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

List RulesVote up the best video games in the fishing genre.


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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    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.  ...more
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    DeveloperCavia, Sega Wow, SIMS Co., Ltd.

    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, Microsoft  ...more
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    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 player  ...more
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    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 several  ...more
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    Mar 31 1998

    DeveloperVictor 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.  ...more
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    Aug 28 1992

    DeveloperHot 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 Black  ...more
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    DeveloperSega 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 successfully  ...more
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    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.  ...more
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    DeveloperSIMS Co., Ltd.

    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 with  ...more
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    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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    DeveloperSims, SIMS Co., Ltd.

    Mark Davis Pro Bass Challenge is a bass fishing video game for the Nintendo GameCube and Sony PlayStation 2.  ...more
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    DeveloperSand Grain Studios

    Cabela's Monster Bass is a fishing video game published by Activision Value for the PlayStation 2. It was released in the North America on November 19, 2007.  ...more
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    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, 2001,  ...more
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    DeveloperNatsume Co., Ltd

    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 its  ...more
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    DeveloperElectronic 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 in the  ...more
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