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Hi guys my Grizzly is a workhorse on our property but also I am going to start taking my 6 year old son on camping and fishing trips and plan to use the Grizzly to get to some remote beach spots. I am in the process of setting it up with rod holders and an esky and other bits so I'm interested to see how others have fitted theirs out for similar duties. Cheers
 

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G'day Mate! You guys still say that down under? Are you going through brush and trees or mostly in the open? Only ask because that would kind of help determine how you do your set up. I haven't gone fishing on mine yet. I think you could use a milk crate and zip tie plastic pipe to each side for a couple of rod holders. Tilt them back a little so they aren't sticking straight up. If you're in the open I think it would work fine. If you are going through brush and trees then obviously the rods would stick up or out to high.
 

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Hi guys my Grizzly is a workhorse on our property but also I am going to start taking my 6 year old son on camping and fishing trips and plan to use the Grizzly to get to some remote beach spots. I am in the process of setting it up with rod holders and an esky and other bits so I'm interested to see how others have fitted theirs out for similar duties. Cheers
That's cool. If the fishing rods break down short enough, you can make some rugged rod tubes from PVC pipe, or you can buy ready made rod tubes, then just bungee or strap them to the front or rear racks. When you get to you're spot, put the rods together and you are all set.
 

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By the way, what's an esky?
I have an Esky cooler , it was their own brand and then Coleman bought them is what I read , they are excellent high end coolers. Unless that means something else "down under"
 

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G'day Mate! You guys still say that down under? Are you going through brush and trees or mostly in the open? Only ask because that would kind of help determine how you do your set up. I haven't gone fishing on mine yet. I think you could use a milk crate and zip tie plastic pipe to each side for a couple of rod holders. Tilt them back a little so they aren't sticking straight up. If you're in the open I think it would work fine. If you are going through brush and trees then obviously the rods would stick up or out to high.
Gday Grizzypy yes we still say Gday and mate...its as much a part of our culture as beer and bbq's haha. It will be mainly in the open that I use it for fishing but probably some bush. I have a basket type container up fron and a large cooler (esky) at the back at present and was planning on fitting some rocket launcher style rod holders to the front. BUT now someone has given me an idea to fit a large PVC tube to the rear and breakdown the rods and put them in that which may work better. Whatever I end up with I will post some pics once I hit the beach!
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An Esky is a famous Aussie brand of cooler as jvictory1974 says above. We use it as a generic term for cooler down here, much as people say Xerox machine for photocopier. They traditionally have had a picture of an Eskimo and an igloo as their logo. I still have my old mans than would be 40 years old and still going strong!
 

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...Whatever I end up with I will post some pics once I hit the beach!
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I'd be interested in seeing pictures all the way from the trailhead to the beach too!


Dad/son going on a fishing adventure is awesome!
 
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