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It’s O-fish-ial: These 26 Fishing Jokes Are Reel-y Good!

Haddock enough of boring jokes? It doesn't get any betta than being waist deep in these gill-iantly silly fishing gags!

Beano Jokes Team
Last Updated:  April 20th 2023

Don't be koi! Read on to find out why fishing is the funniest hobby out there! We've rounded up the best fishing joke and puns in the ocean and we're hoping you'll take the bait - hook line and sinker! But if you don't enjoy these gill-ty pleasures then there are plenty more jokes in the sea... just check out these werewolf jokes, these toilet jokes, or even these big nose jokes!

Ok, let's get back to these fishing jokes!

What’s the best way to catch a fish?

Have someone throw it at you!

How many fishermen does it take to change a light bulb?

One, but you should have seen the bulb - it was THIS big!

Why are fish so smart?

Because they swim in schools!

Why do fish swim in schools?

Because they can’t walk!

What do you call a fish without the eye?


Why shouldn’t you tell jokes while ice fishing?

In case it cracks you up!

What do you call a Sith Lord who likes to go fishing?

Darth Wader!

What's the difference between a fish and a piano?

You can’t tuna fish!

Why are fish so gullible?

They fall for things hook, line and sinker!

Where do fish keep their money?

In a riverbank!

Why is it so easy to weigh fish?

Because they have their own scales!

What do you call a fish that won’t shut up?

A big-mouthed bass!

What is the fastest fish in the water?

A motopike!

Why didn’t Noah do much fishing on the ark?

He had only two worms!

How do fish get from place to place while playing golf?

By golf carp!

How do you communicate with a fish?

Drop it a line!

What did the fisherman say to the card magician?

Take a cod, any cod!

What is the richest fish in the world?

A goldfish!

Two fish

Last night I had a dream about fishing rods

Turns out it wasn't reel!

What music should you listen to when you're fishing?

Something catchy!

What does the Easter Bunny use when they go fishing?

A hare net!

Why couldn't Batman go fishing?

Robin had eaten all the worms!

How do you make a skateboard?

Tell it boring stories while you’re fishing!

What's a spider's favourite hobby?

Fly fishing!

How do you catch a fish without a fishing rod?

With your BEAR hands!

What does a librarian take fishing?