Braid Hip Pad Rod Receiver
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Braid®'s innovative Hip Pad™ Rod Receiver is perfect for light tackle and surf fishing. This ultra-light Hip Pad Rod Receiver is worn by slipping the molded-in clip over your pants waist or belt and suspending it on either hip to comfortably support your fishing rod. Plus, the Hip Pad Receiver only weighs 4 oz, so you'll hardly notice it's there. Made in USA.
- Ideal for light tackle and surf fishing
- Ultra light construction
- Weight: 4:oz.
Braid® Hip Pad™ Rod Receiver
Just Doesn't Work
I own a large 80# class braid belt - great for standup 50# plus fish. Unfortunately it is too bulky for day to day bottom fishing.
I bought the Braid Hip Pad to try and ease the pain in the gut when hooking good size bottom fish.
Unfortunately the receiver simply doesn't stay in place - wails all over even when wearing a belt. Secondly there is no "cross bar" to fit into the bottom of a rod. As a result even when you do get the rod in the holder and the holder doesn't move then the rod butt just jumps out.
I am going to try to get a refund from Basspro - as it was used just once I hope they will do it.
November 10, 2010
I bought this to prevent the butt end of the fishing pole stabing you in the groin and leaving black and blue marks that you may have to explain to someone. I used it once and it sort of works. It is hard to keep it in place while you are fighting a fast moving fish. It is hard to hang off your belt using the plastic clip because the plastic is to stiff. You must use it with a seperate belt or push your belt through before you have a fish on.
October 6, 2010
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