New Versions of the Popular CastMate™ and YakMate™ Rod Holders and Tackle Management Systems Just Introduced by Team Fish, Inc.

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Team Fish, Inc., a San Diego-based outdoor products design and manufacturing firm, introduces Version 2.0 of its popular CastMate™ and YakMate™ systems for Float Tube and Kayak fishing.

The CastMate™ Version 2.0

All new CastMate™ and YakMate™ 2.0 products turn any kayak or float tube into the ultimate customizable fishing platform!

Team Fish, Inc., makers of CastMate™ Systems, one of the most flexible and extensible tackle management systems for Float Tube and Kayaks, has upgraded and revised their CastMate™ and YakMate™ products with new 2.0 versions.

Team Fish has received official notification from the United States Patent and Trademark Office awarding a patent for its design of CastMate™ Systems' one-of-a kind, fully customizable rod holder rack and tackle management system designed specifically to address the needs of serious Float Tube and Kayak fishermen.

The new CastMate™ 2.0 and YakMate™ V.2.0 versions offer more flexibility than ever, with attachments for a full selection of fishing tackle accessories that will turn any kayak or float tube into a fully-customized fishing machine.

The CastMate™ 2.0 and YakMate™ V.2.0 attachments include:

  • Fishing Rod Holders - Hi and Low mount
  • Net Holder - to safely catch and release
  • Combo Cup Holder - for beverages and also can hold some fish finder sonars
  • Video Camera Mount - to capture above and below the waterline action with any waterproof camera
  • Tackle Table - to hold a tackle box or to cut bait.

Team Fish General Manager, Jack Becht says, "I've seen guys with two rods set up as outriggers off each side of a kayak with four spare rods in the rear, multiple camera mounts, net holder, tackle table. This kayak looked like a naval destroyer going out to sea!"

These attachments can be used on any CastMate™ 2.0 or YakMate™ V.2.0 in any combination. The CastMate™ 2.0 can hold up to 12 attachments, the YakMate™ V.2.0 can hold up to 6 attachments to allow for easy access to all fishing gear and tackle from the sitting position of any float tube or kayak.

All CastMate™ and YakMate™ products are made with lightweight marine grade aluminum and nylon and manufactured in the United States.

All CastMate™ and YakMate™ products are available on our website at and on Amazon.

Team Fish, Inc. is a small, veteran-owned design and manufacturing firm based in San Diego, California, with owners who are avid anglers and sportsmen. All Team Fish products are made in the USA and assembled in San Diego, California. Besides the CastMate™ 2.0 and YakMate™ V.2.0 products, Team Fish also specializes in the distribution of other fishing and marine accessories, such as:

  • Camera Jig
  • Bow Shackles
  • Deck Loops
  • Marine Grade Pop Rivets
  • Paddle Clips for Kayaks
  • Kayak Anchor Trolley
  • Kelp Anchor

Visit our website at to see all of our products.

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