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February 23, 2015 / KingsIsle Entertainment

Wizard101 Players Fish up Huge Wins!

We hope you were paying attention to our Social Media and Message Boards on Friday! We announced a special one-day, day-long fishing tournament in Wizard101 held on Saturday, February 21st.

We’ve compiled all our data, and we have our winners along with some pretty amazing statistics! In total for the day 117,987 fish were caught in Wizard101 from over 12,000 participants! As is commonplace with fishing, fish weren’t the only things caught as 12,917 chests were also netted during the event. Congrats on all the loot!

Our winners were wide and varied as well. Some were striving very hard for the tournament, and others just made a very lucky catch without much effort at all. Here are your grand prize winners . . . Congrats!

  • Vanessa MythDust caught the Largest Fish, (a 55.1 Blackberry Jellyfish).
  • Justin SkullMask caught the Smallest Fish (a 6.5 Cold Cod) – Justin only caught seven fish the entire day. That’s some awesome luck!
  • Sophia LifeCaster caught the Most Epic Fish (103 total).

From the data it appears Sophia’s cash cow (or cash fish as the case may be) was the Boss Hog fish! Our guess is she found a nice fishing spot for those Boss Hogs and didn’t stop catching them all day long!

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In total for the day, 535 Epic Fish were caught. Most of those fish were Cranky Catfish, Blackberry Jellyfish, Sturgeon General, and Sophia’s Boss Hog Haul. (Side note, it looks like next fishing tournament we should do something that focuses on that rare Musushi fish!)

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Winners of our sub-categories this fishing tournament were as follows:

  • Sarah Hex caught the Most Dekoi (249 total).
  • Adam LegendFlame caught the Smallest Jellyfish (22.9 fish size) – Adam only caught 7 fish the entire day.
  • Caroline MoonStone caught the smallest Eel (17.9 fish size)
  • Alexandria Wildflower caught the largest Codfather (36.6 fish size)
  • Valdus DarkBreeze caught the largest Toddpole (42.1 fish size) – Valdus only caught 6 fish the entire day.

Congratulations again to all of our winners, enjoy your Crowns that we’ve applied to your accounts!

Leader boards for the Grand Prizes were as follows:

(NOTE: Some players fished up multiple small and large fish and may be listed more than once.)

Largest Fish

Place Type of fish Fisher
1 Blackberry Jellyfish Vanessa MythDust
2 Blackberry Jellyfish Talon StormShade
3 Blackberry Jellyfish Duncan StormThief
4 Krokotopian Eel Abigail DragonFlame
5 Blackberry Jellyfish Jasmine
6 Blackberry Jellyfish Kiley LifeGiver
7 Blackberry Jellyfish Vanessa MythDust
8 Krokotopian Eel Roslyn TitanFlame
9 Blackberry Jellyfish Vanessa MythDust
10 Krokotopian Eel Jason HawkRider
11 Blackberry Jellyfish Duncan StormThief
12 Blackberry Jellyfish Tarlac DeathEyes
13 Sun Ray Tabitha StormWraith
14 Krokotopian Eel Amanda LifeFriend
15 Sun Ray Caleb WaterRider
16 Tongue Fish Christopher
17 Krokotopian Eel Charles StormCloud
18 Sun Ray Kiley LifeGiver
19 Blackberry Jellyfish Vanessa MythDust
20 Tongue Fish Scarlet Raven
21 Tongue Fish Devin ShadowFist
22 Sun Ray Daniel SunSword
23 Tongue Fish Caroline MoonStone
24 Krokotopian Eel Alexander
25 Sturgeon General Wolf LegendRider
26 Tongue Fish Savannah Dawn
27 Sun Ray Scarlet DragonFlame
28 Blackberry Jellyfish Matthew ShadowBlade
29 Blackberry Jellyfish Alexander
30 Tongue Fish Cowan NightStalker
31 Sun Ray Jacob
32 Sun Ray Chase TitanCloud
33 Tongue Fish Lucas Silver
34 Krokotopian Eel Saffron EarthSlinger
35 Tongue Fish Leesha GoldenFlame
36 Blackberry Jellyfish Katherine NightSong
37 Tongue Fish Caroline MoonStone
38 Blackberry Jellyfish Destiny SpiritDreamer
39 Tongue Fish Lucas Silver (second fish!)
40 Sturgeon General Diana
41 Sturgeon General Christina LionRider
42 Tongue Fish Savannah Dawn
43 Sun Ray Paul DragonBlood
44 Blackberry Jellyfish Destiny SpiritDreamer
45 Blackberry Jellyfish Daniel SunSword
46 Sun Ray Nicholas DarkFlame
47 Sun Ray Corwin
48 Sun Ray Seth
49 Blackberry Jellyfish Daniel SunSword
50 Krokotopian Eel Jose OwlHunter

