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List of the Best Countries for Fishing ranked from best to worst. Most of our planet is covered in water, providing fishermen with endless opportunities to do what they love. Which country is the best for fishing? That depends if you are more focused on quality or quantity. Vote on this list of the best countries for fishing and share your water wisdom with the world.

China accounts for over 30 percent of the world's fish production, making them the number one country for fishing when it comes to sheer numbers. Carp, trout, salmon and perch are all amongst the most popular species of fish found in China. India is also a major fishing country for its ample coastline as well as its fresh water options.

For fishermen who are looking to take home a trophy, Australia is a great place to start. The Great Barrier Reef is rich with marine life, giving sportsmen the opportunity to catch a marlin in one of the natural wonders of the world. The United States also offer fishermen a variety of options for a great catch off the coasts of California, Florida, and Louisiana.

Which country is the best for fishing? Vote on this list of the best countries for fishing and tell us your fish tale in the comments section.

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Canada is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Canada Ottawa

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Australia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Australia Canberra

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New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
New Zealand Wellington

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Norway is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Norway Oslo

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Iceland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Iceland Reykjavik

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Spain is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Spain Madrid

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United States of America is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
United States of America Washington^! D.C.

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Argentina is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Argentina Buenos Aires

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Mexico is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Mexico Mexico City

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Portugal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Portugal Lisbon

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Greece is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Greece Athens

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Italy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Italy Rome

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England is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
England London

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South Africa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
South Africa Bloemfontein, Cape Town Pretoria

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Denmark is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Denmark Copenhagen

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Chile is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Chile Santiago

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Peru is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Peru Lima

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Brazil is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Brazil BrasĂ­lia

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Cyprus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Cyprus Nicosia

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France is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
France Paris

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Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Netherlands Amsterdam

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Ecuador is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Ecuador Quito

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Venezuela is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Venezuela Caracas

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South Korea is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
South Korea Seoul

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Namibia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Namibia Windhoek

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Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing

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Japan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Japan Tokyo

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Thailand is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Thailand Bangkok

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Bangladesh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Bangladesh Dhaka

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Sweden is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Sweden Stockholm

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Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

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Philippines is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Philippines Manila

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Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Indonesia Jakarta

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Costa Rica is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Costa Rica San José

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Russia is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Russia Moscow

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Morocco is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Morocco Rabat

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Egypt is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Egypt Cairo

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Scotland is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Scotland Edinburgh

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Nigeria is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Nigeria Abuja

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Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Vietnam Hanoi

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Turkey is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Turkey Ankara

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Pakistan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Pakistan Islamabad

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Iran is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Iran Tehran

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India is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
India New Delhi

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China is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
China Beijing

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Taiwan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Taiwan Taipei