El's Extreme Anglin' - World of Warcraft Fishing Guide
A Guide to Fishing in the World of Warcraft
New to fishing? Confused about where to fish? Looking for definitive answers? This guide is for you!
Getting Started－ For new anglers. Basics and skill.
Training－ Teaches you how to level your fishing skill.
Equipment－ Gear to help you fish. Poles, clothing, lures, and addons.
Pools and Schools－ Pool fishing, locations and spawning.
Valuable Fish－ The most valuable fish, and how to catch them. Buff food to battle pets.
Contests－ Compete in the Stranglethorn Fishing Extravaganza.
Quests－ Quests for anglers.
Achievements－ Achievements that involve fishing.
Fish Finder－ Where to catch fish.
Advanced Topics－ Detailed catching guides, analysis of fishing mechanics, and expansion/patch changes.
Forums－ Discussion about fishing in World of Warcraft.
Preparing for Draenor fishing? Read the Warlords of Draenor section.
Scribe? You may also enjoy El's Inscription.
Only minor changes are expected to fishing in patch 6.0.2:
- Stats on cooked buff food are squished. Bugs causing Cataclysm dishes to provide better buffs than MoP will be "corrected shortly".
- Thruk's Fishing Rod, a new +3 skill pole, drops from Thruk in Blackfathom Deeps.
- Impeccably Sharp Tooth becomes a level 100 item and moves to Draenor, so is unavailable for the next month.
Please let us know of any other fishing changes in 6.0.2.
- 14 October 2014
In Warlords of Draenor fish are the main reagent in Draenor First Aid. Fish are not only required to level up to skill 700, but can be used to level all the way from 1 to 700, without cloth. Draenor First Aid provides a guide.
- 10 September 2014