The Catch of the Day: Top Fishing Captions For Instagram

Hey there fellow fishing enthusiasts! Are you looking for the perfect caption to show off your latest catch on Instagram? Well, here you go!

fishing captions with hand holding a fish on a fishing line.

We’ve put together a list of fun and creative captions that will help you capture the joy and excitement of your new personal best (or even your little dink of a fish- ha!) . From catchy one-liners (pun intended) to heartfelt sentiments showing off your passion, there’s something for every kind of fishing post on this list. So grab your rod and reel and let’s get started!

Ways to Use Fishing Captions

There are several ways that you can use social media captions for fishing:

  1. Share your catches: Use a catchy caption (…get it?! ;)… ) to showcase your latest catch and share it with your followers. This is a great way to share your fishing experiences and inspire others to get out on the water and try to beat your PB (personal best).
  2. Share tips and advice: If you’re a seasoned angler, share your knowledge and tips with your followers. You can use captions to give advice on where to fish, what lures or bait to use, and other helpful info.
  3. Share your passion: Fishing isn’t just about catching fish, it’s also a great way to relax and enjoy nature. Use some of these captions to share your love of fishing and the outdoor lifestyle with your followers.
  4. Inspire others: If you’re an avid fisherman, use your social media post to inspire others to try fishing for the first time. Share your experiences and stories, and encourage others to check it out.
  5. Promote conservation: Fishing can have a positive impact on the environment when it’s done responsibly. Help promote conservation and responsible fishing practices.

Captions For Fishing Photos

Without further ado, here are some examples of captions to use for your fishing photos.

  • “The best days are spent on the water.”
  • “Fishing is the perfect excuse to get away from it all and enjoy the great outdoors.”
  • “I’d rather be fishing.”
  • “Fishing is my therapy.”
  • “Hooked on fishing.”
  • “Fishing isn’t just a hobby, it’s a way of life.”
  • “Let the adventure begin.”
  • “Fishing: the art of catching fish, not just throwing back.”
  • “Just hooked the catch of the day”
  • “Fishing: the ultimate stress reliever.”

  • “The big ones always get away.”
  • “There’s nothing like the taste of fresh fish caught straight from the source. #freshcatch”
  • “The Rodfather”
  • “Leave the city behind and get lost in the great outdoors.”
  • “Fishing: the art of finding time to relax.”
  • “Fish on!”
  • “Let’s go where the fish are biting.”
  • “Gone fishin’, be back at dark-thirty.”
  • “Sending a big “fish kiss” to all my friends.”
  • “Fishing: the perfect excuse to be lazy and do nothing.”

  • “There’s no bad days when you’re on the water.”
  • “Life’s a beach, and then you fry!”
  • “Making a splash!”
  • “Life is so much better by the water. #fishing”
  • “Fishing is my passion.”
  • “School of fish.”
  • “The fishing was good; it was the catching that was bad.” – A.K. Best
  • “Fishing is my therapy, and this beautiful fish is my prescription!”
  • “Just caught a big one! Time to cook up some fresh fish for dinner.”
  • “Sending fishy kisses from the sea”

Fishing Instagram Captions

  • “Life is better with a fishing rod in hand.”
  • “Catch and release, or catch and keep?”
  • “Just keep swimming!”
  • “Hook, line, and sinker.”
  • “Reel in the good times.”
  • “Life is a beautiful adventure, but it’s not complete without some fishing.”
  • “Living for the moments when it’s just me and the fish.”
  • “Feeling fin-tastic today!”
  • “Fishing is the only time I’m not lying when I say I’m not doing anything.”
  • “Catch and release, let the adventure continue.”

  • “Life is like fishing: you never know what you’re gonna get”
  • “Fishin’ for a good time.”
  • “The beauty of the underwater world never ceases to amaze me #fishing”
  • “Life is better with a side of fish.”
  • “Fishing is not a sport, it’s a way of life.”
  • “The only way you can get me out of bed before the sun rises.”
  • “Good things come to those who bait.”
  • “The water is calling and I must go.”
  • “Feeling like a fish out of water.”
  • “Just hooked the biggest catch of my life!”

  • “Catching some sun and some fish today.”
  • “I’m a master of the sea and this fish is my latest catch!”
  • “Life is too short to fish with a boring lure.”
  • “Am I fishing or catching?”
  • “Fintastic day by the sea!”
  • “The best day to go fishing is any day that ends in ‘Y’.”
  • “The best way to spend a day is with a fishing rod in hand and a big fish on the line.”
  • “Salty air, sunshine, and fish on the line #perfectday”
  • “Fishing is a way of life.”
  • “Fish are friends, not food.”

