The MayFly is a fly fishing oriented sit-on-top, loaded with features to make kayak fly fishing more fun and user friendly. The MayFly has a versatile hull optimized for tracking, stability, and speed in popular fly fishing conditions and destinations, including tropical flats, slow-moving rivers, lakes and ponds. Recognizing the unique challenges faced by fly fisherman, particularly fly line management, the MayFly includes a myriad of design aspects to address the needs of fly fisherman creating the ultimate kayak fly fishing platform. Snag-free footrests and features, protected fly box storage, unique fly rod storage options, rod butt props for dealing with tangles, integrated and protected fly patches, and more cater to the high-performance features expert fly fisherman need while being versitile and stable enough to bring new kayak fly anglers into the sport. 


Length: 12’8”

Width: 35”

Weight: 89 lbs

Capacity: 450 lbs



Improved Front Hatch, Including Hypalon Paddle Blade Keeper: The new JK hatch now comes with heavy duty locks. Tuck your paddle blade under this Hypalon keeper to get it out of the way but still in arm's reach - snag-free for your treble hooks! Resistant to UV damage and temperature extremes, this material will keep your paddle safe!

Single piece foot brace: Fully adjustable foot brace, again snag-free with gear track and integrated fly patch across top.

Fly box storage: Encased, flush hatched and easy accessible storage for fly boxes and fly tools.

All metal Yakattack gear track: Gear track used for RAM gear and/or tying down your cooler (if replacing your seat) - will accept up to a 35q Orion

New Elite Seat System: The new Jackson Kayak Elite Seat system complete with Hi-Lo seating and sliding/trimmable track.

Platypus Hydration System: New Platypus Hydration system stored behind the seat allows for storage of liquids and easy access through as straw/tube.

Orion Tumbler: Now included with this model will be the Orion Cooler Tumbler, a 27 oz brushed stainless steel double-wall tumbler that will keep cool drinks cool and warm drinks warm. Great for a morning coffee, day on the water, or an evening beverage around the campfire, the tumbler is a popular choice for liquid temperature management.

SealLine Seat Pouch: Water-resistant seat back pouch from SealLine. Heavy duty construction that will keep your items out of the elements. Removable for versatility and comes with bungee for added storage to easily accessible items.

Therm-a-Rest: Therm-a-Rest lumbar support is adjustable and removable, and makes for a great camp pillow.

Ram Mounts: The MayFly also includes a Tough Ball (1.5''), one RAM 2007 Rod Holder and two RAM Tough Tubes with base.

NEW Molded Rod Tubes: Sealed, molded in rod tip tubes now the ultimate protection for your rods.

Line Cutterz: Sleek, adjustable ring with double-sided blade perfect for quick and efficient cutting of mono-filament and braided fishing line. Blades are protected so safe and easy to use, convenient location on seat frame.

PowerPole Ready: Four easy molded-in screw points ready for easy implementation of the PowerPole MicroAnchor system.

Fish Grip: The Fish Grip is a tool that fits you and it fits the fish; not just effective, but comfortable. Pulling a hook out of a fish’s mouth is far simpler when you employ The Fish Grip, but more importantly, it can grant you control over what can normally be a flopping fiasco.