Fishing provides important Reagents to restore the new Relic Artifact Weapons and some special type of RP for them. These are obtained by catching specific Tier IV fish or can be found within Treasures. The most important thing is that you only fish at the fishing hole locations. On the left you can see a very nice overview where to find them.
The spots are surrounded by a glowing blue circle on the water and easy to spot. The locations are also important for all you collection hunters, because certain fish only drops at specific ones.
Tier IV or higher fishes might be gutted for special items.
Check your collection and the picture below. There are four items you might need for restoring your weapons/gear:
If you really only want to farm the mats from fishing all you want is Tier IV fish and the Maps in a Bottle. You can speed up the process a little bit, because the action bar shows what type of bite you got. If it shows a roman IV or no roman number at all, you set the hook. Otherwise you move slightly and fishing will be canceled. This way you won’t have to waste time reeling in stuff you don’t want. Of course you can always catch all fish regardless and work towards the Elk Tribe Support.
Using this method you burn through your bait pretty fast, so make sure you always have enough with you.
Some fish are hard to catch. You can get better bait, you need to find these, so go to the following locations: