fishing rod

a long, slender, cylindrical, flexible rod usually made of bamboo, steel, or fiberglass, for use with a reel and line in catching fish.
Compare fly rod.

1545–55 Unabridged
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fishing rod
a long tapered flexible pole, often in jointed sections, for use with a fishing line and, usually, a reel

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Example sentences
His fishing rod was in a closet where he lived, on the other side of the city.
For others, it could be the peace of a quiet trout stream, where a fly fishing
  rod is the tool of choice.
Rusty received a new fishing rod and tackle box, plus a savings bond and two
There's some good fall fishing so bring your fishing rod along on the hunt.
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