Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Tuna

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Tuna

You can make a good amount of Bells by catching Tuna in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to do so.

Some fish can only be caught in very specific places on your island in Animal Crossing New Horizons. The Tuna for example, is only available in a very small slither of the ocean surrounding your island and as such, can be quite tricky to catch. To help you catch a Tuna, we've put together this guide. It'll show you exactly where to go on your island, and give you some info on when they can be caught, as well as how much you'll get for selling them.

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How to Catch a Tuna in Animal Crossing New Horizons

To catch a Tuna in Animal Crossing New Horizons you will need to head to one of the piers on your island's beaches. We recommend stocking up on fish bait, and throwing it off the end of the pier into the water. You can catch Tuna at any time of the day between the months of November and April. To check out what fish will be leaving the game this month visit this guide.

Tuna Sell Price

If you sell a Tuna to the Nooks, you'll get 7000 Bells. If you choose to save it until CJ is on your island however (more on CJ here), you'll get 10,500 Bells. This makes Tuna one of the most valuable fish in the game at the moment.

We've been busy plugging away on a bunch more Animal Crossing New Horizons guides. You can find close to 100 guides right here on USG, and if you head to our AC: New Horizons Walkthrough you'll see them all in one handy place. From guides on the different kinds of buildings, to detailed breakdowns of how to catch specific bugs and fish, we've got you covered.

Tuna Shadow Size

Tuna will only appear as the largest shadow size in the game. Do not waste your time on anything less than huge, as it will not be the fish you are looking for.

Here's all of the info you'll need to know about the Tuna | Jake Green/USG

If you're still wanting more on Animal Crossing New Horizons then be sure to check out this article on the part the game is playing in the Hong Kong Protests. You can also head over to our review of New Horizons if you'd like to know what we thought.

Jake Green

Senior Guides Writer

Jake is a former freelance writer who now heads up guides for USG. He spends his days dreaming of an X-Files dating-sim and will play literally any game with monkeys in it. He has an unhealthy obsession with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and would pretty much trade a kidney for Skate 4 at this point.

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