Big Yak Angler Offers Comfort & Versatility in Compact, Affordable Package

 Ferndale, Wash. (July 7, 2008) | Download as a PDF 

Ocean Kayak™, a leader in fishing kayaks, today unveiled the new Big Yak Angler™. A compact, responsive and stabile craft the Ocean Kayak™ Big Yak Angler™ offers kayak fisherman a comfortable, versatile boat at an affordable price.

Smartly outfitted with two flush mounted rod holders, tank well with gear straps and molded-in foot wells for versatility and performance the Ocean Kayak™ Big Yak Angler™ is playful in ocean surf, but behaves well on flat water. Options include a six-inch center hatch.

“With its thoughtful compact design, dry ride and fishing specific outfitting the Big Yak Angler™ is an incredible value for the price,” said Sara Knies, Director of Marketing for Johnson Outdoors Paddlesports. “The Big Yak Angler™ will handle a variety of conditions from moderate ocean swells and waves to slow moving rivers and flat water giving anglers the flexibility to go after virtually any game fish.”

The Ocean Kayak™ Big Yak Angler™ is lightweight making transportation a breeze. Whether portaging, moving around the dock or car topping, the 47-pound Big Yak Angler™ is almost as maneuverable off the water as on. Key specs include:

• Length: 9’8”
• Width: 34”
• Max Capacity: 250 – 300 lbs

For more information about the Ocean Kayak™ brand, our kayak fishing team and our family of kayaks please visit

Ocean Kayak™ is part of the Johnson Outdoors family of innovative, market-leading brands. The company designs, manufactures and markets a portfolio of top-quality products for the global marketplace across four categories: Watercraft, Marine Electronics, Diving and Outdoor Equipment. Johnson Outdoors' familiar brands include, among others: Ocean Kayak™, Necky® kayaks, Old Town® canoes and kayaks, Extrasport®, Lendal™ paddles and Carlisle® paddle gear, Minn Kota® motors, Cannon® downriggers, Humminbird® fish finders, Scubapro® and UWATEC® dive equipment, and Eureka!® tents. Visit Johnson Outdoors online at


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