New World Fishing Guide: How To Fish, Best Rods To Use, Bait Types, Fish List & Tips
Taking notes from other MMORPGs, New World offers a large amount of interesting mechanics that players can delve into. Fishing is one of them, and there’s a lot more than meets the eye when it comes to this feature.
New World has been a breath of fresh air in a rather stagnant genre, as Amazon Games’ first major project was recently released in closed beta, and there was a lot to like about the game.
The multiple factions in the game have been a great feature, and the wars in the game are something that all of us are passionate about. But, if you are looking to rack up some XP for certain missions, you might want to go fishing.
It sounds simple at first glance, but there are other components that you will need to familiarize yourself with.
How to fish in the New World
Fishing is one of the many mechanics that players will be able to participate in in the wild in the beautiful setting of the New World. It fits in the same vein as harvesting, mining, and animal hunting, and it will also have its own separate mastery tree to go with it.
To fish, you will have to proceed according to the following steps.
- Obtain some sort of Fishing Rod, this can be done through a quest outside of Westward Town, or by purchasing one through the Auction House.
- Find a water bed where you can cast your rod
- Press F3 to begin the fishing process, and you will need to hold M1 to throw your rod. This is also where you can equip bait if you have some in your inventory.
Although this is a simple process, we are going to talk about a lot of other things when it comes to fishing.
Where to find and equip bait for fishing in the New World
Fishing bait is one of the accessories that you can place on your rod before you throw it into the water. This will greatly increase your chances of catching fish, and even bigger ones, so it’s worth picking up good ones.
Players will be able to find fishing bait throughout the New World environment in heather or bulrush bushes, and these are usually located around lakes and waterbeds.
List of New World fish
Now that you have the basics of New World fishing, we’re going to go over all of the types of fish that players have encountered while fishing in the game.
- Dragon fish
- Aquatic snail
Dexerto will be sure to update this page as we find and catch more fish as we venture into the New World.