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How do I fish?


To fish, all you need is some sort of pond, lake, river or sea coast on your farm. You click on the the yellow tool box, then click on the fishing pole, then click on the water and hopefully you will catch a fish on your first click! Some of the waters may take a few more clicks.

How do i know when my fish are ready to be fished?

Hover your mouse over each water, it will display the name of the water, how many fish, how much bait you have for that type of water. If the waters have been recently fished, it will also display how long until they are ready again. If there is no time displayed, they are ready to fish.

In this image it shows the Big Lake with Boat is ready to fish, it has 199 fish, and there is 400 freshwater bait...


In this image there are 0 fish, so the lake has already been fished, and will be ready again in 7.9 hours. It also shows there are no freshwater bait available for fishing...


How to get bait and what it is for is explained in a later post in this thread Using bait.
You do NOT have to have bait in order to fish your waters, you will still get fish without it.


Note: Newly bought waters take time to become ready. Coin waters take 20 hours, Farm Cash waters take 8 hours.




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Where is the fishing pole?



The fishing pole can be found by clicking on the yellow tool box. It looks like this. . .




For faster fishing you can buy the fishing boats. Fishing boats are explained in Chapter 21 Tools. Click this link and it will take you to that post... What is the fishing boat?




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What kind I of water do I need for fish?


Any of the following waters listed below will work for fishing. There are other waters, like waves, beaches with and without sand, patches of water, but they are just for decoration.

Each type of water holds different fish and a different amount.

Each piece of water holds a different amount of fish.
  • River piece: 32 fish; 4 types
  • River corner: 16 fish; 4 types
  • Bridge: 32 fish; 4 types
  • Big lake with boat: 199 fish; 6 types
  • Big lake: 229 fish; 4 types
  • Small lake: 46 fish; 5 types
  • Small pond: 18 fish; 2 types
  • Big pond: 86 fish; 3 types
  • Small sea coast: 99/122 fish; 9 types
  • Big sea coast: 203/210 fish; 10 types
  • Frozen Lake: 212 fish 2 types


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What kinds of fish are there?


There are a few varities of fish and they sell for different prices at the market.

  • Anchovy 130 coins
  • Sturgeon 80 coins
  • Catfish 70 coins
  • Carp 50 coins
  • Tilapia 60 coins
  • Salmon 200 coins
  • Cod 50 coins
  • Crab 150 coins
  • Eel 80 coins
  • Grouper 60 coins
  • Lobster 250 coins
  • Mackerel 70 coins
  • Tuna 90 coins
  • Yellowtail 80 coins
  • Haddock 50 coins
  • Mahi Mahi 60 coins
  • Walleyes 70 coins
  • Northern Pike 100 coins
  • Herring 90 coins
  • Squid 200 coins
  • Octopus 120 coins
  • Swordfish 70 coins
  • Trout 150 coins


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What can I do with the fish?



Once you catch a fish, it goes into your Harvests and Products section of storage. You can then sell the fish at the marketplace. Or you can use the fish in facilities to make dishes.


This image shows you just your fish in storage. Top right of the box you can see it is set to Fish. The drop down arrow, when you click it, lets you filter your storage to
All
Crops
From Trees
From Animals
Fish
Flowers
From Facilites
From Facilites (Export)
Ingredients from Facilites
Non- Ingredients
Non-Ingredients (for me)
The Search Icon will let you search your storage for a particular item.

The A-Z Filter will let you sort your Storage by
Alphabetically
Stored Amount
Ingredient Importance
Ingredient Importance (for me)
Total Price
This question icon you see top right of each box of fish, when you click it, will show you what you can make with the fish.




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This is a list of fish and where they can be used

