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[Fishing] Stratigy fishing with Nets?

Discussion in 'UO Fishing and Treasure Hunting' started by mark4583, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. mark4583

    mark4583 Visitor

    Mar 1, 2013
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    Now that my fishing is 80+ I want to throw a few nets. Id like some advice on how I should do this so I don't get smoked so bad.
    My Mage/Myst is 100 with gems.
    any advice would be appreciated
  2. Lord Lew

    Lord Lew Lore Keeper
    Stratics Veteran

    Jul 7, 2008
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    Go to bucs den and toss them at the end of the dock, it's deep water and gives you a place to run if need be. Also the healer is right there
  3. Basara

    Basara UO Forum Moderator
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    Jul 16, 2003
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    If you're a spellcaster, I recommend holding a water elemental slayer spellbook when you toss the net, immediately start casting an area effect spell (chain lightning, hailstorm, etc. Don't use meteor swarm, though, as the spawn has high fire resistance) and target the spawn the moment it pops. Usually, this will eliminate all the water elementals in the spawn (as they only rarely have T-maps, it's not a big worry, and you can always use a boat to get to them later), and make the remainder of the spawn easier to deal with.