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Smallest Fish

Place Type of fish Fisher
1 Cold Cod Justin SkullMask
2 Doodlefishette Lucas Silver
3 Doodlefishette Lucas Silver
4 Doodlefishette Christina LionRider
5 Cold Cod Diana BearWielder
6 Origami Fish Brandon OwlSword
7 Cold Cod Devin DreamHaven
8 Doodlefishette Christina DawnThief
9 Doodlefish Rebecca UnicornBlossom
10 Rainbow Trout Scarlet DragonFlame
11 Cold Cod Lucas DragonSlinger
12 Rainbow Trout Taryn WildLeaf
13 Rainbow Trout Scarlet DragonFlame
14 Rainbow Trout Destiny SpiritWhisper
15 Kid Carp Michael DeathCaster
16 Doodlefish Lucas Silver
17 Rainbow Trout Calamity PixieShade
18 Catfish Alex
19 Rainbow Trout Suri PixieCatcher
20 Rainbow Trout Lucas Silver
21 Rainbow Trout Wolf FireBlossom
22 Rainbow Trout Julia SkyVault
23 Rainbow Trout Calamity PixieShade
24 Rainbow Trout William GriffinRider
25 Catfish Kymma IceStone
26 Cold Cod Diana
27 Cold Cod Emily Frost
28 Doodlefish Savannah GhostCaster
29 Rainbow Trout Destiny ShadowHeart
30 Cold Cod Gorman RavenStrider
31 Cold Cod Sydney IceWhisper
32 Cold Cod Nathaniel PearlMancer
33 Cold Cod Sarah Hex
34 Doodlefishette Lucas Silver
35 Doodlefishette Lucas Silver
36 Doodlefishette Caitlin ThunderStrider
37 Doodlefishette Jacqueline GoldenLeaf
38 Bearded Trout Lucas Silver
39 Catfish Christina RoseBloom
40 Four-Eyed Grouper Iridian DuskWalker
41 Four-Eyed Grouper Kayla StormBreeze
42 Archer Fish Kevin IceSong
43 Jackson Pollock Calamity DragonHeart
44 Kid Carp Liam
45 Ninja Fish Kestrel DragonPyre
46 Cold Cod Lucas Silver
47 Ninja Fish Mariah LegendStrider
48 Ninja Fish Liam
49 Cold Cod Brandon RainWeaver
50 Kid Carp Iridian FirePants

Most Epic Fish Caught

Place # of fish Fisher
1 103 Sophia LifeCaster
2 20 Julia RainbowShade
3 19 Vanessa MythDust
4 17 Alexander
5 9 Talon StormShade
6 8 Daniel SunSword
7 7 Destiny SpiritDreamer
8 7 Charles DeathHeart
9 7 Iridian DuskWalker
10 7 Iridian WillowGlen
11 6 Cole ShadowFlame
12 6 Kelsey FireHeart
13 6 Tara WildEyes
14 5 Katherine NightSong
15 5 Morgrim ShadowFist
16 5 Seth
17 5 Talon Mancer
18 4 Destiny ShadowHeart
19 4 Kayla StormBreeze
20 3 Matthew ShadowBlade
21 3 Diana
22 3 Christina LionRider
23 3 Scarlet DragonFlame
24 3 Lucas Silver
25 3 Calamity PixieShade
26 3 Julia LionFlower
27 3 Blaze
28 2 Duncan StormThief
29 2 Kiley LifeGiver
30 2 Savannah GhostCaster
31 2 Jeffrey SpriteCatcher
32 2 Carlos TrollFist
33 2 Maria WaterBlossom
34 2 Miranda StormTalon
35 2 Allan IronHammer
36 2 Fallon CrowCaller
37 2 Tavia LotusFlower
38 2 Mason SoulHunter
39 2 Destiny MoonDreamer
40 2 Maria DeathHunter
41 2 Jordan SpiritMender
42 2 Corwin
43 2 James FireStaff
44 2 Vanessa StormRiver
45 2 Nora Star
46 2 Tatiana ThunderHammer
47 2 Blaze SilverHammer
48 2 Adam
49 2 Kristen FireMancer
50 1 Jasmine

