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The Best Countries for Fishing  

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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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Costa Rica is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Hugo Araya added San José
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Russia is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Moscow
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Ecuador is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Quito
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Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Kuala Lumpur
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Venezuela is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Caracas
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Bangladesh is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Dhaka
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South Korea is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Seoul
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France is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Paris
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Namibia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Windhoek
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Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Jakarta
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Philippines is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Manila
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Morocco is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Rabat
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Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Hanoi
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Turkey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Ankara
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Pakistan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Islamabad
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Egypt is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Cairo
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Senegal is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Fevemoo added Dakar
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Nigeria is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Abuja
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India is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
New Delhi
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Iran is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Tehran
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China is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Beijing
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Taiwan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Countries for Fishing
Taipei