The kayaking industry has evolved markedly over the past 10 years, with sub categories popping up for every kind of enthusiast. Specialized designs include recreational, fishing, sea, and touring kayaks. Popular brands Sun Dolphin and Pelican sell a variety of models for many different kayaking disciplines. The Bali Sit on Top Kayak from Sun Dolphin is the perfect starter kayak that can be used for paddling around the lake or fishing.