May Fish And Bugs To Catch In Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Animal Crossing: New Horizons has 160 creatures to catch ashore, sea, and air, but they are not all available at an equivalent time. the supply of your island’s bugs and fish will come and accompany the seasons. It’s May now which means new seasonal catches to donate to your museum, fill out your Critterpedia, and pad your wallet with some extra bells. It can also mark your last chance to catch fish and bugs that are going out of season in June. Seasonal fish and bugs are different countings on which hemisphere your island is in too, so we’ve listed both Northern and hemisphere arrivals below.

For a more comprehensive list of Animal Crossing’s critters, we have a full list of all 80 fish to catch, including what shadow sizes to seem out for, and an inventory of the 80 bugs to catch, with recommendations on finding a number of the rare ones.

Here are all the new fish and bugs you’ll catch in Animal Crossing: New Horizons in May. We’ve sorted by bells so you recognize what to specialize in, but if you are a completionist, it is vital to catch them all!

May Fish And Bugs In Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Northern Hemisphere

New May Fish Price Location / Size Time
Mahi-Mahi 6000 Pier / 5 All day
Giant Trevally 4500 Pier / 5 All day
Angelfish 3000 River / 2 4 PM – 9 AM
Betta 2500 River / 2 9 AM – 4 PM
Nibble Fish 1500 River / 1 9 AM – 4 PM
Catfish 800 Pond / 4 4 PM – 9 AM
Rainbowfish 800 River / 1 9 AM – 4 PM
Frog 120 Pond / 2 All day

May brings a couple of brand-new arrivals to the Animal Crossing series, including the betta, mahi-mahi, and rainbowfish.

New May Bugs Price Location Time
Scorpion 8000 Ground 7 PM – 4 AM
Banded Dragonflly 4500 Flying 8 AM – 5 PM
Queen Alexandra’s Birdwing 4000 Flying near flowers 8 AM – 4 PM
Great Purple Emperor 3000 Flying near flowers 4 AM – 7 PM
Rosalia Batesi Beetle 3000 Tree stumps All day
Diving Beetle 800 River/pond (surface) 8 AM – 7 PM
Violin Beetle 450 Tree stumps All day
Pondskater 130 River/pond (surface) 8 AM – 7 PM

The rosalia batesi beetle makes its Animal Crossing series debut in New Horizons. You can find this bright blue black-spotted beetle on tree stumps

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