Advice 1: How to make fishing rod

What if You decide suddenly to catch fish as bait while is not taken. In this article You will read how to make a fishing rod with assistant materials.

You first need to make the rod. It is better suited to such wood: birch, hazel, bird cherry, but you can take the maple or willow. The length of the cut rods should be not less than three meters.
How to make fishing rod

Before assembling the rod the rod needs two-thirds sanded with a sharp object: a piece of glass or knife. The line size from 0.15 to 0.3 should be tied to the rod, starting from the middle of the rod, securing the rod end (wrapped around the top). This operation can be performed using band-aid, tape or simply tying the knot. Fishing line should be longer than the rod, approximately 30 cm.

After fixing the fishing line prepare and fasten the float. It is necessary to take an ordinary stick, tube or a piece of bark and tie a regular loop to the middle of the line. Below the float it is necessary to tie the sinker, which can serve as a small nail, notched pebble, a nut. The goods should be fixed at a minimum distance of 5 cm from the float.

If You did not have the hook, you can make pins, thin steel wire, or go in search of any fisherman that will lend You a hook. If you still fisherman found and made a hook for yourself, remember – it must first sharpen (any stone), and second, when you fish, do not let the slack because the fish will break (the hook will fall out of the lips). The hook attaches (binds) to a scaffold knot and your fishing rod ready.

If you make fishing rod does not work, then you can make a ground rod, which is perfect for fishing. Take a long thick fishing line, a hook on the end of the sinker. You take apart the slim leash to tie him to the hook and pin at a distance of 10-15 cm prior to shipment. Now remained only bait the hook and throw the Donk or away from the shore into the lake. The end of a fishing pole mounted on the shore with a branch, peg or standing next to the tree, wear on the line a small load to see the bite.

In this article we told You that you can make the bait with their hands from improvised materials easily, especially when there is a great desire to catch a fish.

Advice 2: How to make a fishing rod with his hands

The simplest fishing tackle is a float rod. Each component can be made with your own hands from the material at hand, found in abundance in areas of human habitation.
The rod with their hands
Modern fishermen can't complain about the meager assortment of fishing equipment, but nonetheless the ability to make the bait with your hands can be very useful, for example, in emergency situations or for beginners fishermen, who are not sure that will be fishing the long haul.

Manufacturer of fishing rods

As the basis for the rod, you can use any material – plastic, metal rod, wood. The easiest way to make the rod out of wood for this purpose is the hazel, bird cherry, larch, birch, mountain ash, or, as an extreme variant – maple. The branch must be smooth and durable. The most successful and reliable work of the rod of wood harvested in autumn.

The rod length will depend on the site of the future fishing: for small, narrow bodies of water suitable branch with a length of about 2-3 meters, when fishing from the shore or from the boat – 3-4. 5 m. the branch of a tree need to whittle with a knife, cutting the extra knots and removing the thin skin that the wood has not lost the elasticity and flexibility.

To give the rod a smooth and eliminate bumps, it should be thoroughly treated with sandpaper. To preserve wood from water, it is desirable to impregnate the thread with varnish or vegetable oil, and after drying – varnish. A good rod is lightweight, elasticity, flexibility and the ability to withstand approximately 300 g weight.

Equipment fishing rods

If no special device for winding and securing twine – motoviltse should be at the upper end of the rod to make small cut wound on his fishing line and secure it with a strong node; if possible, attaching fishing line can be fixed with tape. The working length of the line should be about 30-50 cm greater than the length of the rod. Fishing for big fish fishing line thickness 0.3-0.8 mm, for medium and small – up to 0.25 mm. to Replace the purchase line can dissolved into individual fibers strong rope, cut into thin cords or belt straps connected to the Shoe laces.

On the lower end of the fishing line carefully fastened the hook. Replace industrially manufactured with the hook is flattened nail, cut metal wire, safety pin or part of a ring for the keychain.

Float for fishing lines must be bright, noticeable on the water. As improvised floats you can use cork, foam, bark, or feathers of birds, stripped of fluff and weighted with pieces of wood. The shape of the float should be such that he could tread water vertically, plunging by about a third of its length.

At a distance of 12-15 cm from the hook on the fishing line is attached a sinker, weighing 1-3 g Sinker provides the vertical location of the float and dive for the fish bait to the desired depth. As makeshift weights it is possible to use a nut, bolt, lead plate, compressed around the fishing line or nail.
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