Fishing dream meanings


Search of food; underground or inside.


What do I hope to catch?

General Meanings:

Recovery and Patience -Fishing shows that you are in the mental balance or it will soon recover. This is an indication that you should never lose patience.

Prosperous and wonderful time – If something bites on fishing hooks, a favorable change is in sight. If you pull fish from clear water, then this promises success and happiness for the coming period.

Warning about intrigues and vexations – Cloudy, dirty water where you fish,  warns of intrigue and similar dark machinations, which you yourself apply or you can be involved. Then caution is appropriate with planned intentions. Who fishes on the dry land, means you will waste precious time with useless stuff.

Psychological Meanings:

Wish for better life or feelings – For a more detailed interpretation of a dream of fishing, the objects that are fished, the quality of the water and the feelings of the dreamer when fishing it is very important. Generally, fishing is a symbol of the search or the quest for recognition, success, superiority, or material possessions.

Desire of relations or to pull something, what will improve your living – If you throw out the fishing rod in the dream, you would like to “pull something on land” or “fish something”  in your awake condition – a rapid success, to desire of a partner and etc. Or you want to coerce a person to relate with you, who refuses you.  A dream that expresses a strong desire of power and sadomasochistic preferences.

Traditional Meanings:

European (Judeo-Christian)

  • Warning If see fishing rod – In the dream you see a fishing rod, this warns about fraud and that you will fail with a project;
  • Worries If see fishing rod in the water – This dream announces that you will have a disappointment at your expensive projects, which will brings you worries;
  • Wealth If see fishing – When you see someone is fishing in the dream, this points that wealth is closer than you expected;
  • Be careful If an angler throws his fishing rod –  Beware of swindlers, they want to harm you;
  • Friendship If see other fishing (more) – In the dream you see a lot of anglers, informs about an opportunity of good fellowship, companionship;
  • Longing for love If eject a fishing rod from water – Says that you long and wish for a life partner;
  • Adaptation to the situation If sit and fish by a quiet lake – When you are dreaming that you sit and fish in the calm place, reports that your mental balance will soon adjust itself to the situation;
  • Luck If big fish from clear water – In the dream you caught a big fish from clear water, announces good luck and success in an important matter;
  • Wealth If anglers wade through the water and catch many fish – You see such a view in the dream, acquires riches by hard work.

Hindu (Hinduism)

  • Celebration If see fishing action in the dream, means that you will be invited to the wedding of one of your friends.

Arabian (Islamic)

  • Aspiration of aims If fishing in general – This dream shows that you strive for any possessions, success or recognition;
  • Warning If see fishing rod – In the dream you see fishing rod, means that you have to watch out for swindlers and insidiousness;
  • Don’t waste your time If fishing yourself – Do not waste your time on not so promising earns work;
  • Offer to marry If see anglers -When you are dreaming that you see a lot of angers, means that you will get a marriage proposal.

* Please, see meaning of fish hooks, fish, power, water.

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  1. What does it mean if your fishing and see huge fish looking up at you, you cast your pole and the bite is so big that you are dragged into the water but never let go of the pole

  2. I had this dream of seeing lots and lots of huge fish… They were in a pond, and they are not moving because of space and the fact that they are really huge… I wonder what this means? Thanks!

  3. I dreamt I saw a pond with lots of fish and was wanting to cast my line but noticed a knot in the line, as I tried to fix it everything I did made it worse until I was left with just a ball of useless fishing line.

  4. I didnt get it at all i dream sitting watching a brother and sister fighting when the baby brother ran in a pool of water turn blue with his nostril up in the air i was looking on him smiling.