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Gugru Tuna
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Schools of these saltwater fish can be seen swimming the southern sea currents.

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Fishing Skill Cap: 41

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# Feb 18 2008 at 7:25 PM Rating: Excellent
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Added guild info, fishing cap, and linked to more vendors.
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Break Lu Shangs
# Jan 21 2008 at 3:51 AM Rating: Excellent
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will i still be able to break a lus hangs with a fishing skill of 14 on these things?
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Gugru Tuna
# May 04 2007 at 10:57 AM Rating: Decent
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I fish these on the boat from Mahura, about few other cast I pull in a NM fish, "Gugru Orobon", "Northern Piranu" or "Southern Piranu". Real Pain.
Mithran
# Oct 21 2006 at 8:06 AM Rating: Decent
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I tried breaking a mithran fishing rod for the Opo-opo crown quest catching these fish. The rod WOULD NOT BREAK and I ended up catching 30-some gugru tunas, all of which said "you have a terrible feeling about this" or "you're positive you don't have enough skill to catch this"

After that I finally found a broken mithran pole on the AH but have been fishing up tuna ever since with my original mithran fishing pole that still won't break.
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Mithran
# Dec 10 2006 at 7:07 AM Rating: Decent
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srry, double post :P

Edited, Dec 10th 2006 4:13pm by Birkin
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Mithran
# Dec 10 2006 at 7:04 AM Rating: Decent
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if you want to break your rod, you need to get the message "you have a bad feeling about this". If you get this message, you can break your line and lose your bait/lure, or break your rod
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Mithran
# Apr 12 2007 at 11:41 PM Rating: Decent
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actually, you can break your rod on anything except "you have a good feeling about this one", i know, i've done it on "you don't know if you have the skill" **** fish >.>
halcyon break?
# Sep 04 2006 at 1:35 AM Rating: Decent
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does anyone know if these will break halcyon rods?
Fishing info
# Feb 24 2006 at 6:59 PM Rating: Decent
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Skillcap: 41

Rods: (X denotes possibility of break)
X Carbon Fishing Rod
X Clothespole
X Composite Fishing Rod
X Lu Shang's Fishing Rod
X Mithran Fishing Rod
X Single Hook Fishing Rod

Bait:
Minnow
Peeled Lobster
Rogue Rig
Shrimp Lure
Sinking Minnow
Sliced Sardine

Areas:
Ferry (Normal)
Ferry (Pirates)
Manaclipper (Purg.Isle->Sunset Docks)
Manaclipper (Sunset Docks->Purg.Isle)
ha easy catch
# Sep 10 2005 at 11:41 AM Rating: Decent
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these things are so easy to get i have a comp and a sinking minnow and i get these thing o the boat alll the time. and i have lvl 1 fishing
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RE: ha easy catch
# Sep 10 2005 at 4:05 PM Rating: Decent
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omg... I found out why. All this time I thought I was pulling a mob and cancelled it. The tune for a big fish is same as that for a mob. I feel such a noob.

Edited, Sat Sep 10 18:33:58 2005
Hard time fishing
# Sep 10 2005 at 7:58 AM Rating: Decent
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I am L27 fishing and have a real tough time pulling these up with a comp. rod and minnow/sinking minnow. Most of the times I am pulling up either a monster, a fish that fights like crazy or I manage to get it but I get "fish was too small for this rod" messages (I am assuming these are Noble Ladies pulling on the bait), very rarely I get one that has an incredibly slow stamina depletion which I think is the legendary fish, or the best one yet... Cone Calamary. >< Been fishing for hours and not got a single tuna and very few nibbles on the calamarys.
Guild Points
# May 20 2005 at 2:56 AM Rating: Decent
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Gugru Tuna = 300 Guild Points.

Maximum per day = 3040 Guild Points.

