How to Fish in LEGO Fortnite

In Short
  • To start fishing in LEGO Fortnite, you will need a fishing rod, bait bucket, and a water body.
  • You can craft a fishing rod on the crafting bench using different recipes for different rarities.
  • Also, get yourself a bait bucket from the food processor or the juicer to attract more fish.

If you play survival games regularly, then you will look for things to do that replicate real life. LEGO Fortnite is one such example where players get a plethora of stuff to do. One of those is fishing from the water bodies to feel like an angler. Now, with the latest v28.30 update, LEGO Fortnite has even brought fishing to the game! This update adds the ability to catch and eat fish and even other new food recipes. So, without wasting any time, let’s learn how to fish in LEGO Fortnite.

Make Fishing Rod in LEGO Fortnite

Before you go on and show your fishing skills, you will need a couple of things. These are a body of water and a Fishing Rod. You can find water mostly anywhere in LEGO Fortnite, especially in the grasslands biome. To craft a Fishing Rod, you will need to follow the steps below:

  • First, go to the Crafting Bench and press the Interact button (E on PC, Square on PS5, and X on Xbox).
  • Now, select which rarity of Fishing Rod you want to craft and click on the Craft button (F key on PC, X on Xbox, Square on PS, and Y on Switch).
  • After the processing is done, the item will be in your inventory.

How to Fish in LEGO Fortnite

Once you have a good Fishing Rod and a water body, it’s time to begin your fishing journey. Follow the steps below to learn how to fish in LEGO Fortnite.

  • To start, equip your Fishing Rod and use it like any other weapon towards the water.
  • After a while, you will get the prompt to hold your Action button to ‘Reel!‘ the fish (Right Mouse click on PC, X on PS5, A on Xbox).
  • Once the fish latches, you can click the Interact button (E on Keyboard, Square on PS5, X on Xbox) to toss the fish into your inventory.

And that is how you fish in LEGO Fortnite. Do note that you can also get random loot using the Fishing Rod, so keep an eye out for that. Otherwise, your inventory will fill up quickly.

How to Make Bait Bucket in LEGO Fortnite

Now that you know how to fish, you might wonder how to increase your chances of catching them. Worry not, as LEGO Fortnite lets you craft the Bait Bucket that attracts fish.

To help you out, here are the recipes and tools to make Bait Buckets in LEGO Fortnite. Remember, the rare your Bait Bucket, the higher your chances of attracting fish. So use the below recipes and craft away.

Bait BucketRarityRequirement
Common1 Fish Fillet
Food Processor
Uncommon1 Common Bait Bucket
2 Vines
3 Raspberry
Rare1 Common Bait Bucket
3 Corn Kernel
3 Pumpkin Seed
3 Pepper Seed
Epic1 Common Bait Bucket
1 Slap Juice
1 Spicy Burger

All Fishing Rod Recipes & Requirements

While you can easily fish in LEGO Fortnite using the common fishing rod, remember the rarity of the rod can increase your chances of getting high-level fish. You can even find a Legendary version of the fish using a high-rarity Fishing Rod that you can showcase in future updates. Here are all the recipes and crafting bench requirements for different Fishing Rods:

Fishing Rod ImageRarityRecipeCrafting Bench Level
Common1 Wooden Rod
2 Cord
1 Wolf Claw
Level 1
Uncommon2 Knotroot Rod
3 Cord
1 Silk Thread
3 Wolf Claw
Level 2
Rare3 Flexwood Rod
1 Drawstring
2 Wool Thread
3 Sand Claw
Level 3
Epic4 Frostpine Rod
2 Drawstring
3 Heavy Wool Thread
3 Arctic Claw
Level 4

That is everything you need to know about the fishing process in LEGO Fortnite. Now, armed with better knowledge of how to fish, which fish will be your first target? Let us know in the comments below.

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