DIY Tip of the Day: Storing Fishing Poles. To solve the problem of tangled fishing gear, I screwed 1-1/4 in. PVC caps to a 1x4x4 about 4 in. apart. On a second 1x4x4, I screwed matching 1-1/4 in. PVC couplings. I screwed the 1x4 with the caps one foot off the floor, and the one with couplings 6 ft. off the floor. The rod tips slide up through the couplings and the handles rest in the caps. - Joe Jaquesmoe
Organize and Separate Fishing Hooks With Safety Pins For almost any small item with an "eye"! I'd use a stainless steel diaper pin though (if the hook's eye is large enough to fit onto diaper pin)- they're stronger, rustproof, and less likely to pop open. Find in "notions" section of fabric stores, or In baby bib, onesies, socks, hanging wall section of big stores. Search internet for picture before shopping.