REVIEW: YakAttack Omega Rod Holder

With a nod to the last letter in the Greek alphabet which signifies the end or last one, the YakAttack Omega rod holder aims to solve a lot of the issues that other rod holders haven’t mastered. After a couple of months playing with the Omega, here is the report out. About the YakAttack Omega Rod Holder From YakAttack:  The Continue Reading

Scotty – Slip Discs & Offset Gears

I’ve recently completed rigging my Hobie Outback for fishing and sailing. As part of the fishing setup I have the facility to fit up to two Scotty Baitcaster rod holders for trolling purposes. This is my first experience with Scotty gear, previously to this I’ve only used RAM tube rod holders. So why the change?, the Scotty holders are more Continue Reading

Installing 90 degree Flushmount Rod Holders

I didn’t used to be a fan of flush mounted rod holders. The issue was that they never seemed to point in the right direction for me, and they can be difficult to install, since they require an elongated hole. However, HOOK 1 offers a 90 degree flush mount that is perfect! While my original thought was to use these Continue Reading

Rod Holder Install for the Offshore Kayak Angler (Reverse-Bolt Method)

Offshore kayak fishing presents challenges that some kayak anglers may not be prepared for. One example is the integrity of a flush mounted rod holder when fishing for large pelagic fish. In some cases a typical install using rivets may not be sufficient enough. When a large fish strikes it can put great stress on the rod holder and the Continue Reading

How to: Install a RAM Mounts Rod Holder

Click pictures for larger views. Tools and Hardware Needed: Tools: Phillips Screwdriver Drill 11/64″ drill bit 3/8″ wrench. Hardware: Hook 1’s Set D : 4 #10×1″ SS Machine Screws; 4 SS Nylon lock nuts; 4 SS washers. Part 1: Find an area that is strong enough to support the rod holder.  Push on the area.  It shouldn’t move.  The back Continue Reading

Ram Ball Wedge Mounts – New Kayak Fishing Product

Ram is coming out SOON with a new product we think a lot of people will be interested in.  It is the Ram Ball Wedge Mount.  It will come in both a 1 1/2″ ball size and a 1″ ball size. This description is taken off the RAM website: “Keeping things simple and versatile, the new RAM Ball Wedge Mounts are Continue Reading

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