Our fishing poles were taking up valuable floor space, and the lines were getting tangled, so we created a way to keep the rods up and out of the way in our RV’s pass-through storage compartment. They are suspended from the frame, each via two safety-cup hooks, with clips that are screwed into the beam.
Selecting the proper drill size for the thread pattern was the tricky part and involved a bit of trial and error, so we started with a drill bit that was smaller and worked up to the right size. Once the hooks were screwed in tightly, each one got a dab of Gorilla Glue for good measure. Now our fishing rods are tucked up out of the way, easy to get to and always ready for use.
Tom and Kelly Christiansen | Olive Branch, Mississippi
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