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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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Reel Fishing II is listed (or ranked) 1 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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Fishing Resort is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Fishing Resort 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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Bassin's Black Bass with Hank ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
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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Sega Bass Fishing is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
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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Hooked! Real Motion Fishing is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
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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The Black Bass is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
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) 7 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Super Black Bass Fishing

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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 2004

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Reel Fishing is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
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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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 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' 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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Fisherman's Bait 2: Big Ol' Ba... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Fisherman's Bait 2: Big Ol' Bass 1999

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Championship Bass is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Championship Bass

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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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Pro Bass Fishing 2003 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Pro Bass Fishing 2003

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American Bass Challenge is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Bass Landing is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Bass Landing 2000

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Jimmy Houston's Bass Tournamen... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Jimmy Houston's Bass Tournament USA

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Lake Masters is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Lake Masters

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Reel Fishing Paradise 3D is listed (or ranked) 20 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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Lake Masters 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
Lake Masters 2

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

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Sega Marine Fishing is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
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) 24 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
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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Harvest Moon: Back to Nature is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 50+ Best Fishing Games & Fishing Simulators of All Time
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