The Fishing Rods, aka Fishing Poles, are tools that players can use along with bait to perform fishing activities in Terraria. As you know, there are a wide variety of items in Terraria that players can get on a random basis while fishing. This makes the fishing activity in the game, somewhat mandatory, as if you avoid it, you will be missing a great number of items.

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Keeping that in mind, we have prepared a handy guide on how to get a fishing rod in Terraria. It talks about the different Fishing Rods available in the game and how players can get them.

How to Get a Fishing Rod

There are around eleven fishing rods in Terraria that players can get via crafting and from crates, NPCs, enemy drops, etc.

  • Wood Fishing Pole
    • Obtained via crafting.
    • You need eight Wood and a workbench to craft the Wood Fishing Pole.
  • Reinforced Fishing Pole
    • Obtained via crafting.
    • You need eight pieces of any iron bar and an iron or lead anvil to craft Reinforced Fishing Pole.
  • Fisher of Souls
    • Obtained via crafting.
    • You need eight pieces of Demonite bar and an iron or lead anvil to craft Fisher of Souls.
  • Fleshcatcher
    • Obtained via crafting.
    • You need eight pieces of Crimtane bar and an iron or lead anvil to craft Fisher of Souls.
  • Scarab Fishing Rod
    • Obtained from Mirage or Oasis crates.
  • Chum Caster
    • Obtained by farming Wandering Eye Fish or Zombie Merman enemies.
  • Fiberglass Fishing Pole
    • Obtained from Bramble, or Jungle crates. You can also obtain it from Ivy Chests.
  • Mechanic’s Rod
    • Bought from Mechanic NPC for twenty gold coins.
  • Sitting Duck’s Fishing Pole
    • Bought from Travelling Merchant NPC for thirty five gold coins.
  • Hotline Fishing Hook
    • 1/75 chance of being obtained in Hardmode from the Angler after 25 quests
  • Golden Fishing Rod
    • Angler reward after 30/50 quests or 1/250, depending on platform.

That’s it for now. While you are here, read our guide on how to get Blindfold in Terraria.

Terraria is an action-adventure sandbox game currently available on PS4, Xbox, Android, PC, iOS, and Nintendo Switch platforms.

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