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How To Make A Fishing Rod In Minecraft

In this recipe tutorial, we'll show you how to make a fishing rod in Minecraft.

A Minecraft fishing rod is a tool that which the primary purpose is, you guessed it, to catch fish. You can also place a carrot on the end of the hook to make a carrot on a stick, which combined with a saddle can be used to ride around on a pig.

Make A Minecraft Fishing Rod Video Tutorial

In this video tutorial, we'll show you how to craft a fishing rod in Minecraft, how to use it, and explain why the fishing rod is helpful.

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Available Platforms

Edition Platform Available
Java Edition Windows, Mac & Linux PC's Yes
Bedrock Edition Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Windows 10 PC's Yes
Education Edition Mac, iOs 12, Windows 10 PC's Yes
PlayStation Edition PlayStation 3 & 4 Yes

Items Needed To Make A Fishing Rod

Steps To Make A Minecraft Fishing Rod

1. Open Your Crafting Menu

To craft a fishing rod, you first need to open your crafting menu in Minecraft. You should see the same grid as in the image below.

Open Your Crafting Menu

2. Add The Sticks And Strings To The Menu

In the crafting menu, add the 3 sticks and the 2 strings to the grid.

You must add both the sticks and strings to the grid exactly as shown in the image below. In the 1st row place 1 stick in the 3rd box. In the 2nd row place 1 stick in the 2nd box and 1 string in the 3rd box. In the 3rd row place 1 stick in the 1st box and 1 string in the 3rd box. This is the Minecraft fishing rod recipe.

Add The Sticks And Strings To The Menu

After you've added the items to the grid as described above, you'll notice a fishing rod in the box on the right.

3. Move The Fishing Rod To Your Inventory

Now, simply drag the fishing rod down to your inventory so you can use it.

How to make a fishing rod in minecraft

You now have a fishing rod! You can use your Minecraft fishing rod to catch fish. You can also place a carrot on the end of the hook of the rod to make a carrot on a stick, which combined with a saddle can be used to ride around on a pig.

Minecraft Fishing Rod Command

You can also use a Give Command to make a fishing rod in Minecraft. The fishing rod command is available in the following editions:

  • Java Edition
  • Pocket Edition
  • Xbox One
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Windows 10 Edition
  • Education Edition

To run the fishing rod command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the command below depending on the version you have.

Java Edition 1.13 and higher

/give @p fishing_rod 1

PE, Xbox One, Switch, Win 10, Education Edition

/give @p fishing_rod 1 0

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