This month purchased a Lifetime Payette 116 kayak for $150 (clearanced from $200) from Marshalls:
Lifetime Kayak https://www.lifetime.com/gallery/...yaks/90234
Also, purchased a Clearwater Affinity 8.6 kayak from TJ Maxx for $119 (clearanced for $169)
Clearwater Kayak http://clearwaterleisure.com/cwen...ty8-6.html
Both are sit-in versions and really for beginners on flat/calm waters but they're great prices and figured if I ever get tired of using, can craigslist it for same/higher price. This was in socal (San Gabriel Valley & Palm Desert) but saw various stores in the areas have several different types.