We’ve all pulled up to shore after a long day of fishing, got out of our kayak, and realized the deck looked like a yard sale. That’s a cue that it may be time to contemplate ways to organize your yak.
The rear tank well has always been one of the best places to keep your gear for easy accessibility. Using a crate will guarantee your gear doesn’t wander off during your day on the water.
There are wide varieties of crates covering a vast range of features designed for anglers. Whether you want something simple and fully customizable, or you want a ready-to-go, fishing-tackle machine, there’s a crate made to fit your needs!
1. Yak Gear Milk Crate
It’s simple and gets the job done! The best thing about using a Yak Gear Milk Crate is the option to customize your storage. You can add the Build-A-Crate Rod Holders as well as the Accessory Pouch to store your rods and keep your tools organized. The possibilities are endless for you DIY experts as we’ve seen some incredible feats of innovation from our customers making the milk crate their own.
It’s a convenient tool to turn your crate into a livewell, perfect for preserving bait and keeping it at easy access. The velcro flap on top of the crate allows you to open and close it without making a mess out of it. On top of that, its lightweight nature won’t slow down your kayaking adventure. You don’t need to worry about any exposed threads causing an issue either since screw caps are provided for extra caution! Get ready to have smooth kayaking experience with the efficient CrateWell from YakGear!
2. YakAttack BlackPak
Behold the YakAttack BlackPak, a beast of a crate that can withstand a fisherman’s wrath! Say goodbye to your run-of-the-mill milk crate; this bad boy comes equipped with a lid and sidewalls to keep your gear safe from the elements. While it’s not invincible to H2O, it will save your tackle from pesky splashes and drizzles!
The clean, tactical appearance demands attention and the rapidly developing line of YakAttack BlackPak accessories means there’s always another problem-solving innovation just around the corner. The BlackPak has stations for up to 10 rod holders, each of which can be installed vertically or angled.
3. Hobie H-Crate
Got a boatload of fishing gear? The Hobie H-Crate is your ultimate catch! This nifty organizer keeps your gear shipshape and always at arm’s reach. Plus, the H-Rail handles make for a fintastic spot to hook on extra H-Rail attachments.
Imagine a crate that’s just itching to be personalized! The H-Crate flaunts its flexible facade with its every wall studded with recessed mounting points, all designed to make it easier for mounting accessories. Each corner comes fitted with rod holders. As a cherry on top, we’ve got four sturdy nylon straps thrown into the mix to tether your trusty new companion to your kayak.
And let’s not forget the skid pads at the bottom, ensuring your precious H-Crate stays put and whisper-quiet. Feeling a bit wanderlust-y? The cherry on top is its ability to assemble or dismantle in a jiffy, so you can hit the road or water in no time!
4. Wilderness Systems Kayak Crate
The Wilderness Systems Kayak Crate is the total package! Its main compartment is large enough to hold all your gear and tackle boxes, while the secondary lid storage provides plenty of space for smaller items. Better yet, it’s functional and durable – made from blow-molded, water-resistant material. Plus, it features four rod holders, making this kayak crate a real gem when it comes to convenience and practicality.
Nothing is more exciting than taking your kayak out for some watery adventures! But it can also be a hassle when storage is difficult or assembly is required. Thankfully, the Wilderness Systems Kayaks Crate makes all of this a breeze. This handy addition to your kayak has universal lash down points so you can attach it to almost any vessel. Plus, there’s the bonus that its lid doubles as additional storage and – if properly latched – will keep your items safe and dry from any water you encounter. No need for assembly here either – simply strap it in and hit the waves!
5. YakAttack BlackPak Pro Kayak Fishing Crate
YakAttack BlackPak Pro is a must-have sidekick for kayak fishing! oasting ultra-stiff panels with a rib structure, this lightweight crate is as tough as nails without weighing you down. Say goodbye to assembly headaches, as its interlocking joints make putting it together a walk in the park! With rubberized feet, it won’t make a peep and it’s rock-solid in even the wildest waves. Plus, it’s made to fit all sorts of tackle boxes, making it a Jack-of-all-trades for your storage needs!
The YakAttack BlackPak Pro is the bee’s knees when it comes to kayak fishing crates, with a rock solid build and stainless hardware to boot. The crate is like a Swiss cheese of possibilities, with oodles of evenly spaced holes so you can tailor it to your heart’s content. However, those holes can be a double-edged sword, as they make it about as waterproof as a sieve, so your gear might not stay bone dry. And while it might cost an arm and a leg, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better catch for your kayak fishing adventures.