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Fishing Bob is an item available in Dragon's Dogma.


"A small float that attaches to a fishing line and indicates when you have a bite."

Characters carrying a fishing rod will drop a fishing bob when attacked or startled. When found in the environment the fishing "bob" appears as a rod..



  • Does not appear to increase or alter catches from fish pools.
  • Fishing bobs are got from fish pools when one fails to catch anything.
  • Characters carrying a fishing rod will drop it if startled, and the item can be picked up, registering as a fishing bob - however the in-menu visualization is of a simple item sack.
  • Basically useless cannot be used for Combining, Enhancing, or increasing Affinity, and has barely any value in Gold.