Bonafide RS117

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2021 Bonafide RS117

Whether lake fishing, river fishing, or offshore fishing, the Bonafide RS117 “RISE Series” is truly an incredible fishing kayak, ready for all water environments. The RS117 offers a new standard for budget-conscious kayak anglers, providing them an affordable opportunity to RISE up into a premium, an authentically designed fishing kayak that’s made in the USA! With a Hybrid Catamaran hull (similar to our SS series), the RS117 is a very stable platform that offers an excellent balance of stability and paddling performance. Add in the top-notch deck layout with all-day comfort and the RS117 is the perfect boat to get you out on the water, paddling, and fishing, with friends and family!


  • Hybrid Cat Hull design
  • Multi rod and paddle management points
  • Fat Grip™ Bow and Stern Handles
  • Forward StorageWell with transducer scupper
  • Shield StorageWell™ Cover with integrated Paddle Pouch
  • Integrated DryPod™
  • YakAttack MightyMount XL track- 2 x 12” 1 x 6”
  • Excellent standing stability and foot room
  • Cockpit Deck traction
  • Dual height Stadium Seat™ with double-layer breathable mesh and extra width for comfort
  • Quick Connect™ seat positioning system with low and high positions
  • Gear storage around the seat for tackle organizers, integrated cup holder, under-seat tackle storage, and integrated lure trays on the gunwales
  • Side carry handle with paddle storage
  • Dual flush mount rod holders
  • Crate friendly tank well with an adjustable bungee and extra tackle storage
  • Stern Access Plate for hull access
  • Replaceable dual stern skid plates
  • TopRun Rudder System™ ready, enabling quick and easy no-drill rudder install

Comfort and organization are key components of the RS117. The new Stadium Seat is lightweight, easy to adjust, and has two seating positions, allowing for all-day comfort. From bow to stern, a wide array of features such as YakAttack MightyMount XL track, centralized storage pod, Shield Fontwell Cover with integrated Paddle Pouch, and forward transducer friendly scupper, make the RS117 one of the most fully-featured values in kayak fishing.

To top it off, the Bonafide Limited Lifetime Hull Warranty gives you peace of mind. Bonafide will stand behind each and every one of its products.

2021 RS117 SPECS

2021 Bonafide RS117

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