Ocean Kayak Trident 13 Angler Review

You want speed, you want stability and that is exactly what the Ocean Kayak Trident 13 Angler offers you.

It has the perfect combination of speed, maneuverability, and stability no matter if you are a novice angler or just starting out.

While the Trident 13 kayak works well in any water condition be it calm flat waters to rough currents, you will be amazed at how well this beast conquers the breakwater when paddling out through the rough surf.

Our Review of the Ocean Kayak Trident 13 Angler

Design

Ample storage for gear.

Features

Skid plates and rod holders.

Material

High density polyethylene.

Price

Perfectly priced for its features.

THINGS WE LIKED

  • Plenty of storage space for all your gear.
  • Unique coloring that is easy to spot.
  • Comes with a skid plate.
  • Rod holders.

THINGS WE DID NOT LIKE

  • The kayak can be a little tipsy.
  • The footrests need to be a little bit more spread out.

Features of Ocean Kayak Trident 13

Just a few of the features this kayak offers are the bow click seal hatch for storing your valuable gear in as well as the transducer scupper that makes rigging your kayak with a fishfinder easier than ever.

The Ocean kayak Trident 13 makes it super easy to install a rudder system if you prefer.

There is a Sonar Shield that is made specifically for a fishfinder with a hatch that can be used as a shield to get a better view of your fishfinder screen without the direct sunlight. You will also get an oversized tank well for your gear.

Plus, there is a bow hatch with a battery storage bag for your fishfinder. The Trident also comes with a modular fishing pod.

The Ocean Kayak Trident 13 Angler also has reflective decking so that you are easily seen out in the open waters.

Because everything is set up for you to really deck out this kayak with all your toys and gadgets you don't need to really modify it in any way.

You also get two flush mounted rod holders that make trolling a breeze. For some, this will be a huge plus in determining whether or not to purchase this kayak.When you need storage space, the Trident 13 has it.

There is a very large hatch that can double as either a place to store your cooler or milk crate.

Or, you can use it for as a live bait well. 

Let's discuss the features in details.​

Construction

Ocean Kayak Trident 13

The Trident 13 is a sit-on-top kayak that is built for fishing. The hull is constructed of polyethylene that is built tough and made to last.

Tracking and Stability​

Although the width of the kayak is 29.5- inches some will find it a bit difficult to maneuver.

More experienced paddlers who know how to cut will find the kayak better suited for them than for beginners.

However, the Trident cuts through the water easily and will get you to your destination in no time.

Built for speed, this vessel is one of the best kayaks for experienced anglers.

For those just starting out, there is a bit of a learning curve that you will need to master before taking on big waves and choppy seas.

Loading

The fact that the Trident can hold up to 475 pounds is remarkable considering it only weighs 67 pounds.

Comfort​

As for comfort, the Trident 13 angler provides a comfort hybrid seat that comes with padding and is completely adjustable with a ventilated back that rests high to keep you comfortable during long trips.

The Trident 13 angler also allows you to adjust the footrests so that you don't feel cramped or too stretched out while digging your paddle into the water.

The footrest placement is key when it comes to paddling and with the footrest adjusting to your size, you are certain to get the most out of every stroke you make.

Even though this kayak cuts through the water like a knife through butter, you will have to have a bit of experience under belt not to feel tipsy.

While the kayak is stable, there is still the wobble effect that this kayak gives when battling strong waves and current.

And while the kayak offers plenty of space for your gear and fishing electronics, you will find that the foot rests may feel a little cramped due to the narrow aisles.

The Trident is not able to allow you to stand, which some may find a bit irritating due to the size of the kayak.

Conclusion

There are so many features on this kayak, it is sure to amaze you.

The Ocean kayak trident 13 is ready to go when you are with its sports trays, built in ruler, and dual flush-mounted rod holders.

The Trident 13 angler is 13.6-feet long giving you more than enough space to maneuver and cast out and storage space you could ever need.

This kayak is built to last for years and will provide you an astonishing fishing kayak whether you are just starting out or a seasoned pro.

You won't need to damage this kayak with any modifications.

Ocean Kayak has made all the necessary adjustments for you so that all you have to worry about is where you are going.

Janice Friedman
 

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