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This is a list of the best fishing games and fishing simulators of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated fishing games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest fishing games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these fishing games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging fishing games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new fishing games.

This list features fishing sim games like Cabela's Outdoor Adventures and Harvest Moon: Back to Nature.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best fishing games?" and "What is the greatest fishing game of all time?"

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Fishing Resort is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Fishing Resort Nov 22 2011 Fishing Resort, known in Japan and Korea as Family Fishing, is a fishing video game developed by Prope for the Wii home console. It features 8 different areas for the player to fish and do ...more

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Reel Fishing II is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Reel Fishing II Reel Fishing II is the final Reel Fishing game on the PlayStation. It was published by Natsume. It features 19 levels and tons of different types of fish.

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Bassin's Black Bass with Hank ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Bassin's Black Bass with Hank Parker Dec 31 1994 Bassin's Black Bass with Hank Parker, known in Japan as Super Black Bass 2 is a 1994 tournament-based fishing video game developed by Starfish and published by Hot B for the Super NES. The ...more

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The Black Bass is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
The Black Bass 1992 The Black Bass, known in Japan as The Black Bass II, is a NES fishing video game, developed by HOT・B and released in June 1989. Although simply titled, it is the second game released in HOT・B's ...more

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Super Black Bass Fishing is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Super Black Bass Fishing

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Hooked! Real Motion Fishing is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Hooked! Real Motion Fishing 2007 Hooked! Real Motion Fishing is a fishing video game for the Wii video game console, released on October 30, 2007. The game supports Nintendo Wi-Fi and comes with a free fishing rod attachment ...more

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Sega Bass Fishing is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Sega Bass Fishing 1999 Sega Bass Fishing, also known as Get Bass, is an arcade fishing video game developed in 1997 by Sega for the Sega Model 3 hardware. The game has since been ported to the Sega Dreamcast, ...more

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Pro Fishing Challenge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Pro Fishing Challenge Aug 31 2004

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Bass Masters Classic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time

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Rapala Pro Bass Fishing is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Rapala Pro Bass Fishing Sep 28 2010

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Gone Fishin' is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Gone Fishin' Jan 01 1994 Gone Fishin' is a fishing video game for DOS operating system, released in 1994 by Amtex. In the game, located in Bay of Quinte in Lake Ontario, the player can take part of a fishing tournament. ...more

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Reel Fishing is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Reel Fishing Mar 31 1998 Reel Fishing is the first in the Reel Fishing series of fishing video games. It was released on the PlayStation. It was published by Natsume.

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American Bass Challenge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
American Bass Challenge American Bass Challenge, known in Japan as Super Black Bass Advance, is a fishing video game developed by Starfish for the Game Boy Advance. It was published in Japan by Starfish on August 8, ...more

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Field & Stream: Trophy Bass 3D is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Field & Stream: Trophy Bass 3D

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Reel Fishing Paradise 3D is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Reel Fishing Paradise 3D 2011 Reel Fishing Paradise 3D is a fishing video game developed and published by Natsume Company Ltd. as part of the Reel Fishing franchise for the Nintendo 3DS.

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Breath of Fire: Fishing Teache... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time

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Pro Bass Fishing 2003 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Pro Bass Fishing 2003

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Sega Marine Fishing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Sega Marine Fishing 1999 Sega Marine Fishing is a fishing video game in which the player attempts to catch various marine sport fish. The gameplay's emphasis was on enticing fish to bite onto the lure and then ...more

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TNN Bass Tournament of Champio... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
TNN Bass Tournament of Champions 1994 TNN Bass Tournament of Champions is a Super Nintendo Entertainment System and Mega Drive/Genesis fishing video game based on the defunct Nashville Network. It is known in Japan as Larry Nixon's ...more

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Bass Landing is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Bass Landing Sep 07 2000

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Lake Masters is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Lake Masters

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Lake Masters 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Lake Masters 2

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Harvest Moon: Back to Nature is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Harvest Moon: Back to Nature 1999 Harvest Moon: Back to Nature is a video game in the farm simulation series Harvest Moon, developed by Victor Interactive Software. It is the first Harvest Moon game for a non-Nintendo console. ...more

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Shimano Xtreme Fishing is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Shimano Xtreme Fishing 2009

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Carpcraft Carp Fishing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
John Stirzaker added Carpcraft Carp Fishing 2016

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Fisherman's Bait 2: Big Ol' Ba... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Fisherman's Bait 2: Big Ol' Bass Nov 24 1999

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Jimmy Houston's Bass Tournamen... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Jimmy Houston's Bass Tournament USA

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Bass Masters 2000 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Bass Masters 2000 Dec 01 1999 Bass Masters 2000, developed by Mass Media and published by THQ is a bass fishing video game released for the Nintendo 64 in 1999.

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Championship Bass is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Championship Bass

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Mark Davis Pro Bass Challenge is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Mark Davis Pro Bass Challenge 2005 Mark Davis Pro Bass Challenge is a bass fishing video game for the Nintendo GameCube and Sony PlayStation 2.

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Mark Davis' The Fishing Master is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Mark Davis' The Fishing Master 1996 Mark Davis' The Fishing Master is a Super Nintendo Entertainment System fishing video game that features fishing in rural lakes. The game also featured Mark Davis' voice. It is also known for ...more

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Lake Masters Pro is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Lake Masters Pro

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Matt Hayes Fishing is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Matt Hayes Fishing Jan 01 2002 Matt Hayes Fishing is a fishing video game for Windows, released in 2002 by Electronic Arts and endorsed by British angler Matt Hayes. In the game the player can fish for seven species of fish ...more

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Rapala Trophies is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Rapala Trophies Aug 23 2006

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Fishing Master is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Fishing Master 2007 Fishing Master is a fishing video game for the Nintendo's Wii console that was released on September 18, 2007. In this game the player uses the Wii Remote to fish. Most of the fish players can ...more

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Rapala: We Fish is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Rapala: We Fish Sep 22 2009

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Nushi Tsuri 64: Shiokaze ni No... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Nushi Tsuri 64: Shiokaze ni Notte

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Angler's Club: Ultimate Bass F... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Angler's Club: Ultimate Bass Fishing 3D Jul 02 2011

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River King Mystic Valley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
River King Mystic Valley 2008

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Space Fishermen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Space Fishermen

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Pro Cast Sport Fishing is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Pro Cast Sport Fishing Aug 27 2003

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PokéPark Fishing Rally DS is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
PokéPark Fishing Rally DS 2005

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ESPN Great Outdoor Games: Bass... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
ESPN Great Outdoor Games: Bass 2002 Nov 29 2001

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Itoi Shigesato no Bass Tsuri N... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Itoi Shigesato no Bass Tsuri No. 1 Itoi Shigesato no Bass Tsuri No. 1 is a fishing video game developed and released only in Japan for the Super Famicom on February 21, 1997 and updated for broadcast as eight different episodes ...more

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Bass Rush Dream is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Bass Rush Dream

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TNN Outdoors Fishing Champ is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
TNN Outdoors Fishing Champ

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Fisherman's Bass Club is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Fisherman's Bass Club Nov 30 2002

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Big Bass World Championship is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Big Bass World Championship

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Bass Pro Shops: The Strike is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
ShawnP. added Bass Pro Shops: The Strike

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Cocoto Fishing Master is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Cocoto Fishing Master Dec 04 2007 Cocoto Fishing Master is a 2005 fishing video game developed by Neko Entertainment for the PlayStation 2 and the Wii, where it was released as a WiiWare game. Part of the Cocoto series, the game ...more