The Jackson Mayfly Fly Fishing Kayak 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.
1 – Improved Front Hatch, Including Hypalon Paddle Blade Keeper
The new JK hatch now comes with heavy duty locks. Tuck your paddle blade under this Hypalon keeper to get it out of the way but still in arm’s reach – snag-free for your treble hooks! Resistant to UV damage and temperature extremes, this material will keep your paddle safe!
2 – Single piece foot brace
Fully adjustable foot brace, again snag-free with gear track and integrated fly patch across top.
3 – Fly box storage
Encased, flush hatched and easy accessible storage for fly boxes and fly tools.
4 – All metal Yakattack gear track
Gear track used for RAM gear and/or tying down your cooler (if replacing your seat) – will accept up to a 35q Orion
5 – New Elite Seat System
The new Jackson Kayak Elite Seat system complete with Hi-Lo seating and sliding/trimmable track.
6 – Orion Tumbler
Now included with this model will be the Orion Cooler Tumbler, a 27 oz brushed stainless steel double-wall tumbler that will keep cool drinks cool and warm drinks warm. Great for a morning coffee, day on the water, or an evening beverage around the campfire, the tumbler is a popular choice for liquid temperature management.
7 – SealLine Seat Pouch
New for 2018, this SeaLine roll-top dry bag attaches to the back of your seat. Proven waterproof protection from river running to torrential downpours keeps cameras, phones and other gear safe, dry, and in arm’s reach. Rugged SealLine construction includes fully-welded seams and rugged vinyl-coated materials to endure heavy use both on the water and off.
8 – Therm-a-Rest
Therm-a-Rest lumbar support is adjustable and removable, and makes for a great camp pillow.
9 – Ram Mounts
Includes a Tough Ball (1.5”) and one RAM 2007 Rod Holder.
10 – NEW Molded Rod Tubes
Sealed, molded in rod tip tubes now the ultimate protection for your rods.
11 – PowerPole Ready – Power-pole Micro Anchor
Four easy molded-in screw points ready for easy implementation of the PowerPole MicroAnchor system.
12 – Seat Stash Sliding Tray
Keep soft plastics, terminal tackle, pliers, knives, Plano boxes and other items you need contained in our padded Seat Stash Sliding Tray. Slide out from under seat to access contents of the tray and conveniently back and out of the way. One of the two compartments accommodates two 3600 series Plano boxes with bungee for additional security. Recesses on both sides of the front compartment allow easy under-seat rod butt staging.