Fishing Gear Plans - Build Your Own Fishing Gear

It's a lot of fun to go to the major sporting goods store and browse through the aisles of fishing gear. However, once you get over the sticker shock, you might decide to build some of your gear yourself.

Free fishing plans are available to create almost any kind of fishing gear or accessory you need. There are even plans to build a wooden reel, a duck boat and oars to propel your boat.

Create lures, a tackle box or build a boathouse using plans that provide easy-to-follow directions.

These projects are great for the angler to build in the off-season while waiting for the fishing season to begin. Learn to tie lures and create an old-fashioned, but serviceable fishing rod. Get the kids involved with your new hobby and they will be eager to cast a lure when fishing season opens.

Lure Rack

Fishing Lure Rack

This plan is for a fishing lure rack that looks great hanging in an office or den and keeps lures in view and well organized.
Quick and Easy Oars

Universal Oar Plan

Here is a wood project that has 7 steps and helpful tips for building a universal boat oar.
Fishing Tie Table

A Fishing Tie Table

You can make a TV tray into an area for tying caddis flies using this simple project.


Keep your boat sheltered from the outdoor elements by building a boathouse out of pressure treated wood.
Tackle Box

Tackle Box

Instructions for building a vintage style tackle box where there's a place for everything.
Duck Boat

Simple Duck Boat

Build a strong and sturdy wooden duck boat using these plans.
Build a Fishing Raft

Fishing Raft

Build your own fishing raft with these instructions and list of materials.
Newspaper Fish Recipe

Fishing Hack - Fish in Newspaper Recipe

Here is a recipe for cooking fresh fish while wrapped in wet newspaper and the results are delicious.

Related Pages: Oar and Paddle Plans, Fishing Rod Racks