If you type CRAFT HINT TACKLE FISHING POLE you'll get an idea of how to start!
If you need help at any time CRAFT HINT (item).
CARVE FISHING POLE FROM MY STICK
TRIM MY STICK
PEEL MY STICK
NOTCH MY STICK (twice)
BALANCE MY STICK
Different grades of poles will be made depending on skill level. I don't know what the different levels are because
Heartsong can make extremely well-made poles already.
Grades of poles: