It only makes sense that you want your fishing kayak to be as stable as possible to eliminate the stress of having to deal with a possible capsizing. In addition, you want to have the ability to stand erect in full confidence, while paddling and while fishing, and there simply does not exist a sit-in or SOT kayak on the market that can realistically offer this option….
Outfitting your kayak with outriggers may help in achieving better stability, but at a price –
First, you need to understand what makes a fishing kayak stable (or unstable), and then what adding outriggers (a.k.a. stabilizers) to your fishing kayak can achieve >>