Don’t know how to attach bait in the fishing rod in Stardew Valley? This guide is here to help you so you can improve your fishing day.
Common and special baits can be attached to the fishing rod. You don’t need bait to use any fishing rod, it just makes it faster for the fish to bite. Furthermore, specialized baits provide additional benefits. So, it can help you a lot.
Having the right fishing rod
Although there are many types of fishing rods, the bait can be attached to just two of them. The fiberglass rod and the iridium rod. You can buy both of them at Willy’s Fish Shop, located on the docks of the beach, south of Pelican Town. The shop is closed on Saturdays unless it is raining.
The fiberglass rod will only be available to purchase upon reaching fishing level 2 while the iridium rod requires at least fishing level 6.
How to attach the bait
On PC, to attach the bait to your fishing rod, you have to open your Inventory Screen. It doesn’t work in the Toolbar. Then, you have to left-click or right-click on the bait. The left-click will select all your baits, the right-click will select just one. After that, all you have to do is right-click on the fishing rod.
- PS4 – press X on the bait to select the whole stack or square to pick up a single one, then press square to attach the bait to the rod.
- Xbox – press A on the bait to select the whole stack or X to pick up a single one, then X to attach to the rod.
- Nintendo Switch – press A on the bait to select the whole stack or Y to pick up a single one, then Y to attach to the rod.
- Mobile – open your Inventory Screen, then drag the bait and drop it on top of the rod.