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Fishing Rod Racks: Top 10 Tested and Reviewed in 2019

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Overview: Fishing Rod Racks, The most underrated yet most important equipment you need to have if you want your gear and this hobby to last long.

Because, fishing gear is expensive and require proper care. If you toss your rods and equipment all over your garage, chances are you will be unnecessarily replacing them every season.

In this article we have brief all the relevant factor you need to know before buying a fishing rod rack and have also reviewed the 10 best fishing rods rack.

Fishing, one of the most popular hobbies in the United States along with many other countries. Fishing takes the 3rd place in outdoor activities whereas it is the highest ranked nature focused activity. As soon as you get involved in this magnificent outdoor activity, you feel like you want to know more and more and get deeper into it.

Most of the people who get into this hobby invest a lot of money in buying fishing equipment. But they don’t spend money on fishing rod racks which helps in keeping your expensive rods safe and sound.

Here in this guide, we will let you know the factors which you need to consider before buying fishing rod rack and also a list of the best fishing rod racks which you can buy for your money based on the factors listed below.

And if you are in a hurry then here is our pick for best Fishing Rod Racks you can go for.

Our Pick Of Best Fishing Rod Racks

Product

DETAILS

OUR RATING

RUSH CREEK CREATIONS

14 Fishing Rod Rack With Four Drawer Storage

  • Type: Vertical.
  • Number of Rods it can store: 14 Rods.
  • Storage Racks (if any): 4 Storage Racks.
  • Shipping Weight: 19.4 Pounds.
  • Genderless
    Product Dimensions: 22.8 x 14.3 x 23.7 inches.

Our #1 Rated

5 out of 5

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​KASTKING

Fishing Rod Rack

  • Type: Vertical.
  • Number of Rods it can store: 24 Rod
  • Storage Racks (if any): N/A
  • Shipping Weight: 2.18 Kg.
  • Genderless
    Product Dimensions: 28.5"×29"×13".

Our #2 Rated

5 out of 5

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​DU-BRO


  • Type: Vertical.
  • Number of Rods/Reels it can store: 8 Rods and 8 Reels
  • Storage Racks (if any): N/A
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds.
  • Genderless
    Product Dimensions: 16.7 x 3.5 x 1.4 inches.

Our #3 Rated

3 out of 5

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​BERKLEY

Fishing Rod Racks

  • Type: Vertical/Horizontal.
  • Number of Rods/Reels it can store: 4-6 Rods.
  • Storage Racks (if any): N/A
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces
  • Genderless
    Product Dimensions: 14 x 5.1 x 1.4 inches.

Our #4 Rated

3.5 out of 5

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​OKUMA

Expandable ABS Rod Rack

  • Type: Vertical/Freestanding
  • Number of Rods/Reels it can store: 8-16
  • Storage Racks (if any): N/A
  • Shipping Weight: 4.5 pounds
  • Genderless
    Product Dimensions: 20 x 4 x 4 inches

Our #5 Rated

4.5 out of 5

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​ULTIMATE

 Rod Sitter

  • Type: Overhead, Vertical, or Horizontal.
  • Number of Rods/Reels it can store: 10.
  • Storage Racks (if any): N/A.
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
  • Genderless
    Product Dimensions: 22 3/4 inches long.

Our #6 Rated

4.5 out of 5

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​FISHINGSIR

Rolling Tackle Box

  • Type: Freestanding
  • Number of Rods/Reels it can store: 28 Rods
  • Storage Racks (if any): N/A
  • Shipping Weight: 11.5 pounds
  • Genderless
    Product Dimensions: 80.5cm (L) x 30cm (W) x 86cm (H).

Our #7 Rated

5 out of 5

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​VIKING SOLUTIONS

Floor/Deck Fishing Rod Rack

  • Type: Freestanding
  • Number of Rods/Reels it can store: 22 Rods.
  • Storage Racks (if any): N/A.
  • Shipping Weight: 14 pounds
  • Genderless
    Product Dimensions: 31.5" L x 31" H x 9" W.

