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New Hobie Horizontal Rod Holder

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New Hobie Horizontal Rod Holder Photograph provided by hobiecat.com

Last week I came across a post on Hobiecat.com showing a new kayak fishing accessory from Hobie. The horizontal rod holder kit allows you to mount your fishing rods securely on the side of your kayak. The soon to be released kit part# 72021060 officially holds 1 fishing rod but will allow for 2 rods “although not recommended by Hobie”.

 

hobie horizontal rod holder

Horizontal Rod Holder kit installed on a Revolution

hobie horizontal rod holder tip

Closeup of the rod tips in the horizontal rod holder.

hobie horizontal rod holder 2

As the photos show, your paddle will need to sit on the opposite side of your rods.

hobie horizontal rod holder with 2 rods

We will have to see how it performs out in the wild but this new Hobie add on looks like a great idea!


 

About the Author: Mark "YakSushi" Watanabe is the Co. Founder of YakAngler.com and the Founder of YakSushi Media. He considers himself a mediocre fisherman and an unexceptional writer. He's the devoted father of two little "Sushi's" and everyday tech ninja.

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Mark Watanabe

Mark "YakSushi" Watanabe is the Co. Founder of YakAngler.com, "He built this site!". He considers himself a mediocre fisherman and an unexceptional writer. He's the devoted father of a ton of little sushis (Air Quotes) and everyday tech ninja.