Need some tunes to accompany your fishing? Here are 10 great choices.
Music is a great motivator for our daily lives, and fishing is a big part of who we are. Whether you’re traveling to a distant location for a big trip, using your boat’s sound system or sticking your ear buds in for some personal tunes, music and fishing go well together.
We chose 10 songs that will get you ready to reel in the big ones.
What are your favorite songs to listen to while fishing, or while heading to your favorite hole? Visit the Ready to Fish playlist on Spotify to listen, and add more!
10. Trace Adkin’s “Just Fishin”
This is a song about fishing with the kids. It will bring back memories from our childhood and make us anxious to get out on the water.
9. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s “Fishin’ in the Dark”
This ballad is more about dating than fishing, but it is a great upbeat song that talks about “fishing”.
8. Justin Moore’s “Bait a Hook”
Moore’s tune tells us a story of what really is more important than past relationships, fishing!
7. Hank Williams Jr.’s “A Country Boy Can Survive”
Hank Jr. makes the list with his verse “I can catch catfish from dusk til’ dawn.” This song is one of the best do it yourself outdoorsmen tunes of all time.
6. Elijah Gilbert’s “A Bad Day Fishing”
Gilbert sings it right in this great song. The verse “A bad day fishin’ beats a good day of anything else” says it all, doesn’t it? Well, says it all until hunting season, that is.
5. Brad Paisley’s “I’m Gonna Miss Her”
In this one Paisley states what is most important as a fisherman. He is staying on that lake as long as he wants.
4. Little Big Town’s “Boondocks”
The band sings “You get a line, I’ll get a pole, we’ll go fishing in the crawdad hole.” There is nothing more American than visualizing this scene.
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3. Brad Paisley’s “I’m Still a Guy”
“When you see a lake you think picnics, I see a largemouth under that log.” We relate to you Brad.
2. Eric Church’s “Livin’ Part of Life”
Church is heading out fishing in this song, and he may be gone for a while.
1. Josh Turner’s “Way Down South”
Turner talks about how memories never get old when it comes to fishing. That’s true, and we always learn a lot from any and every trip to the water.