[Top 10] Stardew Valley Best Fishing Spots That Are Great

There are many fishing spots suited for both introverts and extroverts!


Fishing in Stardew Valley can either be a relaxing experience, or a stressful one- There is no in-between. You can choose not to pursue your Fishing Skill, and fish from time to time when you’re in desperate need of Gold or even not fish at all and keep your sanity.

However, there are many Quests and Bundles that require you to catch specific fish, and sometimes it can be hard catching the one you need. You can spend hours and hours trying to catch them but to no avail. 

So, whether you want to make a quick buck or use the fish for bundles and quests, this list is for you! Here are the best fishing spots in Stardew Valley that are great:

 

10. Western Pier Rock

The Western Pier Rock is a great fishing spot.

The Western Pier Rock is a popular fishing spot, excellent if you want to relax and catch great fish. It could get a bit boring staring at a rock while you fish, but don’t worry- the seagulls can keep you company!

What is Great about Western Pier Rock:

  • You can catch fish such as Anchovy, Flounder, Sardine, Herring, and Halibut.
  • It’s easy to access.
  • It’s near Willy’s Fish Shop, making it easy to get supplies.

How to get there:

  • Go to the beach.
  • Walk to the far left deck.
  • On the left, there is a rock, which is Western Pier Rock.

 

9. Edge of Eastern Pier

The Edge of Eastern Pier is a great fishing spot.

This fishing spot is a bit harder to get to, as you have to rebuild the wooden bridge leading to it, but the difficulty is worth it because you can catch lots of fish here. It is also more of a private place, so you can enjoy your own company here.

What is Great about Edge of Eastern Pier:

  • It has a wide area in which you can fish.
  • It’s close to Willy’s Fish Shop.
  • It’s close to the Tide Pool section of the beach, so you can forage Coral.

How to get there:

  • Go to the beach.
  • Rebuild the bridge leading to the Tide Pool section of the beach.
  • Go down and you can see the Eastern Pier.

 

8. Near Leah’s Cabin

Near Leah's cabin is a great fishing spot.

This is a great place to relax and have a good time, and it’s not far from your farm. This is a great place for Cottagecore fanatics because it looks so peaceful and lovely. Who knows, maybe you’ll run into Leah or Elliott.

What is great about Leah’s Cabin:

  • It’s close to your farm, so you can get there easily.
  • You can sometimes see Elliott and you can chat with him.
  • On your way back to your farm, you can stop by Marnie’s ranch and get supplies for your animals.

How to get there:

  • From your farm, go down until you reach Marnie’s ranch.
  • Walk to the right and you’ll find Leah’s Cabin.
  • Fish near Leah’s cabin to catch great fish.

 

7. Cindersap Forest

Cindersap forest is a great fishing spot.

This is another fishing spot that’s close to your farm and you can catch a lot of fish here. The dark blue color indicates the depth of the lake, where there is much quality fish to catch.

What is great about Cindersap Forest:

  • It’s really close to your farm, making it easy to go there.
  • You can catch great fish.
  • You can visit Marnie’s ranch.

How to get there:

  • Starting from your farm, go down.
  • When you reach Marnie’s ranch, turn left.
  • You will see a small lake, go to the pier and start fishing!

 

6. Near Jodi’s house

Near Jodi's house is a great fishing spot.

This is a nice place to fish because it’s in town and you have easy access to the shops and you can also talk to different characters. This spot is perfect for the extroverts, as it’s located in the town center and there are many characters walking around.

What is great about the spot near Jodi’s House:

  • Easy access to all the facilities in town.
  • There is a lot of fish to catch there.
  • You can catch quality fish because of the depth of the water.

How to get there:

  • From your farm, go right into town.
  • Go down until you reach the entrance of the beach.
  • Go left until you reach Jodi’s house.

 

5. Mountain lake near the mines

The mountain lake near the mines is a great fishing spot.

This is a lovely spot because you’re surrounded by nature and it’s peace and quiet. However, if you get bored and want to have some excitement in your life, this place is for you, because it’s close to the mine. Go slay some slime while you’re there!

What is great about Mountain lake near the mines:

  • Lovely scenery.
  • Great quality fish.
  • You can go to the mines if you’re bored.

How to get there:

  • From your farm, go up and towards Robin’s shop.
  • Go right until you reach the water.
  • Take the bridge that connects the two small islands and start fishing!

 

4. North of Joja Mart

North of Joja Mart is a great fishing spot.

This usually forgotten spot by players is a really good one to catch rare fish, while also being close to Joja Mart. Grab a drink on your way there, you might get thirsty from all that fishing!

What is great about North of Joja Mart:

  • You can catch a legendary fish called “Angler”.
  • It’s near Joja Mart, so you can buy an Energy Drink if you run out of energy while fishing.
  • It’s easy to get to.

How to get there:

  • From your farm, go right into town.
  • Once you reach the town, continue going right towards Joja Mart.
  • There, you can find a bridge North of Joja Mart.

 

3. East of Willy’s Shop

East of Willy's shop is a great fishing spot.

This spot is another great one because of the closeness to Willy’s Shop. Also, the vast area of fishing, makes it easy to catch much different fish. This is a classic place for any fisherman. Maybe Willy can give you a few tips if you run into him! 

What is great about East of Willy’s Fishing Shop:

  • You have easy access to Willy’s Fishing Shop.
  • You have a greater chance of catching different kinds of fish.
  • The deep blue color indicates that there are better quality fish.

How to get there:

  • Starting from your farm, go right into town.
  • When you’ve reached the town center, go down until you reach the beach.
  • There, go to Willy’s shop and go right. Fish as much as you want!

 

2. The beach, where the river and the ocean connect

The beach, where the river and the ocean connect is a great fishing spot.

This is another great spot for fishing, especially because you’re near Willy’s shop, Elliott’s house, and the Tide Pool section of the beach. Say hello to Elliot on the way there, maybe he will bless you to have good luck fishing!

What is great about where the river and ocean connect:

  • You have access to plenty of high-quality fish.
  • You can easily go to Willy’s shop for supplies or to sell your fish.
  • You can forage corals and other things from the Tide Pool.

How to get there:

  • From your farm, go right into town.
  • Then, go to the beach and find Elliott’s house where there is a bridge you have to rebuild.
  • After rebuilding it, go to the Tide Pool section of the beach and start fishing on the left, next to the pier.

 

1. The sewers

The sewers are a great fishing spot.

This is the weirdest one on the list, but yes, you can fish in The Sewers! And it’s actually a great place, too, especially for catching rare fish. I hope you don’t mind the smell, though!

What is great about The Sewers:

  • It’s a place full of mystery.
  • You can find legendary fish, such as Mutant Carp.
  • It’s a great challenge and you can catch different fish.

How to get there:

  • Receive the Rusty Key from Gunther.
  • Unlock the sewers from town or near Marnie’s Ranch.
  • Start fishing!

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