How to Choose a Trolling Rod Holder

Guest blog written by Andrew Moczygemba, Railblaza 

Rod Holder
Photo courtesy of Stephen Snider

This year, we have seen multiple big water kayaks like the Viking Reload and the Wilderness Thresher introduced to the market. While these are both all-purpose kayaks, they are designed for appeal to the offshore, beyond the breaker (BTB), kayak fishermen. Like these kayaks, their rod holder counterparts are technically all-purpose rod holders, some of which are designed for and appeal to the offshore kayak angler such as the Railblaza Rod Holder ||.

Most BTB anglers will be trolling baits with their rods locked in rod holders from time to time. In fact, some fish this way exclusively. Continue reading How to Choose a Trolling Rod Holder

Video Series: Rod Holders 101

We know one of our biggest requests for video topics has to do with kayak fishing and we are here to please! We filmed a new video series on Rod Holders and it covers the differences between styles of rod holders, the different types of mounts and the different methods for mounting the rod holder to your watercraft. There’s a lot to take in so if you’ve ever been curious about rod holders, aren’t sure what to look for, dive right in and let us know if you have any questions because we are always ready to help you outfit your adventure!

-Trent @ ACK

PS: We have a brand-spankin’-new YouTube channel so if you’ve been following us, be sure to subscribe to the new channel and if you haven’t, we’ve moved all of our old videos to the new channel, so the resources are still there. We’ll be coming out with tons of videos this year so stay tuned for lots of exciting content!