100 Best Fishing Puns To Hook You In

Rajnandini Roychoudhury
Mar 01, 2024 By Rajnandini Roychoudhury
Originally Published on Dec 18, 2020
Edited by Monisha Kochhar
Fishing in the sea
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There are many fish in the sea, and we have just as many fishing and fish puns for you here to see.

Fishes are aquatic animals who take in oxygen from the water with the help of their gills. There are as many fish as 33,600 different species in the world, according to scientists.

Fishing is a profession taken up by a lot of people in the world. Fishermen usually go to the sea or river to catch fish and other sea animals that we consume like tuna fish, crabs, octopus, salmon, etc. Then they sell these to make the money they need to maintain a livelihood. We hope you have a hearty laugh while reading these puns.

If you would like to read more articles about puns and jokes, you can check out Fish Puns or Seafood Puns.

Fishing Puns You'll Get Hooked To

Here we have some clever fish puns, fly fishing puns, some tuna puns, chips puns, and ice fishing puns that might just get you hooked. Enjoy a fishing pun from this list!

1. Fish are so gullible. They easily fall for lines, sinkers, and hooks.

2. Whenever a fisherman needs to get a haircut, they all go to the bobber shop.

3. The fisher husband decided to go fishing on the day of Valentine's because he wanted to catch a bouquet of flounders for his wife.

4. The type of music that one should listen to while fishing should be something catchy.

5. There was a new fish-and-chip shop that recently opened in town. It's called New Cod On The Block.

6. If you want to communicate with a fish, you just have to drop it a line.

7. The favorite musical instrument of a fisherman is a bass drum.

8. The favorite show of a fisherman is "Name That Tuna."

9. When a fisherman goes to the gym, he's just there to flex his mussels.

10. They were playing Dubstep at the fisher's market. People seriously need to quit dropping the bass.

11. A fisherman was learning to become a card magician. Whenever he showed a trick, he used to say, "Take a cod, any cod."

12. You should never tell a joke while you're ice fishing. That's because it'll crack it all up.

13. Darth Wader is a Sith Lord who likes going fishing a lot.

14. Most of the shark fishermen's dream escapade involves Finland.

15. Some people use mouse-shaped lures when they go fishing, probably because they want to catch a catfish.

16. A man went fishing in the jungle. Another angler came and joined him after a while. "You had any bites?" asked the new angler. The first man replied, "Sure, but they've all been mosquitoes".

17. A lot of fishermen make great dancers. They quickly catch on to the hook step.

18. A fisherman's favorite musical instrument is cast-a-net.

19. The basic difference between a lazy person and an angler is that the latter baits his hooks while the former hates his books.

20. A fisherman's wife was annoyed because he was stream-ing their favorite show without her.

21. I've just heard that there will be a new fishing website. But it's not on line yet.

22. My father was curious when I went ice fishing with my friend. So when we came back, he asked what it was. I said it was fishing for ice.

23. I went fishing the other day in the ocean and caught just one fish. I think that was just a fluke.

24. When the fisherman's piano started to sound odd, he called up the piano tuna.

25. The best way of watching a fly fishing tournament is a live stream.

Puns About Fishing That Are Catchy

Small fishing boat on the sea water

These are some fishing boat puns, bass puns, some catfish puns, pond puns, fish puns, and chip puns in this article that will work as bait to make you laugh.

26. I tried to use an old math book when I went fishing as bait. But it turns out math wasn't really a good topic for de-bait.

27. Lifeguards don't get trained to become fishermen, but fishers of men.

28. I saw a cat looking for food with a fishing rod by the pond the other day. I guess now I've seen a catfish.

29. My son once asked me why I always call him Julius when we both go fishing. I said, "That's because you're a row-man."

30. I bought some minnows when I was going fishing. But it seems that they gave me earthworms. I guess it could be called the old bait and switch.

31. My brother tied his fist toy to a fishing net I had. I guess he wanted to see a fishtfight.

32. My friend was quite irritated when his fishing pole broke the other day. He then needed to wind up his fishing line manually. He was being reel cranky about it.

33. My brother and I went fishing and found a free net last week. I guess it was a net gain altogether.

34. One of my friends is a big prankster. He one day asked me if I would like to go on a fishing trip with him. Hearing that, the first thing I told him was, "Okay, but what's the catch?"

35. A British mathematician was once fishing for compliments. I guess she was a right angler.

36. The fish tried the new fishing line for breakfast. He was hooked immediately.

37. When all the famous YouTubers go fishing, they all use click bait.

38. Whenever librarians go fishing, they take bookworms with them as bait.

39. I never really liked going fishing. But now it seems that I'm hooked.

40. Sharks that are involved in cybercrime are said to be shark phishing.

41. My brother recently purchased a fishing boat that had a great stereo. I'm going to call it a bass boat.

42. I once had to give a toy to a guard before allowing me to fish in the lake. I guess that's what you call the Fisher-Price.

43. I took a boat out for fishing today, and when I looked over, I saw that the dock of my neighbor was rather parallel to mine. When I told him, he denied it. Well, I have definitely found myself in a "para-docks."

44. I went fishing the other day and took the speaker as bait. Well, I thought I was actually in treble, but then in the mid-dle of the trip, I realized I was going to get just the bass.

45. DJs don't usually go fishing probably because they would keep dropping the bass.

46. The opera singer went fishing the other day, specifically for tuna fish.

47. When I was growing up, it was my stepdad who used to take me fishing every year. I guess I've always considered him my reel dad.

