Fits into Hobie's molded-in rod holders and fastens to the boat using 2 straps and padeyes. Release the lever to adjust the angle of rod holder. It is a tube design with a removable gimbal pin and a reel holder that can be rotated to orient baitcasting or spinning rods into the perfect position. The two oversized padeyes can be used for rod leashes. Hobie recommends using a rod leash to tether your rod to the kayak when fishing for a big game.