A fishing rod is an fishing tool in the game. Alternatively it is used as an intermediate step for crafting the carrot on a stick.
As a Crafting Recipe
Carrot on a Stick
The fishing rod can fish and reel in mobs.
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:
- Raw fish
- Raw salmon
- Leather Boots
- Fishing Rod
- Name tag
- Lily pad
- And more!
If you shift click the fishing rod while aiming at a mob, you can shift click again after nabbing the mob and it will be flung in your direction without being damaged.
This tool can be enchanted as well.