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Fishing Bait
Fishing Bait

Nicknames None
Released 11 June 2001 (Update)
Quest item No
Members item No
Tradeable Yes
Equipable No
Stackable Yes
High alch 1gp
Low alch 1gp
Shop price 3gp - Gerrant's Fishy Business
Sale price 1gp - Gerrant's Fishy Business
Examine For use with a fishing rod

Fishing Bait is an item used with a fishing rod to catch raw sardines, raw herring, and raw pike at "net / bait" fishing spots. Different fish can be caught along a river than at a seacoast. Players need to have at least level 5 Fishing to use it.

During and after the Hero's Quest, fishing bait can also be used with an oily fishing rod in order to catch raw lava eels. Doing so requires level 53 Fishing.

Image Item Level Location Rod Exp. Fatigue SU (%) # / Sleep Cooking lvl
Raw Sardine Raw sardine 5 Sea Fishing rod 20 320 (0.4267%) 235 1
Raw Herring Raw herring 10 Sea Fishing rod 30 480 (0.64%) 157 5
Raw Pike Raw pike 25 River Fishing rod 60 960 (1.28%) 79 20
Raw lava eel Raw lava eel 53 Lava in Taverley dungeon Oily fishing rod 90 1440 (1.92%) 53 53


Shop Owner Location Stock Buy price Sell price
Fernahei's Fishing Shop Fernahei * East Shilo Village 200 3 gp 2 gp
Gerrant's Fishy Business Gerrant West Port Sarim 200 3 gp 2 gp
Harry's Fishing Shack Harry East Catherby 200 3 gp 2 gp

* Requires completing the Shilo Village quest to access.

Dropped by

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Man 9 1 2Common
Warrior 18, 27 1 2Common
Mugger 10 1 3Uncommon
Farmer 15 1 3Uncommon
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