  • “Fishing is the perfect excuse to escape from reality.”
  • “Fishing: a simple way to relax and unwind.”
  • “Fintastic day on the water!”
  • “Catching fish and making memories.”
  • “Life is a catch, make the most of it.”
  • “I could spend all day by the water #fishing”
  • “When life gets too complicated, go fishing.”
  • “Fishing brings me peace and clarity.”
  • “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad gear.”
  • “Fish out of water.”

  • “Gone fishing. Be back never.”
  • “Find your peace on the water.”
  • “A bad day of fishing is still better than a good day at work!”
  • “We’re having fish tonight!” -Bruce (Finding Nemo)
  • “The calm of the water and the thrill of the catch.”
  • “Fishing for compliments with this catch.”
  • “Under the sea, everything is better with a little fishy company.”
  • “Reel in the fun.”
  • “It’s not about the fish you catch, it’s about the memories you make.”
  • “It may be a small fish, but it’s still a big accomplishment for me. #fishingislife”

  • “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”
  • “Fishing is more than just a hobby, it’s a way of life.”
  • “Feeling fishy today.”
  • “You should’ve seen the one I lost!”
  • “Life is a lot like fishing – sometimes you catch a big one, sometimes you don’t, but it’s always an adventure.”
  • “Catch and release, but mostly catch.”
  • “The one that got away.”
  • “Life is a reel adventure.”
  • “Nothing beats the taste of fresh caught fish.”
  • “The best thing about fishing is not catching fish: it’s the peace and solitude of being on the water.”

  • “Fishing is not a hobby, it’s a lifestyle.”
  • “There’s no time like fishing time.”
  • “I may not be a professional fisherman, but I still know how to reel in a good catch.”
  • “Under the sea, everything’s better”
  • “Fishing may be a hobby, but it’s a passion for me. #loveoffishing”
  • “Catching this stunning fish was the highlight of my day.”
  • “Saved by the seagull.”
  • “I fish, therefore I am.”
  • “Fishing is my happy place.”
  • “When in doubt, fish it out.”

  • “Leave the world behind and get lost in the rhythm of the water.”
  • “The ocean’s bounty never ceases to amaze me. #freshfish”
  • “Another day, another delicious fish dinner.”
  • “The best memories are made on the water.”
  • “Take me to the river and let me fish.”

Funny Fishing Captions

  • “I’m not a professional fisherman, I just play one on Instagram.”
  • “Hooked on fishing, but not on the fish hook.”
  • “I may not be a pro fisherman, but I’m a pro at pretending to be.”
  • “Fishing: the ultimate excuse to be lazy and do nothing all day.”
  • “Yes, I tal to fish…I’m a fish whisperer!”
  • “Fishing: because even when you’re not catching anything, you’re still having a good time.”
  • “Fishing: because sometimes the biggest catch of the day is a good nap on the boat.”
  • “I fish, therefore I drink.”
  • “Fishing: the only sport where you can drink beer all day and it’s not considered binge drinking.”
  • “Fishing: because who needs a therapist when you have a fishing rod?”

  • “Fishing: because even vegetarians can’t resist a good catch.”
  • “Fishing: because when you’re out on the water, it’s just you and your thoughts… and hopefully some fish.”
  • “Fishing: the ultimate excuse to get away from everything…especially responsibilities!”
  • “Fishing: the ultimate stress reliever, except for the part where you have to untangle your line!”
  • “Fishing: because sometimes you just need to tell the world to “reel” it in.”
  • “I may not always catch a fish, but I always catch a good nap.”
  • “Fishing: the ultimate excuse to get away from your in-laws.”
  • “Fishing: the only sport where it’s acceptable to wear crocs and a fanny pack.”

Short Fishing Quotes For Instagram

  • “I fish because I love to.” – Robert Traver
  • “The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.” – John Buchan
  • “Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” – Henry David Thoreau
  • “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” – Chinese Proverb
  • “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
  • “To go fishing is the chance to wash one’s soul with pure air, with the rush of the brook, or with the shimmer of sun on blue water.” – Herbert Hoover
  • “There is certainly something in angling that tends to produce a serenity of the mind.” – Washington Irving
  • “A fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool at the other.” – Samuel Johnson
  • “Fishing is not an escape from life, but often a deeper immersion into it…” – Harry Middleton
  • “Fishing is a passion which comes only to those who wait for it and seek it.” – Unknown
  • “Fishing is not just a sport, but a way of life.” – Unknown