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I have been an avid fisherman for many years, fishing in locations all around the World. One of the things that always bothered me is the unnecessary damage that I was inflicting on my gear by resting it in different places while setting up my line and while fishing on piers. It was these negative experiences that led me to invent Rodfendr. Rodfendr is a simple light product that slips onto the rod and protects it when fishing off piers, railings, rocky outcrops etc. After a very successful Kickstarter campaign, we launched it onto the market. Today the original Rodfendr...

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I went to the most uncomfortable mark I could think of, a mark all rock with none high enough to rest my rod. At marks like this I place the Rodfendr below my reel and use the sharp crevices (What an unthinkable thing to do to ur rod huh) to stand my rod in, before the Rodfendr I was destroying the handle taking off chips of paint but thanks to mister Alan O'Shea I can keep my babies pretty 😀 at this mark there's a heavy push of water when the flood starts, with a few lug and a 6oz weight the force of the flood had a heft bed on my rod grinding the Rodfendr into the sharp rock, finished this session with a dogfish and a couple of founder, no tripod needed!

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This is totally up to you.  You can cast with it on, Rodfendr is designed to allow the fishing line to easily ingress or exit the device.  When casting the line will exit Rodfendr and allow you to cast in a normal fashion, if you are concerned in any way simply turn Rodfendr to the opposite side of the blank and cast normally. Remember to return Rodfendr to its' normal operating position afterwards and place the line inside Rodfendr to protect it.  Rodfendr is designed so that your fishing line will easily enter the device.

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Rodfendr is designed to attach directly to your fishing rod blank.  Installation and removal is easy. Simply place rodfendr against your rod blank and use the O ring to secure it to your fishing rod, rodfendr fits all fishing rods from small fly rods to large beach casters. You can choose to leave Rodfendr on your fishing rod and it will therefore always be able to protect your fishing rod and line where-ever you decide to fish.  If you choose to take it off it will easily fit into your tackle box until required. Rodfendr is the lightest fishing rod...

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Rodfendr the lightest fishing rod rest in the world,

 

it acts like a shock absorber for your fishing rod

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