing Team and our Strictly Sail Kayak Fishing Team.
- Kurt Smits
- Travis Belcher
- Jared Moore
- Haley Moore
- Tyler Tacy
- Brian Tacy
Kayak Fishing Tournaments
Look for our fishing team and customers at all of the local, regional, and nationwide tournaments. As this sport grows, the payouts get bigger and bigger. We are happy to be the Sponsoring Dealer of the 2017 Kayak Bass Fishing National Champion Kurt Smits.
First Cast Fishing Experience
Strictly Sail & Kayak is proud to offer first cast kayak fishing experiences for those interested in seeing what it’s like to fish out of one of these amazing kayaks and to learn from our fishing pros!
- We take groups of 2 to 4 people on a 4 hour trip. We supply the kayak and fishing equipment, unless you would prefer to bring your own gear.
- Fish with official Hobie Fishing Team Member.
- Dates aren’t preset, we will work with your schedule to get you out on the water.
Kayaks For Sale
Strictly Sail & Kayak has over 300 kayaks in stock and is a dealer for three top-of-the-line brands. Each has its own unique features and specialties, like the Hobie MirageDrive, or NuCanoe’s swivel chair. Click here to see all kayaks.
Hobie® offers the widest range of hands-free pedal fishing kayaks than any other brand. Our team uses their own Hobie kayaks on their personal time off and at fishing tournaments throughout the year.
NuCanoe offers some great open decked platforms for awesome stability and the ability to add motors to the transom. The 360 degree swivel seat offers anglers great maneuverability in the seated position.
FeelFree® Lure series has a great standing platform and very comfortable gravity seat that drops from high to low position with ease. FeelFree® offers another high quality kayaking option.