Among the list of fish you can catch in this game, there’s lil ol’ Eel. Many players are on the lookout for the Stardew Valley Eel location. When does it appear and where exactly can you find it? Look no further because we will explain it in this guide. Plus, you will know how to catch Eel as well. This information will come in handy, especially for those players with the Night Fishing bundle.
How to Get Eel in Stardew Valley (Location)
You can catch an Eel when it’s either Spring or Fall time. The specific condition is that it has to be raining and the timing restrictions are from 4pm to 2am. When all of this comes together, you need to be ready to head to the ocean to catch Eel in Stardew Valley.
How to Catch Eels
Do note that the Eel is not an easy fish to catch so make sure that you have practiced fishing enough. Moreover, having a good fishing rod will make a difference. It’s a slippery fish so try using the best fishing rod in the game which is the Iridium Rod.
In case you want to try your luck, go ahead and check out the Garbage Cans during the aforementioned seasons. The chances are low but you cannot rule it out entirely.
How to Use Eel
Eel is an ingredient in cooking recipes including Maki Roll, Fried Eel, Sashimi and Spicy Eel. You will need other items like Oil, other fish, Seaweed, Rice, Sap, Hot Pepper and more for these recipes.
That’s not all – you can also use an Eel for Quality Fertilizer. This will improve your soil quality which will help you grow quality crops. Fond of tailoring? Then you can use Eel in the Sewing Machine spool with which you can make the Sailor Shirt.
If you already have a Fish pond, you can place Eel there and they will breed every 3 days. You can get Eel Roe through this method and you can sell it for gold. The normal price is 72g but the aged Roe will fetch you 144g.
That’s all you need to know to find the Stardew Valley Eel location and how to catch and use Eels. In case you are thinking about gifting it, know that it’s not a nice gift for anyone. So it’s best to use it for the purposes mentioned above.
While you are here, check out our other Stardew Valley guides on:
- How to Get Iridium
- How to Find Prismatic Slimes
- Tips to Get Hay out of a Silo
- How to Get Strawberry Seeds
- Where to Find Hardwood