Call of the Wild: The Angler™ | All Fish Species Overview

An overview of each fish species (12 total) found in Call of the Wild: The AnglerTM and its DLCs. This guide’s objective is to acquaint you with all fish species as well as their typical habitats, characteristics, and the lures and baits that should be used to catch them.

 


Overview Of All Fish Species In Call of the Wild: The Angler™

Bluegill, Channel Catfish, Golden Trout, Kokanee Salmon, Lake Trout, Largemouth Bass, Mountain Whitefish, Northern Pike, Rainbow Trout, Sauger, Smallmouth Bass, and Yellow Perch are among the 12 species that call Golden Ridge Reserve home. Find out more about each type of fish that lives in the lakes and other water areas of Golden Ridge Reserve by reading on.

Largemouth Bass

This fish inhabits the Lake Shore, Shallow Lake, and Deep Lake Habitats. The Lures and Baits that can be used are Redworm, Leeches, and Minnow. It has an aggressive trait and goes for a strike right away without nibbling. It also enjoys leaping into the air. When close to getting caught it fights with renewed energy. 

Smallmouth Bass

Its Habitats are Lake Shore, Shallow Lake, and Upstream. It can be baited with Eggs, redworms, and Leeches. The traits of this fish include Aggressiveness – Goes directly for a strike without nibbling. It is a Hard Fighter – Tries its best to get off the hook and a Jumper – Likes jumping out of the water. When close to getting caught it fights with renewed vigor. 

Bluegill

Habitats: Shallow Pond, Lake Shore, and Shallow Lake. Baits and Lures: Bread, Pearl Barley, and Dough. Traits: Bottom Lurker – Prefers swimming closer to the bottom and Jumper – Likes jumping out of the water. 

Channel Catfish

Its Habitats include Shallow Pond, Deep Pond, and Lake Shore. The Baits and Lures for this fish are Bread, Pearl Barley, and Dough. Traits of this fish: Bottom Lurker – Prefers swimming closer to the bottom, Keen Senses – Can sense food from a great distance and will respond well to lures, and Night Owl – More active at night. 

Yellow Perch

This fish dwells in Shallow Pond, Deep Pond, and Lake Shore. It can be lured by Redworm, Bloodworm, and Leeches. This fish’s attributes include Bottom Lurker – Prefers swimming closer to the bottom and Sun Lover – More active after the sun rises. 

Northern Pike

Habitats of this fish are Deep Pond, Lake Shore, and Shallow Lake. Baits and Lures for this fish are Redworm, Leeches, and Minnow. It is Aggressive – Goes directly for a strike without nibbling, is a Jumper – Likes jumping out of the water, and when close to getting caught it fights with renewed vigor. 

Kokanee Salmon

Can be found in Lake Shore, Shallow Lake, and Deep Lake. Baits include Crankbait, Jerkbait and Grub. This fish has similar traits to others including Aggressive – Goes directly for a strike without nibbling, Hard Fighter – Tries its best to get off the hook and it is also a Jumper – Likes jumping out of the water.

Sauger

You will find it in Shallow Pond, Deep Pond, and Lake Shore. Baited by Redworm, Leeches, and Minnow. Traits and attributes are: Aggressive – Goes directly for a strike without nibbling, Hard Fighter – Tries its best to get off the hook and Night Owl – More active at night.

Golden Trout

Shallow Pond, Deep Pond, and Lake Shore.  Favorite meals: Marshmallow, Cheese, and Eggs. Traits noted are Easily Spooked – Gets easily scared by human presence, Jumper – Likes jumping out of the water and makes a last stand – when close to getting caught it fights with renewed vigor. 

Lake Trout

Found in Deep Pond, Shallow Lake, and Deep Lake. Lured by Liver, Eggs, and Redworm. This guy is a Bottom Lurker – Prefers swimming closer to the bottom and a Hard Fighter – Tries its best to get off the hook. 

Rainbow Trout

This fish lives in Deep Pond, Lake Shore, and Upstream. Its favorite foods are Bread, Pearl Barley, and Dough. Traits associated with Rainbow Trout are: Easily Spooked – Gets easily scared by human presence, Jumper – Likes jumping out of the water and it makes the Last Stand – When close to getting caught it fights with renewed vigor. 

Mountain Whitefish

The mountain whitefish lives in Shallow Pond, Deep Pond, and Lake Shore. It likes Bread, Pearl Barley, and Eggs. This fish is known for being a Bottom Lurker – Prefers swimming closer to the bottom and a Hard Fighter – Which tries its best to get off the hook. It is also a Night Owl – More active at night.

Best Lures 

  • Lake Trout = Jigging (Grub and Shade etc)
  • Rainbow Trout = Spoon, Spinnerbait, Jigging.
  • Gold Trout = Spoon, Spinnerbait
  • Pike = Spoon, Spinnerbait, Jerk, Swimbait
  • Bass = Spoon, Spinnerbait
  • Yellow Perch = Small spoon
  • Kokanee Salmon = Crankbait, Jerkbait, Grub

These are the lures that work best for each species. I think you can get any fish with any lure at this point. I hope your game is enjoyable and that you capture the biggest, rarest fish you can. Have fun fishing! I sincerely appreciate any favorable feedback, so please do not hold back!


Last Updated on September 5, 2022

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