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ashlandjack
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05/22/2020 08:17PM
Does anyone have a good idea for roof top fishing rod rack. What are you doing to transport rods that are not broken down.
 
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fishEH
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05/22/2020 10:33PM
I don't own any 2 piece rods. Usually try to transport inside the vehicle. When I can't, I have a large and long PVC tube attached to a roof rack via Yakima clamps. I can't recall the name of them now but they have a rubber straps that goes around and grips the tube.

 
JATFOMike
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05/23/2020 07:39AM
I did the same thing with PVC...determine what length you need to accommodate your rods....go to the hardware store and they will generally cut it for you if you wish, then glue on some pvc caps and bungee on to your roof rack....I wrap the rods up in a blanket before putting in for a little more protection....

Mike
 
halvorsonchristopher
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05/23/2020 09:40AM
Truck bed. Or in a canoe on the racks.
 
CRL
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05/25/2020 07:45AM
I use 3" PVC pipe with end caps. Then I used interlocking hose clamps. One goes around the pipe (3" opening minimum) and a second (about 1.25" opening) is slipped through the first clamp. This makes it perpendicular to the first clamp and in line with the rod tube; this is attached to my homemade knock-off Yakima rack. It seems pretty solid and total cost is under 10 or 15 bucks.
 
schweady
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05/25/2020 09:01AM
I take some nice rods, now. Racking them seems to make theft at road stops a bit too easy. We make room inside.
 
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