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Version 0.80
Philia/Meia_Blue/Crimson Haley
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Fishing Resort Fish Guide by Philia

Table of Contents

I.	Versions
II.	Introduction to Fishing Resort
III.	Method of Fishing
IV.	Fish List
V.      Quest List
VI.	Award List
VII.    Activity List
VIII.   Questions
IX.     Legal Stuff
X.      Credits

I.	Versions

Definitely plan on updating this later when I find more fish, S rankings and
appropiate quests descriptions, awards' rewards (this game doesn't record it!).
Of course correcting some of my mistakes.

Version 0.80 - Lots of errors, blame myself for not proofreading!  And added
some more fish and better ranking ANDDDDD better methods explanations.
Version 0.75 - Finally decided to submit what I have to GameFAQs.  :)

II.	Introduction to Fishing Resort

This fantastic fishing game was released in North America just past November of
last year and it was barely getting the word out that I wouldn't had spotted
this gem if it wasn't for a thread on NEO-GAF.  A XSeed employee trying to
support this game with images and tales of fun to be had!  While I was
supporting the thread, I was also trying to help the game to gain more
recognition for being a wonderful relaxing fishing game elsewhere.  Meanwhile
I quickly noticed how difficult some of the fish were to be found.  I decided
to do my fish list in an excel spreadsheet to keep track of rankings as well
as locations.  Soon enough, I saw I had plenty to share on a XSeed forum and
sure enough, other members were graceful and were just as helpful later on!

This fish list is to help others to find out where this fish is found, what
size it is possible to fish with, and what number it is on the index for quick
reviewing.  Of course on occasion when its that rare enough, or gotten enough
comments about its obscure location, it'll be included in how to find it as
well as what methods to be used to capture it.

III.	Method of Fishing

As I was making this guide, I must confess that I'm using the Zelda's Gold
Motion Plus built in wiimote.  :)  Other members insist I have a platinum copy
of this game lol but I assure you, I don't and I fish consistently and a lot.
I'll now describe to you my methods of fishing.  First and foremost, I went
into this game with intention of finding every darn fish there is.  Even if I'd
have to spend 200 hours (of right now lol) to get it.  I did just that with
the very first area I'm in.  I level up in rank quite a bit while gathering
enough points to buy better rods and reels as well as better bait.  Its pretty
hard at times but keep at it and you'll have plenty of points in no time.
Also, I don't know if this helps or not, but if you're still having difficulty
playing this game, try the bait and lure tutorials or go to your laptop setting
and make sure the tutorial setting is on for their functional prompts.

Targets on the bulletin board will definitely help a lot in rewarding extra
points along with better ranking fish sizes. I use this scale for the 
following: Small is anything less than 1.64ft. Medium is anything between 
1.64ft to 3.28ft (although medium rod/reel will pick up smaller than that too).
Large from 3.28ft to 6ft.  Anything beyond that is a XL. But this is my own 
scale imho that works best for me in selecting my rod/reel for these said fish.
So far only thing that is definite of size is
by bulletin board measurements and bait.

With all that said, I'm doing this by the order of appearance in the Fishing
Photoguide that you have in your suitcase in your hotel room.  However do keep
in mind, some fish can be found in other areas and sometimes with better 
results! When in doubt, look on your bulletin board and see the target cards 
for the fish for specific spots and unknown fish you haven't acquired yet. The
# reflects their order in the index to be more specific.  Thought this would be
extra helpful without any further confusion.  And finally, S rank is just 
merely a few inches in difference even from A rank too, so you can count on 
that final fish you'd want to be in that size.  Only huge huge fish can 
jump in feet in rank sizes, not super small ones so don't fret too much on what
rod/reel on those.  You may even catch much better S ranking fish than me.  
:)  I only put in my own examples for what counts for S rank size in my game.

Read from top to bottom of each page.  I'd try to keep 3 fish per page (using
the text blur on most cases) even with those annoying ones placed in the center
folds lol.  And to make sure, N = North, S = South, W = West, E = East.  You
also notice that there are some locations that are not found in that area, but 
in a later area you can access by buying a fishing license or moving from your

