How Do You Attach a Ferrules Fishing Rod?

Ferrules fishing rods offer anglers the ability to break down their rod into two or more pieces for easier storage and transport. To ensure the strength and durability of your rod, it is important to properly attach the ferrules. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to do so.

Step 1: Wrap several layers of masking tape around each ferrule. This will keep the ferrule from sticking to the rod and make it easier to slide them together.

Step 2: Apply a small amount of thread sealant or Teflon tape around the male end of one of the ferrules. This will provide a seal against water and dirt that could interfere with your fishing.

Step 3: Slide the female end of one ferrule onto the male end of the other ferrule. Make sure they are lined up correctly, as misalignment can cause damage to your rod.

Step 4: Once aligned, slowly twist the ferrules together until they are securely attached. Do not force them or you could damage your rod.

Step 5: To finish, wrap another layer or two of tape around the ferrules for extra security and protection from dirt and water.


Attaching ferrules fishing rods is a simple process that only takes a few minutes. With proper alignment and care when twisting them together, you can ensure that your rod remains strong and durable for many years to come.

Photo of author

Lindsay Collins