If there is nothing next to it, it's not used for anything except to sell at the market.
  • Anchovy - Available in the small sea coast - used in the Italian Restaurant, fish cannery, malaysian restaurant
  • Carp - Available in the Big lake, big lake with boat, river, small lake, Big pond, small pond - used in the sushi restaurant, Fish Market, hungarian restaurant
  • Catfish - Available in the Big lake, big lake with boat, Big pond, river, small lake - used in the fish and chips shop, pet foods factory, BBQ restaurant, african restaurant, Vietnamese restaurant, hungarian restaurant
  • Clam - Available in the fish farming plant - new england restaurant, portuguese restaurant, west american restaurant, fish cannery
  • Cod - Available in the big sea coast - used in the frozen food factory, fish and chips, smokehouse, spanish Restaurant, dutch restaurant, fish cannery
  • Crab - Available in the big sea coast, small sea coast - used in the seafood restaurant, sushi restaurant, gourmet restaurant, australian restaurant, grandmas country kitchen, new england restaurant, west american restaurant
  • Eel - Available in the big sea coast, small sea coast - used in the sushi restaurant, scandinavian restaurant, portuguese restaurant, Fish Market, belgian restaurant,
  • Grouper - Available in the big sea coast - used in the seafood restaurant, peruvian restaurant, australian restaurant
  • Haddock - Available in the small sea coast - used in the fish and chips, indian restaurant, scandinavian restaurant, british restaurant
  • Herring - Available in the small sea coast - used in the smokehouse, pet food factory, frozen food factory, dutch restaurant, fish cannery
  • Lobster - Available in the big sea coast - seafood restaurant, gourmet restaurant, australian restaurant, irish restaurant, canadian restaurant, new england restaurant
  • Mackerel - Available in the big sea coast, small seacoast - used in the cuban restaurant, frozen food factory, indonesian restaurant, jamaican restaurant, pet food factory, sauce and condiments factory, sushi restaurant, moroccan restaurant, fish cannery, malaysian restaurant
  • Mahi Mahi - Available in the small sea coast - used in the hamburger restaurant, seafood restaurant, hawaiian restaurant, west american restaurant
  • Mussels - Available in the fish farming plant - pasta restaurant, seafood restaurant, new england restaurant, portuguese restaurant, turkish restaurant, west american restaurant, belgian restaurant,
  • Northern Pike - Available in the frozen lake - used in the german restaurant, russian restaurant, hungarian restaurant
  • Octopus - Available in the small sea coast - spanish restaurant, hawaiian restaurant, peruvian restaurant, african restaurant, fish cannery
  • Oysters - Available in the fish farming plant - used in the seafood restaurant, australian restaurant, korean restaurant, grandmas country kitchen, new england restaurant, west american restaurant, taiwanese restaurant
  • Salmon - Available in the big lake with boat, small lake - used in the dinner restaurant, sushi restaurant, smokehouse, fish and chips, frozen food factory, hawaiian restaurant, canadian restaurant, british pie shop,
  • Scallop - Available in the fish farming plant - pasta restaurant, seafood restaurant, west american restaurant
  • Shrimp - Available in the fish farming plant - australian restaurant, cajun restaurant, chinese restaurant, frozen food factory, grandmas country kitchen, instant food factory, korean restaurant, new england restaurant, pet food factory, portuguese restaurant, puerto rican restaurant, seafood restaurant, sushi restaurant, vietnamese restaurant, smokehouse, west american restaurant, belgian restaurant, taiwanese restaurant, malaysian restaurant
  • Squid - Available in the big sea coast - used in frozen food factory, the fish and chips, pet foods factory, hibachi japanese restaurant, spanish restaurant, food coloring factory, korean restaurant, portuguese restaurant
  • Sturgeon - Available in the big lake, big lake with boat, small lake - used in the gourmet restaurant, russian restaurant, Fish Market
  • Swordfish - Available in the big sea coast, small sea coast - used in the seafood restaurant, brazilian restaurant, new england restaurant, Fish Market
  • Tilapia - Available in the big lake, big lake with boat, river, small lake, big pond, small pond - used in the african restaurant, peruvian restaurant, pet food factory, seafood restaurant, filipino restaurant,
  • Trout - Available in the big lake with boat - used in the dinner restaurant, russian restaurant
  • Tuna - Available in the big sea coast - used in the food preserve factory, hawaiian restaurant, sandwich restaurant, sushi restaurant, deli,
  • Walley - Available in the Frozen Lake - used in the canadian restaurant, Fish Market, midwest american restaurant,
  • Yellowtail - Available in the big sea coast - used in the sushi restaurant, Fish Market



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Using bait


You can now use bait to fish. Using the bait will give you and the farm owner 2x the fish. The bait is taken from the farm owners waters.


You can get freshwater bait (lakes, ponds, rivers) or seawater bait (for sea coasts). Bait is available by gifting, producing in the Fish Farming Plant or by working a neighbours Fishing Tackle shop which has bait stocked.

Storing Bait:

Gifted bait, bait from your fish farming plant and any bonuses you get from posting your own bait bonus gets stored with waters.
The exception to this rule is any bait you send to a friend when you click on their bonus post, your share goes to storage, which you can use to stock the Fishing Tackle shop if you own one or just sell at market.

This is what bait looks like in your gift box when you accept some bait as gifts. When you store it from your gift box, it gets sent to your waters. You must have at least one lake, pond or river on your farm to store freshwater bait. You must have at least one sea coast on your farm to store seawater bait.





The water will tell you how much bait is left, if you hover over it with your mouse. It will also show you the name of the water, how many fish are in it if it's ready to fish, if it's not ready to fish it will tell you how long until they are ready to be fished. For Freshwater bait hover your mouse over a lake, pond or river. For Seawater bait hover your mouse over a sea coast.






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