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New World Fishing has become a popular gathering skill in New World. Whether you want to relax with a pole in hand or get some items for crafting, fishing can be a go-to for anyone. Here’s our Master New World Fishing Guide, made just for you!

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Types of Bait for New World Fishing

Different types of Bait can be found for saltwater and freshwater fish.

-Gives a large boost to chance of catching better fish in Fresh water. 

-Can be collected from Bulrush and Briar plants.

-Gives a Medium boost to chance of catching better fish in fresh water. 

-Can be collected from bushes,

-Gives a Small boost to chance of catching better fish in fresh water. 

-Can be collected from created in Tier II Kitchen.

-Gives a large boost to chance of catching bigger fish in Fresh water. 

-Bait is Salvaged from Oysters.

-Gives a Medium boost to chance of catching bigger fish in fresh water. 

-Catch and salvage Snails in shallow fresh water to create snail bait.

-Can be crafted at a Tier I Camp or a Tier II Kitchen.

-Gives a small boost to chance of catching bigger fish in fresh water. 

-To make this you need 1 seasoning blend and 3 Raw Meats.

-Gives a Large boost to chance of catching better fish in salt water. 

-Can be collected from Flint during the night.

-Gives a Medium boost to chance of catching better fish in salt water. 

-Can be collected from Flint during the day.

-Gives a Small boost to chance of catching better fish in Salt water. 

-Can be collected from created in Tier II Kitchen.

-Gives a Large boost to chance of catching bigger fish in salt water.

-Bait is Salvaged from Electric Eels.

-Gives a Medium boost to chance of catching bigger fish in salt water. 

-Catch and salvage Clams in shallow salt water to create clam bait. When Salvaging a clam you also have a chance to receive a pearl).

-Can be crafted at a Tier I Camp or a Tier II Kitchen.

-Gives a small boost to chance of catching bigger fish in salt water. 

-To make this you need 1 seasoning blend and fish.

Fishing Hot Spots

Fishing Hot spots are ripples in the water that house better chances to catch larger and better fish. As you level up, you are more attuned to unlocking these hotspots.

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Types of Fishing Rods

There are 5 tiers of fishing rods to be crafted. 

Max Cast Distance – 12M

Perks: 0

Required Level: 0

Max Cast Distance – 14M

Perks: 1

Required Level: 5-7

Max Cast Distance – 16M

Perks: 2

Required Level: 20

Max Cast Distance – 18M

Perks: 3

Required Level: 40

Max Cast Distance – 20M

Perks: 4

Required Level: 60

Fishing Pole Perks

There are 11 unique perk types available for fishing rods in New World Fishing.

I) +5% cast distance during daytime.

II) +10% cast distance during daytime.

III) +15% cast distance during daytime.

I) +5% cast distance during nightime.

II) +10% cast distance during nightime.

III) +15% cast distance during nightime.

I) Small boost to chance of catching larger fish during the daytime.

II) Medium boost to chance of catching larger fish during the daytime.

III) Large boost to chance of catching larger fish during the daytime.

I) Small boost to chance of catching larger fish during the nighttime.

II) Medium boost to chance of catching larger fish during the nighttime.

III) Large boost to chance of catching larger fish during the nighttime. 

I) Small boost to chance of catching larger fish in freshwater.

II) Medium boost to chance of catching larger fish in freshwater.

III) Large boost to chance of catching larger fish in freshwater.

I) Small boost to chance of catching larger fish in saltwater.

II) Medium boost to chance of catching larger fish in saltwater.

III) Large boost to chance of catching larger fish in saltwater.

I) 10% durability

II) 20% durability

III) 50% durability

I) Small boost to chance of catching better fish during daytime.

II) Medium boost to chance of catching better fish during daytime.

III) Large boost to chance of catching better fish during daytime.

I) Small boost to chance of catching better fish during nighttime.

II) Medium boost to chance of catching better fish during nighttime.

III) Large boost to chance of catching better fish during nighttime.

I) +10% line strength in Freshwater.

II) +15% line strength in Freshwater.

III) +20% line strength in Freshwater.

I) +10% line strength in saltwater.

II) +15% line strength in saltwater.

III) +20% line strength in saltwater.

