This is how you make a ordinary paperclip into a fishing implement.
Step 1: Straighten.
Take your paperclip and straighten it.
Step 2: Bend
Take pliers and make a small loop.
Step 3: Bend Again.
Bend a hook in the paperclip with the pliers.
Step 4: String It.
Attach a string to the small loop.
Step 5: Now You're Done!
Now you can use your fish hook as it is, or attach a rod of any length.