A reading list for your next fishing trip


A great day on the water with your family or friends isn’t complete without some tunes. If you’re looking for a great playlist to go with your next fishing trip, you’re in luck! We’ve compiled a list of songs from the writers and OOD staff that are sure to get you in the fishing spirit.

How to listen

There are several ways to listen to music while you fish. One option is to bring a portable speaker. It is ideal if you are with friends and family. If you’re alone on the water, you can also wear headphones, but keep in mind that this can obscure your awareness of your surroundings. Pay close attention to your surroundings.

Music is for everyone

With so many genres of music available, musical tastes and preferences vary. That’s why we decided to create an all-inclusive playlist that includes various genres like rock, country, rap, and more. There is a song for everyone.

We would also love to hear your song recommendations on our forum. Click here to access it.

Playlist Highlights

Some of the best songs on our fishing playlist. To access the full playlist Click here

#1 Hunt, Fish and Love Everyday – Luke Bryan

A smash hit that speaks to the outdoor lifestyle we all love so much.
(Sent by Niagara Addict owner and guide Lyle Gayder).

#2 Act nice and gentle. The black keys

A relaxing blend of rock and country in this hit from American rock duo The Black Keys.
(Sent by OOD Editor-in-Chief Jason Bain).

#3 Can’t Stop – Red Hot Chili Peppers

A rock classic from the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “By The Way” album.
(Sent by OOD Assistant Digital Editor, Victoria Zubiri).

#4 Regular Flow – Pearl Jam

Feel the tide of fishing with this fantastic song from Pearl Jam.
(Submitted by OOD writer, freelance journalist and photographer Tim Allard).

#5 Don’t Stop Believing’ – Journey

You better believe you’re gonna win that next take with this quintessential hit.
(Sent in by Fishing and Hunting Guide, Tournament Angler, and Outdoors Writer Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson).

#6 Rainbow Trout – Gordon Lightfoot

Not exactly “Sundown” but how can you miss lines like “she was all decked out like a rainbow trout”. (Submitted by Gord Ellis, OOD Editor).

#7 (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding

Dock fishing never sounded so good with this wonderful song by Otis Redding.
(Sent by OOD Digital Editor, Meghan Sutherland).

#8 Nautical Disaster – The Tragically Hip

A wicked tune guaranteed to pump you up by one of Canada’s most iconic and famous bands.
(Sent by OOD writer and photographer Justin Hoffman).

#9 Simple Man – Lynyrd Skynyrd

A trail to get you in the fishing mood before another great day on the water.
(Sent by Angler & Hunter Television [AHTV] host Mike Miller).

#10 Catch a Fish – Outlaw

Catch your next big fish while listening to this standout country hit. (Sent by OOD photographer Lisa Hughes).

Special mention: My Pole Don’t Jiggle Jiggle – Hi Speed ​​​​Chase

An iconic peach parody on the viral TikTok song: “My money does not move”
(Submitted by Nick Burd, OOD’s Web Guru).

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