Want to know how to catch a Tiger Trout in Stardew Valley? Then you’re in the right place. With so many fish dotted about the waters of Stardew Valley, it’s always hard to figure out where to look for that one fish you’re looking at.
Stardew Valley makes living the farming life easy for its players but finding all these pesky fish isn’t always one of the easiest tasks in the game. Fishing can be a highly profitable hobby if you have the time and patience.
With a plethora of fish to catch in Stardew Valley, this guide will show you how to catch one of the more elusive fish, the Tiger Trout.
How to catch the Tiger Trout in Stardew Valley?
The Tiger Trout is found in rivers but isn’t always in every river in the game. One of the best locations to fish is the river which flows through Pelican Town or the river at Cindersap Forest.
You do have to come at a particular time to catch Tiger Trout but with the timeframe being between 6 AM – 7 PM, it gives you plenty of time to pick up the fish.
Tiger Trout can be found for half the year, in the seasons of Fall and Winter. This fish likes its colder seasons. It is also not picky on what weather it is fished in, being available in all weather conditions.
If you would like to get your hands on a Tiger Trout but not have to fish for it then there are various ways of obtaining it. The fish may occasionally appear at Krobus’ shop, both in season and out, on Wednesday’s. If the fish is available, it comes at a cost of 200g.
The Traveling Cart will also hold Tiger Trout, although it’s a pricier way of buying the fish. It will set you back anywhere between 450 – 1000g, so if you are able to catch one, the better.
Is Tiger Trout needed for anything?
Tiger Trout can be placed in the Fishpond but like their real-life counterparts, they cannot reproduce. Making it not worth your while to keep hold of them.
It is needed to complete the River Fish Bundle for the Fish Tank in the Community Center. You’ll be rewarded with 30x bait for completing that bundle.
Tiger Trout is used to create the Fish Shirt. To make it, add Tiger Trout to the spool of the Sewing Machine located at Emily and Haley’s House, 2 Willow Lane. It can also be used as an orange dye for dyeable items.
Willy will occasionally request between 1-4 Tiger Trout during their fishing months. To pick up this type of quest, head to the “Help Wanted” board which is situated outside Pierre’s General Store. He’ll reward you with 150g per fish and you also get to keep the fish, bonus.
Demetrius is likely to request the fish during the Fall on the Special Orders board, situated near the Mayor’s Manor.
Tiger Trout can be used in the following three recipes:
Like all fish, if you have plenty of Tiger Trout and need to get them off your hands, you can always gift the fish to Willy at the docks, that’ll make him happy, and you may even get some bonus friendship points for it.