Hey guys I have been looking at getting a watercraft for some time, for a while I thought I wanted a SOT kayak, however after borrowing one from a friend I just was not a fan, as even with the SOT it was still very low, and as I fly fish it was just a pain to be honest. After talking to some other anglers who also fly fish they recommended canoes, and told me to get an old town discovery, which if I have to is still in the cards, however my question is I see a lot of Mowhawk canoes like this one https://auburn.craigslist.org/spo/6141231844.html for around 400 bucks, and I was wondering if this type of canoe would be pretty decent? Also I am a bigger guy ~245 lb and 6 ft tall.
Also let me say, I have a 6 year old who would like to go with me some times, so I am on the fence about grabbing a tandem. I am trying to keep the cost down, hence why I’m holding back on paying more for the discovery. What are your thoughts? Thanks for any input.