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Honorable Mention for Most Dekoi

Place # of fish Fisher
1 249 Sarah Hex
2 179 Isabella
3 140 Gavin FrostPetal
4 131 Destiny ShadowHeart
5 124 Mitchell WildFlame
6 123 Iridian WillowGlen
7 122 Cowan NightStalker
8 117 Suri CrowCloud
9 116 Destiny SpiritDreamer
10 114 Julia RainbowShade

Honorable mention for Smallest Jellyfish

Place Type of fish Fisher
1 Strawberry Jellyfish Adam LegendFlame
2 Strawberry Jellyfish Destiny UnicornCloud
3 Marmalade Jellyfish Calamity PixieShade
4 Marmalade Jellyfish Autumn
5 Strawberry Jellyfish Laura StoryMancer
6 Strawberry Jellyfish Kiley
7 Strawberry Jellyfish Laura LegendDreamer
8 Strawberry Jellyfish Autumn WinterBringer
9 Strawberry Jellyfish Angel FairyStrider
10 Strawberry Jellyfish Isabella IceSword

Honorable mention for Smallest Eel

Place Type of fish Fisher
1 Krokotopian Eel Caroline MoonStone
2 Krokotopian Eel Kane SunSpear
3 Krokotopian Eel Chris LifeBringer
4 Krokotopian Eel Tristan ThunderStaff
5 Krokotopian Eel Jason BattleSword
6 Krokotopian Eel Brian LifeBlood
7 Krokotopian Eel Liam
8 Krokotopian Eel Tavia LotusFlower
9 Krokotopian Eel Tyler ThunderBlade
10 Krokotopian Eel Calamity DragonHeart

Honorable mention for Largest Codfather

Place Fisher
1 Alexandria WildFlower
2 Jonathan DeathRider
3 Scarlet DragonFlame
4 Galen IronFist
5 Mackenzie
6 Luke
7 Deirdre DawnThistle
8 Iridian MoonThistle
9 Taylor MoonEyes
10 Scarlet DragonFlame

Honorable mention for Largest Toddpole

NOTE: This was a very close race between Valdus and Kiley. Valdus won because he caught the fish first . . . early bird catches the worm!

Place Fisher
1 Valdus DarkBreeze
2 Kiley
3 Grace Bear
4 Amy StormHeart
5 Kymma NightShade
6 Kymma NightShade (two winning fish!)
7 Brandon WyrmWraith
8 Lail
9 Rachel SoulWielder
10 Talon StormShade

We certainly hope you had an amazingly fun day of fishing, and we are really impressed with all of our amazing players. Let us know what you thought of the fishing tournament and please feel free to congratulate the winners in the comments below.

54 Comments

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  1. Chrissy The Blesser / Feb 23 2015 2:13 pm

    That was a LOT of fun. Thank you Wizard101 😀 I didn’t win anything but I made it into three lists with a forth place in one so I think I did my fishing spells proud. I can’t wait for the next one. ❤

    • liz / Feb 23 2015 5:20 pm

      i didn’t win anything but i hope you guys are really happy and had fun

    • EmeraldRiddle / Feb 24 2015 7:03 am

      hi wizard101 i love you so much my fishing hot i hope you can see my fishs 😀

  2. Anonymous / Feb 23 2015 3:11 pm

    thanks

  3. Justin Skullmask / Feb 23 2015 3:17 pm

    Thank you Wizard101. 🙂

  4. julian / Feb 23 2015 3:36 pm

    Ugh i thought you will still get it if you sold you fish eh.. i got two rainbow-life. fishes and 3 catfish-death.