IV.	Fish List

	Teman Paradise Beach

Page 1
#171: Blotchy Sillago - S rank 1.07ft - Big Catch Rock/Villa Mirador
#054: Clownfish - S rank 0.60ft - Kayak Center Freedom/Teman Paradise Beach
#123: Royal Angelfish - S rank 1.04ft - Teman Paradise Beach W/Pacar Beach W
Page 2
#116: Blue Tang - S rank 0.84ft - Kayak Center Freedom/Kayaker's Shallow
#008: Blueface Angelfish - S rank 1.06ft - Teman Paradise Beach W/Pacar Beach W
#023: Parrotfish - A rank 2.02ft - Kayaker's Shallow - Hard to spot, found just
one on the far left inside of the boundary, slow to nibble.
Page 3
#151: Forceps Fish - A rank 0.74ft - Teman Paradise Beach (W)/Pacar Beach (E)
#099: Oriental Butterflyfish - S rank 0.84ft - Shop Waterhouse/Kayak Center
#101: Moorish Idol - S rank 0.84ft - Kayak Center Freedom/Teman Paradise Beach
Page 4
#191: Lionfish - S rank 1.27ft - Kayak Center Freedom/Teman Paradise Beach (E)
#095: Emperor Angelfish - S rank 1.45ft - Shop Waterhouse/Pacar Beach (E)
#135: Pennant Coralfish - S rank 0.83ft - Shop Waterhouse/Kayak Center Freedom
Page 5
#042: Flounder - S rank 1.70ft - Teman Paradise Beach (E)/Feest Cove
#094: Seahorse - A rank 0.40ft - Teman Paradise Beach (W)/Teman Paradise Beach
#003: Red Stingray - D rank 4.86ft - Teman Paradise Beach (E)
Page 6
#036: Ocellaris Clownfish - B rank 0.36ft - Teman Paradise Beach W/Teman
Paradise Beach
#148: Halibut - A rank 2.03ft - Feest Cove/Kayaker's Shallow
#052: Longnose Hawkfish - S rank 0.51ft -Shop Waterhouse/Teman Paradise Beach W
Page 7
#006: Horse Mackerel - S rank 0.84ft - Big Catch Rock
#009: Sea Eel - S rank 2.11ft - Feest Cove
#195: Black Rockfish - S rank 1.26ft - Big Catch Rock/Golden Cliff
Page 8
#051: Grass Puffer - S rank 0.84ft - Big Catch Rock/Villa Mirador
#004: Japanese Lobster - A rank 0.80ft - Big Catch Rock
#103: Freshwater Prawn - C rank 0.52ft - Big Catch Rock
Page 9
#025: Sardine - S rank 0.84ft - Golden Cliff
#093: Needle Fish - B rank 3.44ft - Golden Cliff
#047: Multicolorfin Rainbow - S rank 1.27ft - Golden Cliff
Page 10
#037: Marbled Rockfish - A rank 1.02ft - Big Catch Rock
#168: Sea Robin - S rank 1.24ft - Feest Cove
#029: Moray Eel - B rank 2.94ft - Big Catch Rock
Page 11
#070: Sea Bass - A rank 2.43ft - Big Catch Rock/Golden Cliff
#033: Demon Stinger - S rank 1.45ft - Big Catch Rock/Golden Cliff
Page 12
#059: Smallscale Blackfish - A rank 2.04ft - Big Catch Rock
#057: Black Porgy - S rank 1.70ft - Big Catch Rock/Golden Cliff
#126: Japanese Bullhead Shark - S rank 4.20ft - Big Catch Rock

*Location Notes
Big Catch Rock is a black platform that you can walk onto and fish to
the left, in front, and to the right.  The right area is easy to miss!

Feest Cove is another area that easily missed if you're not careful to find
its entrance.  Its right next to Big Catch Rock a ways down but before the
pathway to Golden Cliff.

One of my favorite places for a seahorse and a Ocellaris Clownfish is the trio
of small black rocks to the right near the entrance to the beach from the
hotel/lodge path.  You can cast at the main rock and let it bounce.  You'd be
only a feet away but you can at least see the tiny fish you need to catch! 

	Pacar Beach

Page 13
#194: Black Sea Bream - S rank 1.66ft - Villa Mirador
#022: Dogtooth Tuna - B rank 3.77ft - Shallow Area
#030: Thamnaconus Modestus - S rank 1.06ft - Villa Mirador
Page 14
#066: Calfornia Corbina - S rank 1.48ft - Pacar Beach (E)
#067: Mackerel - S rank 1.26ft - Villa Mirador
#197: Clown Triggerfish - S rank 0.76ft - Pacar Beach (E)
Page 15
#111: Trevally - A rank 3.20ft - Villa Mirador
#182: Red Sea Bream - A rank 1.97ft - Villa Mirador (Kayak to the far left
near the rock edge.)*Credit goes to PBGamer89
#038: Bluefin Trevally - A rank 3.63ft - Villa Mirador
Page 16
#020: Rock Porgy - D rank 1.51ft - Pacar Beach (W)
#170: Bonefish - A rank 2.44ft - Shallow Area (Try far east of the area.)
#021: Striped Beakfish - E rank 1.40ft - Villa Mirador

*Location Notes
Villa Mirador is where you can fish from the dock but also to take out in a
kayak and go as far as you can to the ocean.

	Dua Ribu Lake

Page 17
#162: Bluegill - S rank 1.27ft - Lodge Lakeside/Dua Ribu Eyelet
#013: American Pickerel - S rank 2.13ft - Dua Ribu Eyelet
#115: Catfish - S rank 2.11ft - Red Windmill/Northern River (Downstream)
Page 18
#177: White Perch - S rank 1.28ft - Dua Ribu Eyelet
#083: Smallmouth Bass - S rank 1.66ft - Lodge Lakeside/Dua Ribu Eyelet
Page 19
#202: Black Bass - S rank 1.98ft - Dua Ribu Eyelet
#017: Yellow Perch - S rank 0.84ft - Red Windmill (S)
#203: Snakehead - S rank 2.49ft - Dua Ribu Eyelet/Northern River (Downstream)
Page 20
#145: Bigmouth Buffalo - S rank 4.25ft - Red Windmill
#084: Smallmouth Buffalo - S rank 4.14ft - Red Windmill
Page 21
#159: Black Bullhead - B rank 0.78ft - Blue Windmill
#018: Yellow Bullhead - A rank 1.63ft - Blue Windmill
#155: Brown Bullhead - A rank 1.20ft - Blue Windmill
Page 22
#178: Murray Cod - C rank 3.24ft - Dua Ribu Eyelet
#011: Bowfin - S rank 2.48ft - Red Windmill *N near the lily pads,
#215: Longnose Gar - C rank 4.12ft - Red Windmill
Page 23-24
#200: Wels Catfish - D rank 4.61ft - Dua Ribu Eyelet (N)
Page 25-26
#005: Acanthodes - C rank 1.06ft - Dua Ribu Eyelet

*Location Notes
Yeah, I know.  The locations are pretty huge. I plan to update more on this.
Especially on Acanthodes.

