Repair Broken Fishing Rods

Repair a broken fishing rod

mississippi river walleye

1. Find an old broken rod to cut the sleeve from

2. Cut out a section that will fit over the broken area. Cut extra long and slowly find the right 4 or 5 inches to use as a sleeve

3. Remove all the eyes

4. slide the tip end through the cut section, get this part of the rod to tightly fit in the sleeve leaving half the sleeve open

5. add the bottom part of the rod, it should meet the top section and be fairly snug. If everything measures ok, remove the sections from the sleeve and add eproxy

6. Re-attach the eyes.

About Dave Tackett

Dave Tackett is from Sterling Illinois. An avid fisherman since childhood, he has fished all over the Midwest, mainly the Mississippi River pools 8-19. His home waters are pools 13 & 14. After fishing Bass tournaments for many years, he gave it up to fish for Walleye year round. He now guides and fishes for fun. He likes to take photos of the scenic places he visits on the river and likes to keep a video camera running to get footage for his Walleye DVDs. Photography is now where he most of his time working, using professional DSLR cameras and lens. These photos include landscape around the Mississippi River and the Rock River, river birds like eagles heron, egrets etc.
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