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Malone BigFoot Pro Canoe Roof Rack w/ Tie-Downs - Gunwale Brackets - Clamp On

Malone BigFoot Pro Canoe Roof Rack w/ Tie-Downs - Gunwale Brackets - Clamp On

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These gunwale brackets let you carry 1 canoe, hull side up, on your roof rack. It mounts to most crossbar styles, and it includes heavy-duty straps and bow/stern tie-downs to secure your canoe to the roof rack on your vehicle. Great Prices for the best watersport carriers from Malone. Malone BigFoot Pro Canoe Roof Rack w/ Tie-Downs - Gunwale Brackets - Clamp On part number MPG112MD can be ordered online at or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Malone Watersport Carriers - MPG112MD

  • Canoe
  • Roof Mount Carrier
  • Aero Bars
  • Elliptical Bars
  • Factory Bars
  • Round Bars
  • Square Bars
  • Gunwale Brackets
  • Clamp On
  • Malone
  • No Load Assist
  • Rear Loading

These gunwale brackets let you carry 1 canoe, hull side up, on your roof rack. It mounts to most crossbar styles, and it includes heavy-duty straps and bow/stern tie-downs to secure your canoe to the roof rack on your vehicle.


  • Gunwale bracket carrier lets you transport 1 canoe, hull side up, on your roof rack
    • Also great for carrying a ladder
  • Padded brackets securely hold your canoe by its gunwales and protect it from scratches and scuffs
  • Tie-down straps and bow/stern tie-downs secure your canoe to your roof rack and your vehicle
    • Anchor kit (sold separately) creates temporary mounting points for bow/stern tie-downs
  • Quick and easy clamp on installation on most crossbars - no tools required
  • Made in the USA


  • Application: round, square, aero, elliptical, and most factory crossbars
  • Carrying capacity: 1 canoe
  • Weight capacity: 90 lbs
  • Dimensions: 5-1/4" long x 5-1/2" wide x 4-1/4" tall
  • Strap length (each):
    • Load straps: 15'
    • Bow/stern tie-downs: 11'
  • Carrier weight: 6.5 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Malone Crossbar Specs

Gunwale Bracket Canoe Carrier

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The Malone BigFoot Pro holds your canoe hull side up on your roof rack crossbars. These gunwale brackets are lined with foam pads to protect your canoe from scratches and scuffs while loading and during transport. And because the brackets are only 4-1/2" tall, you won't have to lift your canoe much higher than your roof when loading it from the side of your vehicle. This low-profile design also makes it less likely that you'll need to remove the carrier when you park in your garage.

Load Straps and Bow/Stern Tie-Downs


The carrier includes 2 cam-buckle straps to secure your kayak to the rack. A set of bow/stern tie-downs are also included to secure the kayak to the front and back of your vehicle. If your vehicle doesn't have any tie-down points, you can get an anchor kit (sold separately) which will let you create anchor points in the creases of your vehicle's hood and hatch.

Tool-Free, Clamp-On Installation

Malone Brackets installed

The carrier clamps to most crossbars without the need for tools. Simply set the carrier on your crossbars, slide the mounting brackets over the bolts, and secure them with the T-knobs.

MPG112MD Malone Big Foot Pro Roof Rack Canoe Carrier with Tie-Downs - Gunnel-Style

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Malone BigFoot Pro Canoe Roof Rack w/ Tie-Downs - Gunwale Brackets - Clamp On - MPG112MD

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (21 Customer Reviews)

These gunwale brackets let you carry 1 canoe, hull side up, on your roof rack. It mounts to most crossbar styles, and it includes heavy-duty straps and bow/stern tie-downs to secure your canoe to the roof rack on your vehicle.


The Malone Bigfoot Pro Canoe Roof rack is excellent and is super strong. I have two sets of them now, one for a Malone Aero Bars Car Roof Rack, and one for a Rhino Aero Bars Car Roof Rack (both bought at Etrailer). The quality is first rate, so why the 4 stars? The reason is that the support back of the canoe racks is too high. It only needs to be one inch high which matches the rubber pad. Instead it is 3.75 inches high. Every inch higher than necessary makes it harder to lift the canoe over the backs of the canoe racks. If I could cut them easily I would do it, but it looks like it would be too difficult to cut the metal back down to 1 inch. The Canoe racks are even better using the T-Slot Integration Hardware Kit for Aero Styled CrossBars, MPG915. That kit has 5/8" long (functional length) bolts which fit the Malone Aero Bars Car Rack. For the Rhino Rack, it uses a different kit that has 7/8" long bolts. Using the T Slot allows full use of the entire aero bars.


I bought these brackets for my Ascend H-12 kayak. The kayak transports face-down on Thule roof racks. These high-quality brackets are easy to install/remove and inhibit any side to side slippage while providing a secure tie-down. I highly recommend these brackets for anyone transporting canoes or kayaks on their rooftops.

Bob M.


Using the Malone Bigfoot for a year now with absolutely no complaints!


Nice kit for canoe tie down. Would have preferred ratchet straps to hold the canoe. I changed them out for ones I already had.



Dont use ratchet straps on a canoe. You can, but you risk damaging it. Cam straps are great.


Just excellent. Holds tight. Easy to position and set up.


First off, when I'm looking for something for my car, truck or camper, etrailer is my 1st online stop. Their pricing is highly competitive and their service is tops. Finding and ordering the Malone big foot was no exception. Ordering was a breeze and communication about my order was very prompt. The product itself is perfect. It installed on my Yakima corebars in minutes, fits perfectly and seems to be of the highest quality. I purchased this product for hauling ladders, lumber and any number of long loads that need to be stable.


This is the perfect rack system for safety caring my new canoe!


These are great! Kept our canoe snugly in place driving from New Hampshire to the Boundary Waters in Minnesota. Loved this so much we got my in laws a set for Christmas!


well worth the money. canoe is very sturdy. more so than with any foam and straps I've used.


It took some measuring and perfecting the layout but my canoe fits perfect on top of my Jeep. The info and description on etrailer was great. Shipped fast and I’m ready to go camping.


Perfect for a canoe - even a wide one with very curved gunnels. I put them on a 58in Malone square bar, but they would fit just about any cross bar I've seen.


My experience working with your company was first class, as was the product. Your saleslady was very knowledgeable in answering my questions. My order was exactly what I needed, thanks to Mariah. A pleasure compared to the usual off shore representative that is reading from a book, speaks poor English, and knows little about the product you are calling about.


Easy to use and very effective.


getting a vehicle properly equipped to carry canoes is a daunting task.


Worked nicely, easy to install.


They got it here in record time AAA


Great quality and fast delivery. Exactly as described


Fast delivery and perfect transaction.






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