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Fish dream dictionary


An old tradition says that fish in dreams is a positive symbol. The exception is only the dream displaying a dead fish or a fish that you dropped from your hand, rod or net.

This last dream heralds a troubled soul, or a disappointment. If anyone dreams of fishing, this foretells a favorable event. Dreaming of sea fish means winning something and good luck. Large fish predicts that people tend to gossip about you. Small fish represents damage or losing something. If a pregnant woman dreams of a fish coming out of her the body, she will give birth to a baby girl.


In your dream you may have...

  • Seen a fish.
  • Gone fishing.
  • Caught or encountered a very big fish.
  • Caught or encountered small fish.
  • Seen dead fish.
  • Been unable to catch a fish.
  • Seen sea fish.
  • Seen pink fish such as salmon.
  • Seen a white fish.
  • Been eating or preparing fish.

Positive changes are afoot if...

  • You send the fish back after catching it.
  • You see a fish interacting with its environment.
  • You see a big or small fish, as long as it is happy.

Detailed dream interpretation...

If you dream of fish, this generally suggests the emotional side of your character. Each fish has its own individual meaning. If you dream of a salmon or pink fish, this generally symbolizes that you are going to have some important experiences in the near future. If you see a white fish, things are looking positive in regards to your love life.

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This dream is also connected with the Zodiac sign of Pisces, in that you can see two fish swimming together. The important symbol of this dream is that the two fish are opposites. Based on this interpretation, the dream suggests there are two aspects of your personality, and you need to be able to improve your self-image. If you are eating fish, including fish and chips, this shows that prosperity is coming your way in the near future. If you are catching fish, it indicates that a good idea will provide you with financial independence.

If you see flying fish, then it is likely you will be able to overcome difficulties in the future. If you dream of a fisherman, you need to be able to take time off in order to rest and relax. If the fisherman is catching fish, it means you need to be patient with others.

Dreaming of fishing and then eating the fish is a sign of an incurable disease in your family or in your group of friends, but it can also refer to an accident. If in your dream you are killing a fish, it is a sign that you will defeat some of your enemies.

Fish means that you are quite disgusted with your life, and it can suggest that something is inhibiting your activities. Catching fish from a dirty lake indicates an obstacle in business created by some important people. Colored fish mean healing the sick. Buying fish refers to greed and illness. Boiled fish means loss, while heavy fish means danger. Trying to catch a fish with your hands suggests sentimental disillusions. A fish in a water stream is the sign of offspring coming in your life soon. A fish swimming at the bottom of water means danger, while one swimming at the surface means wealth.


Catching a large fish is the sign of luck, joy and triumph, but if in your dream you catch it with your bare hands, this is a sign of gossip and mudslinging. If you use a fishing line to catch it, this means represents a jumble of meaningless words.

If in your dream you eat fish, this foretells health, steady income, or winning the lottery. Petting a fish in your dream means you will have to deal with easy women that bring with them prejudices. Lots of dead fish represents sadness, loneliness, poor hope, and that you could be followed by treacherous people.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of fish…

Sad. Lonely. Hungry. Jolly. Content. Inpatient. Cheated.


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