About the Kit – Milk crates provide interior storage area on the deck of kayak, canoe, or paddleboard. It is a simple solution to an ever-persistent problem in a sport plagued by lack of storage space. The YakGear Black Milk Crate come with the YakGear logo in standard 13″ x 13″ milk crate size fitting most kayak tankwells or decks. Having milk crates for sale also prevents kayak anglers from being forced to steal beverage distributors crates from stores or shell out major cash on a glorified milk crate storage system. The crates are honeycomb design to allow customization with all YakGear crate rigging accessories, including the Build A Crate Series of accessories. In addition, this kit comes with 1 x Build A Crate Double Rod Holder, 1 x YakGear Accessory Pouch, 1 x 3.3 Pound Grapnel Anchor Kit, 1 x YakGear Anchor Cleat, and 2 x Utility Leashes for paddles and poles PLUS 1 x RAILBLAZA Rod Holder II and StarPort HD Base and 1 x Fish Grip.
About the Accessory Pouch – The YakGear Accessory Pouch is an easily installed storage pouch that allows storage, protection, and organization for paddling and fishing accessories while on the water. The storage pouch is designed to secure tackle trays, extra line, pliers, fish grips and other accessories while keeping them organized at the same time. The 7 inch tall x 12 inch wide gear storage pouch will hold up to a 9 inch x 11 inch tackle boxes and other accessories up to 11 inches in width or 9 inches in height. The adjustable top elastic strap combined with the side elastic web strap provide the flexibility necessary to accommodate accessories of varying sizes while maintaining a snug grasp. This gear storage pouch can be mounted anywhere that it is needed, including on a milk crate, the side of a cooler or on the inside gunwales of your kayak or canoe, for needed extra storage. The Accessory Pouch comes complete with stainless steel installation hardware, installation instructions, and rigging tips from YakGear.
About the Build A Crate Double Rod Holder – Rig the exterior of your preferred storage area with the YakGear Build A Crate Kits to fully maximize all storage possibilities. The double Build A Crate Kit provides any paddler with a rod or anchor holder that easily attaches to any storage container with inside access. On top of offering two rod or anchor holders, the double kits offer additional storage slits for pliers, knives, and lures on the mounting brackets. This allows the paddler to efficiently take advantage of storage space, in a sport where extra gear is at a premium and free space is hard to find. All rod holders are 12 inches long and feature trigger cut outs to properly rest and secure reels. As always, this complete kit comes with all stainless steel installation hardware, installation instructions, and rigging tips from YakGear. Water proof silicone recommended but not included.
About the Anchor Kit – Anchor your kayak, canoe, or small boat worry free with the YakGear 3.3lb (1.5kg) Grapnel Anchor Kit. This 3.3lb (1.5 kg) galvanized steel anchor features four 6-inch tines that fold out of the way while stored for space maximization and release when ready for use. The heavy head design of the anchor creates less wait time until the anchor is fully submerged into the anchoring surface on deeper and faster moving water. “Rock Rig” and “Add a Rope” capabilities are included in the complete kit, along with 30 feet of 3/16 inch black nylon anchor rope and a blue storage ditty bag.
About the Anchor Cleat – The YakGear Anchor Cleat Kit comes with a 4 inch nylon anchor cleat for kayaks, canoes, and small boats. The anchor cleat provides a stable access point to secure anchors, drift chutes, bow lines, and safety lines. As always, this complete kit comes with all stainless steel installation hardware, installation instructions, and rigging tips from YakGear. Waterproof silicone recommended, but not included.
About the Leashes – The YakGear Platinum Series Offshore Rod Leash is a lightweight rod/paddle utility leash styled off of the New Zealand paddle/fishing rod leash. As avid offshore kayak anglers, the Kiwis need a leash that is lightweight and features a quick connect system of leash management. Through a quick connect carabiner around a lightweight wrap and closure, the leash allows any kayak angler to stow or release the rod. The leash system is built off a series of extension loops that can stay permanently mounted to your rod while the leash is not in use.
About the Fish Grip – The Fish Grip is the perfect fish landing tool for fishermen of all kinds. The unique jaw design holds the lip of the fish without harming the fish and the wrist lanyard always keeps it close at hand. Another great feature of the Fish Grip is that it floats when dropped into the water! Color – Orange.
About the Base – Many kayaks come equipped with the preexisting external mount bases and rod holders from Scotty, RAM, Cannon, Fish-On, and many other variations of rectangular, four-point installation bases. We get it! This makes it really difficult to add RAILBLAZA bases and accessories to your kayak because the preexisting bases and accessories that you got stuck with are already installed to your kayak! Not anymore! With the invention of the RAILBLAZA StarPort HD – a rectangular, four-point installation base similar in size to that of Scotty, RAM, Cannon, Fish-On, and many others – you can easily remove and replace your old bases with a RAILBLAZA StarPort HD! Not only does this transition to RAILBLAZA base give you the comfort of the RAILBLAZA ‘slide locking mechanism’ fit to all of the bases and the versatility to effortlessly retask accessories from one base to another, but the transition also opens up your accessibility to RAILBLAZA’s large selection of accessories and limitless rigging possibilities! Even with the new improvements to the StarPort HD, the base stays true to the RAILBLAZA core features: stylish, low profile, based on StarPort design featuring ‘slide locking mechanism’ and compatible with ALL RAILBLAZA accessories.
About the Rod Holder – Stop compromising rod holder standards by forcing a decision between holding a bait caster, spinning reel, offshore reel, or fly reel. The Rod Holder II will hold any type of rod and reel, with quick adjustments. The rotating collar helps reduce ‘strike-theft’ and the rear gimble lock reduces rod rotation for compatible rods. This rod holder is fully adjustable 360 degrees around and over 90 degrees vertically. Like all RAILBLAZA accessories, this the Rod Holder II fits all RAILBLAZA bases.
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