How to Repair a Fishing Rod Ferrule

How to Repair a Fishing Rod Ferrule
Nothing is more frustrating than having your fishing rod break while you are fishing. If it's broken at the ferrule, you'll have to replace the ferrule. Of course, if you were smart, you brought a rod repair kit with you; otherwise the repair will have to wait until you get home. Replacing a ferrule isn't that hard to do, and you can find all the supplies you need at your local outdoors or fishing store.

Instructions

Difficulty: Moderately Easy

Tips on Replacing a Broken Ferrule

Things You’ll Need:
  • Scissors Replacement ferrule Ferrule cement
  • Scissors
  • Replacement ferrule
  • Ferrule cement
Step 1
Remove the old ferrule from the rod. A ferrule is used to hold pieces of a rod together, so you'll have to use a new one for the fresh break.
Step 2
Trim away any frayed ends from the broken area of the rod with a pair of scissors. It's not necessary to make the broken ends completely even, but both ends will need to be able to fit inside the new ferrule snugly.
Step 3
Place some ferrule cement on one of the broken ends of the rod. Slip the rod into one end of the ferrule.
Step 4
Place cement on the other broken end of the rod and slip it into the other end of the ferrule. Make sure the ends fit snugly into the ferrule.
Step 5
Fill in any gaps there might be between the rod and ferrule with the ferrule cement. Allow the cement to fully dry before using the rod.

Article Written By Joyce Starr

Joyce Starr is a professional writer from Florida and owns a landscaping company and garden center. She has published articles about camping in Florida, lawn care and gardening and writes for a local gardening newsletter. She shares her love and knowledge of the outdoors and nature through her writing.

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