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Red Dead Redemption 2 Chain Pickerel

Red Dead Redemption 2 Chain Pickerel
Chain Pickerel
Class Fish
Size Fish

Quick Overview

Red Dead Redemption 2 Chain Pickerel can be fished using a bait or lure, which you can purchase from the Bait and Tackle shop. You can cook it into a Flaky Fish meal or Mail them to Jeremy Gill for rewards.

  • Legendary Weight - 9 lbs 1 oz
  • Regular Weight - 0.5 - 2.0 lbs

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Chain Pickerel Locations

    The best lures or bait to use when fishing for Chain Pickerel in Red Dead 2.

    • Special River Lure
    • Corn

    Regular Chain Pickerel Locations

    • Can be found within Northern Lakes and Southern Rivers - Can also be found within Swamps

    RDR2 Legendary Chain Pickerel Locations

    Legendary Chain Pickerel are caught and sent through the mail.
    • You can find the Legendary Chain Pickerel Northwest of Flatneck Station at the Dakota River (Recommended: Special River Lure)
    RDR2 Legendary Chain Pickerel Locations

    Chain Pickerel

    • Chain Pickerel are a common sight in many of the country's lakes, rivers and swamps.
    • The Chain Pickerel is a small but energetic, predatory fish.
    • It reportedly favors corn and other food baits.
    • Chain Pickerel prefer sunny weather.
    • Fishermen in Big Valley claim that a Legendary Chain Pickerel can be found some way downriver from Cumberland Falls.

    Locations where you can find:


    Legendary Chain Pickerel

    • The Legendary Chain Pickerel has recently been sighted in the Dakota River.
    • Fishermen have mentioned that the only way to attract this fish is by using Special Lake Lures.
    • Reports suggest that the activity of this fish increases on sunny days.
    • Fishermen and locals state that the size of this Legendary Chain Pickerel could be over nineteen inches long and weighing around nine pounds.

    Locations where you can find:


    Chain Pickerel Cooking Recipes

    Cooking recipes you can use with this animal.

    Recipe Name Regular Thyme Type Oregano Type Mint Type
    Flaky Fish Plain Flaky Fish Thyme Flaky Fish Oregano Flaky Fish Minty Flaky Fish

    Chain Pickerel Materials

    The materials you will receive from hunting and skinning an Chain Pickerel will depend on the animal quality and kill quality.

    Material Cost Kill Quality