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Striker 11.5


Ultimate stability for fishing fun.

The Perception Striker 11.5 kayak’s extremely stable 11-foot-6 design makes fishing and cruising fun for any ability. This roomy sit-on-top is drier than comparable models and offers the freedom to sit low, sit high, or stand for optimal paddling and casting comfort. The 500 lb. capacity rating means maximum room for you and your gear. Ready to fish, it includes large rear storage, two dry storage zones, four molded-in rod holders, a molded-in ruler, and paddle mounts for hands-free fishing. 


The Striker’s spacious cockpit offers simplicity and freedom that focuses on comfort. Its unique design lets you position yourself three ways for maximum comfort no matter what you’re doing. Paddle easily from the low seat for enhanced stability and efficiency, fish from the high seat, or stand up and cast, the choice is yours. There’s even a built-in strap to keep you steady while changing positions.

Stability & Performance

The Striker is perfect for beginner to intermediate paddlers by offering ultimate stability and high weight capacity in a design that keeps you drier than comparable sit-on-top models. Its smooth straight-tracking tri-hull makes it surprisingly quick and easy to maneuver for effortless fishing and cruising.

Standing up while fishing calm waters is easy thanks to the stand-up assist strap located in front of the seat.

Features & Safety

The Striker is engineered and tested to be among the safest kayaks available with built-in buoyancy and stability that lets you relax on the water. Its incredible 500 lb. weight capacity improves stability even further. Ready to fish right out of the box, it focuses on the features that matter most. These include a large open storage zone in the back, dry storage hatches in the cockpit and bow, four molded-in rod holders, a molded-in ruler, and multiple paddle mounts for hands-free fishing.


Like all Perception kayaks, the Striker is designed for maximum durability and optimized weight. This is the result of its high-density polyethylene and one-piece roto-molded construction that provides exceptional UV, impact, and abrasion-resistance. Ocean and saltwater-optimized hardware and finishes prevent corrosion for long-lasting performance.

Water Types

Flat, Slow-Moving, Calm Coastal


As the world leader for kayak innovation, Perception® Kayaks has introduced more people to paddling than any other brand. In fact, we pioneered modern kayak design and construction over 40 years ago. We’re a company of passionate paddlers and we design our kayaks for comfort, stability, durability, safety, and performance. Our proprietary resin and innovative rotational molding process provide superior strength and light weight in a leak-proof one-piece construction. Roto-molding also allows us to integrate features and vary thickness throughout for strength and stability where needed, without added weight. The result is a lineup of the most comfortable, versatile, and easy-paddling kayaks with unmatched UV, impact, and abrasion-resistant. They can even be recycled! Best of all, every Perception kayak is proudly designed, molded, and hand assembled in Greenville, South Carolina, USA. With a reputation for reliable quality and innovation, we invite you to experience the Perception Difference. 

Perception Striker Kayak


Perception Striker Kayak

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