How to Attach Bait to Fishing Rod in Stardew Valley?

If you want to move ahead in Stardew Valley, you need to participate in fishing. However, in order to learn fishing, you need to learn how to use different fishing items, i.e., fishing rod, bait, etc.

In order to catch a fish quickly, you need to attach bait to a fishing rod. It will help you to save a lot of time when catching a fish. If you don’t know how to do it, we can help you. In this guide, we will show you how to attach bait to fishing rods in Stardew Valley.

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How to Attach Bait to Fishing Rod in Stardew Valley?

In order to cast a fishing line in Stardew Valley, you need to learn how to attach bait to a fishing rod. A fishing rod is useful in lakes, rivers, and oceans. In order to attach the bait, you need pieces of bait, including a Magnet, Wild Bait, and Magic Bar. You select one of these pieces by clicking the button. When the bait reaches the water, the fish will begin to approach it.

In order to attach bait to a fishing rod, you must first have a fishing pole that is better than your starting one. Fiberglass and Iridium fishing poles are recommended. The steps to attach bait is different for PC users and console users. Here are the steps you need to follow in order to attach bait to a fishing rod.

Steps to Attach a Bait on PC

If you are playing Stardew Valley on PC, here are the steps you need to follow in order to attach a bait to the fishing rod.

  • Step 1: Acquire bait by unlocking it in the game
  • Step 2: Open the Inventory Screen to select the type of bait
  • Step 3: Left click or right-click on the bait to select it
  • Step 4: Right-click on the fishing rod to attach the bait

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Steps to Attach a Bait on PS4

If you are playing Stardew Valley on PS4, here are the steps you need to follow in order to attach a bait to the fishing rod.

  • Step 1: Acquire bait by unlocking it in the game
  • Step 2: Open the Inventory Screen to select the type of bait
  • Step 3: Click X to select all the baits or click Square to pick just one
  • Step 4: Press Square to attach the bait to the rod

Steps to Attach a Bait to Nintendo Switch

If you are playing Stardew Valley on Nintendo Switch, here are the steps you need to follow in order to attach a bait to the fishing rod.

  • Step 1: Acquire bait by unlocking it in the game
  • Step 2: Open the Inventory Screen to select the type of bait
  • Step 3: Click A to select all the baits or click Y to pick just one
  • Step 4: Press Y to attach the bait to the rod

Steps to Attach a Bait on Xbox

If you are playing Stardew Valley on Xbox, here are the steps you need to follow in order to attach a bait to the fishing rod.

  • Step 1: Acquire bait by unlocking it in the game
  • Step 2: Open the Inventory Screen to select the type of bait
  • Step 3: Click A to select all the baits or click X to pick just one
  • Step 4: Press X to attach the bait to the rod

Steps to Attach a Bait on Mobile

If you are playing Stardew Valley on Mobile, here are the steps you need to follow in order to attach a bait to the fishing rod.

  • Step 1: Acquire bait by unlocking it in the game
  • Step 2: Open the Inventory Screen to select the type of bait
  • Step 3: Click on the bait, drag it and drop it on the rod

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How to Unlock Bait in Stardew Valley?

Bait is a useful item that can increase your fishing efficiency in Stardew Valley. To unlock it, you must first get a fishing pole from Willy. This is the first proper fishing rod you can unlock, but it cannot use bait. After that, you must fish until you reach Fishing Level 2.

To use bait, you need to have at least a Fiberglass or Iridium Rod or a Crab Pot. Then, you need to collect pieces of bait. These baits include Bait, Magnet, Wild Bait, and Magic Bait. Simply click the bait that you wish to use, and it will automatically be attached to your fishing rod. You can also use the bait to craft new items.

In order to make Magnet Bait, you must reach Fishing Level 9 or higher. In addition, you must also collect an Iron Bar to make it. It increases the probability of obtaining treasures while fishing by 30%. Alternatively, you can also unlock Wild Bait in Stardew Valley by collecting four hearts with Linus. In addition to bait, you can also use wild fish as bait. This can greatly increase the efficiency of fishing and boost the chance of catching two fish in a row.

Conclusion

So, if you want to attach a bait to the fishing rod in Stardew Valley, all you need to do is acquire or unlock the bait and select it from your Inventory using the right or left click of the mouse. After that, you need to click right to attach it to the rod. 

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