For new anglers. Basics and skill. If you've never picked up a fishing pole in your life, or have only just started fishing, this chapter is for you.
Why Fish?The reasons you should learn to fish.
Your First CatchIllustrated step by step guide to catching your first fish. How to get basic training, buy your first fishing pole, cast, and reel in your first fish!
(Not) Catching JunkExplains why you might catch junk items, and how to avoid them.
Fishing SkillIntroduces the concept of fishing skill, and explains how your skill will increase with successful catches.
Equipment and PoolsIllustrated introduction to using equipment with a bonus to fishing skill (poles, hats, lures), and catching fish from pools.
Skill and LocationsSkill needed to avoid catching junk in each area, with a simple explanation of where different types of fish are found.
Frequently Asked QuestionsHave questions? The FAQ contains answers to the most common questions. From 'where should I go to improve skill?' to 'how can I track pools on the mini-map?'
In other chapters:
Bait and Fillet－ Introduces the role of Bait, fish sizes, and filleting for Flesh in Draenor fishing.
Looking for a fishing guide in another language? El's Extreme Anglin' is only in English. These texts might help:
- Deutsche: Angeln - Official documentation in German.
- Español: Pesca - Official documentation in Spanish.
- Russian: Fishing - Official documentation in Russian.
Guides By Others
- World of Warcraft: Fishing - Official documentation.
- An Angler's Journey - The Extreme Angling Collection Guide, by Enarka.
- Wowpedia - Fishing - Basics of skills, training and equipment, plus extensive details of items gained from fishing.
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