Our #8 Rated

3.5 out of 5

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​RUSH CREEK CREATIONS

Round 16 Fishing Rod Storage Rack

  • Type: Freestanding.
  • Number of Rods/Reels it can store: 16 Rods.
  • Storage Racks (if any): N/A.
  • Shipping Weight: 4.1 pounds
  • Genderless
    Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 13.5 x 30 inches.

Our #9 Rated

5 out of 5

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​WEALERS

16 Fishing Rod Holder Storage Rack

  • Type: Freestanding.
  • Number of Rods/Reels it can store: 16 Rods.
  • Storage Racks (if any): N/A.
  • Shipping Weight: 4.9 pounds
  • Genderless
    Product Dimensions: 44cm x 25cm x 80cm.

Our #10 Rated

5 out of 5

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Factors to Consider Before Buying Fishing Rod Racks.

1, Size.

First and foremost, size should be your number one priority. Make sure that you have enough space to store all of your fishing equipment at one place. Then, you need to evaluate how many fishing rods do you have, how often do you go fishing.

2, Storage Capacity.

Next up you need to select a suitable storage rack which can accumulate the number of rods you have.

3, Mountable Rod Racks.

These rod racks are specifically designed to be mounted on the walls or ceilings. As these are the places where space is not an issue, therefore, mountable rod racks work very well.

4, Vertical Storage Racks.

Vertical Storage racks are for people who often go for fishing and need access to their fishing rods frequently. These kinds of storage racks are mounted vertically on the wall or may be stored on the ground.

5, Horizontal Storage Racks.

These types of storage racks are for people who don’t have enough space for storage or may have children and pets. These types of racks are usually mounted on the ceiling.

Now let’s jump into the list of the best fishing rod racks you can get for your money.

Best Fishing Rod Racks.

1. Rush Creek Creations - 14 Fishing Rod Rack with Four Drawer Storage.

The Rush Creek Creations 14 Fishing Rod rack takes the first place in our list, this is an all in one vertical storage rack which has the capacity to hold 14 fishing rods. It also features 4 drawers for storing baits, fishing line and other tools, etc. It also has dual rod clips.

As mentioned above it is an all in one solution of all your fishing needs. It is affordable for the features it offers as well. We will highly recommend this fishing rod rack for professionals and moderate level hobbyist.

Pros

  • Easy to Assemble.
  • High Build Quality.
  • Can store 14 rods.
  • Check Circle
    Provides Value for Money.

Cons

  • Requires more space.

Conclusion.

The Best in the lot, price is very competitive if you compare it with other high-end rods racks. Yet offer great features light weight and very well build. We will rate this rod rack 5 out of 5.


2. KastKing Fishing Rod Rack.

The KastKing Fishing Rod Rack is another vertical rod rack which is made up of high-quality stainless steel and aluminum. Which makes sure that the rack and your gear doesn’t get rusted. It occupies very less space and has a large capacity to store up to 24 rods.

This rack can be placed in your boat, store or even in the back of your truck. It is a very lightweight rod rack which makes it easier for carrying around. Very easy to assemble and takes no time. The rod holders in this rack are cushioned for increased protection and stability.

Pros

  • Light Weight.
  • Easy to Assemble.
  • Rust Proof Aluminum.
  • Check Circle
    Cushioned Holders.
  • Check Circle
    Easy to transport.

Cons

  • Does not offer any storage racks.

Conclusion.

If you a rack that could last forever the this is it. Light weight rustproof, rigid, metal build, easy to maneuver, cushion to protect your rods I mean really not much left to expect from a rod rack. A definitive 5 out of 5.


3. DU-BRO Fishing Trac-A-Rod Plus Storage System.

The DU-BRO Fishing Trac-A-Rod storage system is simple, cheap, affordable and practical at the same time. This is a two-piece wall mount system for 8 fishing rods and 8 reels. It can be mounted on the wall vertically and horizontally. This mounting system can be screwed anywhere you feel comfortable. It is excellent for mounting on the ceiling of your boat. These can be installed in the home, cabin, boat, RV, truck or van.

