Whether lake fishing, river fishing, inshore or offshore fishing, the Bonafide RS117 “RISE Series” is truly an incredible fishing kayak, ready for all water environments. The RS117 offers a new standard for budget-conscious kayak anglers, providing them an affordable opportunity to RISE up into a premium, authentically-designed fishing kayak that’s made in the USA! With a Hybrid Catamaran hull (similar to our SS series), the RS117 is a very standable platform that offers an excellent balance of stability and paddling performance. Add in the top-notch deck layout with all day comfort and an “it just makes sense” array of features, and the RS117 is the perfect boat to get you out on the water, paddling and fishing, with friends and family!
The RS117 maintains a modest width of just 33.5 inches, but the stability and tracking out performs many wider (and heavier) kayaks. The RS117 weighs in at just 77 (honest) lbs.
Comfort and organization are key components of the RS117. The new Stadium Seat is light weight, easy to adjust, and has two seating positions, allowing all day comfort to make those long days on the water possible. From bow to stern, a wide array of features such as YakAttack MightyMount XL track, centralized storage pod, Shield Frontwell Cover with integrated Paddle Pouch, and forward transducer friendly scupper, make the RS117 one of the most fully featured values in kayak fishing.
Getting on the water is easier with the RS117. The oversized FatGrip Handles (bow and stern) are integrated to the hull in ergonomically friendly locations, making carrying comfortable and easy. Side handles assist in car topping, and are designed to retain your paddle or fishing rod.
To top it off, the Bonafide Limited Lifetime Hull Warranty gives you peace of mind. It’s our promise to you that we stand behind each and every one of our products.
Length: 11' 7"
Weight: 77lbs with Seat
Deck Height: 13"
Material: Rotomolded Polyethylene
Hybrid Cat Hull Design
Multi Rod and Paddle Management Points
Fat Grip Bow and Stern Handles
Forward Storage Well with Transducer Scupper
Shield Storage Well Cover with Integrated Paddle Pouch
YakAttack Mighty Mount XL Tracks- 2 x 12", 1 x 6"
Excellent Standing Stability and Foot Room
Cockpit Deck Traction
Dual Height Stadium Seat with Double Layer Breathable Mesh and Extra Width for Comfort
Quick Connect Seat Positioning System with Low and High Positions
Gear Storage Around the Seat for Tackle Organizers, Integrated Cup Holder, Under Seat Tackle Storage, and Integrated Lure Trays on the Gunwales
Side Carry Handle with Paddle Storage
Dual Flush Mount Rod Holders
Crate Friendly Tankwell with Adjustable Bungee and Extra Tackle Storage
Stern Access Plate for Hull Access
Replaceable Dual Stern Skid Plates
Double Acting Foot Braces
Anodized Aluminum Foot Brace Track is Strong and Ultra Rigid
TopRun Rudder System Ready, for Quick and Easy No-Drill Rudder Install (rudder not included)
Made in the USA