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It was THIS Big!

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

It was THIS Big!0
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ThxThx66,968
28 Oct 2018 30 Oct 2018
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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 !



https://dontragegaming.wixsite.com/games/blog/rdr2fishing


here is a video walkthrough provided by maka if thats more your speed :)
Vx L ROCKMy typical luck caught a 14lb fish at that location not the legendary fish, what type of bait did you use
Posted by Vx L ROCK on 28 Oct 18 at 10:17
Thxi used the special swamp lure
Posted by Thx on 28 Oct 18 at 18:29
Maka91@Vx L Rock, the legendary fish is a Gar, but the spot you want is a different dock. If you catch a Sturgeon, you have a decent chance of it being 16+ lbs. If not, just keep fishing until you get one.

@Thx, there's a link a video showing the method if you'd like to include it in your solution -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLU7HYntdC4
Posted by Maka91 on 29 Oct 18 at 20:21
Thxwill do @maka91 also love the videos
Posted by Thx on 30 Oct 18 at 01:30
SGT ImpalerA big thumbs up +1 from me. Because I hadn’t gotten to Largas yet, I first tried using a Lake Lure on Cattail Pond as suggested in another solution. I landed about two dozen 14+ Pike but not the 16 needed.

Shortly thereafter I ended up in Largas and found the bait shack vendor. Using the Swamp Lure (not the Special one) from the dock just off her shack, I landed a 18lb 15oz (8.59kg) Alligator Gar on my first cast.

+1 for a very well detailed and easy-to-follow solution.
Posted by SGT Impaler on 31 Oct 18 at 12:11
Sky Dragon 570This will unlock by catching a Legendary Fish, if it's the first fish you've caught over 16lb.

I caught the Legendary Large Sturgeon (46lb!) by casting off the center of the railroad bridge to the southwest of Saint Denis with the special river lure.
Posted by Sky Dragon 570 on 04 Nov 18 at 05:19
Lurking LawyerExcellent guide, making it very straightforward to get the achievement! clap
Posted by Lurking Lawyer on 05 Nov 18 at 13:49
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
GoyetteQCAnd how exactly do you reel the fish? Been going for 10 minutes twice now where I gave up because my fish was pulling away every time I was pulling it closer. I just got it by getting lucky at throwing my line as close as possible. This guide is missing signifiant useful information. Negative for me.
Posted by GoyetteQC on 11 Jul at 18:42
Comrade SpannerTry spinning with your palm instead of your right thumb when reeling in, much easier if your thumb (like mine) gets tired and isn't making full rotations any more
Posted by Comrade Spanner on 01 Aug at 01:06