Animal Crossing: New Horizons Bugs and Fish Leaving After May

Hey, Animal Crossing: New Horizons players! June is almost here, and that means a ton of May bugs and fish are going to become unavailable for you to catch next month! Of course, the bugs and fish that’ll be going away are different depending on which hemisphere you’re playing in, so be sure to check the appropriate section below to see what’s disappearing! For the Northern Hemisphere, next month is the start of shark season! Be on the lookout for finned ocean fish!

 

Northern Hemisphere

 

The following bugs and fish won’t be available to catch after May’s over in the Northern Hemisphere:

 

  • Mole Cricket (Found underground all day)
  • Loach (Found in the river all day)
  • Golden Trout (Found in the river on clifftops from 4 p.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Oarfish (Found in the ocean all day)

 

The following bugs and fish will be available to catch starting in June in the Northern Hemisphere:

 

  • Emperor Butterfly (Found flying around from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m.)
  • Firefly (Found flying around from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m.)
  • Drone Beetle (Found on trees all day)
  • Goliath Beetle (Found on palm trees from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m.)
  • Rainbow Stag (Found on trees from 7 p.m. to 8 a.m.)
  • Mosquito (Found flying around from 5 p.m. to 4 a.m.)
  • Giant Snakehead (Found in ponds from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Tilapia (Found in rivers all day)
  • Piranha (Found in rivers from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and again from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.)
  • Arowana (Found in rivers from 4 p.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Dorado (Found in rivers from 4 a.m. to 9 p.m.)
  • Gar (Found in ponds from 4 p.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Arapaima (Found in rivers from 4 p.m. to 9 a.m..)
  • Saddled Bichir (Found in rivers from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.)
  • Ribbon Eel (Found in the ocean all day)
  • Saw Shark (Found in the ocean from 4 p.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Hammerhead Shark (Found in the ocean from 4 p.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Great White Shark (Found in the ocean from 4 p.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Whale Shark (Found in the ocean all day)
  • Suckerfish (Found in the ocean all day)

 

Need something to reference on the fly? Download this handy infographic we put together for the Northern Hemisphere!

 

 

Southern Hemisphere

 

The following bugs and fish won’t be available to catch after May’s over in the Southern Hemisphere:

 

  • Monarch Butterfly (Found flying around from 4 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
  • Long Locust (Found on the ground from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.0
  • Migratory Locust (Found on the ground from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
  • Rice Grasshopper (Found on the ground from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
  • Cricket (Found on the ground from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m.)
  • Mantis (Found on flowers from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
  • Orchid Mantis (Found on white flowers from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
  • Walking Stick (Found on trees from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m., and again from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.)
  • Flea (Found on villagers all day)
  • Cherry Salmon (Found in clifftop river ponds from 4 p.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Char (Found in clifftop river ponds from 4 p.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Golden Trout (Found in clifftop rivers from 4 p.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Mitten Crab (Found in rivers from 4 p.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Guppy (Found in rivers from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Neon Tetra (Found in rivers from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Sea Horse (Found in the ocean all day)
  • Zebra Turkeyfish (Found in the ocean all day)
  • Barred Knifejaw (Found in the ocean all day)
  • Ray (Found in the ocean from 4 a.m. to 9 p.m.)

 

The following bugs and fish will be available to catch starting in June in the Southern Hemisphere:

 

  • Emperor Butterfly (Found flying around from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m.)
  • Rajah Brooke’s Birdwing (Found flying around from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
  • Dung Beetle (Found on the ground rolling snowballs all day)
  • Pond Smelt (Found in the river all day)
  • Stringfish (Found in clifftop rivers from 4 p.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Sea Butterfly (Found in the ocean all day)
  • Squid (Found in the ocean all day)
  • Oarfish (Found in the ocean all day)

 

Need something to reference on the fly? Download this handy infographic we put together for the Southern Hemisphere!

 

 

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Written by Daniel Dell-Cornejo

Daniel is an editor at Nintendo Wire. Always with his head in the clouds, he is never apart from his creative thoughts – a blessing for an aspiring fiction writer. As a journalist and lifelong gamer, he aims to provide readers with the very best in Nintendo coverage.

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