How to catch Zebra Turkeyfish in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Learn when, where and how to catch zebra turkeyfish in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

We’re sorry to disappoint you, but zebras don’t live in the water. No neither do turkeys, stop being silly. A zebra turkeyfish? Don’t be ridiculo- oh no, you’re right, it’s actually a real thing. Fine then, in this guide we’ll tell you how to catch zebra turkeyfish in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Don’t worry, it’s easier than the wild name would suggest.

How to catch Zebra Turkeyfish in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

How to catch zebra turkeyfish in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  
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The zebra turkeyfish in Animal Crossing: New Horizons sounds like a rare and valuable fish that’ll take you ages to catch. Good news! It really isn’t. So long as you’re looking in the right place at the right time of year, it won’t take long to catch zebra turkeyfish in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Here are the key details:

  • When: All Day, April - November (Northern Hemisphere) / October - May (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Where: Sea
  • Shadow Size: Medium
  • Value: 500 Bells

As noted above, the zebra turkeyfish can be caught in the sea at any time of day, provided you’re fishing in the April to November period in the Northern Hemisphere, or between October to May in the Southern Hemisphere. If you’re reading this at the time of writing — still March, just! — then you won’t be able to catch the zebra turkeyfish in Animal Crossing: New Horizons yet. Don’t worry though, it’ll be along as soon as April kicks off.

If you are fishing in the right period, to catch zebra turkeyfish in Animal Crossing: New Horizons you simply need to head to the sea around your island and start fishing for any of the small shadows you see. You might catch a few surgeonfish along the way, but it won’t be long before a zebra turkeyfish takes the bait. Speaking of which, you can learn how to craft fish bait right here if you didn’t know already!

So now you know how to catch zebra turkeyfish in Animal Crossing: New Horizons! If you want, you can head over to our comprehensive fish list to see the times and locations of the full run of scaly friends in New Horizons. Bugs more your style? We have a complete list of them too. Happy hunting!

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