Minnow

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Minnows are members-only fish that can be caught at Kylie Minnow's fishing platform at the Fishing Guild. They require a small fishing net with at least level 82 Fishing, without boosts, to be caught, granting 26.1 Fishing experience per catch of minnow. These catches consist of between 10-14 minnow, dependent on the player's Fishing level.

The platform may only be accessed after showing Kylie the full angler's outfit and having completed the Fishing Contest quest.

Minnow fishing spots move around in a consistent 1-tile clockwise rotation at a fixed rate of 15 seconds, more rapidly than other forms of net fishing. Players can use a synced interval timer for an auditory signal notifying the player of the spot moving, or simply count a total of 10 experience drops, which is the maximum that can be received from a fishing spot before it moves.

A flying fish gobbles up the player's minnow.

In addition, a fishing spot will occasionally spawn flying fish instead of providing minnows; flying fish will eat 20 minnow directly from the player's inventory as long as they keep fishing there, forcing them to move to another spot. A flying fish will only appear after a fishing spot has changed and will continue to eat the player's minnows until the fishing spot changes position once again.

Minnow can be exchanged for raw sharks by trading with Kylie Minnow at a rate of 40 minnows for one raw shark.

Equipping the Rada's blessing from Kourend & Kebos Diary gives up to 8% chance to catch twice the amount of minnows (no experience is given for the additional catch). This works well with the stackable nature of minnows in the inventory.

While the fishing platform can only be accessed via the Fishing Guild, Minnow fishing does not benefit from the Guild's +7 invisible level boost.

Fishing info[edit | edit source]

Minnow
Level required Fishing 82
Fishing XP 26.1 xp
Fishing spot Fishing spot (minnow)
Tool Small fishing net.pngSmall fishing net
Bait N/A

Catch rates[edit | edit source]

Fishing Level XP/Hr Minnows/Hr Minnows/Hr
W/ Rada's blessing
Sharks/Hr Sharks/Hr
W/ Rada's blessing
GP/Hr GP/Hr
W/ Rada's blessing
82 40,000 15,000 16,200 375 405 184,500 199,260
85 43,000 17,000 18,360 425 459 209,100 225,828
90 45,000 19,500 21,040 487 526 239,850 258,792
95 48,000 22,000 23,760 550 594 270,600 292,248
99 56,000 25,000 27,000 625 675 307,500 332,100

Item sources[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here (include RDT).
SourceLevelQuantityRarity
Fishing spot (minnow)82 Fishing icon.png1Always

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
13 July 2017
(update)

  • The inventory icon was reduced in size due to player complaints that the number of minnows they had in their inventory was difficult to see.
  • Ghasts can no longer turn a stack of minnows into rotten food.