It was THIS Big! achievement in Red Dead Redemption 2

It was THIS Big!

Catch a fish weighing at least 16 lbs (7.3 kg).

It was THIS Big!0
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How to unlock the It was THIS Big! achievement

  • ThxThx53,535
    28 Oct 2018 28 Oct 2018 30 Oct 2018
    72 14 10
    ok so the easiest way i found to do this is by unlocking fishing in chapter 2 you’ll receive a mission called “A Fisher of Men" , after you have the fishing ability follow the directions below i couldn't figure out how to post photos but if you need photo help the link is included be sure to have atleast $50 to buy the special lures

    First you are going to need to head over to gill landing on the shore of Flat Iron Lake in the Heartlands territory and talk to a fisherman named Gill fishing off the end of a dock

    Once you talk to him, he will take you inside and tell you about him needing your help catching fish to stuff also at this time he will hand you a map of legendary fish locations to help you on your journey.

    hop on your horse and head towards Lagras (location photo shown in link ) at this location you will see a bait shack where you can buy special lures for large type fish.

    Then just cast the swamp special lure in and you should catch a big fish in a couple tries !

    here is a video walkthrough provided by maka if thats more your speed :)

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    MaggotiaI don’t understand what I’m doing or pressing wrong, everytime i hook the fish and it pulls in one direction, I’m holding L in the opposite direction and I always lose the fish ?????
    Posted by Maggotia on 17 Mar 19 at 16:54
    SeitzzEnded up getting this with a fish I caught while trying to catch a legendary. 17 lbs, something was good enough for me.
    Posted by Seitzz on 09 Apr 19 at 15:40
    Turbo DieselFollowed the guide, reeled for an hour, fish kept snapping the line.
    Posted by Turbo Diesel on 14 Jun at 20:57
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  • GroatesGroates931,079
    29 Oct 2018 29 Oct 2018
    39 6 7
    If you are willing to wait until chapter 5/6, there is a stranger mission from a man named Hamish. After you complete this, he will tell you to meet up sometime and go fishing with him. During this fishing mission you will catch a fish that will unlock you this achievement.

    Also he will give you the lure you need to catch it so no need to spend money.

    Good luck!
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    GroatesKrushner20 cheers mate. I’m glad it’s helping people. I guess people don’t want to wait till chapter 5 to get it haha
    Posted by Groates on 04 Dec 18 at 22:43
    netstrykerI love everything involving this mission. I can't tell nothing more because will be spoiler.
    Posted by netstryker on 17 Mar 19 at 23:22
    DownInFlames85This mission was great, making the achievement even better.

    Thanks for the guide toast
    Posted by DownInFlames85 on 07 Apr 19 at 13:15
  • HQAZEHQAZE337,596
    29 Oct 2018 29 Oct 2018 08 Nov 2018
    23 4 5
    I found a spot where you can catch pike over 16lbs (7.3 kg)..

    You wanna go to Valentine and from there to Cattail Pond.
    Make sure you buy Lake Lure for medium/large fish.

    Good luck!

    There is also a stranger mission later on 'Veteran'(II) chapter 6, where you catch a legendary Northern Pike 16+lbs..
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    caddieguy02This is actually a side quest later in the game...chapter 6 you will get a stranger mission...a guy with a wooden leg got booted off his horse and his horse took his leg...bring his horse and leg back and he invites you to stop by his home sometime...stop by his home and he will give u a lure to catch a tyrant...once you catch it the achievement will pop :) His name is Hamish Sinclair
    Posted by caddieguy02 on 02 Nov 18 at 03:24
    VaseraxNice tip! Got me an 18+ lb. beast from here.
    Posted by Vaserax on 04 Nov 18 at 18:14
    Posted by HQAZE on 05 Nov 18 at 11:31
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