How to Make a Fishing Rod in Minecraft

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A fishing rod is a tool that is used primarily for fishing. In Minecraft, a Fishing Rod is one of many tools that you can make. In this article, we are going to explain how to make a Fishing Rod in Minecraft. So, if you want to make a Fishing Rod, you have to read this entire article.


In Minecraft, these are the materials you are able to use to make a Fishing Rod:

  • 3 Sticks.
  • 2 Strings.


  • Open the Crafting Menu.

At the First step, you have to open your crafting table so that you have the 3×3 crafting grid.

  • Add Items to make a Fishing Rod.

In the crafting menu, you are going to see a crafting area which is made up of a 3×3 crafting grid. To make a fishing rod, you need to place 3 sticks and 2 strings in the 3×3 crafting grid. When you are making a fishing rod, it is important that the sticks and strings are placed in the exact pattern. In the first row, there must be 1 stick in the third box. In the second row, there must be 1 stick in the second box and 1 string in the third box. In the third row, there must be 1 stick in the first box and 1 string in the third box. Now, you have filled the crafting area with the correct pattern, the fishing rod is going to appear in the box to the right.

  • Move the Fishing Rod to Inventory

After you have made a fishing rod, you have to move the new item to your inventory.

  • Finally, you have already made a Fishing Rod in Minecraft.


In Minecraft, you will be able to enchant a fishing rod with the following enchantments:

  • Curse of Vanishing: The cursed item is going to disappear after a player dies.
  • Luck of the Sea: This will increase chances of catching valuable items.
  • Lure: This will increase the rate of fish biting your hook.
  • Mending: You are able to use xp to mend your tools, weapons and armor.
  • Unbreaking: This will increase durability of the item.


Here are steps to Enchant the Fishing Rod:

  • Firstly, you have to open the Enchanting Table so that you have the Enchant menu.
  • After that, in the Enchant menu, you have to place the fishing rod in the first box. Then, you have to place 3 lapis lazuli in the second box.
  • When you have placed your fishing rod and lapis lazuli in the two boxes, you are going to see the enchantment slots display up to 3 enchantment options. Each enchantment is going to display a number on the right which is the number of experience levels that you must unlock and view the enchantment.
  • Please choose the enchantment that you want to apply to the fishing rod.
  • Now, the Fishing Rod is an enchanted fishing rod and you are able to move it back into your inventory.

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