songs with fish in the title

Fish Songs List – Songs With Fish In The Title


June 18 every year is celebrated as Go Fishing Day. We sponsor the day with a list of Top 10 Fish songs. All of the songs listed have the word fish, fishing, or fishin’ directly in the song title.

songs with fish in the title


Fishing in most cases involves catching fish with a rod and reel. While time is spent waiting for the fish to eat the bait, many fishermen take the time for reflection. So, while you are driving to your favorite fishing hole or while you wait for the fish to bite, enjoy our list of fishing and fish songs.

Before we give our list of favorite fish songs, we must give our list of fish named musicians:

  • Phish
  • Reel Big Fish
  • Fish Go Fish
  • School Of Fish
  • Monkey Fish

List of Fish Songs

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10. Bad Day Of Fishin’ – Billy Currington
Released in 2010 on album Enjoy Yourself

9. Weird Fishes/Arpeggi – Radiohead
Released in 2007 on album In Rainbows

8. Friday Fish Fry – Kelis
Released in 2014 on album Food

7. Friday Night Fish Fry – Mel Waiters
Released in 2006 on album Throw Back Days

6. Fish – Craig Campbell
Released in 2011 on album Craig Campbell


5. I’ll Probably Be Out Fishin’ – Toby Keith
Released in 2013 on album Drinks After Work

4. The Fishin’ Hole – Andy Griffith
Released in 1960
The song is the opening theme song for the Andy Griffith Show. The original was composed by Earle Hagen and Herbert Spencer.

3. Keep Fishin’ – Weezer
Released in 2002 on album Maladroit

2. Fishin’ In the Dark – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Released in 1987 on album Hold On
The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot Country 100 song chart.

1. Just Fishin’ – Trace Adkins
Released in 2011 on album Proud to Be Here
The song is a story of a father who is fishing with his daughter. It is a common song at weddings for the father-daughter dance song.


Other Top Fish Songs

Weird Fishes – Lianne La Havas
2020, Lianne La Havas

Fish – No Joy
2020, Motherhood

So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish – A Perfect Circle
2018, Eat The Elephant

Fishing in the Sky – Travis Smith
2017, Fishing in the Sky

Big Fish – Vince Staples
2017, Big Fish Theory


Shut Up And Fish – Maddie & Tae
2015, Start Here

Too Many Fish in the Sea – Pattie Brooks
2014, In My World

Fishin’ for Something – Rachele Lynae
2014, Rachele Lynae

Fish Grease – Danny Boone
2014, Fish Grease

Otha Fish – The Pharcyde
2014, Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde


Sittin’ Here Wishin’ That I Could Go Fishin’ – Alton Jones
2011, Sittin’ Here Wishin’ That I Could Go Fishin’

Take Me Fishin’ – Tracy Byrd
2009, Noble Things ST

Fish in the Sea – Madeline
2007, The Slow Bang

Night Fishin – Bobby Rush
2005, Night Fishin

Fishin’ Blues – Taj Mahal
2004, Live Catch


Fish and Whistle – John Prine
1978, Bruised Orange

Fish Heads – Barnes & Barnes
1978, Voobaha

I’m Gonna Go Fishin’ – Mel Torme
1962, I Dig the Duke! I Dig the Count!

Gone Fishin’ – Bing Crosby featuring Louis Armstrong


Fish song list curated by Matthew Campbell

Do you have a favorite song that has fish or fishing in the title, not on our list?  Please share your song below so we can add it!

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