No tool saves space and puts your rods on display like a fishing pole holder. Whether you’re organizing the rods in your garage or mounting them on your boat, these holders will keep your rods secure and away from potential harm.
What to Look for in a Fishing Pole Holder
Make sure to consider these factors before you buy:
- Size: If you’re tight on space, make sure you measure it before picking a holder. However, be mindful that the size of the holder may not correlate with the number of rods you can store. Some smaller holders make effective use of their size, so try to find those.
- Location: You should also consider where you plan to mount your holder, whether it’s a space on your wall or the front end of your kayak.
- Capacity: If you own a lot of rods, opt for a holder that can accommodate all of them so that you can keep them all together.
Best Wall-Mounted: KastKing V15 Vertical Fishing Rod Holder
This fishing pole holder takes full advantage of its size, storing up to 15 rods in its 18-inch length. It has easy installation with just 3 screws and has large grooves and “V” grooves for any rod size. The grooves all have a polymer grip material that keeps the rod in place. The material is resistant to heat and chemical damage. It’s best to use this holder for vertical storage.
KastKing Patented V15 Vertical Fishing Rod Holder – Wall Mounted, Store 15 Rods or Fishing Rod Combos in 18 Inches
This rack stores up to 15 fishing poles and mounts to a wall.
Best Budget: Berkley Fishing Rod Rack
A more expensive holder doesn’t always mean a better one. This low-cost rack from Berkley is just as effective as the others out there. Each of its 6 slots has foam gripping pads that will keep your rods safe and secure. It is made from a corrosion-proof and lightweight plastic material. With this, you’ll get a top rack with foam padding and bottom support to keep your rods organized and secure. This rack is designed to be mounted vertically on your wall.
Berkley BAVRR Vertical Rod Rack, Black, 6 Rod
This is a wall mount that safely stores up to 6 rods.
Most Versatile: Rush Creek Creations Fishing Rack
If you can’t seem to find a spot for vertical placement, this rack from Rush Creek Creations also allows you to mount your rods horizontally or from the ceiling. It comes in a few different finishes for aesthetic purposes, but all do the same job. The rack comes with 11 potential slots for your rods, with each slot alternating between handle and tip. Each slot has deep, circular grooves, which won’t allow your rods to fall—even if they’re on your ceiling.
Rush Creek Creations 11-Rod Wall or Ceiling Fishing Rod Storage Rack, Vertical or Horizontal Fishing Rod Holder with 11 Rod Capacity, American Cherry
You can store this fishing rod mount vertically, horizontally, and on the ceiling.
Best for the Boat: Beklith 2 Pack Adjustable Rod Mount
If you’re out on the water and need a spot for your rod to sit, look no further. This two-pack of mounts is perfect for your boat. These fishing pole mounts can be adjusted 360 degrees with their tension knobs. They’re made out of stainless steel and make inserting and releasing easy.
Bekith 2 Pack Adjustable Powerlock Rod Holder with Combo Mount, Black Finish
This fishing pole boat mount allows for 360 degrees of rotation.