Catching Treasure Chests in New World Fishing

You may be lucky enough to catch a Sunken treasure chest instead of a fish! These 4 tier chests hold higher tier items and are extremely rare in New World Fishing!

New World Fishing Titles

When Fishing, 10 hooked fish get away.

Catch 5,000 fish.

Catch 10,000 fish.

Total weight of all fish caught reaches 10,000.

Total weight of all fish caught reaches 20,000.

Master Fish List (and what they are Salvaged for)

Tier

Fish

Water Type

Salvaged For

Used In

One

Seaweed

Both

Fiber

N/A

Two

Fish Headed Hammer

Both

3-4 Iron Ingot

N/A

Two

Oar

Salt

Wood

N/A

Two

Snapper (S,M,L)

Salt

Fish oil

N/A

Two

Mackerel (S, M, L)

Salt

Fish Oil

N/A

Two

Salmon (S, M, L)

Both

Fish Oil

N/A

Two

Flounder (S, M, L)

Salt

Fish Oil

N/A

Two

Hake (S, M, L)

Salt

Fish Oil

N/A

Two

Bluefish (S, M, L)

Salt

Fish Oil

N/A

Two

Sunfish (S, M, L)

Fish Oil

N/A

Two

Perch (S, M, L)

Fresh

Fish Oil

N/A

Two

Bass (S, M, L)

Fresh

Fish Oil

N/A

Two

Pike (S, M, L)

Fresh

Fish Oil

N/A

Two

Trout (S, M, L)

Fish Oil

N/A

Three

Tadpole

Fresh

Life Mote

N/A

Three

Halibut (S, M, L)

Halibut Viscera

Alchemy

Three

Cod (S, M, L)

Salt

Cod Eyes

Alchemy

Three

Clam

Bait, Chance of Acquiring Pearl

N/A

Three

Squid (S, M, L)

Salt

Squid Meat, Chance of Acquiring Squid Ink

N/A

Three

Catfish (S, M, L)

Fresh

Cat Whiskers

Alchemy

Three

Sturgeon (S, M, L)

Salt

Chance to obtain Fish Roe, Will salvage into Filets, 100% chance to give Fish Oil

N/A

Four

Treasure Chest

Both

Coin, Jewels, Ingots

Crafting

Four

Dragon Fish (S, M, L)

Guts, Chance to obtain Fang-Filled jaw

Alchemy

Four

Stingray (S, M, L)

Guts, chance to obtain Luxury meat and Poison sak

Alchemy

Four

Electric Eel (S,M,L)

Bait, Luxury Meat

N/A

Four

Oyster

Bait, pearl will be collected

N/A

Four

Sculpin (S, M, L)

Sculpin Scales

Alchemy

Four

Frogfish (S, M, L)

Frogfish Tails

Alchemy

Four

Swordfish (S, M, L)

Salt

High Quality Filets, lots of fish oil

N/A

Four

Madtom (S,M,L)

Used in Crafting of Coatings, Toxic

Four

Piranha (S,M,L)

Fish Guts, chance to obtain teeth

Alchemy

Four

Paddlefish (S,M,L)

Paddlefish Gills

Alchemy

Four

Speartooth Shark (S,M,L)

Meat, Fish guts

N/A

Five

Varanus Mandje

Home Decor, large boost to peacocking score

Five

Egede Serpe

Home Decor, large boost to peacocking score

Five

Blue-Blooded Barb

Home Decor, large boost to peacocking score

Five

Horned-Tooth Mandje

Combine with other T5 fish to create trophy

Five

Daemonaja

Home Decor, large boost to peacocking score

Five

Aquanaja

Combine with other T5 fish to create trophy

Five

Blue-Winged Serpe

Combine with other T5 fish to create trophy

Five

Glowing Guardfish

Combine with other T5 fish to create trophy

Five

Glowing Gnufish

Can be used in cooking for powerfully enhancing foods

Five

Mandje Mandje

Can be used in cooking for powerfully enhancing foods

Five

Albenaja

Can be used in cooking for powerfully enhancing foods

Five

Ray-Finned Barb

Can be used in cooking for powerfully enhancing foods

Five

Abaia Serpe

Can be used in cooking for powerfully enhancing foods

Five

Lava Barb

Combine with other T5 fish to create trophy

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All information gathered was from personal gameplay and from https://www.newworld.com/en-us/news