How Do You Hang a Fishing Rod in a Garage?

Hanging a fishing rod in the garage is an efficient way to store and keep your gear organized and ready for use. It also has the added benefit of freeing up valuable floor space in a crowded garage. With the right hardware, it’s easy to hang your rods and reels from the wall or ceiling of your garage.

Step 1: Gather the necessary materials. You’ll need some wall anchors, screws, hooks, and a drill.

Wall anchors are designed to hold heavier objects in drywall without having them fall out or damage the wall. Choose an anchor that can hold at least 20 pounds per hook.

Step 2: Measure and drill holes for your anchors. Use a tape measure to determine where you want to hang your rods and reels and mark those points with a pencil. Then use a drill bit slightly smaller than your anchors and predrill holes into the wall.

Step 3: Insert the wall anchors into the holes. Use a hammer to lightly tap them in place until they are flush with the surface of the wall.

Step 4: Place hooks into each of the anchors. Screw them into place with screws that will fit snugly without damaging or stripping out the anchor threads.

Step 5: Hang your rods on each hook. Make sure that each rod is securely attached before releasing it from your hands.


Hanging a fishing rod in the garage is an easy way to keep it organized and out of sight while still being able to access it quickly when needed. With just a few simple steps you can have all of your gear hung up and ready for use whenever you need it.

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Lindsay Collins