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9 ft. 8 in. Payette Angler Sit-Inside Kayak

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  • Only 44 lbs., easy to store and transport
  • Strong and fade resistant UV-protected material
  • Includes front and rear handles for easy transportation
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Product Overview

The Lifetime Payette 116 Angler Kayak is a sit-inside kayak that has a large cockpit and a comfortable backrest for your long paddling adventures. Designed for extreme safety and stability, the Payette has a stable flat bottom with deep tracking channels and stability chine rails. The kayak is constructed of blow-molded high-density polyethylene making it durable, UV-protected, and impact resistant. The lightweight, 44 pound design and front and rear carry handles make it easy to transport to and from the waterfront. With shock cord straps, multiple footrest positions, an enclosed compartment, and fishing pole holders, this kayak has plenty of extras to enhance your paddling experience.
  • Constructed of UV-protected high-density polyethylene
  • Lightweight 44 lb.
  • Multiple footrest positions for different size riders
  • Large cockpit with seat back
  • Stable flat bottom
  • Deep hull tracking channels
  • Stability chine rails
  • Easy carry handle
  • Sharp keel for speed and tracking
  • Enclosed compartment with lid and shock cord strap
  • Paddle holder shock cord straps
  • Durable high-density polyethylene (HDPE) construction
  • UV-protected will not fade, crack, or peel
  • 2 finish pole holders
  • 1 top mount rod holder
  • While most states and parks do not require non-motorized vehicle registration, please check local laws to verify registration requirements
  • California residents

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Product Height (in.)14Product Length (in.)116
Product Width (in.)30


Assembly RequiredNoBoating FeaturesAdjustable foot braces,Back support
Color FamilyBrownKayak TypeSit-in
Product Weight (lb.)44Returnable30-Day
Seating Capacity1Weight Capacity (lb.)250

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty1-year limited warranty

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.4
    out of 16 reviews
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Lifetime Payette Angler
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] In looking for a quality kayak to enjoy the local rivers and lakes, this manufacturer was highly recommended for quality, pricing, weight and durability. Their Customer Service was highlighted as among the very best anywhere. I found it easy to manage in transport, carrying, launching and recovery. Agility and true line of travel were commensurate with the skills of the person using the kayak. Comfortable with adjustable seat and foot pegs. Drain plug easy to use and kayak light enough to tilt upright for drainage even with water in the craft from rapids of cast off from using the paddles. Fun experience and extremely satisfied with products. When you have a great product at a great price and manufacturer customer service, you just have to take time to do a review of your own experience.
    • Recommended
    Nice fishing kayak
    Designed for fishing, but a great allround kayak. Molded areas on the kayak are used as foot rests, and several are provided to accommodate most sizes. A dep hull allows you to kayak or fish in choppy waters. The backrest is set with an adjustable strap. I found this a little cumbersome to have to adjust the strap again to lay it flat for transportation. A couple of snap clips would have fixed this. The kayak has two carry handles, one at each end. It also has a handle or carry point in the middle. The wife and I can easily move the kayak with one of us at each end, and I can move it myself using the handle in the middle. An aft compartment is provide to store your catch of the day, or beer and sandwiches if you prefer. There was no user guide supplied. We were left to ponder what the symbols in some compartments were indicating. There were also two large pieces of styrofoam stuffed deep inside the hull. I'm not sure if these are for shipping or part of the structure, so we left them in place. For a kayak of this price I would have liked to have seen a set of paddles provided.
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    • Recommended
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    Honestly this could not travel straight if my life depended...
    Honestly this could not travel straight if my life depended on it, it kept going left and right. I have two other Lifetime kayaks that are excellent, perhaps without as pointed of a tip but my major gripe is when my daughter and I tried it, I would not maintain a straight direction.
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    Very bad kayaks
    This is the worse kayak ever I bought 2 n me n my wife kayak all the time n wanted to try these n they totally are trash my wife stopped paddling n the kayak never stays straight it always turns to right or left n we thought it was the weight so I tried mine n the same I highly recommend nobody to buy them
    Response from reviewsApr 28, 2020
    I'm so sorry you have not had a good experience. Please reach out to us at reviews@lifetime.com with your order and contact information so we can take a better look at what's going on.
      My First Kayak and AMAZING Customer Service!
      Have canoed for years but thought a kayak would be nice to fish out of. Bought the Lifetime Payette Angler Fishing kayak and I LOVE it ! It tracks straight and is very stable. Comes with a lot of nice features: Rod holder on dash, paddle holder, two rod holders on rear dash, carry handles at each end, cup holder, removable back rest, drain plug, flotation foam in the stern. I like the multiple stationary foot rest as I like to move my feet around and not have to readjust every time. I was glad it did not come with a paddle as I already had one picked out and didn't want an extra laying around. The kayak was a floor model in the store and was missing a couple parts. I called customer service to order the parts and they were very nice and professional. I received the parts in a couple days and am enjoying my new kayak very much. Lifetime, you have made me a very HAPPY customer! I will be buying my wife a Lifetime Tamarack sit-on and probably more for the grankids. I have told all my friends about my great experience and recommend lifetime products. To top it off, it is American Made! Thanks David T.
        LOVE my LIFETIME kayaks!
        [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] We bought two sit-on-top Lotus kayaks last summer, and my husband really wanted a sit-in kayak. So this year we bought the Payette to add to our fleet. Of course, my only request to him was that it was a LIFETIME kayak. LOVE their products! This is the perfect size, paddles great on lakes and ponds, very smooth ride and easy steering. He is 6'2" and has plenty of leg room. We decided on a fishing model in case our young boys want that option some day. Back rest is well made and higher than most other brands; more comfortable! The slim (not so deep) design makes it more realistic for transport, and the weight is moderately easy to carry. My only wish is that it would have come with a paddle like our other Lifetime kayaks did. All in all, we are so happy (and proud) of our Lifetime products! :)
          • Recommended
          Fantastic Customer Service!
          Lifetime decided not to continue selling spray skirts for this kayak, and only lists Length and Width. Obviously, the circumference was missing. Customer service transferred me to one of their kayak specialist, Caleb, who was nothing short of "GREAT". His database did not have the info, so we went into the warehouse to find this exact Kayak, but to no avail. So I asked how can we think outside the box to achieve our goal, and he suggested talking to one of the engineers while I waited on the phone. Within two minutes, he came back with the answer, 109.5". He told me the engineer checked via a design program, and bingo! My only complaint is that this info was not listed within their specifications, and hopefully will be confirmed and listed within the day. I would have given it four stars, but Caleb went beyond the call of duty, hence the five stars. Once I find a spray skirt that will fit a 109.5" opening, I will buy it immediately! ...and I'm not one to write reviews, but when someone shines so bright, I just had to let their customers and company know. Cheers!
            Kayak Payette Angler
            I wanted to share the outstanding Customer Service I received from Luke and team. I had some minor issues with the Handles for carrying and beaching. They took care of my issue very quickly and had new parts in the mail!
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