Animal Crossing: New Horizons June bug and fish list

All the bugs and fish arriving and leaving in June for Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Be careful with your fishing, because this month the catch may bite back. Tom Nook may have cornered the loan shark market in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, but as our June bug and fish list shows, the waters of our holiday islands are about to get a whole lot more teeth. If you want to know which fish are leaving in june, or which new bugs you can catch in both Northern and Southern Hemispheres, you’ve come to the right place. Read on for our full June bug and fish list for Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons June bug and fish list

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We’ll begin with the Northern Hemisphere June bug and fish, so if you’re after the Southern Hemisphere then scroll down to the bottom of the page and we’ll have you covered. June is the start of the Summer season for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, which means an entire swarm of new fish arriving including plenty of sizable sharks. 

New fish in June

New bugs in June

  • Mosquito - Flying, 130 bells, 5pm - 4am, June - Sept
  • Firefly - Flying, 300 bells, 7pm - 4am, June only
  • Drone Beetle -  On trees, 200 bells, all day, June - August
  • Goliath Beetle - On trees, 8,000 bells, 5pm - 8am, June - September 
  • Rainbow Stag - On trees, 6,000 bells. 7pm - 8am, June - September
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Fish leaving in June

Below are the fish which will leave after June ends, making this your last month to catch them for a while.

Cherry Salmon

  • When: 4pm - 9am
  • Where: River (clifftop/elevated)
  • Shadow Size: Medium
  • Value: 1,000 Bells
  • Returns: September

Char

  • When: 4pm - 9am
  • Where: River (clifftop/elevated)
  • Shadow Size: Medium
  • Value: 3,800 Bells
  • Returns: September

Bugs leaving in June

Below are the bugs which will leave after June ends, so be sure to get them in your net before they do!

Common Butterfly

  • When: 4am - 7pm
  • Where: Flying
  • Value: 160 Bells
  • Returns: September

Yellow Butterfly

  • When: 4am - 7pm
  • Where: Flying
  • Value: 160 Bells
  • Returns: September

Peacock Butterfly

  • When: 4am - 7pm
  • Where: Flying
  • Value: 2,500 Bells
  • Returns: March

Ladybug

  • When: 8am - 5pm
  • Where: Flowers
  • Value: 200 Bells
  • Returns: October

Violin Beetle

  • When: All day
  • Where: Tree stumps
  • Value: 450 Bells
  • Returns: September

Pill bug

  • When: 11pm -4pm
  • Where: In rocks
  • Value: 250 Bells
  • Returns: September

Centipede

  • When: 4pm - 11pm
  • Where: In rocks
  • Value: 300 Bells
  • Returns: September

Firefly

  • When: 7pm - 4am
  • Where: Flying
  • Value: 300 Bells
  • Returns: June only

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Southern Hemisphere bugs and fish leaving in June

Southern Hemisphere bugs and fish leaving in June
  
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Are you based south of the equatorial border? In that case, these are the bugs and fish that are leaving in June. Get out there and grab them while you can!

Southern Hemisphere June fish leaving

  • Pike - River, 1,800 bells, large shadow, all day, September - December

Southern Hemisphere June bugs leaving

None! Your bugs are safe for now.

Southern Hemisphere new fish in June

  • Pond Smelt - River, 400 bells, small shadow, all day, June - August
  • Stringfish - River (clifftops), 15,000 bells, larger shadow, 4pm - 9am, June - September
  • Sea Butterfly - Sea, 1,000 bells, tiny shadow, all day, June - September
  • Squid - Sea, 500 bells, medium shadow, all day, June - February
  • Oarfish - Sea, 9,000 bells, massive shadow, all day, June - November

Southern Hemisphere new bugs in June

  • Dung Beetle - Ground, 3,000 bells, all day, June - August
  • Emperor Butterfly - Flying, 4,000 bells, 5pm - 8am, December - March and June - September
  • Rajah Brooke's Birdwing - Flying, 2,500 bells, 8am - 5pm, November - March and June - August

And there you have it! The complete June bug and fish list for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. We hope this guide has helped you discover all the bugs and fish arriving and leaving in June for AC:NH, whether you’re in the Northern or Southern Hemisphere. Check our full fish list by clicking here to see the entire year’s catch, or head to our insect list by clicking here for all the creepy crawlies. Good luck catching them all!

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Henry Stenhouse serves an eternal punishment as the Associate Editor of AllGamers. He spent his younger life studying the laws of physics, even going so far as to complete a PhD in the subject before video game journalism stole his soul. Confess your love of Super Smash Bros. via email at henry.stenhouse@allgamers.com, or catch him on Twitter.

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