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130 Perfect Fishing Captions

For many fishing is a way of life and what they always look forward to. Or maybe this is your first time out and you just caught your first fish. Either way, maybe you have an amazing fishing picture that you want to share. Well, this list of the best fishing captions should provide the perfect one for you to use. It includes fishing Instagram captions, funny fishing captions, cute fishing captions, fish captions, short fishing captions, fishing life captions, fish puns, clever fish captions and short fishing quotes for Instagram captions.

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Fishing Captions

These are some of our favourite captions about fishing.

Cast away your troubles

The best days are spent fishing

Rise and shine it’s fishing time

I’d rather be fishing

Fishing life

Early to bed…early to rise…fish all day…make up lies

There’s always time for one more cast

Adult and child fishing with a fishing captions that reads there's always time for one more cast

Lost fishing, don’t try to find me

The fishing was good. It was the catching that was bad.

What happens on the fishing trip stays on the fishing trip

Stress is caused by not enough fishing!

I’m a reel expert. I can tackle anything.

Fishing Instagram Captions

If you are looking for fishing captions for Instagram this is the section for you. Your followers will love these Instagram fishing captions on your next post.

There is no limit to how many times you can go fishing

You say I`m a compulsive fishing freak like it’s a bad thing

There are two types of fisherman – those who fish for sport and those who fish for fish

Gone fishin’, be back at dark-thirty!

That’s about as big as a fish that big gets

A day without fishing is like a day without sunshine

Always think like a fish, no matter how weird it gets

Fish stories told here…. some true!

Fishing is fun…catching is better

Person holding a fish on a boat with a fishing Instagram Captions that reads Fishing is fun catching is better

I don’t exaggerate…I just remember big!

I fish because the voice in my head tells me to

Funny Fishing Captions

Or maybe you are looking for funny fishing captions for Instagram. Adding a little humour is always a good way to go. You should also check out our list of Funny Fishing Quotes.

I can’t work today, my arm is in a cast

To fish or not to fish? That’s a dumb question.

I spent most of my money on fishing. The rest I wasted.

Person fishing on boat near ocean shore with a funny fishing captions that reads I spent most of my money on fishing, the rest I wasted

Fishing is the sport of drowning worms

Fish tremble before me

The two best times to fish is when it’s rainin’ and when it ain’t

It’s not how you deep you fish, it’s how you wiggle your worm

Sorry, I wasn’t listening. I was thinking about fishing.

A man’s one last cast is like a woman’s ‘I’ll be five minutes.’

Ghost-fish Killah

Trust me, I’m a sturgeon

This crab is so good I’m gonna be shellfish and not share a bite.

We’re hake-ing in the dough!

Holy carp!

You’ve cod to be kidding me.

Party like a lob-star.

She’s a jackfish of all trades.

You can see the Northern Lights in the Arctic Char!

Is she having a boy or a gill?

Cute Fishing Captions

We love these cute fishing captions and think that you will too.

I fish you were here

You caught me!

Reel girls fish

Girl holding fish by gills with a cute fishing captions that reads reel girls fish

If I am fishing I’m happy

I’m hooked on you!

That’s a moray!

She’s a damselfish in distress.

Rise and shine, it’s fishing time!

Keeping it reel

I’m trying my best, but I keep floundering!

Drop a line, stay awhile

Don’t be koi

If I’m not fishing I’m thinking about it

Rise and shine it’s fishing time

Hooked on you

Fish Captions

If you want fish captions this list is the best of the captions about fish out there.

Fish on

Happiness is a big fish

The fish are calling and I must go

Can’t talk, got a fish on the other line

Girls fish too

Keep calm and fish on

May the fish be with you!

School of fish in the ocean with a fish captions that reads may the fish be with you!

I fish knowing every moment on a river is a gift

This fish had my name on it

Happiness is a big fish (and a witness)

You know fish is great brain food – maybe you should fish for a whale!

Short Fishing Captions

Sometimes short and sweet is the way to go and these short fishing captions say it all in just a couple words.


Drop a line, stay awhile

Born to fish

Wishing I was fishing

That’s crayfish

Fishing life

Man fishing

Solid goldfish

Pipefish down!

Never trout yourself

Life is simple, just add water

Paradise – fishing at sunset

If I am fishing I’m happy

Hooked on fishing

Gone fishing

Fishing Life Captions

If you are someone who feels that fishing is a way of life then this list is for you.

I don’t fish to escape my life. I fish to live my life.

Person fishing

Fishing is not just a sport; it’s a way of life

Water is the most essential element of life because, without water, you cannot go fishing

Life is just a series of obstacles preventing you from fishing

Some people wait an entire lifetime for the perfect fishing buddy. I’m raising mine.

If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles

Life is like a game, but fishing is serious

Some people will just never understand us, fishing isn’t just a pastime or a sport, it’s a way of life

Check out our list of Perfect Fall Captions for when you are are fishing in the autumn.

Good Fishing Captions

A few more good fishing captions for any occasion.

You could say that I’m hooked on fishing

You can’t buy happiness, buy you can buy a fishing pole and that’s pretty much the same thing

There’s a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore like an idiot

The best days are spent fishing

Procrastifishing – the art of going fishing when you should really be doing something else

Nothing makes a fish bigger than almost being caught

Good things come to those who bait

Fly-fishing is the most fun you can have standing up

Do you catch my meaning?

