DIY Pocket Fishing Pole

DIY Pocket Fishing Pole

Looking to spend some time in the great outdoors and want to be prepared to do some survivalist fishing at the drop of a hat? This DIY pocket fishing rod and reel is for you.

Instructables user Toglefritz details how to build a pocket fishing rod and reel on the cheap with fun household supplies, including a telescoping radio antenna, Bic pen, binder clip, washers, some various other nuts and bolts, glue, and a few other sundry but common items. When you’re done, you’ve got a simple-but-effective pen-sized fishing pole that fits in your pocket. Hit up the Instructables post for the full walkthrough.

Pocket-Sized Fishing Rod and Reel [Instructables via Make]

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