The meaning of fishing in dream | Dream Interpretation
(1) This may symbolize bringing up contents of the unconscious into consciousness.
(2) Are you the fish being caught in a fisherman’s net? This may mean a promise of ‘salvation5; that there is some energy source working for
your good. (In Western Christendom the font was called the ‘piscina’ - fish-pond; those baptized in it were fishes caught in Christ’s net.)
(3) Are you trying to catch a small round fish? Jung would say this means you have begun to look for your true self.
Fishing may represent retrieving the wealth within the subconscious. It may mention the need to be sritl and just wait for business prospects to bite the line. Once they do, you can reel in the rewards. Fishing can refect a contemplative experience in which you leam the power and serenity of Zen meditative thinking
If your dream involves the act of fishing, there is an entirely different interpretation to consider.
The act of fishing is the search for an idea that matches a particular desire.
The process requires the proper tools, an element of attraction (bait), and the most important ingredient—patience.
Attempting to “catch” the desires of one’s heart, i.E.
A salesman seeking clients, a minister winning souls
Vision: Casting a fishing rod: you long for a partner. Catching a fish in clear waters: good luck and success in an important matter.
If somebody is throwing his fishing rod at you: pay attention, a deceptive person is in your life. Fishing at the shore of a calm lake: your emotional balance will soon be restored. Watching others as they fish: there will be an opportunity to make new friends. See Fish, Water.
Depth Psychology: If you are fishing: your emotional balance will soon be restored. Catching a fish: good luck is right around the corner.
Fishing in a dream means womanizing.
(Also see Hunter)
Repressed aggression, or too little aggression, as in: Attack, Surf, Fire, Flames, Violence, Greed, and Wire (High-Tension). Feelings of inferiority, repression, as in Termination, Attack, Harem, Skin Rash, and Prostitute. Fear of war or aggression, but also desperate search for physical or personal closeness.
Folklore: A warning.
To dream that you are fishing, indicates that you are bringing your repressed emotions to the surface. In particular, to dream that you are ice fishing, suggests that you are breaking through a hardened emotional barrier and confronting difficult feelings from your unconscious. Consider also, the common phrase “fishing for compliments”. Also see “Fish Hook”, “Fishing Rod” and “Fishing Wire,” below.
See FISH, also ANGLING.
1. Deep emotions are brought to the surface.
2. Loss of friendship or disappointment in the ofﬁng.
3. Ability to catch an idea or concept.
4. A need or desire to relax.