In order to faciliate the "That's A Lot of Bait" achievement, it would be great to have a guide for levelling fishing and probably cooking that involves fishing from pools of fish instead of open waters whenever possible.
[Fishing] Guide for Levelling Cooking and Fishing with Pools of Fish
For fishing and cooking: Curiously the most logical method at the moment is backwards: Fish pools for the fish you need to cook from 300 to 525 (often a different set of fish to the open water guide), then fish open water for 1-300 cooked fish. 1-300 can't be done solely from pools, but if delaying until last your fishing skill would likely be high enough to avoid junk, making fishing very efficient.
I'd been planning to write something based on pools for Cataclysm, but stalled while I waited for Blizzard to convert the new placeholder Sagefish pools into something more useful. Unfortunately they never did. The easiest corruption would be a dedicate 300-525 with pools, which can also be read alongside the 1-300 guides, even backwards.
For just fishing, fish Cataclysm pools: Fishing 1-525 with Gold is a starter, although it's worth investigating auction house prices before you start.
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