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Reel Shade w/Channel-Rod (Kayak/Canoe Fishing Sun Shade)

(12 customer reviews)


  • kayak bimini that offers UPF 50+ 99% UVA/B Block, USA Tested
  • Provides 11.5 square feet of coverage (The largest and most stable on the market)
  • Cantilever design with no ropes, strings or poles forward of the kayaker eliminating obstructions
  • Channel Rod  used for easy height adjustments, Stainless Steel hardware, lightweight, mildew resistant and rigid for extreme durability
  • Easily adaptable to track systems where available.
  • Check measurements required for installation
  • Link to Install and instructional videos posted on page



The Reel Shade is our patented (US 10,407,133) frame which has a one of kind cantilever design for paddle-craft. This proven design fulfills requests from avid fishermen and paddlers who desire a stable frame to provide them duly needed shade on the water while providing unrestricted forward space.

  • Measure your kayak to ensure proper fit (30 x 8 inches required behind seat, reference image)
  • Cantilever design allows for standing forward of the shade with no obstructions
  • Installs in minutes and will adapt to track systems, track hardware not included
  • Conveniently folds when not in use
  • Unique design is proven for stability in any conditions on the water
  • Adapts to any size Kayak or canoe that meets the min. requirements detailed in the image
  • Max width from left to right is 36 inches for both front and rear hubs.
  • Keep COOL and PADDLE on

Additional information


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12 reviews for Reel Shade w/Channel-Rod (Kayak/Canoe Fishing Sun Shade)

  1. Stanley Tanski (verified owner)

    I can stay in the sun all day long it’s great.

  2. Jeff B. (verified owner)

    Love it. Solid design

  3. Joseph P. (verified owner)

    Very helpful. The owner called me direct when I emailed a question to him about wanting another part (which I damaged trying to self modify it). He even offered to sent it to me at no cost. Easy to install and the youtube videos help. And lastly it awesome not having the strings in the front so you are open to cast or deal with larger fish etc. with no miss in the way. Love the canopy.

  4. William Dill (verified owner)

  5. James M. (verified owner)

    I mounted it on my sons Old Town Predator 13 and he loves it. It keeps the sun off of him and cool. Easy to install and well made. Would recommend one to anyone. I have one on my own kayak. It is Ocean Kayak Prowler Big Game II. The folks at Adventure Canopies very helpful and great to work with.

  6. Darren F. (verified owner)

    Easy install, nice design, quick service, had everything I needed in the box. Works perfectly with my Jackson Liska. May be buying another one soon for another kayak.

  7. Jonathan E. (verified owner)

    Fits great, works great, and well made. Very good quality, definitely the best and the owner was extremely helpful. Even bought two

  8. Anthony M. (verified owner)

    I love this canopy. It’s easy to put up and to take it down. It also stays out of the way so I can easily cast my line. Additionally, I have received lots of comments from other kayakers asking me where I got it.

  9. Robert Hryciuk (verified owner)

    They look great 👍 and we will in joy them my friends are waiting for us to install them and c what they look like and buy a couple of them for themselves

  10. Nancy B. (verified owner)

    I am beyond thrilled with this canopy. I was looking for something with good coverage that would not obstruct my view while kayaking and this was the perfect solution. I installed it with no trouble after reading the included instructions and watching the video. I am very excited to have this, as it will allow me to stay out longer in the Texas heat!

  11. mark lavespere (verified owner)

    Great product … you need this when the temperature is up. Freedom to cast across the front of the boat is priceless!

  12. John Mulligan (verified owner)

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