Fish to catch in September in Animal Crossing New Horizons

September is here, and there is some new content for Animal Crossing New Horizons players to explore. Not only are acorns and pinecones available for the DIY Fall recipes, but there are also some new and returning fish to catch. Here’s a look at all the fish to catch in September in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

This guide is for players in the Northern Hemisphere, so take note of the seasonality. For players in the Southern Hemisphere, the seasonality is usually a six month difference.

Fish to catch in September in Animal Crossing New Horizons

We have six fish to catch starting in September. These are the Pike, Cherry Salmon, Char, Golden Trout, Mitten Crab, and Sturgeon. Additionally, there are two fish exclusive to September: Salmon and King Salmon. You can check each of the fish’s stats below, including seasonality, active hours, and location.

Pike

  • Seasonality: September-December
  • Active Hours: All Day
  • Location: River
  • Price: 1800

Cherry Salmon

  • Seasonality: September-November, March-June
  • Active Hours: All Day
  • Location: River (Clifftop)
  • Price: 1,000

Char

  • Seasonality: September-November, March-June
  • Active Hours: All Day
  • Location: River (Clifftop)
  • Price: 3,800

Golden Trout

  • Seasonality: September-November, March-May
  • Active Hours: 4 pm – 9 am
  • Location: River (Clifftop)
  • Price: 15,000

Mitten Crab

  • Seasonality: September-November
  • Active Hours: 4 pm – 9 am
  • Location: River
  • Price: 2,000

Sturgeon

  • Seasonality: September-March
  • Active Hours: All Day
  • Location: River (Mouth)
  • Price: 10,000

You can only catch the Salmon and King Salmon exclusively during September. Both of them spawn at the river mouths. If you’re not sure what the river mouth is, it’s where the river meets the ocean. These fish are by no means challenging to catch as they are reasonably common in the river mouths. 

Salmon

  • Seasonality: September
  • Active Hours: All Day
  • Location: River (Mouth)
  • Price: 700

King Salmon

  • Seasonality: September
  • Active Hours: All Day
  • Location: River (Mouth)
  • Price: 1,800

That’s all the new fish to catch in September in Animal Crossing New Horizons. You can check out our fish location and price guide if you want to get an overall look at all their availabilities and stats.