What does it mean when you dream about fish

Dreaming about fish is a common experience. Dreams related to fishes may have myriads of connotations and interpretations. Legend and history have it that dreams on fish bring positive results. However, there are some dreams about fish that have been associated with negative occurrences.

To rightly decipher your fish dream, it is necessary to look carefully into all the details of the events that surrounded the dream. If you see yourself harvesting fish, swimming, feasting on, preparing a fish meal, or fighting with the fishes, you need to watch it. All of these dreams have different meanings.


General Symbol of Fish in Dreams

Fishes have been associated with fertility and individual progress. If you often dream of swimming fish, it may imply conception. Most people usually correlate the sight of a sperm cell with a fish in the water. The following are other symbols associated with fish:


Dream about Fish Swimming

Perhaps you often see fishes swimming in dreams; it might imply that your subconscious self relates to the ocean. If you dream that the fish is swimming at the bedrock,  you may be in a precarious condition in a short while. Should it be that the fish is floating on the surface, it depicts riches and opulence.


Dream Related to Fish Eggs

Eggs are mostly related to latent abilities and fresh starts. If you do come across fish eggs in your sleep, it may symbolize a novel idea or fresh inspiration spurting from your subconscious mind.


Dream about Cooking Fish

If you dream about eating fish often, it might be indicative of your faith, ideology or religious bias. Eating fish in dreams implies that you are co-opting your novel ideas into your person while cooking it means you are getting ready to infuse your new ideas and revelations into your person.

Dream about Dead Fish

A dead fish in your dream depicts dismay and failure. This disappointment might be linked to financing, concept, faith or fertility.

A dead fish in your dream might also imply that a new prospect is coming from an age-long idea.


Dream about Another Person Fishing

Should it be that you often see someone fishing in your dream, it hints that you are aiming a goal in real life. It might as well mean that you are trying to challenge and bring your subdued emotions to the fore. Alternatively, fishing in dreams might merely suggest pure fun and leisure.


Dream about Fishhook

Coming across fishhooks in your dream might indicate that you are supposed to “catch” a particular thing. It can as well mean that you are stuck on an idea or that someone is deceiving you or talking you into subscribing to a wrong notion.


Eating fish dreams

Dreaming about eating fish means that we are on the right track: Good luck may be on our side, so we have to do what we can to ensure that this situation does not change.

This dream means that we are on the right path to succeed and achieve success, but it will only happen if we stay true to our principles. It symbolizes harmony: The tranquility of knowing that everything is continuing its usual course.

It means that we must know who to trust: If we have had a dream in which we ate raw fish, it can be interpreted as a warning signal to know who to trust, especially your friends and those closest to you.


Catching fish

Dreaming that you are grasping or picking up or holding something, means trying to control or manipulate something.

It is important to analyze the object that you are holding or holding. Dreaming about holding something or picking up or holding something also means possession, responsibility and protection.


In Summary

Fish can be a symbol of destiny, a prediction of upcoming events in one’s life, acquisitions, or trouble, depending on where you see the fish in your dream. Dreams on fish are quite common, and it is, therefore, pertinent that we get some meanings on fish dreams so we can self-interpret these dreams whenever they come.



Many interpretations in the following video.