How Do You Restore the Finish on a Fishing Pole?

Fishing poles are often exposed to the elements, which can cause them to lose their finish over time and become dull. If you want to restore the finish on your fishing pole, there are a few simple steps you can take to do so.

The first step is to clean the pole. You can do this by wiping it down with a damp cloth or using an appropriate cleaning agent. Be sure to use a soft cloth to avoid scratching the surface.

Once the pole is clean, you should apply a protective coating such as wax or oil. This will help protect the surface from further damage and keep it looking like new. You should also make sure that any scratches or dents are filled in with a suitable filler before applying the protective coating.

Finally, you should polish the fishing pole with a good quality polishing compound. This will bring out any scratches and restore its original luster.


Restoring the finish on your fishing pole is not difficult, but it does require some effort and care. By cleaning, applying a protective coating, and polishing your pole, you can keep it looking like new for years to come.

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Michael Allen