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Small Fish Trap
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Version 1.14
Category Equipment
Repairable With None
Size 2 Slots (1x2)
Weight 60 g (0.13 lb)
Absorbency 0%
Locations Can be crafted or found on dead fishermen zombies along the coast.
Rarity Unknown
The neck has been cut off and placed, inverted, back in the bottle. This funnel traps any fish who dare to venture in to find food. — In-game description

The Small Fish Trap is a type of equipment in DayZ Standalone. It is used to catch small fish like Sardines or Bitterlings.


This trap can be placed into any body of water using the corresponding action when the item is in your hands. You then have to place some bait in the form of Earthworm in it to lure fish into the trap. After quite some time you will find either Sardines in salt water or Bitterlings in fresh water. It will take anywhere from 30-50 minutes before you trap will be triggered, though you have an estimated 25 % chance of not recieving anything at all. Each time you use your trap its condition will be reduced by one step (e.g from pristine to worn) meaning you can recieve a maximum of 4 fish per trap.


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