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[Fishing] Why does being on a boat make so much difference?

Discussion in 'UO Fishing and Treasure Hunting' started by Hunters' Moon, Jun 9, 2012.

  1. Hunters' Moon

    Hunters' Moon Grand Inquisitor
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    I was fishing around Skara on the banks. At 61.3 skill I was getting just as many of the legacy fish as I was getting the new high seas fish. About five minutes later I dropped my ship into the water to lobster fish on the deep-water side of the my ship while shallow-water fishing the same area. This time around,my catches were all high seas fish.I was targeting the same water tiles as before but there was a huge difference in what was caught. Why is there such a marked difference in shore fishing and boat fishing?
     
  2. Basara

    Basara UO Forum Moderator
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    was the ship a Tokuno ship? Those are supposed to give a fishing bonus.
     
  3. NuSair

    NuSair Babbling Loonie
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    The Tokuno ship is like a +1.0 to your fishing skill.