The Tarpon by Wilderness Systems is the most versatile boat in our lineup, offering paddlers everything they need, including improved comfort, stability, speed, and paddler interface. It is equally at home on rivers, lakes or oceans, making it perfect for any paddling adventure you have in mind. Every detail of the Tarpon fishing kayak is carefully crafted and executed flawlessly to bring you boundless paddling perfection. The new design blends legacy design elements with a reimagined modern flair. The result is a dynamic on-water performance with enhanced agility and unmatched stability. Innovative features elevate the paddler's overall experience. The renowned Phase 3® AirPro seating system offers easy 3-point adjustability, while plush honeycomb-vented fabric and ergonomic 3D foam provide maximum airflow, comfort, and support. The Tarpon also features the DryTec Case – an integrated dry box to keep your valuables safe, the MagnaTec magnetic water bottle holder, and flexible mounting options and accessory integrations. All these features come standard with the boat. A protective and replaceable skid plate, comfortable rigid carry handles, industry-leading storage capabilities, and thoughtful and configurable deck bungee rigging round out a robust list of attributes that make the Tarpon stand out.
Magnetic bottle holder
Keep your refreshment handy with this strap that features a magnetic closure.
Phase 3® AirPro seating
The most comfortable kayak seat out there. Fully adjustable and designed with mesh fabric covers and honeycomb-vented, ergonomic 3D foam, this seat provides optimal airflow to keep you cool while supporting your lower back.
Rear tank well for gear storage
Large rear storage well for crates, coolers, fishing equipment, scuba tanks and camping gear.
DryTec center storage
The DryTec removable dry box is perfect for storing wallets, phones, keys and other valuables.
SlideTrax™ accessory rails
Multiple SlideTrax™ accessory rails allow you to customize your kayak for fishing, filming or adding other accessories.
The Phase 3® AirPro is the most comfortable kayak seat out there. Fully adjustable and designed with mesh fabric covers and honeycomb-vented, ergonomic 3D foam, this seat provides optimal airflow to keep you cool while supporting your lower back.
Locking bow hatch, removable center dry box and large rear tank well for crates, coolers, fishing equipment, scuba tanks and camping equipment.
Great initial stability and solid secondary stability when the boat is leaning on edge.
Fast, efficient and straight tracking.
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