	Kanan Lake

Page 27
#154: Brown Trout - S rank 1.05ft - Big Kanan (S)/Kerikil Calm (Downstream)
#207: Lake Trout - A rank 2.05ft - Big Kanan (S)
#027: Walleye - S rank 3.39ft - Foliage Gate
Page 28
#044: Brook Trout - S rank 1.69ft - Big Kanan (S)/Kerikil Rapids (Downstream)
#129: Burbot - D rank 2.60ft - Kanan Railway
#041: Pink Salmon - A rank 2.04ft - Kanan Eyelet
Page 29
#081: Steelhead - A rank 2.78ft - Big Kanan (N) (They look like large bullets
with their round heads being slightly darker than their bodies.)
#040: Cutthroat Trout - B rank 0.94ft - Reed Point
#080: White Sturgeon - B rank 20.97ft - Emperor Hyde Hall (Middle of it)
*Titan/Infinity/Rainbow; keep in orange range!* Even with rainbow bait doesn't
attract it 100% of the time, so expect a few retries. Orange range part credit
goes to Erdnuckel01.
Page 30
#124: Rainbow Trout - S rank 1.68ft - East Sparse Rock/Kerikil Waterfall
#181: Muskie - A rank 4.07ft - West Sparse Rock
Page 31-32
#131: Hyneria - A rank 15.87ft - East Sparse Rock *Titan/Infinity/Rainbow;
CORNER them and keep in green range!*

*Location Notes
Now you see I say keep in orange range for White Sturgeon?  I meant it.  Do NOT
give that fish any slack, because it'll dive on you and just break the line.
If you're struggling, make sure you have a good rank and a good rod/reel
and finally a good fishing method (reel in short bursts works for me).  Also
take care to follow instructions in keeping your wiimote in line with the fish.

As for the Hyneria, they love to swim near the shore.  BLOCK their way to the
rest of the water by facing the shore and making sure you're baiting in front
of them too.  It helps to cast close to your boat while you're not giving them
any sort of marginal distance to escape from you.  This is the best way to fish
these. Green range is just advisory to keep from losing or breaking the line
during their "escape".  Keep in mind they'll fight for the first half and then
finally get tired which you'll notice their lack of speed and you'll be able to
reel them in short bursts.

And you must notice the *Titan/Infinity/Rainbow, which is the best 3 star
XL rod/reel with the best bait.  CTRL+F "Help Master" for more info.

	Kerikil River

Page 33
#028: Japanese Dace - B rank 1.08ft - Kerikil Rapids (Up & Downstream)
#198: Japanese Salmon - A rank 1.21ft - Kerikil Calm (Both)
Page 34
#091: Fat Minnow - S rank 0.51ft - Kerikil Calm (Both)
#026: Japanese Char - B rank 0.77ft - Kerikil Rapids (Both)
Page 35-36
#??? (Bothriolepis, a Medium sized fish found in both sections of the Calm)

*Location Notes
Obviously... I'm still hunting this rare Bothriolepis.

	Tidur River

Page 37
#185: Yellowfin Goby - A rank 0.61ft - Villa Mirador/Southern River Downstream
#153: Crucian Carp - S rank 1.05ft - Southern River Upstream/Northern River 
#024: Japanese Huchen - S rank 4.14ft - Northern River (Upstream)
Page 38
#175: Striped Mullet - S rank 0.63ft - Villa Mirador/Southern River Downstream
#180: Magoi - S rank 2.53ft - Southern River Upstream/Northern River Upstream
Page 39
#078: Chum Salmon - S rank 2.47ft - Kanan Eyelet/Southern River (Downstream)
#049: Silver Salmon - S rank 2.54ft - Reed Point/Southern River (Upstream)
Page 40
#166: Sockeye Salmon (F) - A rank 1.99ft - Reed Point/Southern River (Upstream)
#165: Male Sockeye Salmon - S rank 2.09ft -Reed Point/Southern River Downstream
Page 41
#085: Grass Carp - A rank 5.71ft - Tidur Waterfall
#002: Black Carp - C rank 5.34ft - Tidur Waterfall
Page 42
#065: Bighead Carp - A rank 6.55ft - Northern River (Downstream)
#133: Silver Carp - D rank 3.79ft - Northern River (Downstream)
Page 43-44
#??? (Cheiracanthus, a Small/Medium fish found in Northern River's Downstream)

*Location Notes
Still looking for that rare Cheiracanthus.

	Panas Jungle

Page 45
#146: Piranha - B rank 1.14ft - Rootroof Stream
#201: Armored Catfish - S rank 0.64ft - Emerald Marsh
#035: Cardinal Tetra - S rank 0.21ft - Emerald Marsh
Page 46
#007: Apapa - A rank 2.58ft - Rootroof Stream
#114: Peacock Bass - S rank 3.08ft - Panas Lake/Craigie Stream
#163: Payara - B rank 3.05ft - Emerald Marsh
Page 47
#010: African Pike - A rank 1.84ft - Rootroof Stream
#158: Black Ghost Knifefish - C rank 1.07ft - Mangrove Pool*Credit to PBGamer89
#210: Redtail Catfish - S rank 4.16ft - Mangrove Pool
Page 48
#132: Pacu - A rank 0.81ft - Rootroof Stream
#015: Arowana - A rank 4.09ft - Emerald Marsh
Page 49
#014: Alligator Gar - S rank 9.96ft - Mangrove Pool
#156: Platinum Alligator Gar - B rank 9.31ft - Mangrove Pool
#149: Pirarucu - S rank 15.24ft - Panas Lake/Panas Waterfall
Page 50
#109: Dorado - E rank 2.94ft - Emerald Marsh
Page 51-52
#152: Pteraspis - A rank 0.99ft - Emerald Marsh *Credit to Rouke

*Location Notes
Black Ghost Knifefish is quite small and fast.  Watch out for them when you're
in the area.

