The L position, which confines both sit-in and SOT kayak anglers for long hours is undoubtedly uncomfortable, and damaging to your back.
Many people already recognize this truth and are up in arms -
A few years ago, this fly fisherman from Wisconsin wrote a nice review of his W fishing kayak.
Among other thing, he wrote:
“I am 45 years old and not interested in jamming myself into a tube at water level and sitting in an L-position all day. I needed something in which I could stand. Also, I am a fly fisherman so standing helps a lot with fly casting. I live in Wisconsin so staying warm and dry are considerations.”
Read his fishing kayak review