Perception Kayaks

Try it before you buy it!

We offer demos of all our kayaks, so you can paddle it, fish from it, and determine if this is the right boat for you. Short demos are free, or you can rent a fishing kayak for $50 or one of the recreational boats for $30 and take it on one of our standard paddling routes.

Give us a call at (931) 840-8575 and we can schedule a time for you to look at the different fishing models, compare features and give them a try on the water

Higher Pursuits carries the Perception Kayak models best suited for the rivers and lakes in Middle Tennessee.

We have the following 2018 models available

  • Perception Pescador Pro 12
  • Perception Pescador Pro 10
  • Perception Pescador 12
  • Perception Pescador 10
  • Perception Striker 11.5
  • Perception Prodigy 12
  • Perception Prodigy 10

We have put together a kayak comparison chart to help you compare kayak features, weight, length of kayak, price and other key features.

Perception Pescador Pro

Perception Pescador Pro 10 (Moss Camo)

The Pescador Pro has great performance, stability, and comfort. The sit-on-top design offers generous storage and accessory mount options that make it easy to outfit the boat for all-day excursions. The removable and adjustable camp chair is comfortable and can be moved into two positions. It features a large front and rear open storage for cooler, tackle, and other gear, additional rod tip recess for a clean deck, bungee cord lashes to secure gear of any shape or size and easily removable stretch-mesh bow storage cover for sleek security. Both the Pro 12 and Pro 10 come in three color choices: Red Tiger Camo, Sonic Blue Camo, and Moss Camo.

Perception Pescador Pro 10

The Perception Pescador Pro 10.0 is shorter and lighter than the Pro 12. The shorter length and lighter weight increases maneuverability and ease transport. It is a stable boat with a host of features for fishing or just a relaxing paddle on the river or lake.

Weight Capacity: 325 lbs

MSRP: $749

Pescador Pro 12

Perception Pescador Pro 12 (Red Tiger)

The Perception Pescador Pro 12.0's longer length means that it tracks well, is stable, and plenty of room for you, your gear and a cooler. The Pro 12 is still very responsive and is a great kayak for the rivers and lakes of Middle Tennessee.

Weight Capacity: 375 lbs

MSRP: $879


Perception Striker 11.5

The Striker is one of the most affordable kayaks with a high weight rating in the market. A signature tri-hull offers great stability and accommodates a large weight capacity without compromising performance. Although the kayak has two molded in seat options we recommend adding the clip on seat for added comfort and back support.

Weight Capacity: 500 lbs

MSRP: $629


Perception Pescador

Perception Pescador 10 (Sea Spray)

The Pescador has been redesigned for 2018 and now features adjustable foot pegs, a dry front storage compartment with large hinged hatch for easy access, two molded-in rear rod holders for hands-free storage while paddling, comfort Seating System with thick ventilated padding for superior support, and large rear open storage with bungee cord lashes for cooler and gear.

Pescador 10

Wide enough to be incredibly stable, yet sleek enough to slice through the water, the Pescador 10 offers the perfect balance of fun and performance. Whether cruising or fishing, it’s fast-turning, straight-tracking, and easy-paddling design helps new kayakers quickly gain confidence.

Weight Capacity: 325 lbs

MSRP: $549

Pescador 12

Perception Pescador 12 (Sunset)

The Perception Pescador 12.0 kayak’s versatility makes it popular for both recreational paddlers and anglers. Extreme stability ensures a drier ride that’s easier to get in and out of. The 375 lb. capacity rating packed into a 12-foot kayak means plenty of room for you and your gear. Compared to its shorter sibling, the longer length adds speed, storage, and stability. Multiple storage options, fish-ready features, and an incredibly comfortable seat keep you on the water for longer.

Weight Capacity: 375 lbs

MSRP: $679


Perception Prodigy

Perception Prodigy 10 (Sea Spray)

The Prodigy makes it fun to get on the water with an exceptionally stable sit-in design that’s perfect for beginners to intermediate paddlers. Its smooth, straight-tracking, stable hull is effortless to paddle and steer, for performance you can feel as your skills progress. It features an adjustable premium seat with extra-cushy ergonomic padding, spacious easy-entry cockpit with flotation foam for added buoyancy, leg padding along cockpit edge for comfort and support, and rear dry storage compartment with easy-on/off sealed cover.

Prodigy 10

The Perception Prodigy 10.0 kayak’s stable and forgiving 10-foot design makes it a favorite for beginners to intermediates. The sit-in design protects from the elements and lowers the kayak’s center of gravity for enhanced stability. The shorter length and light weight make it easy to transport and maneuver as you explore flat-water rivers, lakes, and ponds. Full days are a joy thanks to spacious dry storage and the deluxe comfort of a six-way adjustable seat with padded adjustable leg support.

Weight Capacity: 275 lbs

MSRP: $549

Prodigy 12

Perception Prodigy 12 (Moss Camo)

The Perception Prodigy 12.0 kayak’s The longer length remains maneuverable while adding speed and stability as you explore flat-water rivers, lakes, and ponds. Its rear hatch is even more spacious than the prodigy 10 and still features the deluxe comfort of a six-way adjustable seat with padded adjustable leg support.

Weight Capacity: 350 lbs

MSRP: $749