Get it while you can; The Zambezi

If you haven't been to the Zambezi yet it 100% needs to be in your schedule. Warm water, fun big water, playspots, cheap living, shuttles organized, it doesn't get much better. You don't need to be a pro to enjoy the Zambezi, just need to have a bombproof roll and...

Distance Paddling at Its Finest!

For Immediate Release- Spring 2020 Jackson Kayak is taken innovated measures to help ensure our paddlers are practicing social distancing through these trying times. The Distanced Duo and Big Stretch are modified kayaks off our Dynamic Duo and Big Tuna Line. Both of...

Working from Home | A Kayakers Guide

Over the past few weeks I have had a number of discussions on working from home with friends that are accustom to going to an office every day, and are now trying to transition to a new reality. That transition can actually be a bit of a challenge, so I figured it...

Starting Kayak Fishing – Once You’re In, You’re In!

Are you thinking about starting kayak fishing? Trust me, you will be hooked immediately! Kayaks are so much fun to fish from and open doors to new adventures. There's no getting out! It's spring, start now with a new hobby and enjoy some time in the great outdoors....

Chattahoochee Riverside Cleanup | A Hunt For Treasure

Cleaning Up For a Better Tomorrow: Our Chattahoochee Riverside cleanup turned out to be a fantastic treasure hunt for all involved. A win, win for both the RushSouth Whitewater Park environment and our local community. The Southeastern Winter season has been a wet...

Navigating the Corona Quarantine 2020 | Dr. Jessie Stone

Well here we are, Juerg and myself, in self quarantine at home in Switzerland after being infected by one of Juerg’s guiding clients. Today is day 9 of quarantine, things are going well. Switzerland went on lock down 1 week ago and all non-essential businesses shut...

My Basic Big Rig HDFD Setup

My Basic Big Rig HDFD Setup The Big Rig is not without a reason one of Jackson Kayak’s most popular fishing kayaks. The possibility that the Big Rig HD can be converted into the Big Rig FD is awesome! And then you can switch to the Flex Drive E within seconds. A...

Saltwater Kayak Fishing Safety

Saltwater Kayak Fishing Safety Safety makes the difference. I don’t get to go saltwater kayak fishing nearly enough so when I get the chance, I jump on it with both feet. Inshore, offshore, big boat, little boat, no boat; I don’t care, just point me to the fish....

Gold Rush Territory: Shotover River, New Zealand

Shotover River, New Zealand Not only is this a goldmine of fun for river running, it happens to be the site of New Zealand’s largest gold rush in the 1860’s. To reach the treasured Shotover River, one must navigate “New Zealand’s Most Dangerous Road”, better known...

First Look at the FD3D!

First Look at the FD3D What do you look for in a pedal driven kayak?  Speed?  Tracking?  Weight?  Possibly.  If you’re like me, if you dive in to the pedal market, you’re not just looking for typical paddle-driven kayak properties, but you are also focusing on...



Coosa FD

The Coosa FD is based on the top selling Coosa HD hull and deck layout but adds a long-awaited Flex Drive system (patent pending) allowing for hands-free propulsion. The new Flex Drive System offers forward and reverse operation and includes a unique articulating system for deep and shallow water navigation.


Kilroy HD


Fans of the original Jackson Kilroy will be excited with this new Jackson Kilroy HD, the new standard in versatility for a sit-inside fishing kayak. The hull has been reshaped for even more storage, more stability, bow to stern gear and seat track and a layout that is more suited than ever for functional versatility. Fish today, hunt tomorrow or take the family or dog on an expedition! Customize with accessories like fish bags, duck decoy bins, kennel cot, casting brace or second seat. Rig your own adventures without limitations using the Kilroy HD’s versatile modular set up to match your craft to your adventure as you see fit.





Named for the native Alaskan peoples that coined the word “kayak” (qayaq), the Jackson YuPIK changes the very definition of versatility. Bow To Stern track systems, rigging solutions and storage pockets molded in along the entirety of the boat allows the modularity for you to rig for your adventure without limitation. Customize your fun with more room! Second seat capabilities and specialized accessories, like our new kennel cot, improves the experience for everyone. Additions like the fully trimmable seat pan, our Strap Down gear track for 360 storage security and the first ever moving standing pad system make the YuPIK the most versatile kayak on the market.


Kennel: AD3

The world’s most popular hunting and companion breeds — pointers, setters, coonhounds and perennial favorites, goldens and labs — just want to go where you go. Same with goofy, chunky mixed-breed rescues. AD3 is built so you don’t have to think twice about making them all happy. Our handle/tie-down system secures your companion instantly, using your vehicle’s restraints or your own straps. Multi-directional door opens as your situation dictates — left, right, up or removed entirely. Available essentials keep food, water and leashes organized and handy. If he could, your wingman would type this part: #BringYourDog.


Bite FD

The top-selling Bite has gotten an upgrade! The open deck and well-designed tackle management features have come together with our latest version of the Flex Drive, the Flex Drive 3D. This nimble ride is quick and responsive, and standing to fish is fun and easy for beginners and experienced anglers alike. The Bite FD tracks well and handles windy days with ease.