How To Get Golden Trout In Animal Crossing New Horizons

By Raaj
3 Min Read

Golden Trout is a tough fish to catch in Animal Crossing New Horizons. If you are looking to find this fish then here is what you have to do. First reaching the exact location where the fish will spawn and second visit at the exact time. Golden Trout is a time-sensitive fish, which will not be available all the time. There are certain things you must know before you went on catching this rare fish in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

How to catch Golden Trout?

Golden trout can only be found near cliffs in the game. To get (catch) golden trout climb up the cliff and fish above the waterfall. This rare fish will be available during certain times of the year and only under specific hours. Golden Trout can be caught in March, April, May, September, October, and November from between 16:00 to 9:00. After catching one visit the museum and donate it to Timmy and Tommy. They will pay you 15,000 bells.

Golden Trout usually spawn near the cliffs. Best is to find a waterfall near the cliffs and there you can try throwing in the bait to catch golden trout fish in Animal Crossing New Horizons. That is the first thing to do is, walk around the cliffs and check the area properly. Find a spot near the waterfall. Use a ladder to climb to reach the origin of the waterfall area.  There are maximum chances you will get golden trout at this spot.

Second Golden Trout has a season and spawn time. That is the reason it is a rare fish to find in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Below are the details on which month you must hunt down for this fish as the best time slab to increase your chances of getting one.

Best Months to catch Golden Trout fish:

  • March
  • April
  • May
  • September
  • October
  • November

Best active hours to catch Golden Trout:

  • During morning between 12 AM to 8 AM
  • During the night between 4 PM to 12 PM

Selling Golden Trout will give you 15,000 Bells. A quiet lot of money and worth spending time in catching this fish. You can also easily make around 3000 Bells by growing them on a tree. Check the link.

Make sure you walk around only during this time to catch the fish as well as check out the available seasons. If you are able to match everything you will catch one Golden Trout in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Check our Animal Crossing New Horizons Wiki guide for more latest tips, tricks, guides, unlocks, and a lot more.