There are a lot of great fly fishing spots near where I live. This is an awesome thing, except that to rig up the fly fishing rods then break them down to get to another place is time consuming and inconvenient. What I didn’t realize was that there was a solution to all of this.

I needed a carrier for my fly fishing rods. Some of them are made for storing a rigged rod already, which would be the best problem solver for this situation. I wouldn’t have to rig and break down and wash, rinse, repeat. 

I was excited to get started on looking into some of these products. I knew it was going to be time consuming, but I also knew that that was a necessary evil when making the right decision. So I set aside the time and did some in depth research.

It took me a few hours, but I definitely got the information that I needed. There were a couple decent options, but one specifically stood out to me. It was the Riversmith River Quiver Rod Carrier on the Trouts Fly Fishing Website. 

Everything I found from other people was all positive commentary. That most certainly helped my decision, but of course I needed to see for myself. I figured in the worst case scenario, I could give it a try and if I wasn’t happy I could return it. I didn’t really have anything to lose in the situation.

I ordered the 2 banger, because I typically go on impromptu trips on my own since I have all these great spots nearby. I usually have only 1 or 2 rods with me so this one was a perfect fit. 

I could not be more thrilled with my purchase. I can’t even put into words how much easier it is to jump from spot to spot. No more rigging and breaking down every single time. It’s way less stressful now. 

In the past, I felt like I’d waste so much time being irritated at the fact that I had to do so much just to fish in another spot. Sometimes I wouldn’t even bother just to avoid the hassle. Now it’s a non-issue. 

I also don’t have to worry about the rods being banged around or anything breaking. In the past I had that happen just from improper storage. It was such a nightmare. 

I’m very pleased with my purchase of this rod carrier from Trouts Fly Fishing. I will continue to visit them for future purchases. I definitely recommend this product and give it a solid 5 stars.

By Ted Rosenberg

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