The ADALAP is a lap desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The basic unit includes the base and pole with a top plate with a Velcro loop. Made from lightweight anodized aluminum alloy with stainless steel fasteners, the unit has a base that slides right under the wheelchair seat cushion. Height adjustment is accomplished with a quick-release clamp.OPTIONS: Fresh or salt water fishing rod holder; Snap Lap Desk; Lap Shopper shopping basket; lap tray; accessory mount for camera,
The All Inclusive Lend-A-Hand is a forearm cuff tool holder or grasping aid designed to help people with grasping disabilities, upper extremity disabilities or hand amputees to hold a variety of objects that have a narrow handle, including golf clubs, tools, brooms, mops, rakes shovels and paint brushes. The All Inclusive Lend-A-Hand is a long pocket constructed of heavy-duty fabric that is firmly attached to the user’s forearm by three straps that fasten with snaps. Five interchangeable, revers
Fishing accessory for amputees. Fits most any fishing reel. Unit replaces terminal device and threads into amputee's wrist prosthesis. Nylon bearing replaces standard reel handle. Turning arm is inserted over nylon bearing to turn reel. Aluminum and stainless steel construction. Weighs 4 oz. May be purchased with Shimano MLX-200 Fast Cast System reel, for one hand casting, with nylon bearing attached. Specify right or left hand. .
The Angler's Aid Rod Holder is a fishing rod holder designed to enable one-handed fishing for people with upper extremity disabilities or amputation. This rod holder is made of molded plastic, and padded with soft foam rubber. This holder rests against the user's abdomen, and is held in place by waist and shoulder straps made of strong webbing with an easy on/off buckle. The rod insert is designed for straight-handled rods only, and is constructed to keep from breaking off under stress. The unit
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Enables the line and the hook to be held firmly for hook tying and baiting by a one armed angler or fisherman. Diagonal slit is cut in round rubber washer which is fitted over fishing rod and holds line firmly. AUTHOR: Water Sports Division: British Sports Association for the Disabled TITLE: Water Sports for the Disabled REF: East Ardsley, England: EP Publishing limited: p 31 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R2531 PAGES (including cover): 2 1983.
The Elec-Tra-Mate is a electric fishing reel drive designed for ease in retrieve when fishing for people with disabilities. The Elec-Tra-Mate 412HS is available to fit the Penn 320 or 330 Super Levelwind fishing reels or the Penn Special Senator 113H 4/0, while the Elec-Tra-Mate 413HS is balanced to fit the Penn 330 GTi reel. Pushbutton retrieval of fishing line, optional toggle switch available. POWER: 12 volt power required, battery clips or twist-lock plug supplied. OPTIONS: Also available wi
The Elec-Tra-Mate, model 450PTH, is an electric fishing reel drive designed for use with upper extremity disabilities. Designed for use with the Penn 4500 SS and 5500 SS Spifisher Spinning Reels, the unit attaches to the side of the reel and comes standard with a remote waterproof switch that mounts to the foregrip of the rod for one handed use. This model can also be ordered with a switch cord only for use with ability switches (not included). POWER: 12-volt power is required. A six-foot coiled
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PURPOSE: Improves grip on fishing pole. Drawing of a handle enlargement which suggests using any suitable cyclical material which can be built up to a diameter of correct size; suggests installing optional finger and thumb stalls for extra support. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: British Sports Assoc for the Disabled. TITLE: Water Sports for the Disabled. REF: Book: EP Publishing, US Distributor, Sterling Publishers, 2 Park Ave, NY, NY: p 34. 1983.
EZ Knot is a knot tying jig designed for use by individuals with arthritis, upper extremity disabilities, or low vision. This knotting tool allows the user to tie any kind of fishing knot using four wraps and a tuck. The device has large grooves to aid in manipulating fishing line. Users with low vision can see the fishing line against the black tool. The device can be used with either the left or right hand. COLOR: Black.
The Filet Board is a cutting and filleting board designed for individuals with grasping and upper extremity disabilities, one hand and upper extremity amputation. The board in made of aluminum plate and has a specially designed clamp on one side that will hold a catfish or flat fish in place while the user fillets it using one hand.
---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself fishing pole holder for an individual with limited use of their arm related to stroke. A tube, made of plastic water pipe which is slightly larger in diameter than the fishing rod handle is attached at an angle to the arm of a folding chair. The chair should be carefully chosen for a sturdy arm rest and reinforced if necessary. Once the fishing rod is cast with one hand the rod is then placed in the tube and "locked" in plac
The Fishing Pole Holder for Wheelchairs, model H706631000, is a fishing rod holder designed for use by individuals with lower extremity and mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and others who use a wheelchair, especially people who have use of only one hand. This holder features a rigid PVC tube that secures the fishing rod handle while a slot in the handle supports the reel and keeps it from rotating as the fish is reeled in. It attaches to any tubular component of a wheelchair frame (or
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with quadriplegia to fish. The rig is built of tough half-inch Lexan plastic and fastens securely to the wheelchair frame, providing a strong, stable platform close to the stomach. On that platform is a universal joint that allows sideways rotation and up and down swing. The handle of the fishing rod is adapted to fit into the universal joint. (Another option is to attach the adapter arm to the handle of any fishing rod with wrap-around c
PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation of a fishing rod holder and fishing accessories for an individual with brain injury and limited arm mobility. Since the individual could only use his right arm, adaptations needed to include tying the hook onto a fishing line—an activity that normally requires two hands. First, a device was located and converted to one-hand use. The device was then mounted onto at an angle onto a piece of plywood, and then flexible polyurethane guides
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with quadriplegia to fish. A purchased rod mount was used to make a lightweight rod holder which clamps to the footplate strut of a wheelchair. The holder is made from 19 millimeter chrome-plated steel curtain rods. A horizontal arm passes from the footplate strut on the right side, a vertical arm to the appropriate height, and then a smaller horizontal arm coming toward the user's body. The connection between the arms are machined from 25 mill
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PURPOSE: Provides the angler a seat, storage and solid support for the fishing rod. Drawing which presents a wooden stool-like box with a hinged top and rope handle; a steel plate is screwed to the top edge of the box, and a steel tube is welded to the hinged steel plate. The tube and plate assembly is adjustable, and holds the fishing rod in place.
