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#2283421
Looking for opinions on the Native Ultimate 14.5. (Speed, versatility, etc)

I will kayak mostly Solo. But love the idea of being able to have somebody come with or even a dog in the future.

I like the idea of a dryer ride (photography)

Is it worth it ? Or should I get the 15?

Thanks in advance.
#2283435
IMO, the newer FX version has the better hull design. Feels more stable and doesn't draft as much which are pluses for flats. It is a heavier boat, but it has a larger weight capacity. Two of my friends (both adult guys each over 200 lbs at the time) swamped a 14.5 fishing one day (clearly over the weight capacity) in somewhat choppy conditions. So, depending on who you plan on fishing with you need to consider that aspect.

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