Uses until broken
Failing also counts as one usage.
If you do Jordan Lion's side quest, infecteds have a decent chance to drop a fishing rod in a green loot bag.
|Sacramento Suburbs||Sometimes||In the south area of Sacramento, go through the library until you see 2 small ponds. You'll find the fishing rod on the south side of the south pond.|
|Bodega Bay||Often[Confirm]||In the «Fisher's den» house, following north from the spawn campfire.|
How get revenue
When recycling a normal fishing rod you have chances of getting the recipe.