Solution to World Fisherman
by Nathan Pinsker
In this puzzle, you're tasked with catching the five Legendary Fish. However, we have no clue how to go about doing it — so we must start by catching normal fish. The rules for catching normal fish are described in the solution for Catch and Release.
As we catch fish, we may notice that the plaque for each fish also has a sticky note with a word on it. Reading the notes sequentially for each pool yields an instruction. Performing that instruction and then fishing at that pool will yield the Legendary Fish for that location.
Send five teammates to the "Under the Dock" area beneath the Sailing Pavilion. Then have a sixth teammate fish to catch the legendary, Rock Smobster.
Building 26 Basement
Change your hair color to lemon chiffon (#FFFACD), then fish to catch the legendary, Silver Swordfish.
"Shabby pokemon" refers to Feebas (#349), a famously difficult Pokémon to catch. Enter "349349" into the nearby Minerva cluster, then fish to catch the legendary, Kyogre.
Cast your line, type "serendipity" on your keyboard, and then reel it in to catch the legendary, Queen Cakefish.
Upon submitting "OTHERWORLDLY FISH" to the Hunt website, teams received the instructions: Draw us a fish and send it to us as a PNG image. After teams emailed us a fish drawing, we would then get back to them with the following email:
Dear [team name], Thank you for your fish drawing! We're not sure what prompted you to send us this, but Cameron's a huge fan nonetheless. He put it up on our bulletin board for the whole lab to see. Also—our instruments have sensed that something has changed in ⊥IW. Perhaps if you're really patient, you can catch a glimpse of something special. Best, Robin
After receiving the email, simply cast your line, wait 15 seconds, and then reel in, to catch the legendary, Otherworldly Fish. Its graphic will match the image that teams sent us.
Once you've caught all five Legendary Fish, you'll automatically complete the field goal, obtaining the answer O'DONOGHUE'S.