How to Catch Salmon in Disney Dreamlight Valley

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Salmon in Disney Dreamlight Valley

I love cooking in Disney Dreamlight Valley. I’ve made every recipe at least two or three times, with a few in the dozens as I continuously cook for my favorite characters. Salmon is a commonly used ingredient in appetizers and entrees, and I’d love to share with you the best ways to get this fish. If you want to learn more, continue reading to discover how to catch salmon in Disney Dreamlight Valley.

Salmon Locations in Disney Dreamlight Valley

You can find salmon in both the Sunlit Plateau and Frosted Heights. When you cast your line to catch the fish, focus on white fishing circles, as blue and orange give rarer fish like Tilapia, Walleye, and white Sturgeon.

Disney Dreamlight Valley Salmon Locations
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You may occasionally catch bass instead of salmon, even after targeting the correct fishing spot. This is completely normal, and you’ll just have to try again until you find the fish you’re looking for.

Related – Disney Dreamlight Valley Fishing Guide: All Fish Locations

Catching Salmon Using Moana’s Fishing Boat in DDLV

If you don’t want to run around and manually fish for salmon all day, you can also gather some from Moana’s fishing boat. After progressing through the main story and Moana’s friendship quests, you’ll unlock this boat and upgrade it using coins. A fully upgraded boat has a chance to give you salmon, among other helpful and rare fish!

All Salmon Cooking Recipes in Disney Dreamlight Valley

Salmon is the main ingredient in the following recipes:

  • Apple Cider Glazed Salmon: Salmon, sugarcane. apple
  • Sake Maki: Salmon, rice, seaweed
  • Sake Sushi: Salmon, rice
  • Teriyaki Salmon: Salmon, soya. sugarcane, rice, ginger

While you only need salmon in four recipes, it is also an option for any dish with “any fish” as an ingredient!

Related – Disney Dreamlight Valley Cooking Guide: All Cooking Recipes

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About the Author

Madison Benson

Madison is a staff writer at Prima Games who has played video games for over twenty years and written about them for over two years. Her love for video games started with turn-based strategy games like Heroes of Might and Magic and has since extended to casual farming sims, MMORPGs, and action-adventure RPGs.