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.pngChub Bait for fishing. Find in lakes
Chub are a preferred bait for oceans.
You can catch chub while fishing in foul water.
Minnow.pngMinnow Bait for fishing. Found in salt water.
Minnows are a preferred bait for lakes.
You can catch minnows while fishing in oceans.
chub.pngSimple bait Bait for fishing. Buy from vendors (15g)
chub.pngUsed bait Bait for fishing.
Worms.pngWorms Bait for fishing. Found amongst plants
Worms are a preferred bait for oceans. You can find worms when harvesting plants,
Guts.pngGuts 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.pngCrawlers 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.pngInsect Parts Bait for fishing. Find by looting Butterflies.
Insect parts are a preferred bait for rivers torchbugs, butterflies and flesh flies.
Fish Roe.pngFish 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.pngShad Bait for fishing. Found in lakes.
Shad are a preferred bait for rivers.
You can catch shad while fishing in lakes.
Fish Bile.pngFish bile Apply to your hook to get the fish to bite.