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Fortnite Fishing Holes locations: Where to blow up Fishing Holes at Sharky Shell, Flopper Pond, Lazy Lake Island, and Lake Canoe

Fortnite Fishing Holes Blow Up locations
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We've been using Fortnite Fishing Holes for a while now as a guaranteed source of angling success, which has become increasingly useful in recent seasons when the range of fish available has been massively expanded, forming a complete collection of aquatic treats delivering a variety of effects when consumed. These feature prominently in the Fortnite Week 6 quests, as you not only have to blow up Fishing Holes at Sharky Shell, Sweaty Sands, or Flopper Pond, but also blow up Fishing Holes at Lazy Lake Island, Lake Canoe, and near Steamy Stacks. To complete your tasks you'll potentially have to visit a number of landmarks in Fortnite, which could be tricky if you're not familiar with where they are. Fret not as we've got you covered, with all of the Fortnite Fishing Holes locations you could need laid out below.

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Fortnite Fishing Holes locations

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Of the six Fortnite Fishing Holes locations featured in the two weekly quests, Sweaty Sands and Steamy Stacks are well established named locations on the island so should be easy to find. We've marked the other four Fortnite Fishing Holes on the map above, which are as follows:

  • Sharky Shell - north of Coral Castle
  • Flopper Pond - east of Holly Hedges
  • Lazy Lake Island - north of Misty Meadows
  • Lake Canoe - southwest of Dirty Docks

To blow up Fishing Holes in Fortnite, you need to launch an explosive at the rippling circle on the surface of the water to immediately reveal any fish and weapons contained within. The easiest way to do this is with one of the Fortnite motorboats, as they're equipped with unlimited rockets to shoot, however you can also use a grenade to achieve the same result as long as your aim is true – target the centre of the Fortnite Fishing Hole as the grenade shouldn't move once it hits the water.

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Iain originally joined Future in 2012 to write guides for CVG, PSM3, and Xbox World, before moving on to join GamesRadar in 2013 as Guides Editor. His words have also appeared in OPM, OXM, PC Gamer, GamesMaster, and SFX. He is better known to many as ‘Mr Trophy’, due to his slightly unhealthy obsession with amassing intangible PlayStation silverware, and he now has over 325 Platinum pots weighing down the shelves of his virtual award cabinet. He does not care for Xbox Achievements.