Looks good but hoping for a DIY hack. Thanks for posting the links.Ram mount would be the best option. They make a fly rod/spinning rod holder and have plenty of parts to build what you need. Maybe these two would do the trick:
RAM ROD® Fly Rod Holder with Single Socket ArmThe RAP-341NB consists of the RAM ROD® 2007 Fly Rod Jr. rod holder and single socket for 1.5" diameter ball bases. Ideally suited for vessels as small as kayaks, to larger Tournament or Charter boats, this new line of products is guaranteed to please. Incorporating our one of a kind and patented...www.rammount.com
RAM® Tough-Claw™ Small Clamp Ball BaseThe RAM® Tough-Claw™ is the perfect mounting base for toolless installation and removal on round, square, and odd-shaped rails and bars. The small version of the RAM® Tough-Claw™ can quickly be clamped on rails ranging from .625" to 1.14" in outer diameter and is ideal for mounting phones...www.rammount.com
looks like they make that claw in 3 sizes to best fit the tubing on your bike frame.
A shame a fighting butt won't fit. Thanks for posting the link though.All Rite makes one, but it will only work if you don’t have a fighting butt. All Rite Products Bike Fly Rod Holder - Carries a Fly Rod on Bicyle or an ATV - Model FR1 Amazon.com: All Rite Products Bike Fly Rod Holder - Carries a Fly Rod on Bicyle or an ATV - Model FR1 : Sports & Outdoors
Mostly surface streets. Some short rides on hard bike paths in the bayfront state park next to us.What scenario would you want a fully rigged rod with you on the bike? Would you be using the bike to get from spot to spot after initially rigging up?
also, we talking true mountain biking or on sidewalks and such?