Pteraspis was found between the two sand dunes on the right with a little
water in between them.  Yeah.  My method is to turn the wiimote to the left
with the buttons facing to your left and cast horizontally to the right.  Take
a few retries to get it down right, and when you do, expect to pull up a lot
of armored catfish. I got mine after 3 ingame days, hope you have patience!

	Malam Jungle

Page 53
#053: Guppy - S rank 0.21ft - Twin Rock Stream
#157: Platinum Guppy - A rank 0.20ft - Twin Rock Stream
#136: Butterfly Fish - A rank 0.81ft - Twin Rock Stream
Page 54
#106: Betta - S rank 0.34ft - Twin Rock Stream
#031: Elephantnose Fish - A rank 1.02ft - Shak Garden Stream
Page 55
#160: Ocellated Snakehead - S rank 1.26ft - Shak Garden Stream
#001: Channa Lucius - S rank 1.47ft - Malam Mountain (S)
#107: Giant Snakehead - S rank 2.95ft - Malam Mountain (E)
Page 56
#176: Polypterus - S rank 2.54ft - Malam Mountain (W)/Malam Mountain (N)
#212: Royal Knife Fish - S rank 1.68ft - Malam Mountain (S)
Page 57
#138: Papuan Black Bass - S rank 4.20ft - Malam Outlet
#089: Tigerfish - S rank 4.93ft - Malam Mountain (W)/Malam Mountain (N)
Page 58
#112: Nile Perch - S rank 6.25ft - Malam Mountain (W)/Malam Mountain (S)
#140: Barramundi - S rank 6.29ft - Malam Outlet
Page 59-60
#055: Climatius - B rank 0.38ft - Twin Rock Stream *Long Drive/Omega/Quick
Hitter Regular*

*Location Notes
Barramundi looks a lot like Nile Perch except its white and Nile Perch don't
hang out in Malam Outlet so you can be sure its a Barramundi.  :)

Climatius is easily can be seen and pull up.  Just expect a rare fish to be..
well rare in appearance.  :) There's no other fish in that area that fits its
shape or color.  Looks like a blue long bullet, and no smaller than a 
Butterfly Fish.

	The Oceans

Couple of things; because there's a huge area we're fishing blind boat/ferry 
side with variety of sizes, I'll be sure to split rod/reel with a Heroic/Omega
type (S/M) or a Titan/Infinity (L/XL). If its a small fish only possible to 
fish with the smaller rod, I'll make note with a *. Also, wide range bait 
yields pretty good results for me.  Please use that bait and cast CLOSE to 
your boat to get much better results.  Don't forget there's 3 different oceans
for different fish. I'll make note of specific line in difference of fish on 
the map to tell you how far you can go for each area.  Press + during Trolling
to view the map during.  Also take great care to notice that there are looped 
routes all over.  I think maybe at least 10 of them and not all of them are 
loops.  One actually went across to another loop, so take care to see where 
you're headed.  

Once you get your Cruiser, you can apply all 5 rods that you buy more from the
shop.  When trolling for a specific fish, I use all 5 rods and all 5 same 
colored lures for each one.  If you're not sure, feel free to spread them out
to see if you can attract another depending on your array of tackle(s). Because
of the color of tackle is kinda a mix bag to differentiate on different 
monitors/screens, I'll number them instead 1-5 from left to the right. 
Finally, do NOT take my tackles to be 100% effective. I'm still testing this
as I'm playing still and still learning better tackles to be used.

And after checking out the map, Tropical ocean fish seem to takes up about 70%
of the map from the bottom, and you have your Temperate and Frigid in the north
which seem to bleed into each other quite often. IMHO anyway.

	Tropical Ocean - Pretty much anything west below from the sharp tip of
the island (it is shaped like a Marlin!) to below far south of Tidur Area east.

Page 1
#186: Auxis Rochei - B rank 1.81ft - Ferry*
#039: Bonito - S rank 2.11ft - Ferry*
#184: John Dory - S rank 1.66ft - Ferry*
Page 2
#208: Red Emperor (Adult) - S rank 2.53ft - Ferry
#113: Red Snapper - A rank 2.86ft - Ferry
#062: Coral Trout - C rank 1.40ft - Ferry*
Page 3
#192: Milkfish - C rank 3.37ft - Ferry
#147: Yellowtail Amberjack - S rank 4.24ft - Ferry
#082: Mackerel Tuna - E rank 2.90ft - Ferry
Page 4
#071: Mahi-mahi - S rank 5.80ft - Trolling West/Spool/East
#046: Yellowfin Tuna - S rank 8.36ft - Trolling Spool/East/South
#045: Greater Amberjack - A rank 4.01ft - Ferry
Page 5
#139: Barracuda - S rank 6.26ft - Trolling Spool/East/Pacar Beach/South
#150: Longfin Yellowtail - B rank 3.78ft - Ferry
#061: Cobia - B rank 6.23ft - Trolling West/*Far South Middle* #4 tackle
Page 6
#187: Ocean Sunfish - A rank 8.00ft - Trolling West
#143: Hammerhead Shark - S rank 12.52ft - Trolling Spool/East #4 tackle
Page 7
#056: Indo-Pacific Blue Marlin - A rank 11.86ft - Trolling East (Temperate 
too!) #5 tackle
#193: Swordfish - E rank 10.08ft - Trolling West #4 tackle
#076: Black Marlin - A rank 16.12ft - Trolling Spool/East
Page 8
#179: Striped Marlin - A rank 11.86ft - Trolling West #4 tackle
Page 9-10
#073: Xiphactinus - D rank 15.83ft - Trolling directly West of Sepuluh Island
with #5 tackle. Credit to sdw4572 for name/video; serenaz1 for reconfirming 
location and white tackle.

