The rise in popularity of kayak fishing among the angling community has become undeniable. It also offers an easy step for novice anglers to get into a boat without the typical thousands of dollars of investment. Would be kayak anglers can get into a boat for right around $500. On the other hand, Kayak fishing represents a return to simplicity. Anglers can leave behind all the hassle of maintenance, expense of gas, long lines at the boat ramp, and just go fishing, practically anywhere.