There are a number of achievements associated with fishing in WoW
, and that's a large reason why the profession is so popular (despite its faults). Some of the achievements are predictably harder to get than others. Take, for instance, the new-for-Cataclysm
achievement The Oceanographer
, which we covered a few weeks ago in our weekly achievement column
. It requires two fish that are only available during different times of the year; you can't catch Raw Summer Bass
in the fall and winter, and you can't catch Winter Squid
in the spring and summer. As such, the achievement was totally off limits.
For all you achievement-hungry anglers, there's good news: Today, March 21, is the official start of spring, and Raw Summer Bass are once again available to be caught. That means you can finally complete The Oceanographer achievement, provided you've already fished up a Winter Squid. Raw Summer Bass can be fished up in a number of coastal areas
, including Tanaris, Blasted Lands, Swamp of Sorrows, and even off Jaguero Isle in The Cape of Stranglethorn.
If you're interested in The Oceanographer and haven't fished up a Winter Squid yet ... well, you might want to sit down, because El's Extreme Angling
has got some bad news for you: You won't be able to fish them up again until Sept. 21.
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