Advanced Topics

Detailed catching guides, analysis of fishing mechanics, and expansion/patch changes.

"No matter what you do, players will decode every formula, statistic, and algorithm in your world via experimentation." - Raph Koster

Catching Specific Fish

Also see Catching Mr. Pinchy, Catching the Sea Turtle Mount, Catching Tiny Carp, and Catching Lunkers with Nat Pagle in the Valuable Fish chapter. The Fish Finder contains information to help catch other fish.

Fishing Mechanics and Analysis

Also see Draenor Size and Skill.

Changes: Warlords of Draenor

Changes: Mists of Pandaria

Changes: Cataclysm

Changes: Wrath of the Lich King

Changes: The Burning Crusade


Archive articles are not currently accurate. These articles normally describe fishing activity that is no longer possible. Or in some cases, never was...

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