ESO Fishing Hole Map Compendium

After some considerable effort, my hirelings and I explored much of the Ebonheart Pact regions looking for fishing holes.  This compendium is the first edition the covers most of the Ebonheart pact. The maps are a bit crude as it is my first attempt at producing maps.

Summary

Various fish
Find the perfect fishing holes off the beaten path and away from the competition.

The following maps were created using data collected using Voltan’s Fisherman, HarvestMap, and Destinations.  Objectives and Wayshines were included on the maps to make it easier locate the holes on your in game map.

This first edition covers most of the Ebonheart Pact.

Legend

Yellow Hook – Foul

Dark Blue Hook – Ocean

Light Blue Hook – Rivers

Turquoise Hook – Lakes

Dark Blue Hook with Works – Fishing Hole with unconfirmed type.

 

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ESO Provisioning Writs

Note: I am currently collecting data to assess the changes made with patch 4.1.5.
Cooks prepare food.
Writs do not only provide inspiration to level provisioning but also the chance to earn recipes and ingredients.

In my twenty years as supply captain for the Seventh Imperial, I learned one absolute truth: provisioning is the same whether feeding yourself or an entire army. — Basic Provisioning Guide by Cloelius Maluginensis.

 

 

 

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ESO Uncommon and Rare Fish Guide for Master Angler Wannabes

There’s an old fishing expression, “it’s not the length of the worm that matters but how you wiggle it that matters”.  The list of fish needed for each region is well known (see journal, achievements, trophies, fishing) but not the water type of each. Fortunately, that’s where this tome fills the gap.

Summary

Strange fish

There are 25 different fishing achievements up for grab in Tamriel.  One for every region. One for every faction. One for getting them all. Aside from a sense of great accomplishment, the fisher is bestowed the title of Master Angler and unlocks several new colours for dyeing equipment.  The uncommon fish (green) have a vendor price of 36g and the rare fish (blue) a price of 110g.

This document lists all of the rare fish in each region and which body of water they can be found. In some regions without a certain water type, the rare fish are divided by the remaining water types.

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ESO Fishing Guide

After reading the Guide to Fishing Tamriel, I found the content lacking sufficient details to satisfy my scholarly curiosity.  I wanted more details and it set out to answer my many unanswered questions.

Summary

Boat with fish under it.
The fish do you no good in the water.

This guide covers fishing in a very comprehensive and organized manner.  Fishing results in special achievements (including one of the rarest titles in the game), crafting raw material (including the legendary ingredient for crafting experience potions), and rare sellable fish. The legendary ingredient, Perfect Roe, is currently fetching a high price and harvesting it is a lucrative activity. There are four types of water fish can be found and particular bait must be used at the right location to obtain the best results.   Fishing parties looking for rare fish should limit their group to 4 or 5 people. The table below lists the water types and their respective baits.  Several tools have been created to make fishing a lot easier.

Water Type Bait
Foul / Oily Fish Crawlers. Fish Roe
Lake Guts, Minnow
Ocean Worms, Chum
River Insect Parts, Shad

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ESO Lore: A Guide to Fishing Tamriel

Ah, fishing, my son. After a hard week of farming, or a long night of being nagged by your wife, there is nothing better than going out for a bit of a fish.

Hdgs_FishingNow just being alone in the wild, listening to the wind in the trees or the waves on the shore, is good enough for most men. Catching anything of worth is typically the furthest from their minds. And of course that means their neighbors and wives think all they did was sleep in the forest. Continue reading ESO Lore: A Guide to Fishing Tamriel