Animal Crossing New Horizons Fishing Tourney: Everything You Need to Know

The Animal Crossing New Horizons Fishing Tourney is all about catching as many fish as possible.
The Animal Crossing New Horizons Fishing Tourney is all about catching as many fish as possible. / Photo by Nintendo

Animal Crossing New Horizons Fishing Tourney is all about catching as many fish as possible. CJ will visit once a season to hold the competition. He will have a tent set up in front of the town hall for the event.

Animal Crossing New Horizons Fishing Tourney

Talking to CJ will allow players to start the three-minute timer. During that time players have to catch as many fish as possible. Bait can be used during the fishing tourney so being prepared will increase the number of fish players can catch.

Fishing Tourney Dates for 2020

  • January 11 (Winter)
  • April 11 (Spring)
  • July 11 (Summer)
  • October 10 (Fall)

Fishing Tourney Rewards

Players earn points for every fish they catch up to 10 fish for 12 points. Each reward costs 10 points. Fortunately, the points rollover, and you can enter the tourney as many times as you have the bells for.

  • Anchor Statue
  • Fish Doorplate
  • Fish-drying Rack
  • Fish Ponchette
  • Fish Print
  • Fish Print Tee
  • Fish Rug
  • Fish Umbrella
  • Fish Wand
  • Fishing-rod Stand
  • Fresh Cooler
  • Marine Pop Wallpaper
  • Tackle Bag
  • Bronze Fish Trophy (100 points)
  • Silver Fish Trophy (200 points)
  • Gold Fish Trophy (300 points)