  5. Calamity Grove / Feb 23 2015 3:46 pm

    Hope you have more tournaments like this, I was not able to attend, but it drew my attention to fishing. I have had no reason to fish because I need my energy for gardening and pet training. I hope in the future you think about filling those Gold Chests with energy elixir.

    • Alex Fireblade / Feb 23 2015 9:39 pm

      That is a great idea about having the elixirs in the Chests!
      If this would be implemented, I think that it should go to the gift window, maybe because some of us do not want to use it right away.
      Or perhaps, it could fill only a certain amount of energy, like, maybe double the current amount, or 30% of max amount, etc.

      But that is a great idea!

  6. ella / Feb 23 2015 3:57 pm

    awesome

  7. Anonymous / Feb 23 2015 3:58 pm

    I loved it. I even made it in the top 50 in largest fish, and I only fish about 20 times that day. Looking forward for the next fishing tournament! congrats to the winners!

    • glynn gray / Feb 23 2015 7:52 pm

      Cool right ?

  8. Timothy DeathBlade / Feb 23 2015 4:00 pm

    I’d like to make a shout out to my best friend Julia RainbowShade for getting second on most epic fish

  9. Anonymous / Feb 23 2015 4:11 pm

    thanks I didn’t get into the tournament but I caught lots of “chests

  10. Anonymous / Feb 23 2015 4:14 pm

    PLEASE PLEASE do that again sometime 🙂

  11. Karolina / Feb 23 2015 4:20 pm

    I am going to try the next tournament and great job for everyone who is on there!! 🙂 😉

  12. skylar / Feb 23 2015 4:50 pm

    please do that again i would love too win plus I did the little quest thing for the lost pages and i never got meh prize.

  13. Destiny Darksword / Feb 23 2015 4:52 pm

    Congrats to everyone who won sadly I didn’t win 😦 maybe next time!

    • Anonymous / Feb 23 2015 5:08 pm

      good job for the first place winners!!!!!!!!! you did awesome! even though i didnt get on the list

    • natalie / Feb 24 2015 7:48 pm

      😦 i also didn’t win but i haope who won is very happy

  14. Anonymous / Feb 23 2015 4:59 pm

    cool

  15. Anonymous / Feb 23 2015 5:23 pm

    I wish I had known I would have loved to be there for it sadly I don’t have a social media account of any kind and refuse to they cause more trouble than there worth . Next time how about announcing it ahead of time so we can all be there and share the fun.

    • Anonymous / Feb 23 2015 8:05 pm

      I didn’t know about the tournament and I love to fish it would have been fun If you announced it in the game congrats to the winners though!

    • bethanne / Feb 25 2015 6:15 am

      announcing ahead of time is a great idea. I also don’t mess around with social media. I also liked the idea of elixirs in the chests.

  16. Nightstrider / Feb 23 2015 5:25 pm

    You should definitely give more warning next time. Catching one fish of the correct type shouldn’t make leaderboard for most fish caught of that type. That’s a big indicator that people didn’t hear about this. The rewards were great, the categories were decent, but the notice was lacking.
    It was still fun to see most of my in-game friends fishing, which normally they don’t. “Can you come help for a second?” “One minute, I need to catch this fish” 😛

    • Anonymous / Feb 23 2015 6:08 pm

      congrats everyone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Anonymous / Feb 24 2015 6:33 am

      Pin a rose on your nose.

  17. Box of Frogs / Feb 23 2015 5:45 pm

    Congratulations to all the winners and kudos to those of you mentioned in the lists above. It was great to have a competition with so many different categories.

    Pillow fights and fishing tournaments! Can’t wait to see what is next or for a repeat 😀

  18. awhitedragon / Feb 23 2015 5:54 pm

    Wizard101 fishing contest loved it do this again soon!