Cast away your troubles

Hands holding a fishing rod on a lake with a good fishing captions that reads cast away your troubles

Stress is caused by not fishing enough

Some go to church and think about fishing, others go fishing and think about God

Most of the world is covered by water. A fisherman’s job is simple: Pick out the best parts.

If I’m not fishing I’m thinking about it

I’d rather be fishing

I think I need to scale back

Fly fishermen are born honest, but they get over it

A bad day can be made better with some fishing time

Those who die with the most days fishing, wins

I got a fishing rod for my wife – good trade

I’m a man of few words, “Let’s fish.”

Pun-ny Captions About Fishing

If you are a fan of puns this list will tickle your funny bone.

Good things come to those who bait

Person fishing

‘Carpe Diem,’ does not mean ‘fish of the day’

You daft cowfish

We love fishing for the halibut!

To the Batfish Mobile!

To celebrate Pride we serve Rainbow Trout

This is shrimp-ly awesome!

Taking a nap in my haddock

Another day at the of-fish

And the bandfish played on

Stop clownfish-ing around!

Let minnow if you wanna get sushi tonight

If you wanna sashimi, you need to ask me out

I’ll huff and I’ll puffer and I’ll blow your house down

I’ll be tuna-ing in tonight for my favorite show

I love you! Let’s cuttlefish!

I love shopping on Grouper-on

I got a bonytail

He’s the kingfish of the forest

He’s so swordfish-ticated

Guppy Love

Are you for reel?

Are you squid-ing?

Fishing on a Boat Captions

If you are looking for specific captions for when you are fishing on a boat this section is for you. You might also want to check out our list of Perfect Boat Captions and Best Lake Captions.

We’re gonna need a bigger boat

You can’t be crabby when you’re fishing on a boat

Boat on a lake

Paradise: Lake. Boat. Fishing rod.

A man and his boat do not need to be justified

What happens on the fishing boat stays on the fishing boat

Nothing like the freedom on being on the lake fishing

I’m lost on the lake fishing, don’t bother me

I’m either just floating or I’m looking for the catch of the day

Lake rules: Sleep in. Read. Nature. Memories. Relax. Fish. Enjoy each moment.

Boat, sunset, fish, perfect

Early Morning Fishing Captions for Sunrise

If you like early morning fishing check out our list of Morning Captions and Quotes and Sunrise Captions to inspire you to get out there.

The earlier the better

The early fisherman catches the fish

Loving the morning sun

Another day, another sunrise, another fish

Head out before the sunrise

If you’re gonna rise you might as well fish

fisherman at sunrise with captions about fishing and morning

Silhouetted in the sunrise

Alone with only the rising sun and my fishing rod

Its fish o’clock

Good Morning! Making it a great fishing day

Today is a good day to fish

Rose with the sun and got fishing

Happy Captions on Fishing

If you like happy captions check out our list of Short Happy Quotes and Captions.

In my happy place

Reliving my happy fishing memories

Big Fish = Happy Day

Lost fishing and happy about it

Happiness is catching

Woman with small fish and captions on fishing

Words that spread joy – Let’s go fishing

Fishing life is a happy life

Moments of peace and joy

Time fishing is never wasted when it makes me this happy

Happiness is a big fish

Heading to my happy place

Short Fishing Quotes for Instagram

A short fishing quote for Instagram can work well for the caption for your next post about your amazing day fishing. Sometimes other people say it best of all. These are our favourites from our list of the Best Fishing Quotes.

“If fishing is interfering with your business, give up your business.” Sparse Grey Hackle

“If I fished only to capture fish, my fishing trips would have ended long ago.” Zane Grey

“Fishing is not an escape from life, but often a deeper immersion into it.” Harry Middleton

“I go fishing not to find myself but to lose myself.” Joseph Monniger

Person fishing on a boat with a short fishing quotes for Instagram that reads I go fishing not to find myself but to lose myself

“Calling fishing a hobby is like calling brain surgery a job.” Paul Schullery

“The best time to go fishing is when you can get away.” Robert Traver

“The fishing was good; it was the catching that was bad.” A.K. Best

“No life is so happy and so pleasant as the life of the well-govern’d angler.” Izaak Walton

“I don’t want to sit at the head table anymore. I want to go fishing.” George Bush

“The fish is not so much your quarry as your partner.” Arnold Gingrich

“I like to fish. Fishing is always a way of relaxing.” Tom Felton

“Fly-fishing is the most fun you can have standing up.” – Arnold Gringrich

Woman fly fishing in a shallow river with a fly fishing quotes on top

“I only make movies to finance my fishing.” Lee Marvin

“I have fished through fishless days that I remember happily without regret.” Roderick Haig Brown

“Sharing the fun of fishing turns strangers into friends in a few hours.” – Eugene Clark

“It doesn’t matter if the rod is or isn’t bent. Time spent fishing is time well spent.” – James Morgan

“Life and fishing are very similar, you never know what’s at the end of the line.” – David Humphries

“Fishing is not an escape from life, but often a deeper immersion into it.” – David Middleton

“I like fishing. Not actual fishing – I like the peace and quiet of being at sea. It’s different.” – Rafael Nadal

Hope you found the perfect fish caption for your next Instagram post.

We also have other lists of quotes and captions about nature including the sun, waterfalls, sunsets , forests, rivers, lakes, trees, mountains, the sea, sunshine and sunrise.

Let us know in the comments below if we missed any that should be added.

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