Kaku Kahuna Paddleboard Review [Top 3 Pros & Cons]


Looking to get a new paddleboard?

Check out this video where I break down the top three pros and cons of the Kaku Kahuna.

And since we’re not affiliated with Kaku, you can be sure that this is a completely unbiased review.

In the video, I mention a previous video we shot about paddleboard fishing tips, so a link to that is posted below along with a link to see a listing of fun paddleboard fishing posts.


Kaku Kahuna Paddleboard Review [VIDEO]

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Kaku Kahuna Specs

Here are the specs of the Kaku Kahuna paddleboard:

  • Length: 12 feet
  • Width: 34 inches
  • Weight: 70 lbs
  • Weight Capacity: 280 lbs


Have you used the Kaku Kahuna?

What did you think?

Let me know in the comments below!

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Henry Voelker
2 months ago

I’m moving from a condo to a villa with a double car garage.Yeah! I’m a FBC member and fish a lot in their boats. But I always liked the quietness and simplicity of a canoe. I have two canoes, an aluminum canoe and a Kevlar up north in Ohio. I have always wondered how come I never see anyone with a canoe, or fishing out of a canoe on the ICW and tributaries? I’m trying to decide which one I should bring down. In canoes you have plenty of room for your gear. Can stand up and it paddles easy. The aluminum is a 17ft Grumman that might be to big. And has lap noise. The Kevlar is 14 ft. Opinions and comments welcome.

Dave Frymier
3 years ago

A shame about the weight. I’ve pretty much given up kayak fishing since I have a real struggle lifting it onto the J hooks atop my Jeep after four hours of paddling. I can’t get a modern truck in my garage, so that’s not an option. The back fin design on this thing looks great. Please let us know if you run across something similar, but lighter and perhaps shorter. I looked on the Kaku website and this seems to be their only model.

Anderson Horn
4 years ago

Thanks for doing a review on this one! Do you ever have any issues putting an anchor pin in or taking it out on a paddle board? Similar to a kayak with a rope or whatever, is it hard to lean out to the very edge and pull it up?

Tony Acevedo
4 years ago
Reply to  Anderson Horn

I use an anchor pin with my paddle board (I use the Vibe maverick 120 which is very similar). You definitely want to be careful pulling up the anchor pin, especially if its in the bottom pretty good. I always try to pull it up with one hand and lean the opposite direction. If it is stuck, just try spinning it and pushing it back and forth until it comes free. I don’t recommend trying to grab it with both hands and yank it up. You’ll end up pulling yourself overboard which I have come close to doing myself.

David Morris
4 years ago

Thanks for the review!

4 years ago

Great video I’ve been looking into their yaks the wahoo. Has anyone tried that out?

4 years ago
Reply to  Anonymous

I demoed the wahoo and Voodoo last weekend and was impressed. I’m 350 pounds and the wahoo held me fine although I don’t think I’d stand in it. The Voodoo on the other hand was amazing, I liked everything about it.

4 years ago

Great videos! I just recently purchased a Kaku Voodoo and I love it ???????? Sightcasting has never been easier

Luke Simonds
4 years ago

Thanks for making time to leave the comment! Glad to see that you are enjoying the Voodoo.


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