How do you fish on Animal Crossing controls?
Walk over to a body of water and look for fish shadows. Open your inventory with the X button and select the rod and press “Hold.” To use the rod, simply press A to throw your line. Fish will only bite if the line falls in front of the shadow.
How do you catch a big fish in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?
Within this time frame, Giant Trevally can appear at any time of day or night. You can only catch a Giant Trevally by fishing off the pier and into the ocean. You can’t catch them in rivers, ponds or by fishing off the beach; you have to use the pier.
When can you catch fish in Animal Crossing?
Most fish are available all day or during a specific period of time, which usually changes at 4 a.m., 9 a.m., 4 p.m., and 9 p.m. Since you can’t see the fish before you catch them, like how you can for bugs, you’ll have to rely on the size of the fish’s shadow to tell you which fish it may be.