Barbed Hook

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Barbed Hook
Barbed Hook.png
Makes your catch more secure, causing the "fishing bar" to cling to your catch. Works best on slow, weak fish.
Source: Fish ShopCraftingFestival of Ice
Sell Price: Gold.png500g

Recipe Source: Fishing Skill Icon.png Fishing (Level 8)
Ingredients: Copper Bar.png Copper Bar (1)Iron Bar.png Iron Bar (1)Gold Bar.png Gold Bar (1)

The Barbed Hook is a Tackle, that helps fishing by keeping the fishing bar attached to the catch. It can be purchased from Willy's Fish Shop for Gold.png1,000g, or crafted. It can also be won from the Festival of Ice. It may randomly appear in the Traveling Cart's stock for Gold.png1,500-2,500g.

You must have an Iridium Rod to equip tackle. To attach tackle to an Iridium Rod, left-click on the tackle, then right-click on the Iridium Rod.


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The Barbed Hook is not used in any bundles.


The Barbed Hook is not used in any quests.


  • You can move the fishing bar while a Barbed Hook is in use, although it is more difficult, especially with slower fish. The more the fish darts up and down, the easier it is to move the fishing bar manually, and the less effective the Barbed Hook is.
  • Crafting and selling a Barbed Hook is Gold.png70g more profitable than selling 1 Copper Bar, 1 Iron Bar, and 1 Gold Bar, unless you have the Blacksmith Profession.