Red Dead Redemption 2: All 13 Legendary Fish Locations

There is a lot to do in Red Dead Redemption 2, completing missions, working on weapons, earning money, explore the open world and more.

In this guide, we will find out where to head to, for farming legendary fish in Red Dead Redemption 2.

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What is Fish Used for?

  • Making Money – Vendors around the map will give you a good amount of money if you deliver fresh fish to them. This is a great source of making good amount of money.
  • Farming Crafting Materials – Materials are really important in this game. You will come across various things that will require crafting. You can acquire crafting materials in exchange for fish.

There are 13 Legendary fish in RDR2, all of them are found at different locations.


Legendary Fish Location RDR2

Tips Before Starting

  • Get the right fishing tools
  • Use Baits from General Good Stores – The baits and lures have the fish name written on them that they will attract. This is good for attracting a particular legendary fish.
  • Throw the fishing line as far as possible – while retracting it will cover a lot of areas when comparing to throwing it at a short distance.
  • Reel Only When Fish Stops Struggling – If you start reeling as soon as you catch the fish, there’s a chance that the wire will break.

All 13 Legendary Fish and Their Locations

Now that you’ve understood the ins and outs of fishing. Let’s get going and grab that rod to start fishing. There are 13 in total, so make sure you have a lot of time.

Note: Make sure you buy Special Lake Lure, Special River Lure, Special Swamp Lure from Lagras (Located on South of Bluewater Marsh). As mentioned in the tips above, these will be used as bait for getting the right fish easily.

1. Legendary Smallmouth Bass

LocationLake Owanjila, West of Strawberry
Required LureSpecial Lake Lure

2. Legendary Largemouth Bass

LocationSan Luis River, East of Rio Del Lobo Rock
Required LureSpecial Lake Lure

3. Legendary Sockeye Salmon

LocationLake Isabella, North West of Mount Hagen
Required LureSpecial Lake Lure

4. Legendary Redfin Pickerel

LocationStillwater Creek, South West of Thieves Landing
Required LureSpecial Lake Lure

5. Legendary Bullhead Catfish

LocationWest of Sisika Penitentiary
Required LureSpecial Lake Lure

6. Legendary Perch

LocationElysian Pool, South of Annesburg
Required LureSpecial Lake Lure

7. Longnose Gar

LocationLagras, North-West of Saint-Denis
Required LureSpecial Swamp Lure

8. Legendary Lake Sturgeon

LocationRailroad Bridge, South-west of Saint-Denis
Required LureSpecial River Lure

9. Legendary Rock Bass

LocationAurora Basin, West of Manzanita Post
Required LureSpecial Lake Lure

10. Legendary Steelhead Trout

LocationWillard’s West
Required LureSpecial River Lure

11. Legendary Muskie

LocationLighthouse, South of Van Horn Trading Post
Required LureSpecial River Lure

12. Legendary Chain Pickerel

LocationDakota River, North West Flatneck Station
Required LureSpecial River Lure

13. Legendary Chain Pickerel

LocationWest of Rhodes, Near Gill’s Pier
Required LureSpecial Lake Lure

As you can see in the maps, there is a mark for each fish. When you reach near the location where the fish is located, a fish symbol will appear, which means the fish is located nearby and you can hunt for it.

After obtaining all of these 13 legendary fish, Jeremy will send you an invite. This will be the invitation where he will ask you to meet him at his fishing hut. Once you are there, both the Hero and Jeremy will head to Rio Bravo to catch the Legendary Catfish.

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