Fishing is a relaxing pastime that can be enjoyed alone or with friends. But, if you want to make sure your fishing poles stay organized and safe, making a fishing pole holder for your boat or dock can be a great way to keep them out of harm’s way. And, if you enjoy the idea of DIY projects, making your own fishing pole holder can be a great way to save money and customize it to fit your needs.
The first step in making your own fishing pole holder is to decide how many rods you want to store. If you plan on using the holder for deep sea fishing, where multiple poles may be needed for trolling lines, then you may need more slots than if you only plan on using it for freshwater streams.
Once you know how many rods you need to store, it’s time to start gathering materials. You will need some PVC pipe cut into the desired lengths, caps that fit the pipe, and some nuts and bolts that match up with the size of the pipe.
Once all of your materials are gathered, it’s time to start assembling the holder. First, cut each piece of PVC pipe into the desired lengths.
Next attach each piece together with nuts and bolts as needed until all pieces have been connected into one long tube-like structure. Then attach caps onto either end of the structure so there are no exposed ends where debris could get stuck.
The last step in making your holder is attaching it onto something solid such as a wall or railing near your boat or dock. This will ensure that nothing happens to it when weather conditions change or when high waves come crashing in. If possible, try attaching it using screws or other fasteners so that it stays secure.
Making a fishing pole holder is an easy DIY project that won’t take too much time or effort but will help keep your rods organized and safe while out on the water. With just some PVC pipe, caps, nuts and bolts – as well as something solid to attach it onto – anyone can create their own custom fishing pole holder in no time at all!