Kayak Track Mount Systems for Rod Holders and Transducers

Kayak track mount systems are a fairly recent introduction to the marine community.  Kayak track mount systems are useful for mounting fishing gear such as a rod holder, transducer arms, or even electronics.  There are two main advantages to kayak track mount systems.  First is ease of installation.  Tracks are attached to the top side of the kayak.  Accessories like rod holders are then attached easily to the kayak.  The second advantage is ease of adjustment.  If you install a long track, the rod holder, transducer arm, or electronic accessory can be mounted anywhere along the full length of the … Read more…

Help My Scotty Mount is Too Short

If you are reading this article, you likely already own a Scotty Mount or Rod Holder.  As you may have already realized, the mount is modular and there is a tremendous amount of flexibility with these configurations.  You may have purchased your mount as part of a kit which included a base and a custom rod or accessory holder with a post on the bottom.  After installing it on your vessel, you realized that it isn’t as tall as it may have looked in the photo. Fortunately the people at Scotty already thought about this and have come up with … Read more…

Inserting and Removing Scotty Post Holders and Mounts

Inserting and removing Scotty Post Holders and Mounts isn’t as easy as it looks. Scotty is a Canadian based company that distributes their products globally.  They concentrate on marine accessories with a heavy emphasis on mounting products. Scotty offers a component based line of mounts meaning you can purchase a base and a holder and they are all interchangeable components.  The vast majority of Scotty rod holders are post mount rod holders.  The posts have indents on them and they are inserted into the Scotty bases with a push and turn.  Or are they? Like I said at the beginning … Read more…

Scotty Fishing Rod Mounts and Holders

Scotty is a Canadian based company that distributes their products globally.  They concentrate on marine accessories with a heavy emphasis on mounting products. Scotty offers a component based line of mounts meaning you can purchase a base and a holder and they are all interchangeable components.  The vast majority of Scotty rod holders are post mount rod holders.  The posts have indents on them and they are inserted into the Scotty bases with a push and turn.  The holders are fairly easy to install and remove and this means that you can install multiple bases on your boat and then … Read more…