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[Fishing] Devs, human, elf or gargoyle fishers? Difference?

Discussion in 'UO Fishing and Treasure Hunting' started by SashaSeeks, Nov 12, 2010.

  1. SashaSeeks

    SashaSeeks Seasoned Veteran
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    Dec 15, 2009
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    Both hubby and I have fishers at 105 skill. He is human, I'm elf. Hubby seems to pull up more than 5x's as many rare fish than I do. I can fish a spot for darn near a whole day and get no rare fish. Hubby comes along, and within 45 minutes fishes up 3 rares. We can both fish same spot together, hubby gets rares, zero for me. Hubby can fish a spot first, pull up rares, I as elf come along and get no rares. So what gives?? I mean I can fish the exact same spot he does, he pulls out rares and I do not. I have gotten the occasional one, but nothing compared to what my human hubby gets. I have no clue what a gargoyle may get. So is there a difference in the race of your charector and fishing. Now I have noticed that I tend to get tons of white pearls and scales, but I would much rather get the rare fish. Has anyone else noticed this sort of trend?
  2. Pinco

    Pinco UOEC Modder
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    Jul 25, 2005
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    probably they forget the part of the elf able to get more rare resources than others :(
    I have an elf too, but with my friend we are at the same level... and they are humans...
  3. popps

    popps Always Present
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    Feb 27, 2004
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    That surprises me, when mining, for example, elves have a higher rate to pull up gems.
    Not sure how it woeks for lumberjacking.

    So, I would have thought that if some code had been left in also for fishing, this would have actually benefitted elves' fishers more than human ones.

    Go figure......

    I have no idea about Gagoyle fishers.