You asked what kind of kayak and got a lot of valuable -- but unasked-for -- other advice.
Be sure to demo or at least research a Hobie Pro Angler. Designed expressly for fishing, stable as can be, comfortable, and you pedal it, not paddle. That means your hands are free and you use your much stronger legs instead of arms for propulsion. It's almost exactly like riding a bike.
Recreational Kayak Paddle
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