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CRC Fly Rod Carrier v3.0 - Adjustable (10'4")

CRC Fly Rod Carrier v3.0 - Adjustable (10'4")

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LENGTH 11'6"
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Trxstle's original fly rod carrier roof rack system provides secure and convenient storage for your fully rigged fly rods with unsurpassed fly fishing gear protection. Keep your fly fishing rods rigged and ready to fish or quickly take the rod carrier down and collapse it into a portable fishing rod case in just minutes with the fastest and easiest to use mounting system on the market.

Designed, engineered and made by professional fishing guides in Helena, MT, this is not your average "rod vault". This fly rod case is equipped with our patented, protective, no-snag, reel-up design. The CRC System is the only telescopic fishing rod carrier on the market, and securely mounts to cars, trucks, and any vehicle with a factory or aftermarket roof rack.

With adjustable mounting lengths, pre-installed complete reel padding, and patented suspension rod liners, the convertible rod carry system is the most versatile rod carrier with the best fly fishing equipment protection available.

Protects rods and rod guides
Vehicle Hatch Clearance
Low Profile Mounting
Aerodynamic & Quiet Shape
Mounting Clamps Included
Spring Loaded Locking Lid
Pre-Installed Reel Padding
4 Telescopic Adjustable Mounting Lengths
Corrosion Resistant Stainless Steel Hardware
UV Rated Plastics
Patented Soft Wall Suspension Rod Liners
Tech Specs
Mounts in 4 telescopic lengths
Stainless steel hardware
Holds two fully rigged rods up to 10' 4"
Clamps include keyed lock nuts & tool
15 lb dry weight
Holds reels up to 4.5" diameter
Max entry (rod guide) size of 1.6in / 40mm
Fits fighting butts up to 5" long
Fully Extended Length: 126" 3/4 Length: 98" 1/2 Length: 67" Fully Collapsed Length: 44"
Aluminum Tubes Max Height: 2.5" Aluminum Tubes Max Width: 5.3" Reel Housing Max Height: 7.5" Reel Housing Max Width: 7.125" Max entry (rod guide) size of 1.6in / 40mm Holds reels up to 4.5" diameter
Minimum Crossbar Mounting Distance: 32" No maximum spread
Quick FAQ's
Q: What's new in v3.0?
A: v3.0 of the CRC System incorporates a completely redesigned main housing and door seal, incorporating the finger pull into the lid. We've also added new colors, improved joint stiffness, and upgraded hardware materials for better performance in salt environments.

Q: Can I mount this upside down?
A: The CRC System is not designed to be mounted upside down as this eliminates the benefits of the Reels-Up design.

Q: How long does it take to install?
A: The CRC System installs in just a few minutes. It's the fastest installation available on the market today.

Q: Does it lock?
A: Yes, the reel compartment has a push button, locking latch and the mounting clamps use custom security nuts or our optional Lock Body Clamp Kit upgrade.

Q: How long of a fly rod will it hold?
A: 10'4"

Q: How big of a reel will it hold?
A: Up to a 4.5" arbor diameter.

Q: What size (weight) rod will it fit?
A: Measure your largest stripping guide on your rod. The CRC System has a 1.6" diameter (40mm) opening (largest fly rod carrier opening on the market). Usually rods over 8wt require measuring to ensure fit.

Q: What if I want to carry more than 2 rods?
A: We have a 2-pack available for that!

Q: Can I take the CRC System through a car wash?
A: NO. Do not bring your CRC System through automated car wash systems. As with most roof racks and rack accessories, the mechanical elements of the car wash can become entangled and damage your CRC System, your vehicle, and the carwash itself.

Customer Reviews

Based on 118 reviews
Works absolutely amazing

Absolutely love this Carrier works amazing and Protects my rods . Installation was extremely easy Would recommend 100%

Fantastic Rod Carrier!

Just received my blackout edition of this fly rod carrier - LOVE IT! Super easy to install and has already saved me a ton of time. Really smart design with the rod guides facing up so they don't break and damage my rods.

