For the item used in aquariums, see Fishing guild decoration.
Fishing Guild

The Fishing Guild is a members-only guild located in a fenced area north of East Ardougne; west of Hemenster, which was released on 17 June 2002. To enter, players must have a Fishing level of 68; boosts from fishing potions, fish pies (both +3 Fishing boost), admiral pies (+5 Fishing boost), or brown spicy stews (-5 to +5 range of Fishing boost) can be used to boost one's level in order to enter the guild, making the lowest level to possibly enter 63. Players should note that if they log out while using one of the boosters, they will be teleported back outside the guild. It is recommended to take a stat-boosting item out of the bank before logging out, so that one can use the boost immediately and enter the guild again.

Aside from Catherby, the Fishing Guild is one of the most popular places to fish because of the nearby bank and obelisk. It is also one of the few guilds that is usually filled with players, unlike the Crafting Guild, which is often empty in members' worlds. For this reason, players who want to relax and socialise can visit the Fishing Guild for the perfect environment.

Right inside the guild is the master fisher. Players can talk to him to receive fishing advice or to purchase a Fishing Cape of Accomplishment for 99,000 coins.


The Fishing Guild is located south-west of Seers' Village and north of Ardougne, in the village of Hemenster. There are several transportation options:


Fish Flingers

Fish Flingers is a Distraction and Diversion added to the game on 23 March 2010. It can be started by talking to one of the fishermen located inside and outside the Fishing Guild. You can also collect rewards or get more info about the rewards by talking to the fisherman's wife outside of the Fishing Guild.

Deep Sea Fishing

Main article: Deep Sea Fishing

Talking to Goomah will allow you to travel to the Deep Sea Fishing hub.


The Fishing Guild contains three main buildings: the entrance hall, the bank, and the fishing store.

They are explained in detail below.

Entrance hall

Fishing Guild main entrance

The main entrance hall

Fishing Guild entrance hall

A view of the interior, showing the harpoon, big fishing net, range, and lobster cage.

Here is a range which players can use to cook food. It is fairly close to a bank. However, many players go to cook next to the bank in the Rogues' Den, since there is an everlasting fire next to the banker, or in the Cooking Guild with varrock armour 3. A lobster pot, harpoon, and big fishing net spawn here. There is also a ladder that leads to the second floor, which contains beds for the employees.


Fishing Guild bank

The bank

Players can access their bank here. It is adjacent to the fishing store. Notably, this is the closest bank to shark and lobster fishing spots. The bank is also a location used in Treasure Trails. Blowing a raspberry whilst completing a clue scroll causes a double agent to appear. This near immediate access to a bank makes the Fishing Guild brilliant for profit and experience alike. Fisherman Jones can be found just outside of the bank. He is the starting point for the quest Deadliest Catch.

Fishing store

Fishing Guild shop

The fishing store

There is a Fishing Guild Shop run by a man named Roachey. He has a supply of fishing bait (3 coins each) and feathers (6 coins each).

He will buy and sell player-stocked raw or cooked cod, mackerel, bass, tuna, lobster and swordfish.


The Fishing Guild contains a small Summoning obelisk for recharging Summoning points. It is right at the entrance to the northern dock. This obelisk is invaluable for players who are using familiars such as the granite crab, ibis, or granite lobster to accompany them while fishing.


Fishing Guild docks

The fishing docks

There are about 11 cage/harpoon (lobsters and tuna/swordfish) spots, and about 9 net/harpoon (bass, mackerel, cod, casket, plus sharks) spots scattered around two docks. The northern dock is closest to the bank, whilst the southern dock is closest to the cooking range. There is also a man walking around on the northern dock. The northern dock usually has more cage/harpoon spots than the southern dock, whilst the southern dock usually has more net/harpoon spots, though there is a chance of the spots going on the opposite dock.

The guild is ideal for players fishing sharks, lobsters, tuna, and swordfish. The proximity of a bank and a range allows almost non-stop fishing, making it a great place to train.


  • There's no bank in the Runescape Classic Fishing Guild. Instead, you find certers to cert your fish where the bank currently is.
  • The Fishing Guild was updated on the 23 March 2010 to include the Fish Flingers Distraction and Diversion.
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