The Big fish is a discontinued random event. While fishing, a large fish would sometimes appear in a fishing spot and eat the player's fishing equipment, then spit it somewhere nearby, usually 3 to 10 squares away. When this happened, the player had to find their equipment quickly before someone else saw it and took it or it would disappear. When the player had found the equipment, then they could go back to fishing. When this event happened, the fishing spot would usually move to a new location as well. The Big Fish was discontinued as part of the 25 February 2009 Random Event update.
- If the player used the Barbarian Fishing method for Harpooning, this event would not occur.
- The Posh fountain built using Construction has two of models of these fish on it spraying water from their mouths.
- The examine text for the big fish was 'I can see fishes swimming in the water' which was the examine text for a fishing spot.