20 Best Songs About Fishing

By Nico Gonzalez

Fishing is a popular pastime for many people. It can be a relaxing way to spend a day, and some people find it quite enjoyable. And what better way to celebrate this hobby than by listening to some great songs about fishing? Here are 20 of the best songs about fishing!


I’m Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin’ Song) by Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley - I'm Gonna Miss Her

One of the most popular fishing songs of all time is “I’m Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin’ Song)” by Brad Paisley. This upbeat tune tells the story of a fisherman who is about to head out on the water for the last time, and he’s not sure he’s ready to say goodbye to his favorite pastime. Its lyrics are about the joys of fishing, and it has become a country music staple since its release in 2000. Some people might know the song from a television commercial for Cabela’s – a popular outdoor retailer.

Bait a Hook by Justin Moore

Justin Moore - Bait A Hook (Official VIdeo)

Justin Moore’s song “Bait a Hook” is all about the thrill of fishing. He sings about how it’s a “sport of kings” and how there’s nothing quite like the feeling of catching a big fish. This upbeat country tune is sure to get your adrenaline pumping and put you in the mood for a day on the water. Its lyrics are about as American as apple pie and baseball!

This song must be an anthem for every angler out there. The lyrics express the powerful adrenaline rush that comes from deep-sea fishing and how it is better than any roller coaster or thrill ride at an amusement park.

Just Fishin’ by Trace Adkins

Trace Adkins - Just Fishin' (Official Music Video)

Few songs capture the essence of fishing quite like Trace Adkins’ “Just Fishin’.” This heartwarming ballad paints a vivid picture of a father and son spending a day on the water together, catching their dinner and enjoying each other’s company. It’s the perfect song for anyone who loves to fish, and it’s sure to put a smile on your face. Its lyrics are about as simple as they come, but it’s easy to understand why this is Adkins’ most successful single to date. Its lyrics are about as simple as they come, but it’s easy to understand why this is Adkins’ most successful single to date.  

More Time Fishin’ by Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett - More Time Fishin’ (Lyric Video)

Thomas Rhett’s latest hit, “More Time Fishin’,” is a light-hearted country song about the simple pleasures of fishing. The song is all about escaping the hustle and bustle of everyday life and spending a day on the water, surrounded by nature. Rhett’s laid-back vocals and easy-going lyrics make this the perfect song for a lazy summer afternoon.

So pack your tackle box and head to your nearest fishing hole – Thomas Rhett is waiting to take you for a ride. Its lyrics are about a guy who is trying to convince his girlfriend to spend more time fishing with him, as he loves it and they’ve spent too much time doing other things.

Up Down by Morgan Wallen (Featuring Florida Georgia Line)

Morgan Wallen - Up Down ft. Florida Georgia Line (Official Video)

Up Down is a feel-good song that celebrates the good times had while fishing. It’s the perfect song to listen to while you’re reeling in a big one, and its laid-back country vibe is sure to get you in the right frame of mind for a day on the water. Some people think that fishing is a time to think about life, but Up Down is all about not overthinking things and simply enjoying the moment.

Fish by Craig Campbell

Craig Campbell - Fish (Official Music Video)

Fish is a song by Craig Campbell. The song was released in February 2011 as the lead single from his self-titled debut album. Fish peaked at number 54 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. The song tells the story of a man who is heartbroken after his wife leaves him. He takes solace in fishing, and eventually finds love again. Its lyrics are about the thrill of fishing and the peace that it brings.

Cletus Take the Reel by Tim Hawkins

Tim Hawkins - Cletus Take the Reel

Cletus Take the Reel by Tim Hawkins is a hilarious song about a man who loves fishing so much that he’s willing to do anything to reel in a big one. The lyrics are full of puns and clever references to fishing culture, and the catchy tune will have you singing along in no time. Whether you’re a hardcore fisherman or just looking for a good laugh, Cletus Take the Reel is sure to entertain. Its lyrics are about a guy who would do anything to get a big catch.

Shut Up and Fish by Maddie & Tae

Maddie & Tae - Shut Up And Fish

Maddie & Tae’s song “Shut Up and Fish” is a catchy country tune about the joys of fishing. The duo sings about how fishing can be a great way to escape the stress of the world and relax with friends and family. They also make a few jokes about the “crazy cat ladies” who love to fish, and remind listeners that it’s never too late to learn how to enjoy this pastime. If you’re looking for a song to put you in a good mood, “Shut up and Fish” is a great choice. Its lyrics are about happiness and fun, and its catchy tune makes it a song you’ll be singing along to all day long.

Dirt Road by Kip Moore

Kip Moore - Dirt Road (Official Music Video)

The song Dirt Road by Kip Moore is about a man who is reflecting on his life. He remembers the good times that he has had, such as when he was fishing with his grandfather. He also remembers the bad times, such as when his grandfather died. He sings about how much he loves living on the dirt road and how it will always be home to him. Its lyrics are about a man who is remembering his life as he sits on the front porch.

Buy Me a Boat by Chris Janson

Chris Janson - "Buy Me A Boat" (Official Video)

Chris Janson’s “Buy Me a Boat” is one of the newer songs on this list, but it’s already a classic in the fishing world. Released in 2015, the song has become an anthem for fishermen and women everywhere. With its catchy lyrics and upbeat melody, “Buy Me a Boat” is the perfect song to listen to while you’re gearing up for a day on the water. Its lyrics are about staying positive and optimistic, even when the weather isn’t cooperating.

