Fangtooth Herring School

Fangtooth Herring School locations and catches.

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Fangtooth Herring School Catches

Fangtooth Herring School Catches
AreasFishCatch RateNotesOther Catches
% of CatchSample
Inland and Brackish: Howling FjordFangtooth Herring90%
1045--
Pygmy Suckerfish65%
Caught alongside another fish (total catch rate will add up to more than 100%)
Crystallized Water5%
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Reinforced Crate5%
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Dark Herring<1%-
Dustbringer<1%-
Sea Turtle<1%-

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Dark Herring Bug

  • Miraclemaxx, April 2009

    Hi all well its just after the 3.1 patch and i was fishing for the turtle in herring schools in the fyord ..

    I got the Dark herring a few weeks back after weeks of fishing an hour or 2 a night . So i get to my first herring pool 2 casts and Dark herring and i yell in vent . To funny i thought all the work and 2 casts and i get another . But it did'nt stop there i fished about 20 -30 more casts maybe 10 pools in 20 min and caught 3 more dark herrings for a total of 4 ??????

    Is there a bug with the new patch that causes this when you have already gotten the herring ??

    Enough to drive you crazy ....

  • Dethwolf, April 2009

    was that today (4/16) after the restarts this morning, or before the restarts

  • Nonzor, April 2009

    Miraclemaxx: LOL - Isn't that the way it always goes? I've got the Sea Turtle, but can't catch the Dark Herring to save my life ... hours upon hours working on that one. Cheers!

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  • Neraren, April 2009

    3 people in my guild caught dark herrings yesterday in less than 200 casts each. Somethings definitely up.

  • Enarka, April 2009

    Lawl, I got two of them in 5 minutes.

    The Dark Herrings seek my life; too bad I'm not an easy prey. I see them coming.

  • Isadora, April 2009

    I caught one last night myself in about 20 casts, was expecting it to take a lot longer than that

  • Shamius, April 2009

    Go catch your Darky now!!

    I just saw this post, and thought I would give it a shot. Well, here are the results... 7 casts and 3 minutes later:)

    http://img26.imageshack.us/img26/9506/wowscrnshot041709022522.jpg

  • Oom, April 2009

    I spent about 2 hours yesterday fishing, no mount or Dark Herring for One that Didn't get way/Salty title.

    Decided to go at it for an hour and boom first cast I get Dark Herring!!!!

    Bug or not I am extremely happy!

    1180 casts total in Howling Fjord

  • Aysluria, April 2009

    guild mate catched 3 within 10 minutes.. my brother catched one at the 4te cast.
    thinking of my 4500 cast catching 15 pound mudsnapper... fu blizzard

    i decided not to wear the salty title anymore.. will be much too mainstream in near future.. but what about making money with disenchanting many dark herrings?^^ enchanting mats are quite expansive on my realm..

    greetz

  • Dethwolf, April 2009

    bah 100 casts nuthing =( mybe my server didnt get "the love"

  • Eloderung, April 2009

    800 casts to get one dark herring post-patch.

    Then again, 3000 fish + other things caught for the turtle and counting.

  • Skelleth, April 2009

    I didn't believe this so I went to HF to work on the turtle and I've caught 3 X dark herring today.

    EDIT: 4 x now

    EDIT: Last update but 5 dark herring now. I do believe something is bugged.

  • skankinpezhead, April 2009

    So I spent 2 hours fishing for the Dark Herring and Sea Turtle before logging off for the night. I learned about the bug a few minutes later, and thought, I'll go back and try for a while. First cast: Crystallized Water. Second cast: Dark Herring. Works for me. Going back to work on the turtle.

  • icemage24, April 2009

    Got the Dark herring on 2 different chars in less than an hour. Go. Fish. Now. WIN!

  • Renetta, April 2009

    I got my first dark herring on my second cast on a herring pool, and the second within 80 casts. Definitely weird considering that I did over 1000 casts back when I was grinding for the one, without luck.

    I'd definitely recommend trying this for those who don't have the one that didn't get away yet.

  • splunge, April 2009

    Throwing another 'confirmed' on the pile. Got the dark herring on the 4th pool, about my 15th cast.

    Flew there immediately after reading this, and took less than 10 mins. Thanks!

  • setsuko, April 2009

    Fished for over an hour last night without knowing about this "bug," didn't get a dark herring. Still fishing now and nothing :|

    Edit: Caught near 200 fish, and afk'd. Went back and got herring in 4th pool. lol

  • el, April 2009

    I caught 3 Dark Herring out of around 300 catches from Fangtooth Herring School. Before we'd guessed at maybe a 1/1000 or 1/2000 catch rate from pools. So my gut feeling is that something has changed, and One that Didn't Get Away has just became a lot easier.

  • Utopia, April 2009

    I just got 2 Dark Herring in 260 catches in the lake north of Skorn in HF, but last night I fished at Cauldros Isle and had no luck at all in 500 catches.

  • fknlo, April 2009

    I'm up over 200 fish caught in herring pools in the past couple of days with no dark herring. I had a couple thousand casts for the one that didn't get away that didn't net me one either.

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The One That Didn't Get Away Miracle?

  • Cam, August 2010

    So after using this website for months, I decided to join as of a few minutes ago after what seems like a miracle just happened to me that I'd like to share with you all.

    I am working on gaining my Accomplished Angler & Salty title. I only had 2 Achievements left as of about an hour or so ago. Of course, the 2 most difficult: Master Angler Of Azeroth & The One That Didn't Get Away. I decided I was going to start working on The One That Didn't Get Away today seriously after reading the strategy on here involving the Dark Herring schools. I've only ever even half-assed tried for 1 of these rare fish maybe once for an hour or so in Elwynn Forest, trying for the 15 lbs Mud Snapper. I saved in Howling Fjord's Inn earlier this morning before logging off to watch some TV for a bit while I ran some scans on my computer. I logged back in a little while ago & started fishing. I found 2 pools of Fangtooth Herring right next to each other on each side of the bridge located on the river directly North of Valgarde. I fished the 1st pool with no success & started on the 2nd, I almost crapped my pants when before the 2nd pool was even gone, I saw Green Text & Dark Herring. Then the Achievement popped up on my screen & I was absolutely dumbfounded. I just managed to catch a 1/10,000 fish in less than 10 casts!? (Not including my little sojourn in EF before)

    I just had to share this unbelievable story with all of you & get your thoughts opinions on it. Am I just that rediculously lucky or what?

  • Al, August 2010

    I was very lucky with the herring, myself. Just got it one day when I was fishing for fun & profit. :)

  • Renetta, August 2010

    I sincerely believe that the Dark Herring drop rate has been significantly upped. I do pool runs now very sparingly, but even in the 100-200 casts that I can make myself do, I tend to get 1 dark herring. That means I have seen on the order of 8 Herrings since I first caught one, which was after a content patch. Before that patch I didn't see a single one on a 1000 cast run.

    Or else I have insane luck getting them, when I don't really need them.

  • Daimoth, August 2010

    Renetta wrote:

    I sincerely believe that the Dark Herring drop rate has been significantly upped. I do pool runs now very sparingly, but even in the 100-200 casts that I can make myself do, I tend to get 1 dark herring. That means I have seen on the order of 8 Herrings since I first caught one, which was after a content patch. Before that patch I didn't see a single one on a 1000 cast run.
    Or else I have insane luck getting them, when I don't really need them.

    You just have great luck with that particular item, I'm 600 casts in and I haven't found one yet. I ended up buying one off the AH because it was dirt cheap, though!

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