How Do You Use a Fishing Rod in RDR2 Online?

Using a fishing rod in Red Dead Redemption 2 Online is an enjoyable and rewarding activity for players. The game features a wide variety of fish that can be caught, from smallmouth bass to large catfish, as well as a variety of baits and lures to use when angling. Fishing also provides the opportunity to take some time away from the hustle and bustle of the online world and just relax while enjoying the natural beauty of the game’s expansive open world.

To begin fishing, players will first need to purchase a fishing rod from any store in-game. The player can then select their bait or lure from the menu, then cast their line into any body of water in-game. Once a fish has been hooked, it’s simply a matter of reeling it in by rotating the left analog stick on your controller until the fish is at your feet.

Baits and Lures

Players can use various baits and lures when fishing. Different types of bait will attract different types of fish, so it pays to experiment with different combinations.

Popular baits include worms, maggots, crickets, grasshoppers, bread dough or cornmeal. Lures are also available for players who prefer artificial bait; these usually feature colorful spinning blades or feathers that attract attention from nearby fish.

Catching Fish

Once you’ve cast your line into the water and hooked a fish, you’ll need to reel it in by rotating the left analog stick on your controller until the fish is close enough for you to grab it with your hands or net (depending on what type of rod you’re using). It’s important not to pull too hard on your line as this could snap it; instead gently reel in with consistent pressure until you have successfully caught your Target.

Selling Your Catch

Once you’ve reeled in your catch successfully, you can either choose to cook it or sell it directly at any store in-game for cash or valuable crafting materials such as feathers or string which can be used to upgrade weapons or craft clothing items.

Conclusion

Using a fishing rod in Red Dead Redemption 2 Online is an easy and enjoyable way for players to relax while also earning money or crafting materials. All that’s needed is a fishing rod and some bait/lures; once these are acquired simply cast your line into any body of water and start reeling!

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Emma Gibson