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The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time 

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Updated September 24, 2019 1.6k votes 428 voters 106.2k views 80 items

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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, 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 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... 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, 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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Hooked! Real Motion Fish... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Released: 2007 (SIMS Co.)
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) 5 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Released: 1999 (Cavia)
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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The Black Bass is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Released: 1992 (Hot B)
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) 7 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
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Reel Fishing is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Released: 1998 (Victor Interactive Software)
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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Gone Fishin' is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
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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Fisherman's Bait 2: Big ... is listed (or ranked) 10 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) 11 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
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American Bass Challenge ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
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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Pro Fishing Challenge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
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Reel Fishing Paradise 3D... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
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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Sega Marine Fishing is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Released: 1999 (Sega Wow)
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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Bass Landing is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
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Jimmy Houston's Bass Tou... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
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Field & Stream: Trop... is listed (or ranked) 18 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) 19 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
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Matt Hayes Fishing is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Released: 2002 (Electronic Arts)
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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Mark Davis' The Fishing ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Released: 1996 (Natsume Co.)
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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Harvest Moon: Back to Na... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Released: 1999 (Marvelous Entertainment Inc.)
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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Breath of Fire: Fishing ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Released: 2005 (Capcom)
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Mark Davis Pro Bass Chal... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Released: 2005 (Sims)
Mark Davis Pro Bass Challenge is a bass fishing video game for the Nintendo GameCube and Sony PlayStation 2.
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TNN Bass Tournament of C... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Released: 1994 (ASC Games)
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