Animal Crossing New Horizons 08 Apr 2021 9:12 AM +00:00

Animal Crossing New Horizons: Fish Guide - Fish List, Best Times And Seasons To Catch Them!

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Fishing is an extremely important part of Animal Crossing: New Horizons; it has been in the franchise since its inception and it is one of the best activities to do.

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But it can be a challenge to raise money or fill out the museum if you're not sure what fish you can catch when they're available and where; you also won't want to waste your time on fish that fetch for nothing either.

Here is our complete fish guide for Animal Crossing New Horizons!

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Animal Crossing New Horizons Fish List

  • Anchovy (200 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • 4am-9pm
    • All year
  • Angelfish (3000 Bells)
    • River
    • 4pm-9am
    • May - October
  • Arapaima (10,000 Bells)
    • River
    • 4pm-9am
    • June - September
  • Arowana (10,000 Bells)
    • River
    • 4pm-9am
    • June - September
  • Barred Knifejaw (5000 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • All Day
    • March - November
  • Barreleye (15,000 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • 9pm-4am
    • All year
  • Betta (2500 Bells)
    • River
    • 9am-4pm
    • May - October
  • Bitterling (900 Bells)
    • River
    • All Day
    • November - March
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  • Black Bass (400 Bells)
    • River
    • All Day
    • All Year
  • Blowfish (5000 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • 9pm-4am
    • November - February
  • Blue Marlin (10,000 Bells)
    • Pier
    • All day
    • November - April, July - September
  • Bluegill (180 Bells)
    • River
    • 9am-4pm
    • All year
  • Butterfly Fish (1000 Bells)
    • Sea
    • All day
    • April - September
  • Carp (300 Bells)
    • River
    • All day
    • All year
  • Catfish (800 Bells)
    • Pond
    • 4pm-9am
    • May - October
  • Char (3800 Bells)
    • River
    • 4pm-9am
    • March - June, September - November
  • Cherry Salmon (1000 Bells)
    • River (clifftop)
    • All day
    • March - June, September - November
  • Clownfish (650 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • All day
    • April - September
  • Coelacanth (15,000 Bells)
    • Ocean (Rain)
    • All day
    • All year
  • Crawfish (200 Bells)
    • Pond
    • All day
    • April - September
  • Crucian Carp (160 Bells)
    • River
    • All day
    • All year
  • Dab (300 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • All day
    • October - April
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  • Dace (240 Bells)
    • River
    • 4pm-9am
    • All year
  • Dorado (15,000 Bells)
    • River
    • 4pm-9am
    • June - September
  • Football Fish (2500 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • 4pm-9am
    • November - March
  • Freshwater Goby (400 Bells)
    • River
    • 4pm-9am
    • All year
  • Frog
    • Pond
    • All day
    • May - August
  • Gar (6000 Bells)
    • Pond
    • 4pm-9am
    • July - October
  • Giant Snakehead
    • Pond
    • 9am-4pm
    • June - August
  • Giant Trevally
    • Pier
    • All day
    • May - October
  • Golden Trout (15,000 Bells)
    • River (Clifftop)
    • 4pm-9am
    • March - May, September - November
  • Goldfish (1300 Bells)
    • Pond
    • All day
    • All year
  • Great White Shark (15,000 Bells)
    • Sea
    • 4pm-9am
    • June - September
  • Guppy (1300 Bells)
    • River
    • 9am-4pm
    • April - November
  • Hammerhead Shark (8000 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • 4pm - 9am
    • June - September
  • Horse Mackerel (150 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • All day
    • All year
  • Killifish
    • Pond
    • All day
    • April - August
  • King Salmon (1800 Bells)
    • River
    • All day
    • September
  • Koi (4000 Bells)
    • Pond
    • 4pm-9am
    • September - November
  • Loach (400 Bells)
    • River
    • All day
    • March - May
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  • Mahi-mahi
    • Pier
    • All day
    • May - October
  • Mitten Crab (2000 Bells)
    • River
    • 4pm-9am
    • September - November
  • Moray Eel (2000 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • All day
    • August - October
  • Napoleonfish (10,000 Bells)
    • Sea
    • July - August
  • Neon Tetra (500 Bells)
    • River
    • 4am-4pm
    • April - November
  • Nibble Fish (1500 Bells)
    • River
    • 9am-4pm
    • May - September
  • Oarfish (9000 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • All day
    • December - May
  • Ocean Sunfish (4000 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • 4am-9pm
    • July - September
  • Olive Flounder (800 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • All day
    • All year
  • Pale Chub (200 Bells)
    • River
    • 9am-4pm
    • All year
  • Pike (1800 Bells)
    • River
    • All day
    • September - December
  • Piranha (2500 Bells)
    • River
    • 9am-4pm
    • June - September
  • Pond Smelt (320 Bells)
    • River
    • All day
    • December - February
  • Pop-Eyed Goldfish (1300 Bells)
    • Pond
    • 9am-4pm
    • All year
  • Puffer Fish (250 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • All day
    • July - September
  • Rainbowfish (800 Bells)
    • River
    • 9am-4pm
    • May - October
  • Ranchu Goldfish (4500 Bells)
    • Pond
    • 9am-4pm
    • All year
  • Ray (3000 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • 4am-9pm
    • August - November
  • Red Snapper (3000 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • All day
    • All year
  • Ribbon Eel (600 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • All day
    • July - October
  • Saddled Bichir (4000 Bells)
    • River
    • 9pm-4am
  • Salmon (700 Bells)
    • River
    • All day
    • September
  • Saw Shark (12,000 Bells)
    • Sea
    • 4pm-9am
    • April - October
  • Sea Bass (400 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • All day
    • All year
  • Sea butterfly (1000 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • All day
    • December - March
  • Seahorse (1100 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • All day
    • April - November
  • Snapping Turtle (5000 Bells)
    • River
    • 9pm-4am
    • April - October
  • Soft-shelled Turtle (3750 Bells)
    • River
    • 4pm-9am
    • August - September
  • Squid (500 Bells)
    • Ocean
    • All day
    • December - August
  • Stringfish (15,000 Bells)
    • River
    • 4pm-9am
    • December - March
  • Sturgeon (10,000 Bells)
    • River
    • All day
    • September - March
  • Suckerfish (1500 Bells)
    • River
    • 4pm-9am
    • December - March
  • Surgeonfish (1000 Bells)
    • Sea
    • All day
  • Sweetfish (900 Bells)
    • River
    • All day
    • July - September
  • Tadpole (100 Bells)
    • Pond
    • All day
    • March - July
  • Tilapia (800 Bells)
    • River
    • All day
    • June - October
  • Tuna (7000 Bells)
    • Pier
    • All day
    • November - April
  • Whale Shark (13,000 Bells)
    • Sea
    • June-September
  • Yellow Perch (300 Bells)
    • River
    • All day
    • October - March
  • Zebra Turkeyfish (500 Bells)
    • Sea
    • All day
    • April - May, July - November
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