Arcanite Fishing Pole
The Arcanite Fishing Pole is the second-best fishing pole available for fishing, with a +40 bonus to fishing skill.
This item is a competitive reward from the quest , the first-prize turn-in for the Stranglethorn Fishing Extravaganza.
The Arcanite Fishing Pole has no explicit level requirement, however one must be level 10 to train in Artisan level fishing in order to reach fishing skill level 300 and be able to equip it. You can acquire it earlier, but you will not be able to use it.
For a long time, the Arcanite Fishing Pole was the best available; 15 or 20 skill points over the other serious fishing poles, and 10 skill points over the . However, with the introduction of the , it is now only second-best.
A previous patch increased the bonus from +35 to +40.