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6 Must-Know DIY Fishing Projects

Want to make your fishing even more fun? Try making some of your own fishing gear, like some pool-noodle catfishing ''jugs,'' using the simple instructions outlined below. (Keith Sutton photo)
Want to make your fishing even more fun? Try making some of your own fishing gear, like some pool-noodle catfishing ''jugs,'' using the simple instructions outlined below. (Keith Sutton photo)

Give these affordable do-it-yourself projects a try for more enjoyable fishing trips

Over the years, I’ve collected many ideas for easy fishing projects. Most were shared by fellow anglers. A few are my own crude inventions. Each will help you construct an affordable gadget you’ll find handy at home or on fishing excursions.

Each project can be completed in less than an hour by a competent do-it-yourselfer. Most can be made with recycled materials. All have been field tested. They should serve you well, and save you money, too.

Pool Noodle Fishing “Jugs”

If you enjoy jug fishing for catfish or other fish, try making your floats with the long, hollow, closed-foam “noodles” your kids float on in the swimming pool. These signal a strike better than regular jugs because when a fish takes your bait, the noodle stands up and waves around.

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