Animal Crossing New Leaf October Bugs & Fish

October Bugs and Fish

Following is a list of all the bugs and fish to be captured in New Leaf for the month of October. Let’s get catching!
Prices listed are based on Re-Tail’s buying price.

Not a lot new this month. Fall is officially here.

Blue = not available the previous month. In other words, new!
Red = not available next month. In other words, last chance!
Green = not available the previous month or next month. In other words, get it while you can!

Name 日本語の名前 Location time Price
Red Dragonfly アキアカネ in the air1 8:00-18:59 80
Ant アリ on candy, spoiled turnips2 all day 80
Rice Grasshopper イナゴ on the ground 8:00-18:59 400
Monarch Butterfly オオカバマダラ near flowers1 4:00-16:59 140
Mantis カマキリ on flowers1 8:00-16:59 430
Stinkbug カメムシ on trees all day 120
Spider クモ shake from trees2 all day 300
House Centipede ゲジ under rocks 19:00-07:59 250
Cricket コオロギ on the ground1 17:00-7:59 130
Long Locust ショウリョウバッタ on the ground1 8:00-18:59 200
Bell Cricket スズムシ on the ground1 17:00-7:59 430
Pill Bug ダンゴムシ hit rocks all day 250
Giant Petaltail テイオウムカシヤンマ in the air1 17:00-18:59 8000
Ladybug テントウムシ on flowers1 8:00-16:59 200
Migratory Locust トノサマバッタ on the ground 8:00-18:59 600
Stick Bug ナナフシ on trees 4:00-7:59; 17:00-18:59 600
Flea ノミ stuck to villagers2 all day 70
Violin Beetle バイオリンムシ on tree stumps1 4:00-16:59 260
Fly ハエ on spoiled turnips, garbage1,2 all day 60
Bee ハチ shake trees2 all day 2,500
Orchid Mantis ハナカマキリ on white flowers1 8:00-16:59 2,400
Tiger Beetle ハンミョウ on the ground1 8:00-18:59 1,500
Wharf Roach フナムシ on the beach all day 200
bagworm ミノムシ shake trees2< 17:00-7:59am 300
Centipede ムカデ under rocks 16:00-23:00 300

1. Not in rainy weather
2. Not when gates are open

Name 日本語の名前 Location time price
Horse Mackerel アジ ocean all day 150
Yellow Perch イエローパーチ river all day 240
Barred Knifejaw イシダイ ocean all day 5,000
Dace ウグイ river all day 200
Moray Eel ウツボ ocean all day 2000
Ray エイ ocean 4:00-21:00 3000
Angelfish エンゼルフィッシュ river 4:00-8:59; 16:00-3:59 3,000
Pale Chub オイカワ river 9:00-15:59 200
Char オイワナ waterfalls and mouth of the river 4:00-20:59 3800
Dab カレイ ocean all day 300
Goldfish キンギョ river all day 1,300
Guppy グッピー river 9:00-15:59 1,300
Carp コイ river all day 300
Coelacanth シーラカンス ocean (in the rain) 4:00-8:59; 16:00-3:59 15,000
Mitten Crab シャンハイガニ river 16:00-8:59 – starting on the 15th 2,000
Sea Bass スズキ ocean all day 200
Red Snapper タイ ocean all day 3,000
sea horse タツノオトシゴ ocean all day 1,110
pop-eyed goldfish デメキン river 9:00-15:59 1,300
freshwater goby ドンコ river 4:00-8:59; 16:00-3:59 300
catfish ナマズ pond 4:00-8:59; 16:00-3:59 800
barbel steed ニゴイ river all day 200
Koi ニシキゴイ river 4:00-8:59; 16:00-3:59 4,000
Rainbow Trout ニジマス river 4:00-20:59 800
neon tetra ネオンテトラ river 9:00-15:59 500
Pike パイク river 4:00-20:59 1800
olive flounder ヒラメ ocean all day 800
crucian carp フナ river all day 120
black bass ブラックバス river all day 300
bluegill ブルーギル river 9:00-15:59 120
Cherry Salmon ヤマメ river 4:00-20:59 1,000

The location for sea creatures refers to whether you can capture them in the village or on the island.

Sea Creatures
Name 日本語の名前 Location Time Price
pearl oyster アゴヤガイ village all day 1,600
Sweet Shrimp アマエビ village 16:00-8:59 – starting from the 15th 650
abalone アワビ village 4:00-8:59; 16:00-3:59 400
Spiny Lobster イセエビ village 21:00-3:59 – starting from the 15th 3,000
sea anemone イソギンチャク village all day 100
sea slug ウミウシ village all day 200
Oyster オイスター village all day 400
Turban Shell サザエ village 16:00-8:59 300
mantis shrimp シャコ village 4:00-8:59; 16:00-3:59 1,250
Octopus タコ village all day – starting from the 15th 1200
ear shell トコブシ village 4:00-8:59; 16:00-3:59 300
Clam ハマグリ village all day 300
starfish ヒトデ village all day 100
acorn barnacle フジツボ village all day 200
scallop ホタテ village all day 1,000
lobster ロブスター village all day 2,500

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