*Location Notes
The diary had Sepuluh listed as Spool for some reason.  Just a FYI.

Milkfish is rare for me for some odd reason.  You can find it just straight
west from the dock of Spool Island at least south of the south tip of the main

Swordfish is pretty close to the mainland (Teman Beach) when I first got him.

	Temperate Ocean - Far south of Tidur area and above around to the 
north side of the tip of the island to the west but not beyond Sembilan Island
horizontal line.  But still, you'd find some trolling routes and their fish 
bleed into Frigid too or vice versa.

Page 11
#019: Chicken Grunt - D rank 1.46ft - Ferry*
#077: Japanese Whiting - S rank 1.24ft - Ferry*
#141: Oilfish - S rank 5.92ft - Trolling and trolling you DAILY
#068: Spanish Mackerel - A rank 3.06ft - Ferry
Page 12
#161: Japanese Amberjack - A rank 3.97ft - Ferry
#102: Rainbow Runner - S rank 4.20ft - Ferry
Page 13
#183: Octopus - S rank 2.52ft - Ferry*
#088: Giant Squid - S rank 23.22ft - Trolling East/Tidur Area #5 tackle
Page 14
#058: Pacific Bluefin Tuna - S rank 10.28ft - Trolling (Frigid!) #1/5 tackle
#169: Great White Shark - C rank 16.20ft - Trolling East #4/5 tackle
Page 15-16
#097: Dunkleosteus - E rank 17.00ft - Trolling Sembilan Island Area #2 Tackle

*Location Notes
Great White Shark can be found from a route that is going south from Tidur's 
River area that loops around to the right and up and back.

You'll hate that Oilfish with passion.  But you'll soon learn that after you
shake and flip that wiimote, you can just let it slack and lose it.  I did 
this with most of the fish I don't even need.  This helps save a LOT of time
trolling.  Thankfully most of the fish are unique in their appearance, how 
they battle, and how LARGE.

Oilfish do NOT do anything special besides hiding.  Marlins are obvious with
their flipflops and their long noses.  Sharks including the final fish for 3 
oceans has water balls in front of them.  Squids and Octopus are obvious by 
their color and tentacles.  Dunkleosteus is special, it has a HUGE shadow! :D

Dunkleosteus is best achieved by leaving south from the west side of Sembilan
Island's coast (and I'm talking close here), you'll recourse to the west from
the south and you should hit a spot to encounter this beast.

	Frigid Ocean -Anywhere above the horizontal line past Sembilan Island.

Page 17
#125: Pacific Herring - S rank 1.48ft - Ferry*
#063: Mackerel Icefish - A rank 2.38ft - Ferry*
#069: Saury - C rank 0.70ft - Ferry*
Page 18
#173: Arabesque Greenling - S rank 2.49ft - Ferry*
#110: Japanese Pufferfish - S rank 2.51ft - Ferry*
#043: Filefish - A rank 1.02ft - Ferry*
Page 19
#050: Black Cod - S rank 4.12ft - Ferry
#164: Sockeye Salmon - A rank 2.02ft - Ferry*
Page 20
#064: Coalfish - S rank 2.90ft - Ferry
#034: Halibut - S rank 8.45ft - Trolling North/East (Temperate!) #1, 5 tackle
#188: N. Pacific Giant Octopus - S rank 16.82ft - Trolling North of Sembilan 
Island (trice) #1&2 tackle
Page 21-22
#167: Helicoprion - D rank 9.07ft - Trolling N of Safir Cave/E of Sembilan
Island with #5 Tackle

*Location Notes
Japanese Pufferfish is rare for me for some odd reason.  I found it an extreme
halfway NE of the main island.

There's two different routes for the Helicoprion and Dunkleosteus!  Take the
west going south route of Sembilan Island for the Dunkleosteus, take the east
going south route of Sembilan Island for the Helicoprion.  Helicoprion's loop
is much shorter than Dunkleosteus whereas you would just better off restarting
back when you start heading north outside of Sembilan Island range.

	Sembilan Island

#016: Eastern Blue Devil Fish - A rank 1.63ft
#128: Purple Queen - D rank 0.26ft 
#096: Giant Grouper - A rank 8.14ft
#137: Pink Anemonefish - A rank 0.33ft
#199: Red-bellied Fusilier - A rank 1.43ft
#214: Rolfosteus Canningensis - B rank 0.58ft - THIS FISH IS TINY. 

*Location Notes
Purple Queen was my last fish.  Because of its size, I imagine its very very
hard to spot.  But I got it right after I got Rolfo.  Dumb luck I know.

As for Rolfo, I used Heroic/Omega/Rainbow near the pillar rock on the right 
of the deck but from facing north on deck, not on the right edge.  Ditto 
with Purple Queen.

	Sepuluh Island/Spool Island

#130: Permit - A rank 2.85ft
#206: Rooster Fish - A rank 4.04ft Credit goes to serenaz1.
#209: Red Emperor (Young) - A rank 0.99ft
#087: Tarpon - S rank 8.30ft 
#074: Giant Trevally - A rank 4.01ft

*Location Notes
Because the compass (or my sense of direction) wasn't... my best suit, I made
directions from your own perceptive as you get on the beach from the dock.

Rooster Fish can be seen far from the beach far right of the 
dock of the island.  You can't see their "rooster" fins but you can see their
long bodies that no other fish has any similarity to.

Tarpon was dumb luck on my part too.  Similar to Rooster fish, I was casting
far from the left part of the beach opposite of the dock of the island.  Used

Giant Trevally can be found ferrying and from the dock of the island.