48. I once heard a fact about fly fishing. Someone said that you need a tiny hook if you want to catch one.

49. When the fisherman got caught for fishing illegally, he kept saying, "I'm not gill-ty."

50. The Pope needs to buy a new boat for fishing mainly because he should try the holy mackerel.

Funny Puns About Fish And Fishing

Here you'll find some funny fish puns, flying fish puns, some trout puns, koi puns, and seafood puns that will catch your attention.

51. I have a friend named Ming Kuo. He is an expert when it comes to fishing for calamari. He's now got the nickname, "Squid Pro Kuo."

52. I started to make my own flies when I started fishing. People now tell me that those are the best flies they've ever seen. So, I guess now that I'm a pretty fly guy.

53. I went fishing one day with my friend. While he caught a load of fish, I didn't. So I asked him if the net was working. He just said, "No, it's fishing."

54. I went on such a traumatic fishing trip once when I was a little kid. I guess I'm still reeling from that.

55. A fake koi fish can be called a de-koi.

56. I saw a guy fishing last week with a broken arm. So, I yelled to him, saying, "Nice cast."

57. Some people hate fishing. I'm trying to figure trout why.

58. I took my little sister fishing last week, and she saw a dolphin. So when I was figuring out my bait, she asked me, "Are you going to catch him?" I replied, "Well, not on porpoise."

59. When the ocean saw the fishing boat, it didn't say anything. It just waved.

60. The fish keep their money at the river bank.

61. A football player decided to go fishing one day. But he couldn't remember to bring his tackle.

63. I always wondered whether when you go fishing, there is ever any good reason to take the worms off the hook. My friend said, "That's a debaitable topic."

64. You should always bring a baseball player fishing with you because they are much more likely to make great catches.

65. I just learned that I would have to release whatever I catch today when I go fishing. Because it's a throwback Thursday.

66. There was a lady who worked on a fishing trawler. Everyone called her Annette.

67. The fish doctor is known as the Sturgeon.

68. I guess the Chancellor of Germany enjoys fishing a lot. Because everyone calls her Angler Merkel.

69. You should learn the Chinese language from the mandarin fish.

70. I almost caught a big fish today, but the pole couldn't pull the fish in properly. It was an awful reel situation.

71. I saw a man fishing on the street today. He said he just wanted to catch a ride.

72. You shouldn't ever go fishing illegally because you might get cod by the police.

73. Fish always get bad grades, probably because they're was below the sea level.

74. I made an improved and new lure and named it the pod. So that I could call the people using it 'pod casters'.

75. The new fisherman caught much more when he went on his second fishing trip. Probably because of the mussel memory.

Fishing And Fisherman Puns

Lastly, we have some fish pun names, starfish puns, salmon puns, aquarium puns, and sea creature puns that are the best in the business.

76. When the fisherman finally caught the reluctant fish, it said, "I'm now officially done with this game. Send me back. I don't like it."

77. My friend and I kept telling fish puns at the party. After a while, I said, "I think that's about enough fish puns for the day. Now we should scale back."

78. A fisherman went to his friends, telling them stories about the huge sized fishes he's caught over the years. He was just fishing for some compliments.

79. The similarity between a good fisherman, a successful music producer, and a boxer is the right hook.

80. Always create your own fish jokes, don't give that job to salmon else.

81. The fisherman became very stingy over the years as his work made him sell fish.

82. There's no difference between Meghan Trainor and an obsessive fisherman. They are both "All about that bass."

83. I saw a Polish fisherman the other day. My friend said another name for the fisherman could be the fishing pole.

84. One should never fully trust a fisherman. Because they're usually always angling for something.

85. If you cross a fisherman with a lumberjack, you'd get Justin Timberlake.

86. A fisherman one day brought in such a large catch of fish that it broke his net. He made quite a bit by selling the fish even though it was a net loss.

87. The whale's cafeteria says, "All har-spoons over here."

88. You should never fight an octopus mainly because they're too well-armed.

89. The favorite type of job of a fisherman is sea-sonal. They often feel gill-ty for not having a job that's perfect all year round.

90. Two fishermen were once stranded. So one said to the other, "Cast away!"

91. A pro fisherman landed a good job because he sent them his highlight reels.

92. The favorite video game of a fisherman is COD.

93. One day, a fisherman needed to borrow a boat from an expensive dock, who was a friend. So he had to take out a pier-to-pier loan.

94. A fish that is a successful boxer knows when to throw the right hooks.

95. A fisherman one day was trying to learn the basics of the alphabet. But it seemed that he always got lost at C.

96. There was a baker that became a fisherman. Now he's reeling in the dough.

97. The most famous fish of the many fish in the sea is a starfish.

98. Today, an angler baited his hooks with uranium. I guess he just wished to see nuclear fish-ion.

99. Another name of an English fisherman can be Angler Saxon.

100. The fisherman's wife told all of her children to reel him in when their fish went berserk.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of great family-friendly puns for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 100+ Best Fishing Puns then why not take a look at Fishing Jokes, or 74 Best Crab Puns And Jokes For Kids.

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Written by Rajnandini Roychoudhury

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English, Master of Arts specializing in English

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Rajnandini RoychoudhuryBachelor of Arts specializing in English, Master of Arts specializing in English

With a Master of Arts in English, Rajnandini has pursued her passion for the arts and has become an experienced content writer. She has worked with companies such as Writer's Zone and has had her writing skills recognized by publications such as The Telegraph. Rajnandini is also trilingual and enjoys various hobbies such as music, movies, travel, philanthropy, writing her blog, and reading classic British literature. 

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