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  • Expert Fishing - The Bass and You
  • Item Level 30
    Disenchants into:
    Not disenchantable
  • Requires Fishing (125)
  • Use: Teaches you how to be an Expert Fisherman, allowing a maximum of 225 fishing skill.
  • 1 Charges
  • Sell Price: 25s
  • Vendor 1g

The book Expert Fishing - The Bass and You was used to teach expert fishing prior to patch 3.1. Once used, the fisherman could advance his or her fishing skill to 225.


This item was sold by Neutral Old Man Heming in Booty Bay. You can still find Heming on the lowest level near the inn.

Patches and hotfixes

World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Patch 2.4.0 (25-Mar-2008): Removed the level requirement from the expert fishing book, The Bass and You.
World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.1.0 (14-Apr-2009): Removed the item from the vendor. Expert fishing can now be learned from fishing trainers.

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