	Safir Cave

#100: Football Fish - A rank 1.62ft
#204: Frilled Shark - A rank 7.89ft
#189: Goblin Shark - A rank 12.00ft Credit goes to sdw4572
#086: Pudgy Cuskeel - A rank 7.92ft
#196: Flapjack Octopus - S rank 0.83ft
#104: Barreleye - C rank 0.50ft - Credit goes to sdw4572
#205: King of Herrings - B rank 19.71ft

*Location Notes
Goblin Shark and Barreleye can be found at the same spot. They're found at 
the far right end of the cave CLOSE to the rock wall. You'll not spot them 
unless you're grinding against the rock wall, and they're picky eaters, 
expect a few to miss.  Barreleye fish is the smallest and HARD to spot.

Gunan Es River (Tidur River board) & Remak Es Lake (Kerikil River board)

#172: Arctic Grayling - S rank 1.68ft
#127: Northern Pike - S rank 4.20ft
#048: King Salmon - B rank 3.67ft
#032: Dolly Varden - S rank 1.06ft /
#216: Pond Smelt - S rank 0.63

*Location Notes
Dolly is small and can be seen, albeit rare though. Usually cast out a ways.

Patarpa River (Malam Jungle board) & Rahaja Lake (Dua Ribu board)

#211: Lenok - S rank 2.10ft
#090: Hucho Taimen - C rank 5.17ft
#012: Amur Pike - A rank 3.22ft /
#117: Showa Koi - S rank 2.54ft
#119: Hikarimuji Koi - A rank 4.76ft
#122: Tancho Koi - A rank 2.45ft
#120: Kohaku Koi - S rank 2.48ft
#121: Akamuji Koi - S rank 2.47ft
#118: Shiroutsuri Koi - A rank 2.37ft

*Location Notes
Hikrimuji Koi was found just right in front of the other bridge.  Use L/XL
and cast far.


#213: Rock Bass - S rank 1.47ft - Dua Ribu's Red Windmill
#072: Coelacanth - B rank 6.06ft - Safir Cave
#105: Electric Eel - S rank 10.45ft - Panas Jungle's Mangrove Pool
#142: Porcupine Fish - E rank 0.87ft - Teman Paradise's Golden Cliff (100+ft
out) Credit goes to sdw4572.

*Location Notes
Obviously... this is a very tentative list because we have not gotten any 
more passwords from Prope yet or any more fish to unlock via wifi.  So this
is ongoing.

V.      Quest List (NOTE: To be updated because they don't record things or
keep people around.  I'll need to start a fresh game for accuracies in these. 
Please bear with me til then.)

Press + ingame and it'll bring up your own diary that records your catches of
the day.  Keep going to right to flip the page and it'll show you your quests
for each area you need to complete.

Teman Paradise Beach Quests

*Teman Paradise Shark Hunt - Find a Japanese Bullhead shark; you can find them
at Big Catch Rock.  They're hard to miss.  :)
*Shop The Way You Want - Buy some equipment at Kayak Center Freedom shop.
*Thrilling Aquarium - Talk to the guy standing in the middle of the lobby and
he'll give you the Aquairum!
*Treasures Lost At Sea - Talk to the guy in front of Big Catch Rock, and catch
a piece of driftwood for him.
*Forgetful Husband's Item - Fetch the rod to him at the dock from the wife near
the lobby.
*Ocean's Dream - Fish at 8 different resorts and come back to talk to the guy
at the Cruiser near Kayak Center Freedom's shop.  He'll demand you to fish 80
different types of fish.  Go and do that if you haven't already!  You'll need
100,000 points to pay him too.  After he takes your points, he'll give you
this wonderful cruiser to let you go around the seas at your own leisure!
Note:  This is the only way for you to access Safir Cave.

Pacar Beach Quests

*Giant Fish in the Reefs - Find a Trevally, they can be found out in the deep 
end past the Shallows.
*A Yearning for Pure White - A soon to be bride wishes for a Bonefish.  Catch
one for her at the east part of Pacar Shallow.
*The Men's Resort - Help a man to find his friends.

Kanan Lake Quests

*Kanan Fishing Test - Participate in Lure Tutorial from the bulletin board.
*Sniper Casting - Participate in Sniper Casting at the dock.
*Kanan Fish Research - Help find a Steelhead, you can find one at north of Big

Dua Ribu Lake Quests

*Dua Ribu's Lunker Bass - Help the boy find a huge Sea Bass.
*Do You Like Yellow? - Help find a Yellow Perch.  These guys are found south of
Red Windmill.
*Time to Eat - Help a mom by findng two of her kids.  One girl is on the Eyelet
and the boy is on a kayak nearby...
*Want A Fishing License? - Talk to guy to gain access to another resort.
*Retrieval Challenge - Talk to catch a lot of fish?
*The Great Dua Ribu Feeding - Find a Wels Catfish.  This monster is found north
of the Dua Ribu Eyelet.

Tidur River Quests

*Romance of The Tidur - Help the couple find each other.
*The Old Man's Honor - Help him find a Japanese Huchen.  They're found in 
Northern River Downstream, they're pretty big fish to spot.
*A Promise Between The Two - Find a Grass Carp?

Kerikil River Quests

*The Kerikil Researcher - Help find the researcher and find him... some fish.
*Sentiments of the Fish - Help find a Magoi?
*Meandering Salmon - 

Panas Jungle Quests

*King Of The Jungle - Talk to the sister, then find her brother, then back. 
Find the Pirarucu!  They're easily found near the waterfall or near to your
left as you enter the lake.  Expect a huge fight though!
*Find The Key Man - Help the man find his buddy.
*Find The Key Man (Cont'd) - And rescue the man lol.
*The Woes of A Non-Swimmer -
*Shadow of Gold - Help find a Dorado.  They're found in the Emerald Marsh.
*Monster Of Silver - Help find a Platinum Alligator Gar, they stood out for 
being distinctive of the group of gars, so you can spot them easily in Mangrove
Pool.  Expect a fight though!

