Best Fishing Games on Steam

Steam currently has 430 Fishing games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Fishing game rankings were last updated on 5/26/2024.

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1. Stardew Valley

You've inherited your grandfather's old farm plot in Stardew Valley. Armed with hand-me-down tools and a few coins, you set out to begin your new life. Can you learn to live off the land and turn these overgrown fields into a thriving home?

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Stardew Valley holds the #1 spot for "best Fishing game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 710,161 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 697,919 positive reviews and 12,242 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 2/26/2016
Developer ConcernedApe
Publisher ConcernedApe
Steam App Id 413150

2. HoloCure - Save the Fans!

Play as your favorite Vtubers from Hololive! Fight, explore, and clear your way through armies of fans and save them from their mind-control in this unofficial free fan-game.

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HoloCure - Save the Fans! has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Fishing games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 29,680 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 29,467 positive reviews and 213 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run HoloCure - Save the Fans! on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 8/17/2023
Developer KayAnimate
Publisher KayAnimate
Steam App Id 2420510

3. DAVE THE DIVER

DAVE THE DIVER is a casual, singleplayer adventure RPG featuring deep-sea exploration and fishing during the day and sushi restaurant management at night. Join Dave and his quirky friends as they seek to uncover the secrets of the mysterious Blue Hole.

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DAVE THE DIVER has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Fishing games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 97,773 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 95,214 positive reviews and 2,559 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 6/28/2023
Developer MINTROCKET
Publisher MINTROCKET
Steam App Id 1868140

4. DREDGE

DREDGE is a single-player fishing adventure with a sinister undercurrent. Sell your catch, upgrade your boat, and dredge the depths for long-buried secrets. Explore a mysterious archipelago and discover why some things are best left forgotten.

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DREDGE has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Fishing games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 30,737 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 29,495 positive reviews and 1,242 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 3/30/2023
Franchise Team17 Digital
Developer Black Salt Games
Publisher Team17
Steam App Id 1562430

5. Spiritfarer®: Farewell Edition

Spiritfarer® is a cozy management game about dying. As ferrymaster to the deceased, build a boat to explore the world, care for your spirit friends, and release them into the afterlife. The Spiritfarer Farewell Edition includes the heartwarming base game and three major content updates.

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Spiritfarer®: Farewell Edition has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Fishing games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 37,807 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 36,121 positive reviews and 1,686 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $7.49 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $7.49
Release Date 8/18/2020
Franchise Thunder Lotus Games
Developer Thunder Lotus Games
Publisher Thunder Lotus Games
Steam App Id 972660

6. Dinkum

G’Day! Get ready to start a new fair Dinkum life and build your new home out in the bush. Explore tropical eucalyptus forests, scorching deserts and cool billabongs on an Island inspired by the wild Australian outback. Take care of giant wombats, play with friends and get ready for a ripper time!

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Dinkum has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Fishing games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 20,136 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 18,992 positive reviews and 1,144 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Dinkum on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 7/14/2022
Developer James Bendon
Publisher James Bendon
Steam App Id 1062520

7. How Fish Is Made

Are sardines trustworthy? Are you? Do you want to be?

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How Fish Is Made has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Fishing games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,154 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,016 positive reviews and 138 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Release Date 1/14/2022
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Steam App Id 1854430

8. Cat Goes Fishing

Start out on an island with a basic rod. Progress into a radar-wielding master fisher-cat scouring the sea for the biggest and baddest fish. Each fish has unique behaviors that you will learn to exploit as you tailor your arsenal of fishing rods to suit your style of play. Mrrrow!

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Cat Goes Fishing has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Fishing games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 11,586 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 10,913 positive reviews and 673 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $6.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Cat Goes Fishing on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $6.99
Release Date 1/19/2015
Developer Cat5Games
Steam App Id 343780

9. FATE

Play (or Re-play) This Classic Dungeon Crawler!During the golden days of action RPGs, FATE was a powerhouse, winning runner-up for PC Magazine’s Role-Playing Game of the year. Popular enough to spawn 3 sequels, this was one of the premier dungeon crawlers of its time.

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FATE has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Fishing games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,654 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,483 positive reviews and 171 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $7.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play FATE on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $7.99
Release Date 12/12/2013
Developer WildTangent
Publisher WildTangent
Steam App Id 246840

10. Megaquarium

The public aquarium simulator. Design your displays, look after your fish, manage your staff and keep your guests happy! It's all in a day's work as the curator of your very own Megaquarium.

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Megaquarium has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Fishing games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,120 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,965 positive reviews and 155 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Megaquarium on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 9/13/2018
Developer Twice Circled
Publisher Twice Circled
Steam App Id 600480

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Spiritfarer®: Farewell Edition steam charts
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94
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Dinkum steam charts
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7/14/2022
92
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How Fish Is Made steam charts
2
1/14/2022
92
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Cat Goes Fishing steam charts
134
1/19/2015
92
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FATE steam charts
30
12/12/2013
91
$7.99
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Megaquarium steam charts
38
9/13/2018
91
$24.99
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Littlewood steam charts
65
8/4/2020
90
$14.99
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Luna's Fishing Garden steam charts
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6/16/2021
90
$7.99
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Chillquarium steam charts
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9/6/2023
90
$5.99
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Cryptmaster steam charts
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5/9/2024
89
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Wretched Depths steam charts
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4/26/2023
89
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Disney Dreamlight Valley steam charts
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12/5/2023
89
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12/21/2023
89
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Intergalactic Fishing steam charts
1
4/21/2020
89
$14.99
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DYSMANTLE steam charts
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11/16/2021
89
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Survive or Thrive steam charts
1
9/7/2020
89
$1.59
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 20). HoloCure - Save the Fans! on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 28). DAVE THE DIVER on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 28). DREDGE on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Spiritfarer®: Farewell Edition on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Dinkum on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). How Fish Is Made on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). Cat Goes Fishing on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). FATE on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). Megaquarium on Steam. Steam Store.

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