Fishing Poles

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  1. Crendel

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    I had a normal fishing and put a gold engraving on it to give me +3 fishing. My buddy was fishing with a prosperity and would constantly get cast % in the 60s while I was in the high 30s/low 40s. Anyone else getting this?
     
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    Yes, atm prosperity fishing rods are 2x better than all fishing rods and none of the stats on any fishing pole provide a noticable bonus to fishing. Fishing without a artisan or prosperty rod is costly
     
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    thank you
     
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    im of the opinion that player crafted gear should be at least a little better than the prosperity or artisan tools (at least, once you craft them with mastery and all)
     
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    In theory bronze (crafted for any reading that dont know) are better then prosperity for skill, with the trade off being they need repaired.

    I think this is more of a bug issues.
     
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    I put the Heavy Iron engraving on a pole, which gives it the 3% critical chance (and only 10 durability loss). Have not really seen much difference using it though.
     
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    It has half the success chance of prosperity

    And costs about 2 gold per cast in repairs
     
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    I use the Heavy Iron Engraved Rod, which gives +3% Fishing Critical Chance, just like the Prosp tool. I notice a huge difference in the amount of fish I catch with it when compared to True Bronze. The other engravings are just lower valued(+2 Fishing, +2% Fishing Crit) The only difference between a Prosp/Artisan tool and the engraved Heavy Iron is the indestructability of the Prosp/Artisan tools.
     
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    Update: I went ahead and bought a Prosp Rod and tested it against a Heavy Iron Engraved pole. I ran /stats to compare the bonus' of each one and they were identical. However, the Prosp rod consistently, when cast, gave a higher chance to catch a fish. So, there seems to be some unreported bonus for using a Prosperity Rod. So, if you are willing to shell out money to get a prosperity rod you can get a leg-up on those who wouldn't/couldn't pay for one.
     
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    I was using a gold kit and I had the same feeling that I was catching more with the prosperity
     
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