Pros

  • Affordable.
  • Two pieces.
  • Can be used to mount 8 rods/reels.
  • Check Circle
    High Build Quality.

Cons

  • Needs to be screwed.

Conclusion.

Very simple and practical solution. But to be honest... i have to go for similar solution with similar price range,i will build my own. but, I do understand not everyone has time to do that. I would rate it 3 out of 5


4. BERKLEY, Fishing Rod Racks.

The Berkley Fishing Rod Rack is another two-piece set which offers the rod storage capacity ranging from 4 to 6 rods. These rod racks can be mounted both vertically and horizontally. These have simple straight back holders with foam around them to make sure that the rod stays in firmly and doesn’t get damaged. These rod racks are durable, light and very efficient. The only negative these racks offer is that they don’t have any locking mechanism which means you cannot mount it on the ceiling of your boat, as the rods won’t be able to manage the wavy boat movements.

Pros

  • Light Weight.
  • Can be mounted vertically/horizontally.
  • Foam in holders for shock absorption.

Cons

  • Fixed place.
  • Exclamation Triangle
    Needs to be screwed.

Conclusion.

The simplest and cheapest option for storing your rods. A goto rack for starters who don't want to spend much of their hobby initially. I use one of these too... but for my billiard cue sticks ;). I will give it 3.5/5 for its value of money and work.


5. Okuma Expandable ABS Rod Rack.

The Okuma Expandable Rod Rack is made up of high-quality ABS plastic material. It can be mounted or can be used freestanding. The Okuma Expandable ABS Rod Rack has the capacity to store upto 16 rods. It is easy to assemble, and the rods can be stored on both sides. Multiple sets can be combined together for increased storage capacity. As mentioned above it is made up of ABS material which is of very high quality can last for a long period of time.

Pros

  • Light Weight.
  • ABS Material.
  • Easy to assemble.
  • Check Circle
    Can be used while freestanding.
  • Check Circle
    Dual-sided storage.

Cons

  • No storage space for other gear.

Conclusion.

A great build, light, durable and waterproof. A friend of mine is using it and very satisfied with it. the best part is he cleans/washes all his rods at once while placing them on this rack. I will rate it 4.5/5.


6. Ultimate Rod Sitter.

This is a set of very practical rod rack. This rod rack can store up to 10-rods which could be freshwater, saltwater, or fly-fishing rods with the reel still attached. These racks are made up of high-quality ABS plastic which is corrosion free and has no impact of hot or cold weather.

Ultimate Rod Sitter offers a very practical design which offers multiple units to be placed next to each other, keeping your rods in a linear formation and providing unlimited fishing rod storage capacity.

Pros

  • ABS Material.
  • Easy to assemble.

Cons

  • No storage space for other gear.

Conclusion.

Very well build,and the best part is you can install it in anyway anywhere, vertical horizontal on the wall over the ceiling. Best for those who have storage issue. I will rate it 4.5 out of 5 for its price and utility.


7. FISHINGSIR - Fishing Rod Rack.

The FISHINGSIR Fishing Rod Rack is a high-quality, lightweight rod rack which is made up of sturdy solid wood. The rods rack are made up of handcrafted pine. It provides a very premium finish and feels. It offers excellent storage space by providing the capacity to store 28 rods and reels side by side.

With great protection due to its safe design. It has 4 heavy duty wheels under it which makes it very to move around and transport, these wheels can also be locked for unwanted movements. This rod rack is great for storing fishing poles in your boat, garage, and truck or at home.

Pros

  • Lockable Wheels for easy movements.
  • Large Storage Space.
  • Freestanding.
  • Check Circle
    Superior Quality.

Cons

  • No Gear Storage Options.

Conclusion.

An absolute 5 out of 5 for those who want to store tons of rods (and by tons, I mean 28 :D) Above all very well aluminium build structure. which makes it rustproof lightweight and durable.


8. Viking Solutions Floor/Deck Fishing Rod Rack.

This rod is great for people who have to go fishing frequently or are fishermen by profession. This is one tough rod rack which is simple but offers great use of its simplicity.

