Catches Halved to Level Fishing
In patch 4.3, the typical number of catches required to level fishing from 1 to 525 has roughly halved, from just over 3,000, to a total of about 1,400. The number of catches at each skill point is now also much more variable above 300 skill, especially above 450. From 450 to 525 fishing skill, one point of skill can take between 1 and 13 catches to gain. The latest skill-up table can be found here. Update: Fishing and Cooking guides have now been re-written for patch 4.3, including an entirely new 300-525 pool option.