Poll - El's Extreme Anglin' - WoW Fishing Guide
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This page contains the results of polls conducted among El's readers.

Previous poll results are shown below:

Past Poll: Do you fish in real life?

((Do you fish in real life?))
AnswerPercentage of all votes
Yes, often!10%
Yes, occasionally.23%
Not any more, but I know how.41%
No, I have never caught a real fish!26%

This poll ran from 1 to 25 February 2008. A total of 5,299 votes cast were cast. Read further forum discussion.

Past Poll: Have you won the Stranglethorn Fishing Extravaganza?

Have you won the Stranglethorn Fishing Extravaganza?
AnswerPercentage of all votes
Yes!9%
I have the hat, gloves and fishing line, but have never won the contest.5%
No, not yet.85%

This poll ran from 1 to 31 January 2008. A total of 3,784 votes were cast. There can only be one winner of the contest each week, so it isn't surprising that relatively few have won. Read further forum discussion.

Past Poll: Crafty or Ironjaw?

Crafty or Ironjaw?
AnswerPercentage of all votes
Old Crafty - it swims across Orgrimmar!18%
Old Ironjaw - is is uncatchable! Trust me, I have tried...25%
The 1 Ring - no contest!57%

This poll ran from 26 November to 9 December 2007. Just 536 votes were cast, suggesting a clear preference for "none of the above". Crafty and Ironjaw were the two newly discovered rare catches ((introduced by patch 2.3)).

Past Poll: Is the Find Fish (pool tracking) ability a good idea?

Is the Find Fish (pool tracking) ability a good idea?
AnswerPercentage of all votes
Yes, I do not know how I managed without it!38%
Yes, but pools take far too long to show up on the mini-map.15%
Yes, but it should have always been available, like tracking ore.31%
No, now anyone can spot MY pools!10%
No, the fish stocks of Azeroth and Outland will be threatened...7%

This poll ran from 16 to 26 November 2007. A total of 1,154 votes were cast. The ability to track pools on the mini-map had just been introduced ((by patch 2.3)). Consensus was that the Find Fish ability was a "good thing", and probably should have been available sooner.

Past Poll: Have you caught Mr. Pinchy?

Have you caught Mr. Pinchy?
AnswerPercentage of all votes
Yes, I have caught Mr. Pinchy18%
No, not yet68%
Ask me again once I reach level 70!13%

The poll ran from 24 October to 16 November 2007. A total of 5,534 votes were cast.

Past Poll: Have the recent changes made fishing more enjoyable?

Have the recent changes made fishing more enjoyable?
AnswerPercentage of all votes
Yes, I enjoy fishing more now ((since patch 2.1))60%
No, I enjoyed fishing more before6%
No, about the same as before14%
I never "enjoyed" fishing!20%

This poll ran from 10 June to 10 July 2007. A total of 2,903 votes were cast. That's just under a tenth of readers ((unique visitors)) of the front page during the period. The poll was a response to complaints on the official forums about the changes to fishing ((introduced in patch 2.1.0)). The results show a clear majority find fishing more enjoyable after the changes, while very few find it less enjoyable.