Best fishing games for Nintendo Switch 2022

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Going fishing can be a great way to relax while enjoying the great outdoors, but not everyone has access to a good location or the equipment needed — especially during the winter. Luckily, the best fishing games for Nintendo Switch will give you some of that experience year-round without leaving your home. They can also make you more familiar with the types of equipment you'll need to use the next time you can actually hit the water.

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If you're looking for some of the fun of a fishing trip without needing to worry about the actual weather or having the right equipment, the best fishing games for Nintendo Switch can provide you with a great alternative. Our favorite is Fishing Star World Tour because it has the biggest collection of fish you can catch, giving you a huge feeling of satisfaction for catching them all.

If you love fishing with friends, you should check out Legendary Fishing, which lets up to four players compete in modes you set to your preferences. Rapala Fishing Pro Series is another great option because the daily challenges will keep you coming back. Whichever of these games you choose, you're sure to enjoy the mix of relaxation and thrills that fishing provides without any of the mess.

Alex Huebner

Alex has been working with iMore as a Freelance Gaming Writer for three years. You can also find a few articles of hers on Android Central and Windows Central. She regularly covers Nintendo Switch games and accessories as well as iOS game apps. In addition to the Nintendo Switch, you may also find her playing on the PlayStation and PC. When she doesn’t have a controller in hand she likes to spend her time with her husband, son, and dogs, exploring new places, or hiding away with a book (or comic book). A few of her favorite games include the Zelda franchise, Little Nightmares, and Animal Crossing.