Stardew Valley – Where to Catch Red Snapper

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As you continue on your quest to catch all 67 fish in Stardew Valley, you will realize that catching a Red Snapper is going to be one of the easiest conquests in the game.

Finding the Red Snapper is relatively easy as long as you meet the general requirements and you fish at the right location.

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One of the main reasons some players might look for the Red Snapper is for some of the various missions you will get during the Summer, Fall, and Winter.

The location where you can catch a Red Snapper in Stardew Valley is the Beach during the Summer and Fall when it is raining.

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Where to Catch Red Snapper in Stardew Valley

Before we get started, you need to know that you can only catch the Red Snapper while it is rainy.

The only way you can catch one while it isn’t raining is to use Magic Bait, which allows you to catch fish regardless of season, weather, and time of day.

There are two locations in Stardew Valley where you can catch the Red Snapper:

  • The Beach
  • Beach Farm

If you chose the Beach Farm at the start of the game, then you are very likely to catch the Red Snapper on your farm, in the ocean. Otherwise, you can always catch this fish at the Beach.

You can generally catch the Red Snapper in Stardew Valley during the Summer and the Fall. You can also try to catch it during the Winter if you use a Rain Totem.

The Red Snapper is a day fish and can only be caught between 6 AM and 7 PM. This is a really long timespan which should allow you to easily catch it.

Since the Red Snapper is not a high-level fish, you don’t even have to aim for the deeper parts of the ocean. You can generally catch it at medium distances.

Other Ways to Get a Red Snapper

There aren’t really any other better ways to get the Red Snapper, but here is the other way you can get this fish:

  • Buy it from Traveling Cart

You can also buy a Red Snapper from the Traveling Cart in Cindersap Forest, but the price is usually absurd, and it is random what stock she has. The price of a Red Snapper at the Traveling Cart ranges from 150 to 1k g.

However, we don’t recommend you buy the Red Snapper from the Traveling Merchant, as it would be a huge waste of time.

You don’t really need it for any Bundles or special missions, so you will have to fight through the fishing minigame and catch this small fish.

That’s everything you need to know about where to catch Red Snapper in Stardew Valley!

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Adrian Oprea

Based in London, United Kingdom, Adrian Oprea is a Guides Writer. As a professional single-player RPG player, Adrian has often been stigmatized. He has decided to pour his frustration into writing guides!

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