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Are you an avid angler who is always seeking thrilling fishing expeditions? Look no further! Introducing our cutting-edge 8ft Altair Mini, the ultimate solution to transport your precious fishing gear securely and stylishly atop your vehicle in a more compact fashion. 

Designed for anglers of all levels, this fishing rod carrier is the epitome of convenience and functionality. With its spacious extendable reel box, accommodating fishing rods of any kind becomes an absolute breeze. Whether you're a fan of spinning rods, baitcasting rods, fly rods, or anything in between, this carrier ensures your valuable fishing equipment stays protected during every journey.

Key Features:

  1. Universal Compatibility: Our fishing rod carrier boasts an extendable reel box, providing an adaptable fit for all types of fishing rods. No matter the size or style, it effortlessly accommodates your prized possessions. The expandable reel box was created for spinning reels (3500 series and smaller), bait casters, fly reels, and centerpin reels. 

  2. Durable and Secure: Crafted with premium-grade materials, this carrier ensures the utmost durability, offering robust protection for your fishing gear. Its secure locking mechanism guarantees a worry-free travel experience so that you can focus on the excitement of your next fishing spot.

  3. Compact 8ft Length: The Altair Mini's generous 8ft length provides ample space to carry most fishing rods comfortably, making it ideal for solo anglers who have unique space requirements. Perfect for truck beds, atvs, watercraft, and other space-saving applications.

  4. Aerodynamic Design: Engineered with aerodynamics in mind, the Altair minimizes wind resistance, reducing drag and enhancing fuel efficiency. Enjoy smoother drives to your fishing destinations!

  5. Easy Installation: Installing the Altair rod carrier onto your vehicle's roof is a breeze, thanks to its user-friendly design and comprehensive instructions. Spend less time setting up and more time catching fish.

  6. Stylish and Streamlined: Elevate your vehicle's aesthetics with the carrier's sleek and streamlined design. Stand out on the roads as you head towards your fishing paradise.

Unleash the full potential of your fishing escapades with the Altair Mini. From weekend getaways to angling tournaments to back-country adventures, this carrier is your ultimate companion, ensuring your gear is in top-notch condition and always ready for the next big catch.

Order yours today and revolutionize the way you transport your fishing rods, so you can focus on what truly matters – the thrill of the catch!

Be sure to measure your rod and reels before purchase to ensure fitment. To measure box length fitment on your rod and reel, attach your reel to your rod and measure from the top of the reel to the end of the handle: Max 16". To measure guide fitment, measure from the spline of the rod (back) to the front of the largest guide: Max 2". Fits most 3500 series spinning reels and below.

  • Total Length (Reel box fully collapsed): 8'
  • Total Length (Reel box fully extended): 8'6"
  • Total Storage Length Inside Reel Box: 16"
  • Maximum Storage Width Inside Reel Box: 4.5"
  • Maximum Guide Size: 2"
  • Fits All Fly Fishing Applications *
  • Fits All Freshwater Bait Casting Applications ** 
  • Fits Some Spinning Reel Applications ***


* For fly applications, rods may have to be carefully folded in half by separating the middlemost sections. User discretion is advised.

** Saltwater bait casters are too large to be used in the current Altair. 

*** Fits most 3500 series and smaller spinning reels. 3500 reels may be a snug fit depending on design, use at your own discretion. 

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