WoW Cataclysm Fishing Guide

This Fishing Guide will point you to places where you can fish to get your Cooking and Fishing leveled up at the same time. This of course isn't necessary but in some cases makes the most sense. If you don't want to do Cooking along with your Fishing or already have Cooking maxed I suggest that you head out and fish near the closest Fishing Trainer (so you don't need to go far when you need to train) since you can fish in any water and gain skill ups just the same.

If for some reason you are Fishing because you think it will make you a lot of gold you should probably stop guessing and take a look at this gold guide instead.

If you are going to use this for Cooking also take a look at the recipes you'll need to buy at the end of the guide. Pay attention to when recipes are ready to use and cook up whatever you catch. Also, remember that the skill levels show aren't definite, meaning always look at your cooking recipes and when you can cook them and only move onto the next area until you are sure you can cook the next recipe in line.

Apprentice Fishing

1-100: Raw Brilliant Smallfish and Raw Longjaw Mud Snapper in Elwynn Forest or Mulgore

Journeyman Fishing

100-165: Raw Bristle Whisker Catfish in Stormwind Canals or Thunderbluff Pond near AH

Expert Fishing

165-225: Raw Bristle Whisker Catfish and Raw Mithril Head Trout in Dustwallow Marsh or Western Plaguelands

Artisan Fishing

225-300: Raw Redgill in Eastern Plaguelands

Master Fishing

300-330: Raw Whitescale Salmon in Blasted Lands
330-350: Zangarian Sporefish, Barbed Gil Trout, and Spotted Feltail in Zangarmarsh
350-370: Barbed Gill Trout and Golden Darter in Terokkar Forest

Grand Master Fishing

370-430: Bonescale Snapper, Glacial Salmon, and Fangtooth Herring in Howling Fjord
430-450: Nettlefish in Sholazar Basin

Illustrious Fishing

450-500: Highland Guppy and Striped Lurker in Inland Water in Twilight Highlands
500-525: Deepsea Sagefish and Algaefin Rockfish in Coastal Water in Twilight Highlands

Recipes to buy:
Brilliant Smallfish from Tharynn Bouden-Goldshire, Elwynn Forest/Harn Longcast-Bloodhoof Village, Mulgore
Longjaw Mud Snapper from Tharynn Bouden-Goldshire, Elwynn Forest/Harn Longcast-Bloodhoof Village, Mulgore
Bristle Whisker Catfish from Catherine Leland-Canals, Stormwind/Naal Mistrunner-Thunderbluff
Mithril Head Trout from Kelsey Yance-Booty Bay, The Cape of Stranglethorn
Filet of Redgill from Kelsey Yance-Booty Bay, The Cape of Stranglethorn
Baked Salmon from Vivianna-Feathermoon Stronghold, Feralas/Sheendra Tallgrass-Camp Mojache, Feralas
Feltail Delight from Doba-Orebor Harborage, Zangarmarsh/Zurai-Swamprat Post, Zangarmarsh
Blackened Trout from Doba-Orebor Harborage, Zangarmarsh/Gambarinka-Zabra'jin, Zangarmarsh
Blackened Sporefish from Juno Dufrain-Cenarion Refuge, Zangarmarsh
Golden Fish Sticks from Innkeeper Biribi-Allerian Stronghold, Terokkar Forest/Rungor-Stonebreaker Hold, Terokkar Forest
Snapper Extreme from Derek Odds-Dalaran/Misensi-Dalaran
Small Feast from Derek Odds-Dalaran/Misensi-Dalaran
Lightly Fried Lurker or Lurker Lunch from Bario Matalli-Stormwind/Shazdar-Orgrimmar
Pickled Guppy from Bario Matalli-Stormwind/Shazdar-Orgrimmar
Delicious Sagefish Tail or Severed Sagefish Head from Bario Matalli-Stormwind/Shazdar-Orgrimmar

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