In the market for a kayak I can stand up in for river fly fishing and taking it to the Texas coast for going after Reds. I already have a Pescador Pro 10 and an Old Town Vapor 10 Kayak (which I mainly use for bringing a buddy along or fishing with my Dad as it's more stable and he's older) and will likely sell my Pescador to help fund the upgrade.
Looking for input around the 12 ft Adios (69lbs) vs the 10 ft Chupacabra (56lbs). I'm not a big guy (5' 9" 170 lbs) so I normally prefer smaller kayaks for ease of transport and maneuverability (I have a truck bed to transport them, so no vehicle transport concerns). I'm really just concerned about tracking and maneuverability of each model. I can probably get the Chupacabra to do what I need, but I've just seen some vids/images of how stable the Adios is and just think that if I'm going to spend the money, I might as well get something I could pretty much dance on if I wanted to (though standing on an ice chest looking for reds is a more likely use case). As a side note, as someone who lives in Austin, I like the idea that it's a local company with a good reputation.
Anyone have any experiences with either or both of these?