Fishing may have started as a means of survival but has turned into much more than that. With families from around the world participating in the activity, sport, and overall mindfulness that is fishing. Children love to hear stories, because well, let's face it, kids love fishing! Here is a list compiled of 23 of our favorite fishing books for kids.
1. Let's Go Fishing
Let's Go Fishing shares fishing adventures that your young one will love. This story is filled with gorgeous illustrations that are sure to catch your eye.
2. My Awesome Guide to Freshwater Fishing
With this fact-filled, illustrated book of freshwater fishing history, any child that loves fishing will immediately fall in love. The obvious emphasis on freshwater catch will boost your child's knowledge about different fishing techniques.
3. The Three Little Bass and the Big Bad Gar
Playing a spin on an all-time favorite - The Three Little Pigs - your kids will absolutely love connecting with fishing scenes specifically about bass.
4. Edison's Tackle Box
Edison's tackle box is a story for every young fishing lover. The fishing scenes throughout this story are realistic and will most definitely keep your child engaged!
5. My First Fish
My First Fish is the perfect story for fishing companions. This story follows a young boy who learns about fishing equipment, fishing terms, and much more! This is an admirable intro to fishing and to techniques about fishing.
6. Andre Goes Fishing
Andre Goes Fishing is a story that your child will be able to easily relate to, but will also take them on a few different fishing expeditions. Help your child relive fishing memories AND become excited for the different bites of fishing.
7. Grandpa's Lessons on Fishing and Life
In order to make a fishing trip successful children need to sometimes learn valuable lessons. Grandpa's Lessons on Fishing and Life does just that, by giving valuable lessons in a fun and engaging way!
8. H Is For Hook
Alphabet books are fun for all reading levels. Each letter is filled with a beautiful illustration that can be recognized and comprehended. As children get older they can read and learn more and enhance their fishing excursions.
Hooked is a beautiful fishing story that will undoubtedly hook both a child and parent immediately. Watch this successful fishing trip take off.
10. The Berenstain Bears: Gone Fishin'
The Berenstain Bears are a huge hit in my classroom. Your students or children will absolutely love this fishing story. This book is great if your level 1 reader is starting to sound out words and sentences!
11. Down By The River
This beautiful family story circles around a grandpa, mom, and son who all go fly fishing each with a fly fishing rod. A successful fishing trip and story that your children will want to read over and over.
12. Jangles: A Big Fish Story
Jangles will soon become one of your favorite picture books. Whether it's a present or one for your family bookshelf this fishing story will be something special in any household.
13. Trout, Trout, Trout: A Fish Chant
Providing children with a variety of fish this book has some of the most lively illustrations we've seen. Even your youngest readers will be begging for more.
14. The Patient Pufferfish
The Patient Pufferfish may not be a fishing adventure, BUT will help children deal with an impatient moment. Fishing requires tons of patience, reading this story before a fishing trip might give you and your child some ins and outs of patience!
15. Incredible and True Fishing Stories!
Filled with some crazy and a bit gory fishing stories, this book might be better for older readers. Although, some younger ones are sure to absolutely love the stories.
16. Hilarious Hunting & Fishing Cartoons
Books about fishing aren't too difficult to find. Cartoons from fishing to animal hunting on the other hand are a totally different story. Even the most reluctant reader will love this fishing book.
17. Old Salt, Young Salt
For a fishing father who can't quite give his son total freedom and a soon who is pleading to prove himself this book portrays a common relationship. From fishing boats to fishing rods this isn't your average fishing trip.
18. Hand Over Hand
In a fishing town where men are the sole fisherman, a little girl begs are grandpa to take her out. On a fishing trip, she quickly learns some life lessons and proves a very good point in her fishing village.
20. Fishing With Grandma
Fishing With Grandma is a book filled with educational content about the Inuktitut lifestyle. Read about fishing supplied, fishing tackle, different types of fishing poles and so much more!
21. Life on Ice
Teaching lessons for life, Life of Ice is great for easy for early readers to comprehend, but challenging enough for independent readers to stay engaged. Icefish in your classroom with this captivating story.
22. We're Going Ice Fishing
We're Going Ice Fishing Covers the most intense parts about ice fishing. From drilling fishing holes, using proper Ice Fishing gear and other fishing supplies all the way to building an Ice Fishing House (Shanty). This will help kids prepare.
23. Worms are a Yummy Snack
Outdoor adventures are always fun in the classroom. This book about fishing teaches so much more.