List of All River Fish Times and Appearances | ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

This is a list of all River fish found in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) and how to find them. If you want to know when this type of fish can be found, as well as how much they sell for, read on!

All River Fish Times

No. Name Shadow Size Area Months Time of Day
1 Bitterling ImageBitterling Tiny ShadowTiny River November to March Any time
2 Pale Chub ImagePale Chub Tiny ShadowTiny River Year round 9 AM to 4 PM
3 Crucian Carp ImageCrucian Carp Small ShadowSmall River Year round Any time
4 Dace ImageDace Medium ShadowMedium River Year round 4 PM to 9 AM (Next Day)
12 Soft-Shelled Turtle ImageSoft-Shelled Turtle Medium ShadowMedium River August and September 4 PM to 9 AM (Next Day)
13 Snapping Turtle ImageSnapping Turtle Medium ShadowMedium River April to October 9 PM to 4 AM (Next Day)
16 Freshwater Goby ImageFreshwater Goby Small ShadowSmall River Year round 4 PM to 9 AM (Next Day)
17 Loach ImageLoach Small ShadowSmall River March to May Any time
20 Bluegill ImageBluegill Small ShadowSmall River Year round 9 AM to 4 PM
21 Yellow Perch ImageYellow Perch Medium ShadowMedium River October to March Any time
22 Black Bass ImageBlack Bass Large ShadowLarge River Year round Any time
23 Tilapia ImageTilapia Medium ShadowMedium River June to October Any time
24 Pike ImagePike Large ShadowLarge River September to December Any time
25 Pond Smelt ImagePond Smelt Small ShadowSmall River December to February Any time
26 Sweetfish ImageSweetfish Medium ShadowMedium River July to September Any time
27 Cherry Salmon ImageCherry Salmon Medium ShadowMedium Above the Cliff March to June|September to November 4 PM to 9 AM (Next Day)
28 Char ImageChar Medium ShadowMedium Above the Cliff March to June|September to November 4 PM to 9 AM (Next Day)
29 Golden Trout ImageGolden Trout Medium ShadowMedium Above the Cliff March to May|September to November 4 PM to 9 AM (Next Day)
30 Stringfish ImageStringfish Huge ShadowHuge Above the Cliff December to March 4 PM to 9 AM (Next Day)
31 Salmon ImageSalmon Large ShadowLarge River (Mouth) September Any time
32 King Salmon ImageKing Salmon Huge ShadowHuge River (Mouth) September Any time
33 Mitten Crab ImageMitten Crab Small ShadowSmall River September to November 4 PM to 9 AM (Next Day)
34 Guppy ImageGuppy Tiny ShadowTiny River April to November 9 AM to 4 PM
35 Nibble Fish ImageNibble Fish Small ShadowSmall River May to September 9 AM to 4 PM
36 Angelfish ImageAngelfish Small ShadowSmall River May to October 4 PM to 9 AM (Next Day)
37 Betta ImageBetta Small ShadowSmall River May to October 9 AM to 4 PM
38 Neon Tetra ImageNeon Tetra Tiny ShadowTiny River April to November 9 AM to 4 PM
39 Rainbowfish ImageRainbowfish Tiny ShadowTiny River May to October 9 AM to 4 PM
40 Piranha ImagePiranha Small ShadowSmall River June to September 9 AM to 4 PM|9 PM to 4 AM (Next Day)
41 Arowana ImageArowana Large ShadowLarge River June to September 4 PM to 9 AM (Next Day)
42 Dorado ImageDorado Large ShadowLarge River June to September 4 AM to 9 PM
44 Arapaima ImageArapaima Huge ShadowHuge River June to September 4 PM to 9 AM (Next Day)
45 Saddled Bichir ImageSaddled Bichir Large ShadowLarge River June to September 9 PM to 4 AM (Next Day)
46 Sturgeon ImageSturgeon Huge ShadowHuge River (Mouth) September to March Any time

Note: The information here only applies to the Northern Hemisphere. For the Southern Hemisphere, simply add or subtract 6 months to the fish's appearance months here to find where they would be in the Southern Hemisphere, or click on the fish's icon.

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