Very good for two rods

Over a very good product. 9/10. Installation was a little more of a chore. The custom nut/wrench thing is more trouble than it's worth. Had to call customer service and they were very responsive and helpful. My only gripe is that I needed a 4-rod carrier and I didn't look closely enough at the description of the four-rod carrier - it's just two separate two-rod holders with a $150 discount on the second one. My mistake. I would have preferred a 4-rod carrier with a single mount or as a single unit.

Dear Tim,

I hope this message finds you well.

I wanted to take a moment to express our sincere gratitude for your review and candid feedback regarding the CRC System v3.0. Your insights are incredibly valuable to us, and we genuinely appreciate your continued support.

I understand you may have some questions regarding the design of the 4-rod carrier as two separate units rather than one large fixed version. Allow me to shed some light on our decision-making process.

After careful consideration and extensive deliberation, we concluded that key matching two 2-rod units offered several advantages over a single fixed 4-rod carrier. While the latter would require the use of four mounting clamps due to its size and weight, the former maintains versatility and ease of use. Here are some key benefits:

Versatility: The ability to move around existing rooftop accessories such as solar panels, skyboxes, and ski racks without compromising functionality, which may not be feasible with a single large fixed unit.

Separation: Customers have the flexibility to separate the units, allowing for various applications such as outfitting a friend's vehicle for a trip, attaching one to a boat trailer, or using one on a raft.

Length Options: With two separate units, users can choose to mount one in a shorter length for smaller or lighter rods while retaining the full extension for longer rods on the other unit.

While there are additional benefits to this design, these are the primary factors that guided our decision. We trust that this information provides you with reassurance in your choice and perhaps even sparks some creative ideas for alternative uses of your new gear.

Once again, thank you for your business and feedback. Your support means the world to us, and we are committed to continuously improving our products to better serve your needs.

Warm regards,

John Smigaj
CEO & Co-Founder

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Introducing: T-Slot Mounts

Take advantage of your T-slot equipped rack crossbars with our new T-slot Mounts. Quickly and easily mount your CRC System with this locking, all metal mounting system.

Need a Longer Rod Carrier?

We've go you covered. Introducing the new Euro Fly Rod edition of the CRC System v3.0, with 11'6" rod length capacity.

Redesigned Housing & Hatch

The main housing has been overhauled with a new and improved 360° double baffle seal, and rigid, reinforced hatch opening that provides even greater security and strength.

New Metal - New Colors

We invested in all new extrusion tooling and upgraded the aluminum telescopic sections of CRC v3.0 to be more rigid and have a tighter fit. This is also the first time we will be offering the CRC System in the new blackout colorway. Both the silver and black versions feature Mil-Spec hard anodized finishes.

Integrated Hatch Handle

The redesigned hatch also includes a reinforced, integral finger pull. This upgrade eliminates the need for secondary parts and allows for easy, one handed operation. We also designed this feature to boost security by providing additional reinforcement to the latch area.

Best In Class Rod & Reel Protection

We build every CRC System here in Helena, MT with USA manufactured rod liners that suspend your fly rods inside the aluminum sections with soft walled HDPE plastic mounted on our proprietary spring system. And every CRC System comes standard with installed reel padding inside the main housing. Because you bought this to protect your gear, and we take that seriously.

Top Shelf Hardware

A product is only as good as the nuts and bolts that make it whole. We've used the best grades of stainless steel and weather resistant materials throughout the CRC System, including upgraded hatch springs for a snappy feel and a polished finish on the telescopic stop buttons.

Everything You Need

Every CRC System ships with all necessary hardware to mount it to your vehicle's rack right out of the box. Standard features include our patented, secure quick clamp mounts, full padding in the reel housing, and locking access to your rods. Looking to customize your carrier further? We've got you covered with great accessory options available like reel housing lights, shoulder straps, rod boot sleeves and more!

How It Opens

Extending the CRC System to its four different mounting lengths is fast and easy.

How It Closes

Collapsing the CRC System is just as easy as extending it and requires no tools.

Mounting Hardware

We call the CRC System mounting hardware quick clamps. You don't need tools, a team of people, or your entire afternoon to mount our fly rod carrier. Secure mounting is just seconds away.