Catch a Fish by Outlaw

Outlaw - Catch a Fish (Official Music Video) "Fix a Drink" PARODY

Catch a Fish by Outlaw is a great country song about fishing. It’s all about the excitement of the hunt and the thrill of the catch. The lyrics are catchy and easy to remember, and the song is just plain fun to listen to. If you’re into fishing, or just love great country music, then you need to check out Catch a Fish by Outlaw. Its lyrics are about as simple as it gets, so whether you want to sit down with a fishing pole or just have some fun at karaoke night, this song is sure to please.

Gone Fishing by Chris Rea

Chris Rea - Gone Fishing

Gone Fishing by Chris Rea is a beautiful, peaceful song about spending a day out on the water, enjoying the tranquility and serenity of fishing. The lyrics are haunting and poetic, painting a picture of a perfect day spent outdoors. This song is the perfect choice for anyone who loves to fish, and it will certainly put you in the right frame of mind for a day on the water. 

Its lyrics are about as pure as it gets. Many songs about fishing depict the excitement and thrill of catching a trophy bass, but Gone Fishing focuses on the more peaceful and relaxing aspects of fishing. The song is written from the perspective of someone who has already caught their limit for the day and now only wants to spend time by themselves or with loved ones.

Bad Day of Fishin’ by Billy Currington

Bad Day Of Fishin'

Billy Currington’s “Bad Day of Fishin'” is a humorous take on the trials and tribulations of fishing. The song is all about the things that can go wrong while out on the water, from getting sunburned to running out of bait. But at the end of the day, Currington reminds us that it’s still all worth it for that one big catch.

So if you’re ever having a bad day on the water, just crank up this tune and you’ll be feeling right as rain in no time. Its lyrics are about as simple as it gets, but Currington delivers them with such enthusiasm that you can’t help but laugh along.

Fishing Alone by Erik Dylan

Erik Dylan "Fishing Alone"

There’s something about the solitude of fishing that can be incredibly peaceful and calming. Erik Dylan knows this well, and his song “Fishing Alone” sums it up perfectly. This acoustic ballad is a tribute to the beauty and simplicity of fishing, and it’s a perfect choice for a quiet morning on the river. Its lyrics are about being alone, being with friends, and just enjoying the peace of fishing. Some people like to make it their goal to catch the biggest fish out there, but this song takes a more Zen approach.

Jon Boat by Cody Webb

Cody Webb - Jon Boat [Official Music Video]

Cody Webb’s song “Jon Boat” perfectly captures the essence of fishing from a small vessel. The song tells the story of a young man who takes his old Jon boat out on the river for a day of fishing, and ends up catching a big one. Webb’s lyrics paint a vivid picture of the river and the fish that live in it, and his music adds to the excitement of reeling in a big one. If you’re looking for a song to get you pumped up for a day on the water, “Jon Boat” is a great choice. Some people may recognize Webb as a member of the band Ten and a Wake, who were featured in an episode of the hit TV show Glee.

Fishin’ by Chris Lane

Chris Lane - Fishin' (Official Music Video)

Fishin’ is a song by American country music singer Chris Lane. It was released in January 2018 as the third single from his debut studio album, Bigger Than Me. The song was written by Casey Beathard, Ross Copperman, and Shane McAnally.

Fishin’ is a mid-tempo country song about a man who loves spending time fishing with his friends. The song’s narrator reflects on all the good times he’s had while fishing, and how the sport has taught him important life lessons. He sings about how the fishin’ hole is “a place where I can clear my head” and how it’s helped him to “catch a little bit of peace.”

Livin’ Part of Life by Eric Church

Livin' Part Of Life

Livin’ Part of Life is a great song about fishing because it’s all about the peace and solitude that comes with spending a day on the water. Eric Church perfectly captures the feeling of being in nature, and he paints a beautiful picture of the tranquility that can be found while fishing. If you’re looking for a song to listen to while you’re fishing, Livin’ Part of Life is definitely worth checking out. Some people may not consider it to be a classic country tune, but if you appreciate good music, it’s hard to deny that this song has a lot going for it.

Catch a Fish by Logan Mize

Logan Mize - Catch a Fish (Audio)

Logan Mize’s Catch a Fish is a fun, light-hearted country song about fishing that will have you eager to grab your pole and head for the nearest stream. The lyrics are easy to follow and the melody is catchy, making it the perfect song to sing along to while you’re waiting for a bite. If you’re looking for a good time fishing anthem, be sure to check out Catch a Fish by Logan Mize. Its lyrics are about catching a fish, so it’s the perfect fishing song, but it doesn’t take itself too seriously.

Boondocks by Little Big Town

Little Big Town - Boondocks (Official Music Video)

The song Boondocks by Little Big Town is about a young couple that is in love and has plans to run away to the boondocks. The girl’s father doesn’t approve of the young man, so they take off without telling anyone. They get as far as the boondocks before the girl’s father catches up to them and brings them back home. The song is about the young couple’s dreams and how they were crushed. Its lyrics are about being free, living life on your own terms.

Mind on Fishin’ by Trace Adkins

Trace Adkins - Mind On Fishin' (Official Video)

If you’re looking for a song that perfectly captures the essence of fishing, look no further than Trace Adkins’ “Mind on Fishin’.” This laid-back country tune is all about enjoying the simple pleasures in life, and there’s nothing quite like spending a day on the water with a pole in your hand. Whether you’re reeling in a big one or just soaking up the sun, this song will have you feeling at peace with the world. Its lyrics are about as straightforward as you can get: “I don’t need a whole lot of money, just a mind on fishin’,” Adkins sings.