Fishing in ESO
Fishing is a compliment to the provisioning system, with the fish you catch serving as ingredients for recipes to create drink that would give you XP (Psijic Ambrosia)
and recovery buffs (Orzorga’s Smoked Bear Haunch). In order to craft the recipes, you need Perfect Roe, which is an ingredient you get from skinning the common fish you have caught.
The Four Types of Water
Slaughterfish and Trodh
Salmon and River Betty
Spadetail and Silverside Perch:
Dhufish and Longfin
Bait For Fishing
|Chub||Bait for fishing. Find in lakes
Chub are a preferred bait for oceans.
You can catch chub while fishing in foul water.
|Minnow||Bait for fishing. Found in salt water.
Minnows are a preferred bait for lakes.
You can catch minnows while fishing in oceans.
|Simple bait||Bait for fishing. Buy from vendors (15g)|
|Used bait||Bait for fishing.|
|Worms||Bait for fishing. Found amongst plants
Worms are a preferred bait for oceans. You can find worms when harvesting plants,
|Guts||Bait for fishing. Find in small animal remains.
Guts are a preferred bait for lakes. You can find guts by killing
certain level 1 creatures like chickens, bantam and pony guar, squirrels and rabbits.
|Crawlers||Bait for fishing. Find amongst plants
Crawlers are a preferred bait for foul water.
You can find crawlers by killing certain level 1 creatures like spiders, scribs and centipedes,
|Insect Parts||Bait for fishing. Find by looting Butterflies.
Insect parts are a preferred bait for rivers torchbugs, butterflies and flesh flies.
|Fish roe||Bait for fishing. Find in rivers and streams.
Fish roe are a preferred bait for foul water.
You can catch fish roe while fishing in rivers.
|Shad||Bait for fishing. Found in lakes.
Shad are a preferred bait for rivers.
You can catch shad while fishing in lakes.
|Fish bile||Apply to your hook to get the fish to bite.|
All fishing Maps obtained from TamrielJournal.com. Kudos to them for all their hard work!