How Do You Paracord a Fishing Pole?

Paracord is a lightweight, yet strong rope made from nylon. It has been used for centuries by sailors and adventurers and can be found in many modern-day items such as keychains, bracelets, and even fishing poles. Paracording a fishing pole is an easy way to add strength and durability to an existing rod without much effort.

The first step in paracording a fishing pole is to measure the length of the rod. Measure from the tip of the handle to the tip of the rod, as this will give you an accurate length for the paracord.

After measuring, cut your paracord to size and then melt one end of the cord with a lighter or match. This will help prevent fraying.

Once your paracord is cut and melted, it’s time to begin wrapping it around your fishing pole. Start at the base of the handle and wrap slowly up towards the tip.

Secure each wrap with tape or glue so that it doesn’t unravel during use. Continue wrapping until you reach the top of your rod.

When you reach the top, tie both ends of your paracord together using an overhand knot. Make sure to secure it tightly so that it won’t come undone while casting or retrieving your line. Once secured, trim any excess paracord off with scissors.


Paracording a fishing pole is a great way to add strength and durability without having to buy a whole new rod. All you need is some paracord, tape or glue, a lighter or match, scissors and you’re ready to go! With just a few simple steps you can customize your existing rod into something that’s more reliable and longer lasting than ever before!

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Lindsay Collins