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Fishing Rod
Fishing Rod.png
Type:Item, tool

A fishing rod is a tool used for fishing. Alternatively it is used as an intermediate step for crafting the carrot on a stick.



There is a chance of catching a fishing rod while fishing. It is part of the treasure category.


The fishing rod can be crafted using three sticks and two pieces of string.

Invisible-sprite Invisible-sprite StickStick Invisible-sprite StickStick String StickStick Invisible-sprite String Fishing Rod


Crafting Ingredient

The fishing rod is used in the recipe for the carrot on a stick.

Fishing Rod Invisible-sprite Invisible-sprite Carrot Carrot on a Stick

Flinging Mobs

The fishing rod can be cast at mobs, and if the player shift clicks again, it will fling the mob in the opposite direction which the cursor is in. The fishing rod itself does not cause damage to the mob.


Main article: Fishing

If a fishing rod is cast (by shift-clicking) into any amount of water, it will float on top of the water and after a while it will bob up and if the player reels it in quickly by shift clicking again they will catch an item. The items that can be caught include: Fishing rod is used for fishing, those are the possible rewards that you can get by fishing:


The fishing rod can be enchanted directly through the enchantment table. It can be enchanted with the unbreaking, luck of the sea, and lure enchantments. Unbreaking makes it less likely to take durability damage when used, luck of the sea increases the chance of getting "treasure" when fishing, and lure decreases the time taken for something to be caught.


Version Date Changes
1.24 Dec 22, 2012
  • Added the fishing rod (does not yet work)
    • Used to craft the carrot on a stick
1.27 Nov 13, 2015
  • The fishing rod can be used for fishing
1.31 Dec 30, 2023
  • Fixed holding fishing rod causing the mining animation to play

See Also