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Big Tuna 2020

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14' 2"
500 lbs
Total Weight:
102 lbs

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The Big Tuna is one of our largest capacity kayaks with the ability to paddle either as a tandem or a solo fishing kayak. It has many different seating positions allowing for traditional tandem positions, ‘facetime’ positions and a good variety of solo positions making it a great platform for fishing of all kinds. Its JK stability, logical accessory positioning, rudder option, and speed make it a serious predator in all water types. Unique “Tuna Tank” can be used as a livewell or dry storage.

2021 Accessories (included with new boat purchase): 

  • 1x RAM 2007 Rod Holder
  • RAM 1.5" Tough Ball
  • Long Load Flag
  • 2x Stand Assist Strap
  • 5" JK Sticker

Warranty Information

This warranty applies to all Jackson Adventure products (kayaks, boats, coolers and kennels) and covers substantial defects in materials and workmanship in the hull and outfitting components sold new or as "demos". The warranty policy is subject to the exceptions lists. Review the full warranty list and details by clicking here.

3 Reviews

  • Big Tuna

    Posted by ERIC N. on Jun 11th 2020

    I did a lot of research into the American made kayak market. There are a lot of well made boats and a wide range in price point. I needed a tandem kayak which helped narrow it down. In the end, I chose Jackson because of their customer service reputation. That said, my Big Tuna arrive with some damage. This was obviously not the fault of JK... after all, when you ship a 100 pound, 14 foot long kayak it's bound to get bumped around a bit. I emailed the photos of the damage to JK and ended up speaking with Roxanne. She couldn't have been more professional and accommodating about the situation. I ultimately chose not to return the kayak and instead took it at a discounted price. The experience justified why I chose JK in the first place! Oh yeah, the Big Tuna... I love it! It's a well designed kayak with a lot of versatility. It is big and cumbersome, however. I would not recommend it for a solo paddler. But its size makes it a sure footed, stable vessel on the water.

  • Big Tuna is The Beast!

    Posted by Trevor Thomson on May 21st 2020

    Been paddling this boat for 3 years now. It is my everyday paddler, people always ask me that for some reason. I love the boat. Bought it specifically for me and my 80lb chocolate lab. So I use it mainly in the solo position always. It extremely stable, to me, very stealthy on the water, and tracks very well. The rudder is a must addition though I will say. I have paddled the Bite Angler, Cruise 12 Angler, and pedaled the CruiseFD, i will still take the BigTuna any day over them, I just love it.
    Only negatives I have to say is the lack of gear track, no front hatch access and no tie down points. But with minimal mods, you make it the way YOU want it to be, which is pretty sweet. Dry bags on the deck help too keep your items protected.
    Its the the perfect boat if you have little ones to take them out and enjoy, or like myself, a large dog.

  • The Versable Big Tuna

    Posted by Unknown on May 21st 2020

    My wife and I decided on the Big Tuna for our outings together. She doesn't fish by enjoys the outdoors. So we are enjoying the kayak. The great thing about this is that since we have issues paddling in sequence, I have positioned the seats so that she is facing me while we are together. It makes talking about various subjects very easy.
    When I get the chance to go fishing with my buddies the conversion from a tandem kayak to a solo kayak is very simple. I do find that the kayak is a little more stable when the Big Tuna is setup as a solo.
    It paddles well and track well but I did include the rudder system to help with the drift while fishing.
    The Jackson Team truly followed the K.I.S.S. method on the design of the Big Tune.

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