MayFly: Jackson Kayaks New Fly Fishing Kayak

by • February 15, 2017 • Kayak Reviews, Outlaw Blog, Press Releases, Product ReviewsComments (0)2085

The MayFly was very well received by fly anglers at this past summer’s ICAST show. Designed for kayak anglers who prefer to fly fish, the MayFly is the perfect vessel to whip some bugs, and is now shipping to dealers.


The MayFly is a fly fishing oriented sit-on-top, loaded with features to make kayak fly fishing more fun and user friendly. The MayFly has a versatile hull optimized for tracking, stability, and speed in popular fly fishing conditions and destinations, including tropical flats, slow-moving rivers, lakes and ponds. Recognizing the unique challenges faced by fly fisherman, particularly fly line management, the MayFly includes a myriad of design aspects to address the needs of fly fisherman creating the ultimate kayak fly fishing platform. Snag-free footrests and features, protected fly box storage, unique fly rod storage options, rod butt props for dealing with tangles, integrated and protected fly patches, and more cater to the high-performance features expert fly fisherman need while being versatile and stable enough to bring new kayak fly anglers into the sport.


– NEW Elite Seating System
– NEW Platypus hydration system
– Snag free wide open standing area
– Snag free one-piece foot brace system with line anchor to secure fly line while paddling
– Large stern well designed for JKooler or Orion 25 Cooler
– Snag free bungee flip down fly box holders lined with foam
– Storage for fly gear like nippers, forceps and tippet
– Integrated fly patch for quick access to flies
– Bow hatch storage bin for fly vests, hip packs, or others items for easy access when wade fishing
– Hi-Lo, trimmable seating
– Aluminum accessory tracks for mounting RAM accessories or a casting brace
– Raymarine transducer scupper
– Standing pad
– Specialized fly rod storage with molded in reel pockets that allow for forward or reverse rod storage
– Rod butt props to help with line tangles



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