Stardew Valley Fishing Guide

Fishing in Stardew Valley can be done on oceans, rivers, lakes, and ponds. Other places where the activity is carried out include Secret Woods, The Mines, The Sewers, The Desert, Mutant Bug Lair, and Crab Plot. Fishing is done using a pole and the fish can be cooked for the community center bundles. The Stardew Valley fishing bundle guide consists of a divergent categorization of fish which makes the game quite interesting and unpredictable, a perfect addition to the Stardew Valley farming world.

The mini-game is a module within the game which activates once you catch some of the fish and includes 5 types of fish

  • Dart: Are more elusive and move up and down the fishing bar.
  • Smooth: Are steady in motion.
  • Floater: Have a faster upwards acceleration.
  • Sinker: Accelerate downwards very fast
  • Mixed: Use the basic form of movement.

The types of fish fished in Stardew Valley

  • Legendary Fish
  • Fishing Pole Fish
  • Crab Pot Fish
  • Others

stardew valley fishing guideFishing Pole Fish

This categorizes the largest number of fish, including bullhead, tilapia, chub,dorado, albacore, shad, lingcod, halibut, woodskip, voidsalmon, slimejack, tiger trout, sturgeon, scorpion carp, sandfish, ghostfish, stonefish, ice pip, lava eel, sandfish, super cucumber, sea cucumber, squid, red snapper, octopus, eel, herring, red mullet, bream, sunfish, pike, carp, perch, pufferfish, salmon, rainbow trout, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, sardine, catfish, anchovy, tuna, and walleye.

Legendary Fish

Fish that are categorized as legendary include Crimson fish, Angler, Legend, Glacierfish, and finally, Mutant Carp.

The fish are only caught under unique circumstances and a high degree of difficulty. After they are caught once, they will not appear again, except for Legend. You will also need a high fishing level (above 3) and experience points (a minimum of 148 XP) to fish this type. Other things that you might need include food bonuses such as lobster and bisque, baits, an effective tackle such as the trap bobber, and a fishing rod such as the iridium rod.

Crab Pot Fish

Stardew Valley guide fishing features crab pot bundle. The crab pot bundle consists only of fish caught with a pole or in a crab pot. Also, inclusive of the crab pot bundle are Clams, Cockles, Mussels, and Oysters- all of which can be foraged from the beach. Crabs drop from Rock Crabs (15%) and Lava Crabs (25%). Shrimp, Snail, Periwinkle, and Lobster are inclusive of this bundle.

The crab pot bundle is suitable for cooking but there are recipes that require specific types of fish. It is wiser cook them into Sashimi rather than sell them uncooked. Each crab pot bundle fish is worth 5 XP.

Other Catchables

Fishing guide Stardew Valley also consists of other catchable such as Seaweed, Green Algae, and White Algae. These are the three catches that a player might reel upon but does not trigger the mini-game- they simply heap upon your pile. You can first try fishing the natural way before implementing Stardew cheats to improve your fish catching chances.