Each Far Cry offers a lot of content and the same is the case with the Far Cry New Dawn. In addition to following the storyline, you can complete Side Missions, liberate Outposts, or hunt.
In Far Cry 5, Ubisoft added the fishing features that have been carried over to Far Cry New Dawn. Capturing every type of fish grants you the Achievement/Trophy “You’re a Catch”.
Currently, there are 6 types of fish in FCND, excluding the shark and the demon fish since they cannot be caught using the traditional method, they have to be shot down and skinned.
Far Cry New Dawn Fish Locations
You can purchase maps available from the shop that reveals their locations but it would be a waste of money.
Alternately, you can use this guide to find your preys and spend your money on other luxuries unless you are into the thrill of discovering them by yourself.
Before you go fishing, you are going to need a fishing rod. You can acquire a fishing rod by unlocking the “Fishing Rod” perk in the Skill Menu.
Do not worry; think of it as an investment because for each fish you catch you will be getting a Skill Point back.
How to Fish
Select the Fishing Rod from the Weapon Wheel and put it in the water at the Fishing Spot. Press L2 or LT for a brief period to make the lure wobble in the water just a bit.
Do not hold it, as it would reel in the lure. Keep pressing it in quick succession to lure fishes to bite. Once the fish is hooked, you can reel it in by holding L2 or LT.
When the fish swims to the side, put the left stick in the opposite direction (so when the fish swims right you push left when it swims left you to push right). Do this until you have reeled it in.
Go for the low difficulty fishing spots, as they are easier to reel in. You only need to catch the fish once with any Rarity Level to count for the “You’re a Catch” Trophy/Achievement. You do not have to catch it in all rarities.
|Bull Trout||Located slightly down from west of the Chop Shop, near the water.|
|Chinook Salmon||Located directly west from Broken Forge Outpost but catch the fish from the left side of the river.|
|Rainbow Trout||Located southwest from The Chop Shop at the southern edge of the map. Once you reach there, you will find houses. From these houses go southwest and just at the beginning of the trees fish for the Rainbow Trout.|
|Smallmouth Bass||Located directly south from Broken Forge Outpost, near the water.|
|Paddlefish Sturgeon||Located slightly southeast from The Watering hole Outpost and directly east from The Island Outpost. You need to fish on the upper side of the small stretched island.|
|Largemouth Bass||Located southeast from Sacred Lumber and southwest from Trailer Town, near the river.|