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Read this Animal Crossing: New Horizons Switch (ACNH) Guide on Cherry salmon. Find out the rarity, sell price, value, shadow size & what time of the day and year it spawns!!!

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Cherry salmon - Price and Spawn Conditions

Cherry salmon - Appearance and Price

Cherry salmon
Cherry salmon
Shadow SizeSell Price
MediumMedium1000 bells

Spawn Conditions・Time Of Day

Time Of YearN:Mar ~ June, Sept ~ Nov
S:Sept ~ Dec, Mar ~ May
Time Of Day4pm ~ 9am
Spawn LocationRiver

Best Way To Catch Cherry Salmon

Can Only Be Caught On Cliffs


The Cherry Salmon is a fish of uncommon rarity which only inhabits bodies of water found on top of cliffs. As long as the water is on an elevated place reachable with stairs or a ladder, a pond or river are both okay!

Increase The Number Of Cliffs On Your Island

By using the Island Designer tool, you'll be able to make more cliffs on your island, meaning it's possible to increase your chance of catching this fish even without using bait. You'll need to get a rank 3 island rating to unlock this feature, however!

> Island Designer Tool Details

Make Bodies Of Water On The Cliffs

Try expanding the amount of water you have on top of cliffs to improve your chances of seeing a Cherry Salmon. If you don't care too much about appearances, just build a whole bunch of lakes and rivers on top of cliffs to get the best results.

Use Bait


If you want to catch Cherry Salmon quickly, you're definitely going to want to use bait. Go fishing after you've made enough bait - the manila clams needed to make the bait can be obtained easier on rainy days, so give that a try!

> More Info On Manila Clams

Also Spawn On Mystery Islands

Waterfall Island

By using Nook Miles to go on a Mystery Island Tour, you have the chance of ending up on an island with 4 waterfalls. This is an ideal spot for those who don't have the Island Designer Tool unlocked and lack fish bait. If you've got miles to spare, try this method out.

Check Out Our Full Mystery Island Guide

Cherry salmon - Spawning Months

Spawn Period - Northern Hemisphere

Spawn Period - Southern Hemisphere

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Anonymous 3

I have caught several Cherry Salmon at 11:50-12:00 so I think the times need researching further

Anonymous 2

I have caught in clifftop pond and river

Anonymous 1

I caught this fish in the clifftop pond, not river.

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