Ken's Power Caster is a fishing accessory device designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This fully-automated device enables users to independently cast out their line, hook, fight, retrieve and land fish. The universal mounting bracket can be secured to almost any accessible surface (i.e. a wheelchair, boat rail, dock rail, etc.) and allows the cater to turn and swivel for casting in any direction. The unit consistently casts a large wooden bobbe
The Pole-Lock Fishing Rod Holder is designed to grip a fishing rod up to 5/8 inches in diameter. The device holds the rod securely, yet releases easily when the rod is lifted straight up. The holder can mount flat on gunwale or at a 20 degree angle. A latch allows removal for boat covers. The holder's plastic construction is unaffected by salt water and will not mar composite rods. OPTIONS: A rail mount allows installation of the holder on both 7/8 and 1 inch rails at any angle, with a thumbscre
Power Fish'n Pro is a hybrid electric fishing reel designed for adults and children with upper extremity disabilities. The Power Fish'n Pro features a Shakespeare spinning reel fitted with an electric motor to facilitate the fishing experience. This gives the user the ability to manually hand crank the line in, or retrieve it automatically with the touch of a switch. The electric option allows users to fish longer without reaching fatigue.
Reel Cranker Hand Device Left Hand Finger (without additional wrist support) is designed for use by individuals with fine motor and limited grasping abilities associated with arthritis, stroke or nerve injuries. This device allows the user to slide the tube over the handle of the reel and easily reel the fish in.
Reel Cranker Hand Device Left Hand Finger with wrist support is designed for use by individuals with fine motor and limited grasping abilities associated with arthritis, stroke or nerve injuries. This device allows the user to slide the tube over the handle of the reel and easily reel the fish in.
The RoboCup is a cup, can or drink holder designed for use by people who use a walker, wheelchair or mobility scooter and other individuals with a disability that affects their ability to hold or grasp objects. This portable dual caddy can securely hold two drinks, two fishing poles, tools, gear and personal belongings such as a telephone, keys, glasses and flashlight. The unit attaches to wheelchairs, walkers, scooters, grab bars, hospital beds or golf carts using the integrated clamp. The Robo
The RoboHandle® is a handle extender for use by adults with carpal tunnel syndrome or other repetitive motion injuries, disabilities of the wrist or hand, or limited range of motion. The RoboHandle® attaches to a broom or rake type handle to help absorb the torque which reduces the potential for operator injury to arm, wrist, or hand.
PURPOSE: Assisted support of fishing rod for angler with weak grip. Drawing of a custom orthotic device formed to fit around the fishing rod within position of the handgrip. The support is made of metal with plastic covering and secured by velcro fastener. Appears to provide some wrist support. Fits around the wrist and against the palmar surface of the hand, with a hook formed at the top of the device that supports the fishing rod. SKILLS REQUIRED: Orthotics, metalworking.
The SaFS Fishing Seat is a fishing seat designed for use by individuals with balance, lower extremity, or respiratory disabilities. This fishing seat has back and arm rests and fits on standard fishing pedestal. The seat is equipped with a rod gimbal and accessories to hold oxygen equipment.
The SaSF Casting Rod is a fishing rod designed for use by individuals with disabilities. This medium-weight casting rod has a gimbal butt and is designed to be used with SaSF fishing seat or standup gimbal belt (sold separately). This rod can be used with a conventional or electric reel and line not to exceed a 20-pound IGFA grade line.
The SaSF Fishing Harness is a fishing rod holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, amputation, or weakness or arthritis. This harness is designed to hold the rod in fishing position and to use back support to take pressure from the arms and hands.
The Strong Arm is a fishing rod holder for people with limited or no grip. The fishing rod holder straps to wrist and forearm, and permits trolling, casting, and still fishing. The Strong Arm functions by transferring holding a rod's weight away from the hand and wrist to the forearm bicep and shoulder. It is handmade of oil- treated leather. Right- and left-handed version are available. WEIGHT: 5 to 6 ounces.
The Turboset Angler is a fishing accessory designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This unit attaches to the fishing pole to support the user's arm to increase casting accuracy and hook set power. The set includes a thee-way adjustable attaching bracket, the arm support cradle, a pole pad, and stainless steel hardware. GUARANTEE: Lifetime guarantee.
Turboset Tournament is a fishing accessory designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This unit attaches to the fishing pole to support the user's arm to increase casting accuracy and hook set power. The set includes a six-way adjustable attaching bracket, the arm support cradle, a comfort pad, a pole pad, an arm strap (optional use), and stainless steel hardware. GUARANTEE: Lifetime guarantee.
The Ty-All is a fishing knot tying jig designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or use of only one hand. This device ties knots in lures, and aids in threading hooks and cutting fishing line. The unit comes with mounting bolt and wing nut, line cutter and threader, and an instruction book.
Van's EZ Cast is a one hand fishing reel and rod holder with an automatic fishing line regulator designed to allow independent casting and reeling by persons with limited arm or hand movement because of paralysis, arthritis, or stroke. The EZ Cast consists of a two-piece medium action graphite composite rod, aluminum casting device, chair arm holder, and two clamps. A splint ma be required by individuals with no wrist or finger movement (not included). The fishing rod system works on the right o