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Bass boat partner rod holder #13394800 01/06/20 07:41 PM
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I have a 1996 ranger and when I’m fishing I hate rods getting tangled and being just a mess on the front deck. That being said has anyone ever added a side rod holder like the new boats have next to passenger seat?

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I have a 1996 Cajun. It had a solid bench seat which made it suck for not only rods for the guy in the back but just having to step over it getting up and down. I replaced it with a three piece folding bucket seat system like the new boat have. That made a rod ramp on the passenger side, I just added a little bungee cord to secure them. Also they fold down for room and ease of fishing on the back deck. Hope this helps. [Linked Image]

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I've used this for several years. Works well.
https://centralcoastbassfishing.com/collections/bac-rac


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Re: Bass boat partner rod holder [Re: Coolarrow] #13395881 01/07/20 07:49 PM
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Do you have a pic of this looking straight ahead at the seat?

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Not the best pic but you can see how they lay. I gave enough room for drink holders on each side.

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You can order the center seat in different sizes to fit your boat.

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I made a bump board with carpet and added a couple speakers and a 3” radio in the old speedometer hole that didn’t work any more. My daughters request! Lol

Re: Bass boat partner rod holder [Re: Cpus] #13398621 01/10/20 01:42 AM
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I made this to hold rod butts when I captained for Huntington HS. It’s the white cutting board material from Walmart covered with carbon fiber sheet from auto parts store. The hole liners are from electrical supply. Spacers and long screws from Lowe’s set it an inch or a little more above carpet. The rods lay alongside the passenger seat and I added a rod hold down stretch cord on the rear deck right behind the seat to go across the rods so they won’t bounce up. It isn’t tight enough to bend rods just keep them from bouncing up.









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Originally Posted by Choogie Chunker
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I made this to hold rod butts when I captained for Huntington HS. It’s the white cutting board material from Walmart covered with carbon fiber sheet from auto parts store. The hole liners are from electrical supply. Spacers and long screws from Lowe’s set it an inch or a little more above carpet. The rods lay alongside the passenger seat and I added a rod hold down stretch cord on the rear deck right behind the seat to go across the rods so they won’t bounce up. It isn’t tight enough to bend rods just keep them from bouncing up.

I have been thinking of a way to do that to my boat where they lay against the rod box. Good idea.

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That is a great idea.



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Originally Posted by Choogie Chunker
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I made this to hold rod butts when I captained for Huntington HS. It’s the white cutting board material from Walmart covered with carbon fiber sheet from auto parts store. The hole liners are from electrical supply. Spacers and long screws from Lowe’s set it an inch or a little more above carpet. The rods lay alongside the passenger seat and I added a rod hold down stretch cord on the rear deck right behind the seat to go across the rods so they won’t bounce up. It isn’t tight enough to bend rods just keep them from bouncing up.


Love this idea, too. I think I'm going to make one for my boat.

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Some really cool ideas.


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banana Good idea, gonna make one & put in rod locker on my old p2 Thanks

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back rack is what I use I dont let my draw partners put their rods on the side..

Re: Bass boat partner rod holder [Re: Coolarrow] #13497985 04/02/20 12:18 AM
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Good looking seats. They look like they have plenty of Padding.
I've looked at so many and they always look like the padding is thin.
Where did you order them from?

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