Picked up my Coosa Saturday at Terripan Outdoor Center. This was one of the hardest decessions to make I think I have made in awhile. I couldnt decide between the Ride 115 or the Coosa. I went with the Coosa as you can see. I was hoping to be able to paddel the both before purchasing either but there was no place to demo at Terripan. I went ahead and went with my gut and bought the Coosa. I have been studying the two boats for a month. The Coosa just seemed like the boat for me. When I got the kayak home Saturday nigh I was so excited to try it out I got my wife to help me get it into our pool. Yea redneck wright!!! I was a hit on Facebook last night. Anyway I will have to admit I was dissapointed at first with the boat. After stepping out of my Ride 135 this boat just didnt seem as stable. I decided to give it a chance on the water first before I culled it though. I think I may have been overdoing it on testing its stability. My wife pointed it out to me of course, there always good for that in the heat of the moment. She said are you just trying to fall out? I had to stop and think a minute about what I was doing. I was at least sixty percent of my body over the side of the seat in the high position. Well daaaaaaa......I guess that would be tippy. So I took it out Sunday to the Sipsey River. After about two minutes of paddleing the boat in the low position I started to come around. Seems like the more I paddled the better it got. Stopped and made a few casts with my seven weight and caught a skipjack or two. This was a definate plus for me. Finally I could flyfish out of my kayak with out having the water getting a beating in my backcast. I then decided to go to the high positon. Here I was a little nervous. I just kept wondering what would happen if I hit a log or somthing when I didnt expect it. Well the power company decided to do a early release so my trip ended quick. Pulled the boat out and hit up a honey hole pond. Fished four hours here in the high position and every second I fished from the boat the better and better it got. I feel like maybe I just needed to get adjusted to the differant style hull desighn of the coosa. The Ride just had a quicker secondary stability. I feel like a few more trips in the boat and I will be on clound nine in this boat. I cant wait to take it on its first good river trip. I believe I will have to stay in the low position on some of the runs. On a ending note I will say that this is by far the most fishing friendly boat out. It is just a pleasure to fish from. Everything is just were you need it. Good Job Drew!!!!!