Whatever you get, I recommend sliding tractor seats for trimming the boat & comfort. milkman, Dr John & Old_Guy have recommended the Old Town Appalachian. I have the heavier crosslink version, the Scout. At 78lbs, it's not a lightweight, but it is tougher than the Royalex Appalachian. I don't do overnights, but it handles a day's worth of hunting gear through solid class II's just fine. It's dry & easy to spin. The design features that make it dry & easy to spin also cause it to get blown around in the wind, so I do not recommend it for lake crossings.
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