Turn in 11 Gugru Tuna to gain the maximum.
lol i must be lucky
# Feb 10 2005 at 12:03 AM Rating: Decent
i was taking a friend to windhurst and i decided to fish... some dude gave eme a clothes pole, i bought the sinking minnow and my fishing skill is 1.2. first cast, cought one, seconds cast, cought one, 3rd cast, caught one, ect. ect. ect.
never broke rod, and i had 9 of them when i decided to stop, my fishing skill is now 7.6


Edited, Thu Feb 10 00:03:42 2005
i'm a sad kitty
# Feb 08 2005 at 12:03 AM Rating: Default
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I find it odd of ALL the fish, this is one that I as a mithra cannot eat. /cry

Just to note. I had no status icons, and it clearly was the 'you cannot eat this' message.
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lol
# Jan 12 2005 at 1:17 AM Rating: Default
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i am 9 fishing and trying to break my composite rod with minnow bait! So i can skill up alchemy! But in 2h i got 15 of these fish and .2/.3 fishing skill up, but still not haven't broke my rod! :P Didn't use other fishing gear in this trip!
just a Q/A
# Dec 20 2004 at 5:33 PM Rating: Default
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i just got one today it has numbers on bottom right had coure is there someone i can give it to for a quest or do i just get more money the bigger they are? mine was 68 lm/330 pz and i used composite/sinking minnow nvm just read the last post...
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ATTENTION FISHERMEN
# Oct 15 2004 at 5:04 PM Rating: Default
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STRONG word of caution for anyone looking to level their fishing skill to 41 on Gugru Tuna:

You WILL break any rod often fishing for this due to high level fish that bite the same bait, so either go with plenty of light crystals and a big fish rod u can repair, or don't skill off this fish! I broke 2 composite rods and lost 2 minnows as a result in 30 minutes of fishing and only caught 4 tunas at 35 fishing skill, with a full set of Angler's Armor, fishing at First Quarter Moon on the Selbina-Mhaura ferry. Luckily my LS mate is a 90 Alchemist and fixed them for me :)

Edited, Fri Oct 15 18:07:32 2004
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Bait
# Jun 14 2004 at 6:23 PM Rating: Decent
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What kind of bait can I use to catch these, and what kind of rod would be best?
RE: Bait
# Jan 11 2005 at 7:19 AM Rating: Decent
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I used a composite and a sinking minnow. I caught two in a row on the ship to selbina. O yea, and my fishing skill was only at 7.5 at the time. The third time, i got a catch, but my rod broke.>< I got 0.3 skill up points from the breakage tho!
RE: Bait
# Jul 20 2004 at 7:39 PM Rating: Decent
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i caught one with composite/sinking minnow.
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RE: Bait
# Jun 30 2004 at 7:54 PM Rating: Decent
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I got one off the boat to selbina using a Composite fishing rod and sliced sardines ... hope that helps ya
RE: Bait
# Dec 08 2004 at 11:49 AM Rating: Decent
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Minnow on clothespole. (trying to break the rod for leveling woodworking)
Numbers
# Mar 14 2004 at 12:23 PM Rating: Default
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When you catch one it will have numbers at the bottom. I asked a high level player on the selbina-mhaura ferry, and he said that it was the fishes size. He didnt say what the size was for, does anyone know?
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RE: Numbers
# Mar 14 2004 at 12:57 PM Rating: Excellent
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From thread on Crafts Forum
Posted by Tahroh:

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It's the length and weight of the fish, the person in Mhuhra who tells you your fishing history tells you how many times you have cast your rod, how many times you have caught something and the biggest fish you have caught all in exachange for a Gugru Tuna!
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RE: Numbers
# Mar 22 2007 at 12:32 PM Rating: Decent
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I noticed the size of the fish in the description box and didn't know what it was for for a while. After doing some research, I found that the size of the fish is reported when that particular fish is the "Turn In" fish for the Pelican Ring tourny in Selbina. When the "Turn in" fish changes, you will notice that the fishes size will be removed from that fish and the new fish item will will have a size there. Now I may be wrong cause im not 100% sure but it is the only thing I can think of that would record the size..
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