Fishing is a complement to the provisioning system, with the fish you catch serving as ingredients for recipes to create drink that would give you XP (Psionic Ambrosia) and recovery buffs (Ortega's Smoked Bear Haunch). In order to craft the recipes, you need Perfect Roe, which is an ingredient you get from skinning the common fish you have caught.
Note: The green and blue trophy fish are not able to be skinned. When you find a fishing hole and look at it, you'll be prompted to hold down E to select a bait.
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When you use the right type of bait for the type of water you are fishing, not only will you have a 100% success rate, you will also be able to catch the rare fish for your achievements and wet gunny sacks that contain crafting materials. * I haven't had a really long time to study the failure rate, but with what I've done so far, it comes out to 50%, which is a nice, round number that people love, so I believe it to be true).
Foul Water Slaughter fish and Trod: These fish are found in the foulest waters possible: sewers, fetid swamps and in pools near decomposing bodies. At other times, it can be harder to tell, like this waterfall near the Armature's Upheaval in Stonewalls, which is foul probably because of all the crap coming out of that forge.
Rivers will be any kind of moving waters, usually starting at a waterfall and ending in either a lake or the ocean. When it gets near a lake or ocean, the water type of the fishing hole can vary.
Guts from small frogs, guard and chickens as well as tiny ocean minnows are the best bait for these. Lakes will be any large or small body of water that's not the ocean, like the Steam lake Encampment in southern Stonewalls, that's patrolled by this asshole bull fetch.
In lakes, the preferred bait is either guts or minnows, and the fish you can catch are spa detail, silver side perch and shad. Ocean Dogfish and Long fin: When you are the (sic) by the sea, you should try your hand at catching these beauties.
Using common garden worms and small chub will entice the largest of these fish. In oceans, the preferred bait is either worms or chub, and the fish you can catch are dogfish, long fin and minnows.
Find in lakes Chub are a preferred bait for oceans. I spent Day 6 of my fishing report explaining why simple bait sucks.
You can buy simple bait from a merchant for 15 gold, which isn't worth it at all. Found amongst plants Worms are a preferred bait for oceans.
You can find guts by killing certain level 1 creatures like chickens, bantam and pony guard, squirrels, rabbits & goats.1 Crawlers Bait for fishing. Find amongst plants Crawlers are a preferred bait for foul water.
You can find crawlers by killing certain level 1 creatures like spiders, scribe and centipedes, and also from certain zombie-like mobs. You can also find them in plants, like worms.1 Insect Parts Bait for fishing.
Fish roe are a preferred bait for foul water. Once you've got your bait game on lock, you're ready to catch yourself some rare fish.
The Invisible Pole Sometimes if you cast a line, then hit E to reel it in, and hit E again to cast it again before that animation finishes, you'll fish with an invisible pole. I had a line cast when the internet went down and after 45 seconds of waiting and not realizing I was offline, I hit e to reel it in early.
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As you approach it, you’ll see a label and a prompt to use “E” (on PC) to drop your line into the water. Once your line is in the water, you’ll need to look for a slight bobbing motion of your pole, indicating that you have caught something.
There are four types of water in Tamil: Ocean, Lake, River and Foul. You’ll end up catching the dreaded “Used Bait”, which is absolutely worthless.
RiversInsect Parts: Can be harvested from torch bugs, butterflies, small wasps and fresh flies. Ocean Worms: Can be harvested from picking plants or from undead mob drops.
Foul WaterCrawlers: Can be harvested from picking plants or from killing small spiders and centipedes. There are three main categories of fish you can catch: White (common), Green (rare), and Blue (rarest).
Filleting fish also gives you the chance of obtaining Perfect Roe, a special new ingredient for the provisioning recipe called “Psionic Ambrosia” which grants a player 50% more experience gained when using the drink. Some casts take longer than others, so you’ll have to be quick when your pole starts bobbing (get an Add-on to get a big alert when it’s time to reel in!).
Once you’ve got a nice number of caught fish in your bag, it’s time to start filleting them. Your character will be bathed in sparkles and light if you obtain a Perfect Roe, and it will automatically be added to your bag.
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If you drink this, you are able to see the fishing holes much clearer and it shows you what type of water it is when you point on it. When you filet the fishes (white fishes), you have a chance of getting Perfect Roe which can be used in provisioning to create EXP drinks or sell them for a high price in trading guilds.
To get the Ortega’s Smoked Bear Haunch you need the receipt and the following ingredients (Perfect Roe, Tomato, White Cap, Frost Miriam, Red Meat) This add-on gives you a handy display window that automatically detects your current zone, the fishing achievement related to that zone, and your progress toward that achievement; and displays this info for you.
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