Car Rod Racks - Safe?

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by freestoneangler, Jul 24, 2013.

  1. Travis Bille

    Travis Bille Active Member

    I have a rod holder mounted to the top of my xterra. It consists of two 10 foot PVC pieces painted like a rainbow trout epoxied to a plastic toolbox for the reels to sit in. I just open up the toolbox and slide them in and out. It works like a charm and only cost about 30 bucks to make. Its a great rod holder if you don't mind doing things the ghetto redneck way.
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  2. Jslo

    Jslo Active Member

    Pictures :) "screenshot or it didn't happen" lol
  3. When I'm cruising from point A to point B, I just stick the reel end of my rods under the windshield wipers and lay the rods up the windshield & back over the roof of my car. It works great on Rock Creek & other such places. I don't think I'd do that on a long road trip but for short jaunts, it works fine. Been doing it for about 10 years with no problems

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