Malam Jungle Quests
*On The Hunt For Barra - Help find a Barramundi.
*The Tiger In The Deep - Talk to the eye patch man on the left of the isle
to help find a Tigerfish.  They're found west of Malam Mtn.
*The Farthest Point - Head to the far right of the map...

VI.	Award List

To access your awards, go to your laptop in your room, and check Award List.
There are Common, Special and Miraculous type of awards.  Common is tentative
as I type this, because obviously getting S rank on all of them fish is going
to be... INSANE.  But as far as I know, Common Awards do not reward you
anything...except for Miraculous.  Special pretty much covers all of the things
you have done for the first time except losing fish 100 times.  :)  And finally
Miraculous Awards are special because they do reward you something.
Unfortunately, just like with quests, I do not recall which ones rewarded you 
with what except a select few.  They don't record that ingame, however, 
thankfully you can click on the questionable awards to see what you need to do 
to achieve it.

*Common Awards

Total Caught: Bronze = 10, Silver = 100, Gold = 500, Platinum = 1000
New Catch Total: Bronze = 10, Silver = 50, Gold = 100, Platinum = 150
S Rank Total: Bronze = 10, Silver = 50, Gold = 100, Platinum = 150
Sniper Casting Normal: Bronze = 400pts, Silver = 500pts, Gold = 600pts,
Platinum = 700pts
Sniper Casting Master: Bronze = 400pts, Silver = 500pts, Gold = 600pts,
Platinum = 700pts
Kayak Racing Normal: Bronze = 1:00, Silver = 0:55, Gold = 0:50, Platinum = 0:46 
*Note: Inside means before these times.
Kayak Racing Hard: Bronze = 1:30, Silver = 1:25, Gold = 1:20, Platinum = 1:15
Kayak Racing Master: Bronze = 1:50, Silver 1:45, Gold = 1:40, Platinum = 1:35
Retrieve Challenge Spoon: Bronze = 400pts, Silver = 500pts, Gold = 600pts,
Platinum = 700pts
Retrieve Challenge Crankbait: Bronze = 400pts, Silver = 500pts, Gold = 600pts,
Platinum = 700pts
Retrieve Challenge Spinner: Bronze = 400pts, Silver = 500pts, Gold = 600pts,
Platinum = 700pts
ProFISHency Test Level 3: Bronze = 5 Correct, Silver = 7 Correct, Gold = 9
Correct, Platinum = 10 Correct
ProFISHency Test Level 2: Bronze = 10 Correct, Silver = 14 Correct, Gold = 18
Correct, Platinum = 20 Correct
ProFISHency Test Level 1: Bronze = 15 Correct, Silver = 20 Correct, Gold = 25
Correct, Platinum = 30 Correct
Fish Count: Bronze = Easy, Silver = Normal, Gold = Hard, Platinum = Master
Symbol Hunt at the beach!: Bronze = Easy, Silver = Normal, Gold = Hard,
Platinum = Master
Symbol Hunt in the jungle!: Bronze = Easy, Silver = Normal, Gold = Hard,
Platinum = Master
Teman Float Fishing Contest Top Result: Bronze = 3rd Place, Silver = 2nd Place,
Gold = 1st Place, Platinum = Back to Back wins
Pacar Float Fishing Contest Top Result: Bronze = 3rd Place, Silver = 2nd Place,
Gold = 1st Place, Platinum = Back to Back Wins
Kanan Lure Contest Top Result: Bronze = 3rd Place, Silver = 2nd Place,
Gold = 1st Place, Platinum = Back to Back Wins
Dua Ribu Lure Contest Top Result: Bronze = 3rd Place, Silver = 2nd Place,
Gold = 1st Place, Platinum = Back to Back Wins
Tidur Lure Contest Top Result: Bronze = 3rd Place, Silver = 2nd Place,
Gold = 1st Place, Platinum = Back to Back Wins
Kerikil Lure Contest Top Result: Bronze = 3rd Place, Silver = 2nd Place,
Gold = 1st Place, Platinum = Back to Back Wins
Panas Float Fishing Contest Top Result: Bronze = 3rd Place, Silver = 2nd Place,
Gold = 1st Place, Platinum = Back to Back Wins
Malam Float Fishing Contest Top Result: Bronze = 3rd Place, Silver = 2nd Place,
Gold = 1st Place, Platinum = Back to Back Wins
Total Aquarium Visitors: Bronze = 10, Silver = 100, Gold = 1000, Platinum =
Days on Penangkapan Island: Bronze = 7 days, Silver = 30 days, Gold = 90 days,
Platinum = 180 days
Total Targets Completed: Bronze = 10, Silver = 25, Gold = 50, Platinum = 100
Total Purchased Avatars: Bronze = 10, Silver = 25, Gold = 50, Platinum = 100
Total Purchased Tackle: Bronze = 10, Silver = 25, Gold = 50, Platinum = 100

*Special Awards
Note: Maps can be found at each respective places' bulletin boards.

