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Kayak Specs

Length
10' 3"
Width
35"
Weight
45 lbs
Capacity
325 lbs
Base Price
US $649
Main Propulsion
Paddle
Rudder
No
Passengers
1
Hull Type
Sit-On-Top
Hull Construction
Rotomolded
Production Status
Available

Manufacturer

Brand
Malibu Kayaks

Great for beginners, the Mini-X is lightweight, durable, and easy to maneuver. This smaller version of our X-Factor is now equipped with a standing platform for easy recreational paddling and shallow-water fishing. A solid all-purpose mini.

Features

  • Molded cup holder
  • Molded footrests
  • Bow & stern handles
  • Side carry handles/ paddle holders
  • Front 8" round hatch with bucket
  • Center rectangular hatch with bag
  • 2 front & 2 rear rod holders
  • Rear bungee storage
  • Threaded eyelets
  • Shock cord cleats
  • Nylon lashing hooks
  • Drain plug

Optional Features

  • 5 gallon live bait bucket with pump
  • Rear 8" round hatch with bucket
  • X-Wing sliding console

User reviews

Average user rating from: 2 user(s)

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Overall Rating of this Kayak For Fishing. 
 
4.0  (2)
 
Malibu Kayaks Mini-X 2009-11-27 00:48:40 Admin
Overall Rating of this Kayak For Fishing. 
 
4.0
Admin Reviewed by Admin    November 26, 2009 View all my reviews

Mini-X,

Have used the Mini-X for three years. Excellent small fishing platform. Used in open bay and back water. Good in boat wakes and small to medium waves. Excellent hatch covers...toggle type....twist and lock. Light weight for car topping. Short length for hauling with station wagon. Very satisfied.
Reviewer: Jgpaddler from Long Island, NY

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Malibu Kayaks Mini-X 2009-11-27 00:46:43 Admin
Overall Rating of this Kayak For Fishing. 
 
4.0
Admin Reviewed by Admin    November 26, 2009 View all my reviews

Great little boat

I purchased two of these great little boats 2 years ago and have run the wheels off of them every sense. I fish mostly small rivers and creeks here in Kansas and the Mini is the ideal boat for this. I fished for years from a canoe with my brother but now fish alone much of the time and these boats are small enough and light enough for one person to easily handle on and off the water. At 38 pounds I can carry it alone or load my gear and drag it pretty much anywhere that I can walk and believe me I have had it in some pretty harry spots. It was easy and a lot of fun to set up and I have it rigged to carry up to 5 rods. There is enough room inside for everything I need to do overnight camping trips.
The wife and kids also love them and when I am not fishing from them they like to just paddle around and sight see. I have had them out on some of the bigger lakes around here and they are pretty stable for being as small as they are but I would not say they are the best choice for big water. The only other down side is that they do not track all that well. If you are trying to get any speed out of them they will not glide straight in my experience. As long as you keep them in the environment that they were designed for they shine like a diamond. If you fish Ponds, small lakes, small rivers and creeks you should own one of these boats or heck maybe even two.
Reviewer: Kansas Tree Rat from N.E. Kansas USA

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