Fishing bait in New World can be used to increase biting speed and catch rare fish. You can get bait from your enemies or gather it using the Harvesting skill. Or you can make it yourself using the Cooking skill. You can use the Bait Key to make bait anytime between castings.
Using bait while fishing will make your fishing much more efficient. You will get bites much sooner than if you do not use bait. If you are looking to leveling fishing fast in New World, you want to make sure you always have bait.
There are two types of bait available: Fresh Water Bait or Salt Water Bait. There are many types of bait available for each category that can have special effects on fishing, including increasing the chance of catching rare species of fish.
We answer Where to get bait in New World for fishing below where we break out all types of bait and where they are found.
How To Get Bigger Fish in New World
The following list of fishing bait allow you to get bigger fish in New World while fishing. The size of the fish will determine how much you get out of it when it is salvaged, the bigger the better!
|Fishing Bait||Image||Water Type||Chance % Increase for Bigger Fish||Found In|
|Electric Eel Bait||Salt||500%||Salvaged from Electric Eels|
|Snail Bait||Salt||300%||Salvaged from Snails|
|Fish Bait||Salt||150%||Crafted with Cooking|
|Oyster Bait||Fresh||500%||Salvaged from Oysters|
|Clam Bait||Fresh||300%||Salvaged from Clams|
|Meat Bait||Fresh||150%||Crafted with Cooking|
How to Get Better (More Rare) Fish in New World
The following list of fishing bait allow you to get better fish in New World while fishing. When it says “better” it really means increased chance at getting more rare fish that are likely more valuable.
|Fishing Bait||Image||Water Type||Chance % Increase for Rarer / Better Fish||Found In|
|Firefly Bait||Fresh||85%||Briar Plants & Bulrush Plants|
|Bread Bait||Fresh||47%||Cooking or Provisions|
|Glowworm Bait||Salt||85%||Collecting Flint During the Night or Dawn|
|Nightcrawler Bait||Salt||70%||Collecting Flint During the Day or Dusk|
|Cheese Bait||Salt||47%||Cooking or Provisions|