A Paperclip Fish Hook

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This is how you make a ordinary paperclip into a fishing implement.

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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.

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    TomV4

    4 years ago on Introduction

    If it doesn't catch fish, I'm sure you could invent some sort of game to play with it

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    ZachC6

    4 years ago on Introduction

    Yes, but I didn't wait long enough to know if it will attract fish.

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    amberrayh

    4 years ago on Introduction

    Great job on your first Instructable! Have you tried fishing with this hook?