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  1. #21
    Had a day where nothing was happening at work so I spent around 7 hours fishing till i got mine (one of those from azshara, cant remember the name).
    For the turtle i was at around 8k casts when i gave up, a couple weeks later just casually fishing for some foods and i got it....

  2. #22
    I and two of my guildies switched from Howling Fjord, where we were for about a week, to Bloodhoof village in Mulgore and we all got the 15lb catfish within a 2 day span. Give it a try. We all fished right behind the one big building.
    Quote Originally Posted by Extremity View Post
    I like turtles. I would like turtle-based tier sets. I would like a turtle shell helmet, and perhaps a cheeseburger backpack and a chestpiece that simply places a red gemstone on my bellybutton.

  3. #23
    3k fish before I got my turtle or herring, don't remember which one it was, probably the herring though.

    I had dual screen and watched movies / series

  4. #24
    I spent about 8 hours total in Howling Fjord fishing for the turtle and the herring. Got the turtle and thought "fuck it", went to DM faire to finish leveling my fishing there. About ten casts in I get the fish mace for this achievement. Might be dumb luck but from what I've gathered the chance to get it on DM island is a bit higher (or it might just be that it can be cought in open water).

  5. #25
    I can recommend the stranglethron fishing contest. I do it almost every week and on my forth run on the contest I got one of the rare fish that gave me the achievement, I forgot its name....
    Rumor has it that this fish has a higher drop chance because its only available for 2 hours a week. give it a try
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  6. #26
    Well considering this is all you need for the 'Salty title', I'd say that's at least a relaxing way to cap it off. Certainly better than needing the fishing tournament where it's much more stressful.

  7. #27
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    can you fish up old crafty and one of those rares from the same pool in Orgrimmar? (Valley of Honour)?

  8. #28
    nivena: nope, the rares are not fishable in cities.

  9. #29
    I would like to go fishing in mulgore lake, do i need to fish only from pools there?
    Only this achiev left for salty..

  10. #30
    Deathrider: Fish from non-pools.
    Just plonk yourself down somewhere at the lake, and spam fish untill you get sick of it.

  11. #31
    Quote Originally Posted by coocoo View Post
    Deathrider: Fish from non-pools.
    Just plonk yourself down somewhere at the lake, and spam fish untill you get sick of it.
    ok will do that, thanks

  12. #32
    I had been farming this off and on for years, then I saw a random comment from someone that said they went to the lake in Teldrassil and stood on the prow of the boat and fished from there and got it right away, and I was in Darnassus at the time, so I thought, what the heck, can't be any worse than the hours I've already spent fishing for this frickin' achievement, went out there, bam, first cast. I could not believe it worked. I'm certain it was pure random weirdness, but still.

    Then that Sunday I had the day off(usually don't) and remembered to go to the fishing contest, and won first place. By, like, minutes. Considering the number of times over the years that I've lost by seconds(several times by fractions of a second), getting first by a couple of minutes was surreal. But I got my title, I got my fishing pole, and I was ecstatic.

    Went right out and rolled a toon named Choklitbalz.

  13. #33
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    I got my dark herring at darkmoon island, while fishing for the monthly fishing quest there. Just on the little ramp next to the fishing trainer.

    Only thing i need for the meta now is "the scavenger" since it's impossible to complete right now. Hoping they fix this bug with bloodsail wreckage in 5.2

  14. #34
    I always recommend the stranglethorn fishing contest on this one. I know of two friends who get theirs while doing the contest for all the other items you can get for second/first place. I myself got mine there aswell. I believe it should actually have a higher dropchance simply because its only up for 2 hours every week and even if youre not lucky to get yours there you can still go for the other fish afterwards.
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  15. #35
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    I spent over 50 hour for the dark herring with no drop.
    I went to the DMF to get my monthly quests done, and bam, Rare fish.

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