Two reasons come to mind why you might want to make your own fishing rod. For casual, non-professional fishers, buying a new fishing rod might not make financial sense. So it might be cost-effective to make your own.
Another reason you might want to go the DIY route is for emergency fishing. Imagine a going on a camping trip or hike; you come across a body of water you are sure is filled to the brim with fish. The temptation to catch a few might be too much.
So with the little money in your wallet, you can just head into the nearest town, look for the hardware store and buy the few things needed to make a fishing rod.
Below are a couple of ways to make a fishing rod using two different materials. First, though you need to have the following materials ready: [Read more…]