Making a Ice fishing rod! (out of some household items)

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Ice Fishing rods are many meant to set the hook on a fish so really you don't need any fancy gear or stuff, In this step by step Instructable it will explain and show you how to make a ice fishing rod in minutes, with simple household items like: Clothes hangar, pen/pencil, fishing line with spool and pliers!
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Step 1: Materials And Tools

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Making a homemade Ice fishing rod is as easy as opening your closet & tackle box. You will need:
  1. Clothes hanger (rod)
  2. Fishing line&spool (pretty self explanatory)
  3. Pencil & Pen (Handle)
  4. Pliers (To bend the  clothes hanger)

Step 2: Bending into a straight line

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Use the pliers because if you use you fingers its really going to hurt afterward!!! (i've learned the hard way)

Step 3: Straighten the tiny bends

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You can use your finger for this.

Step 4: Bend again!

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Bend the extra wire straight, going to the side. ( you can use your hands again)

Step 5: Slide the spool

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Slide the spool onto the part of the hanger you just bent. (in step 4)

Step 6: Lock it in

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Lock in the spool about a half a centimeter from where it lay's.

Step 7: Make the loops

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Bend some loops in the hangar for the eyes on the rod.

Step 8: Finish!

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Add the Pencil/Pen as the handle and your done!

Good luck Fishing!!!