Spray painting a fishing pole can be an effective and cost-efficient way of restoring the look of a used, but still functional, fishing pole. Spray painting can also help to prevent corrosion and sun damage, while giving your pole a fresh and new appearance. With the right materials and technique, you can give your fishing pole a professional-looking paint job.
Materials Needed: You will need spray paint, painter’s tape, newspaper or cardboard, sand paper, primer and clear coat. Make sure to choose a spray paint specifically designed for metal surfaces. Test the color on cardboard first and let it dry completely before moving on.
Step 1: Disassemble the Fishing Pole. Carefully unscrew any rods or reel attachments from the main shaft of the pole.
Step 2: Sand and Clean the Fishing Pole. Use sandpaper to remove any rust or oxidation from the surface of the pole. Then use a damp cloth to thoroughly clean off any dust or dirt.
Step 3: Prime and Paint the Fishing Pole. Apply primer to ensure that your paint job will last longer, then apply two coats of spray paint and let them dry completely between each coat. Once fully dry, apply a clear coat for added protection.
Step 4: Reassemble the Fishing Pole. After all of your layers have dried completely, reassemble your fishing pole.
With careful preparation and attention to detail, you can easily spray paint your own fishing pole at home for very little expense. By following these steps you can give your old fishing poles a new look without breaking the bank!