Viking Solutions can store up to 22 rods which can be easily moved from one point to another. The rack itself is powder coated which lasts strong for years without any damage. It requires very less time for assembling and is very convenient.

Another great feature about this rod rack is that it is based on no-water collection design which means that the rods can be rinsed of in the rack itself without the need of removing the rods from the rack and washing them one by one.

Pros

  • Rods can be rinsed off in the rack.
  • Large Storage Space.
  • Freestanding.

Cons

  • No wheels for easy movement and transport.
  • Exclamation Triangle
    No Gear Storage Options.

Conclusion.

Well, quality is good but a metal build. it does have powder coating which will prevent it from corrosion but what about screws and what if water is stuck inside the tubes. I mean its not bad, but when you competing with with other high class products in a similar price range it's not that compelling. If it would have been a bit cheaper i would have gone for it myself. I will rate it 3.5/5 for ..........i just dont like it.


9. Rush Creek Creations Round 16 Fishing Rod Storage Rack.

The Rush Creek Creations Round Rack is another round freestanding fishing rod rack which comes in 3 different styles although the ones with camo cost more than the simple one.

It is a handcrafted circular fishing rod rack which has the capability to store up to 16 rods. It is made up of high-quality wood which makes it durable and last longer.

The slots for rods are cushioned to protect the rods from scuffs and scratches. The base of the rod rack has two steel pieces in between the center for toughness and rigidity. It is an easy to assemble rod rack which frees you from the hassle of assembling parts.

Pros

  • Budget Friendly.
  • Handcrafted Wood.
  • Freestanding.
  • Check Circle
    Light Weight
  • Check Circle
    Cushioned Holders.

Cons

  • No storage space for extra stuff.

Conclusion.

A great benefit about this rod rack is that it doesn’t require any tools for assembling up, you just have to join everything and you are good to go. No need to spend time in reading user manuals, thinking how to build this.

This is a very budget friendly and high-quality rod rack which offers everything for its price. We will rate this rod rack 5 out of 5 for its price, features and build quality.


10. Wealers - 16 Fishing Rod Holder Storage Rack.

The Wealers 16 Fishing Rod Holder is the last fishing rod rack in our list, it is made up of high-quality plastic material and is very tough and durable.

Even after filling it with all your gear you may lean with it, and still, it won't wobble. It has a sturdy base and plastic made sides which are very well designed.

This rod rack has the capacity to store 16 rods, and they can be saltwater rods as well. It is super light in weight and has double sided storage options. Easy to assemble and offers great value for money.

Pros

  • Easy to Move around.
  • Large Storage Space.
  • Freestanding.
  • Check Circle
    High Build Quality.
  • Check Circle
    Weather Proof Frame.

Cons

  • If it had wheels it could’ve been a great option.

Conclusion.

The frame of this rod rack is made to withstand harsh weathers, it doesn’t corrode or rot due to its amazing build quality.

We will rate this product a solid 5 out of 5 keeping in view its modern aesthetic design as well as the price, storage capacity and features it offers.


Final Verdict.

We are confident that from the above guide and list you must have learned all the things which you needed to know, now you need to evaluate your needs and buy the rack which you want. If you have no space problem, we will highly suggest you buy any freestanding rack from the above list on the basis of the number of rods you need to store. If you have less space we will highly recommend you to get the racks which are to be mounted on the wall.

Conclusion.

I hope this article helped you in getting a fishing rod rack which suits your needs and requirements. This investment will definitely be helpful in keeping your fishing equipment safe and organized. We wish you best of luck with your next fishing experience.

If you any further queries or want some other stuff to review for you, please comment below.

thanks for staying till here,

Cheers.

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07/02/2019
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Jeff Schwall - November 13, 2018

Some truly nice stuff on this site, I enjoy it.

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    Booker Berther - May 26, 2019

    Nice read, I just passed this onto a colleague who was doing a little research on that. And he actually bought me lunch as I found it for him smile Therefore let me rephrase that: Thanks for lunch!

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