  19. jordan goledenfountain / Feb 23 2015 6:31 pm

    i thought i caught 21 epic fish…jordan golenfountain…was i supposed to register somewhere first?

  20. taylordisyhunter / Feb 23 2015 6:48 pm

    i didn’t win but i hope the people that win are really happy

  21. Anonymous / Feb 23 2015 6:57 pm

    I didn’t win anything… but, I have a life wiz level 88 who’s name is Ashley Rainbow Caster. 🙂 Thx whoever read this. 🙂

  22. Mike / Feb 23 2015 7:13 pm

    Just wish that we had been given some prior notice. When you have been gardening and most of the energy is already dedicated to the plants that we already had purchased, this tournament and it’s implementation seems a little like a way to get people to spend real money to get the extra energy needed to participate. Bad form.

  23. Anonymous / Feb 23 2015 7:24 pm

    I did enjoy this however can you make this so that players who do not have crowns have a chance to win. I think its unfair that players with crowns got more of a chance to win. Like I only manage to catch 30 dekios without crowns. And I went fishing all day, whenever my energy refilled. I had to wait out most of the day for that. And I had four different wizards going. Next time do this so everyone can have a better chance to win. Even if you do not have crowns. Like maybe do fishing without energy for a day only then everyone can have a fair chance to win.

  24. Robin Winters / Feb 23 2015 7:31 pm

    grate work on all of the fishing and awesome job wizard 101 for the fun times you show us all 🙂 me and my kids love it.

  25. Anonymous / Feb 23 2015 7:52 pm

    I totally AGREE with a few of you, it would have been nice to know about!

  26. CHRIS FIRE / Feb 23 2015 8:03 pm

    WHERE IS IT

  27. Adam / Feb 23 2015 9:45 pm

    Actually i wasn’t aware of this contest! 🙂 Next time i’ll be there!

  28. Anonymous / Feb 24 2015 4:43 am

    can you plz add more name choices when you make your wizard.

    • Molly / Feb 24 2015 10:43 pm

      yeah id love more choices when you make your own wizard that would be awesome! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

  29. DianneSlipkid / Feb 24 2015 6:16 am

    How fun!!! I hope this tournament was the first of many, but why only announce it on a social media site? I only heard about the contest through Wizard 101 Central. I don’t check Facebook very often and don’t have (or want) a Twitter account. Maybe next time you could post the notice on the main sign-in screen?? The Spiral would thank you.

  30. laura lifesong / Feb 24 2015 6:28 am

    who have try catch rainbowfish??????? 😀

  31. Anonymous / Feb 24 2015 8:43 am

    they should let us know in game did not know about it I wish I new about it because I know a good spot for fishing

  32. Anonymous / Feb 24 2015 10:22 am

    I was at a spelling bee all day 😦

    • nico / Feb 25 2015 5:30 am

      i know i hate those

  33. richie / Feb 24 2015 11:49 am

    hi my name is chase on wizrad101 or cole wild weaver if any of you know me plz tell me

  34. Ashley / Feb 24 2015 5:26 pm

    Hi, I have a wizard who’s life, level 88, and name is Ashley Rainbow Caster. Someone, please, if you guys know me in the game, please leave a comment! Thank you! 🙂

  35. sevgila / Feb 24 2015 5:57 pm

    i won too and i got 5,000 crows i love you wizard101

  36. sean battlegrove / Feb 24 2015 7:19 pm

    I was sick and didn’t get to do it weel I did it but didn’t get a spot on any lists

  37. Molly / Feb 24 2015 10:41 pm

    😛 😄

  38. Anonymous / Feb 25 2015 4:53 am

    I didn’t know about this. I would have liked to have participated.

  39. Anonymous / Feb 25 2015 7:34 am

    awesoome

  40. Grace StarWalker / Feb 25 2015 8:38 am

    I don’t win,but i like play wizard101!!!;-D
    Lets go,WIZARDS!!!!

  41. natalie / Jun 19 2015 3:12 pm

    nice to everyone that won

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