Catching sharks

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Catching sharks
RequirementsRaw shark detail.png
Skills
Fishing 76+ (90+ recommended)
Items

Dragon harpoon, Barbarian Fishing, barb-tail harpoon, or harpoon

Recommended:
Rada's blessing for increased yield
Angler's outfit for increased experience

Quest
Started The Fremennik Isles (if going to Jatizso)
Other
Fishing 96 and Strength 76 for Barbarian Fishing (optional)
Results
ProfitExperience gained
135,360Fishing 17,600
InputsOutputs (135,360)
160 × Raw shark.png Raw shark (135,360)

At level 76 Fishing, players can start catching sharks, but only an average of 150 sharks can be caught per hour, yielding 126,900, whereas upwards of 170 can be caught at much higher levels, yielding 143,820. The best place to catch sharks are in the Fishing Guild docks, as you have an invisible +7 Fishing level boost there. There is a nearby bank to store your load of sharks after you catch them. It is recommended to use a Dragon harpoon as it gives the player a 20% faster catch rate compared to the regular harpoon or if you have completed Song of the Elves then you can use the Crystal harpoon which is 12.5% increased from the Dragon harpoon.

For the money making guide for acquiring raw sharks, as opposed to catching them directly, refer to Catching minnows.


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