1.  My 1st Fishing Resort
2.  My 1st Villa Mirador
3.  My 1st La Havana
4.  My 1st Kokoda House
5.  My 1st River House Albury
6.  My 1st Kolak Inn
7.  My 1st Bambam Lodge
8.  My 1st Waco Inn
9.  My 1st Cruiser Ship
10. My 1st Trolling
11. My 1st Smelt Fishing
12. My 1st Boat Fishing
13. My 1st Submarine Tour
14. My 1st Fishing Contest
15. My 1st Sniper Casting
16. My 1st Kayak Racing
17. My 1st Retrieve Challenge
18. My 1st Fish Count
19. My 1st ProFISHency Test
20. My 1st Symbol Hunt
21. My 1st Float Fishing
22. My 1st Lure Fishing
23. My 1st Shopping
24. My 1st Bike Ride
25. My 1st Aquarium Level Up
26. My 1st Photo
27. Fish Loser (Lose 100 times)
28. Earth Fisher (Cast onto grass reefs or tree branch!)
29. My 1st Goal Achieved
30. My 1st Early Morning (Alarm Clock required)
31. My 1st Midnight Rendezvous (Night Pass required)
32. Teman Map Obtained
33. Pacar Map Obtained
34. Kanan Map Obtained
35. Dua Ribu Map Obtained
36. Tidur Map Obtained
37. Kerikil Map Obtained
38. Panas Map Obtained
39. Malam Map Obtained
40. Ocean Map Obtained (Along with the Cruiser.  :) )

*Miraculous Awards
Note: Obviously... to be updated.  Most rewards are avatar items.

3.  Travel Master - Stay at every Hotel.
4.  The Regular - Bought 300 items at the shop. (50% Discount!)
5.  Photogenic - Max out memory on their digital camera. (Camera avatar item)
7.  Aquarium C.O.O. - Built every room in the Aquarium
8.  Aquarium C.E.O. - Max levels in every room in the Aquarium
10. Fishing King - Highest rank achieved.
11. Ecologist - Caught every type of trash.  Safir Cave has two fossils that
is counted towards to this.  :)
12. Manta Watcher - Rare Manta Ray witnessed during Submarine Tour
14. Dolphin Lover - Rare Dolphin witnessed during Submarine Tour
15. Whale Shark Watcher - Rare Whale Shark unlocked when Aquarium completed
23. Target Hunter - Complete 3 targets (Alarm Clock)
24. Activity Lover - Do 5 different activities. (Night Pass)
25. Grand Slam - Caught Striped, Blue, Black Marlins, and the Swordfish.
26. Monster Buster - Caught Red Tail Catfish, Dorado, Pirarucu, Alligator Gar,
Platinum Alligator Gar, Barramundi, Papuan Black Bass, Nile Perch, and the
27. Fishing Legend - Caught Black, Grass, Bighead, and the Silver Carp.
28. Emperor - Caught Muskie Pike, White Sturgeon, Burbot, Walleye, King Salmon,
Northern Pike, and Stringfish (*Japanese Huchen).
30. Help Master - Complete all Side Quests (3 star XL Titan rod/Infinity reel)

VII.    Activity List

Oh there's plenty.  To be updated.

VIII.   Questions

If that list doesn't help you, you can go to for more info
on hand and plenty of images are in there.  I'll be in there trying to help
as much as I can.  :)

2.  Where is the 3 star XL rod/reel?
Do all of the side quests and the Help Master award will reward you them.

3.  How do I get to Safir Cave?
Do fish at all of 8 main locations and be sure to find 80 types of fish while
saving up 100,000 points!  Go back and talk to the guy to gain the Cruiser.
Then you can sail on your own, its at the topmost part of the island, NOT
the tunnel no, but go through it and go to your right.  You should see a couple
of orange floaters and a dock that you can get off at and talk to the guy for
his raft to go inside the cave.  :)

4.  How do I catch fish in the ocean?
While ferrying or boat side, you need Wide Range bait for effective results and
be sure to cast close to your boat.  Wide Range bait is available at fish shop.

5.  How do you catch those Legendary last page fish???
I'm still not sure at this point but its really down to sheer luck that I've
found and caught them.  The only one I've seen was Hyneria.  Rest was fished
at random.

6.  How do you catch that MONSTER Hyneria/White Strugeon/King of Herrings?
Hyneria I suggest to keep in green range, White Strugeon in orange range,
and King of Herrings... more of an orange range too.  Remember they're fighting
for their lives lol, so you should expect them to be fighting you for a while.
They're big fish, and it takes a while for them to get tired (slow in speed)
before you can reel them in.  What I do is do a tug/slack method, whereas I
reel/pull a block, then slack/wait for a block, and then repeat.  I findit
helpful if you're facing a closed off section where they cannot run far from 
you.  This isn't effective 100% of the time though, but do the tug/slack a 
block method to keep that fish from "swimming" too much.  Eventually they'll 
get tired and you can reel them in better in the second half.  It is a bit long
and exhaustive method but its a surefire way to ensure you keep your catch from
breaking the line on you.  It IS recommended that you have the best rod/reel 
and a very high rank.  I got these guys with no problem at World Champion, a 
rank below Fishing King.

IX.     Legal Stuff

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January 8, 2012 by Philiaravon/Philia. This document may not be reproduced in 
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Failure to abide by this legal contract will result in a lawsuit in which you
may be sentenced to serve a term in prison for copyright infringement as well
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owner. This legal notification applies to international copyright laws and will
be extremely well carried out by the authorities, copyright holder, and

X.      Credits

Thanks to GameFAQs for prompting me to make this FAQ and to make this possible.
Thanks to XSeed, Prope and Bandai teams for making this game worthwhile 
playing!  Special thanks to contributors; H.Protagionist, our favorite XSeed 
text monkey for making the game possible to be known on NeoGAF. PBGamer89, 
sdw4572, serenaz1, Erdnuckel01, Rouke and anyone else who remotely had made it
possible for me to find for my exhaustive fish list, THANK YOU very much!

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