All Kayak Fishing Forums  

Go Back   All Kayak Fishing Forums > All General Kayak Fishing Discussion > All Kayak Fishing Chit-Chat

Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 06-27-2018, 07:26 PM
TechVision32 TechVision32 is offline
Join Date: Jun 2018
Posts: 1
Rep Power: 0
TechVision32 is on a distinguished road
Default Kayak transportation


New to the forum!

Was curious how some of you transport your kayaks and if you could give me some input on something.

I recently upgraded kayaks and now own a 13’ (used to have a 12’)

I drive a 2004 Tacoma double cab with a 5’ bed (6.5’ with tailgate down)

My 12 foot I used to just toss in the bed and let it stick out 5.5’ with a flag (no bed extender)

My new kayak only being 1’ longer it seems to make a world of difference looking at it in my truck bed.

my question is with my kayak now sticking out about 6.5’ past my bed do you think it’ll harm the boat itself not having extra support of a bed extender? It doesn’t bounce much but a little. considering the middle of the hull is on the edge of the tailgate then no support for 6.5’ I’m worried about damage.

Most of my fishing spots are 5-20 min drives so nothing crazy and not doing any off roading to get to those spots either.

Old kayak on the wall Eagle talon 12
New kayak Vibe Sea Ghost 130

Thanks so much for your input!!
Attached Images
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:42 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions Inc.