Paddlers absolutely love the comfort, stability, speed, and paddler interface that make the Tarpon the most versatile boat in the Wilderness Systems lineup. It's at home on rivers, lakes, and oceans alike. Every detail of the Tarpon fishing kayak is carefully crafted and executed flawlessly to provide boundless paddling perfection. The new design blends celebrated legacy design elements with a re-imagined modern flair, offering dynamic on-water performance with enhanced agility and unmatched stability. Plus, innovative features elevate the overall paddler's 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 safely store your valuables, the MagnaTec magnetic water bottle holder, and flexible mounting options with accessory integrations, all included as 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 truly exceptional.
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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