Who Invented the Fishing Rod?

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Fishing, which is also called angling, is the sport of catching freshwater or saltwater fish, with rod, line and hook. Fishing, like hunting, originated as a means of providing food for survival. References to fishing are found in an Egyptian angling scene of about 2000 BC, on A Chinese account of about the 4th century BC, ancient Greek, Assyrian, Roman, and Jewish writings. Improved methods of the making fishhook were devised by Charles Kirby in the 1650s.
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Benjamin Franklin is credited with inventing the first lightning rod in 1752. He came up with this idea because he wanted to protect people and their houses from lightning strikes.You
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Fishing rods were probably invented in ancient history, can be seen in ancient Egyptian
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It's not perfectly certain, but there is some evidence the ancient Egyptians were the first to use fishing rods.
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