Stringing a collapsible fishing pole isn’t as difficult as it sounds. With the right supplies and a little bit of knowledge, you can string your own pole in no time. Here’s what you’ll need to get started:
- A collapsible fishing pole
- Fishing line
- Hooks, weights, and lures (optional)
- Needle-nose pliers or wire cutters (optional)
Step 1: Preparing Your Fishing Line
Start by taking your fishing line out of the package and measuring enough for the length of your pole. Make sure you leave some extra to tie off the end of your line. If you want to add a weight or lure to the end of your line, use a leader – this will help keep them from slipping off.
Step 2: Threading Through the Guides on Your Pole
Once you’ve got your fishing line ready, start threading it through the guides on your pole. This is usually done from the top down, starting at the topmost guide and working your way down to the tip of the rod. Make sure that each guide is well-secured before moving on to the next one.
Step 3: Attaching Hooks, Weights, and Lures (Optional)
If you’re using hooks, weights, or lures with your pole, now’s the time to attach them. You can use needle-nose pliers or wire cutters to do this – just make sure they’re securely fastened before continuing.
Step 4: Finishing Up