How to make a Fishing Rod in Minecraft: Materials, Uses and More!

The Fishing Rod in Minecraft allow players to fish in water and can provide players with rare treasure items that are otherwise really hard to get such as Enchantment Books and more!

Fishing Rod in Minecraft
How to make a Fishing Rod in Minecraft?

Minecraft is a Adventure and crafting game, but players can also take a step back and enjoy life in Minecraft. In this article we take a look at how to make a Fishing Rod in Minecraft.

Minecraft has aspects that the players can enjoy while living in their cosy home and staying away from danger. Various players have varied playstyles and some players may only want to relax and build things to pass their time.

Down below we take a look at how to make a Fishing Rod in Minecraft.

Fishing Rod in Minecraft

Fishing Rod in Minecraft
Fishing Rod in Minecraft

Fishing Rod in Minecraft allows players to fish in water bodies like rivers, lakes and oceans.

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Players can find Fishing Rods, naturally spawning in Underwater Ruins Chests. These are generally Enchanted Fishing Rods. They can also be traded for 6 emeralds from a Journey-man level fisherman villagers.

Drowned Mobs also have a slight chance of spawning with a fishing rod in hand . This also has a even lower chance of dropping it.

Players can also obtain Enchanted ones from fishing, but it is a treasure Enchantment.

How to make a Fishing Rod?

Fishing Rod in Minecraft
Fishing Rod in Minecraft

Players need only two items to make a Fishing Rod from scratch. These are:

  • Strings x2
  • Sticks x3

Sticks can be obtained by breaking trees and from chests.

Strings can be obtained from Spiders and by breaking cobwebs with Swords.

Fishing Rod in Minecraft
Recipe For Fishing Rod

Combine the items in the Crafting Table in the manner shown above to make a Fishing Rod in Minecraft.

How to use a Fishing Rod?

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Players can use a fishing rod by right clicking it while facing a body of water. The hook will be cast in the water. After a while small bubbles start to appear and the bob moves up and down. Players need to pull the rod back at this instant to capture what is hooked on the other side.

The items can range from fish, junk or treasure.

Enchantments for Fishing Rods

Fishing Rod in Minecraft
Fishing Rod in Minecraft

The following Enchantments can be applied to a fishing rod:

  • Lure: Higher chance of getting an item.
  • Luck of the Sea: Higher chance of getting rare items.
  • Unbreaking: Less durability loss on each cast.
  • Mending: Consumes EXP to mend the rod.
  • Curse of Vanishing: Disappears when dropped.

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