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Fishing Poems | Examples of Fishing Poetry

Fishing Poems. Below are examples of poems about fishing. This list of fishing poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of fishing poetry. This list of works about fishing is an excellent resource for examples on how to write fishing poems.

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List of Fishing Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Canis Familiaris Richard Breese Limerick animal, dog, fish, fishing,
Quirkiness Of My Memory matthew harris Free verse fishing, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Premium Member Poem FISHERMAN and Worm Gon Fishin James Edward Lee Sr. Limerick anxiety, conflict, fishing, insect,
Premium Member Poem Summer Lacings CayCay Jennings Rubaiyat appreciation, autumn, fishing, games,
THE OLD FISHERMEN BY THE SEA Jim Yerman Verse fish, fishing,
Premium Member Poem ICE FISHING Line Gauthier Haiku fishing, nature, winter, word
A fishermans tale george seal Limerick fishing, sea,
Ah Such A Great Night matthew harris Lyric fishing, 11th grade, 12th grade,
one night at Skipper Dan's Lunchtable Allan Terry Ballad fishing, adventure, beach, courage, fish,
My Buddy the Seal Timothy McGuire Rhyme animal, fishing,

The pearly gate
by steven jess
"If you live a life with hate"

"You won't enter the pearly gate "


















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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, cute, fishing, football,

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Yearn haiku
by Eve Roper
koi not to be caught
fisher breathed a sullen sigh
pond veiled in lilies

8/6/2018

 captcha of my log in ; kfp  (4=f)

Poetry Contest: haiku captcha 
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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fish, fishing,

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A summer drought
by Charlie Knowlton


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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: august, creation, fishing, imagery,

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Bobber
by Jack Eldridge
The bobber winced
Then dipped,
Then winced again!
Did I see that right?
Cause I sure been wishin!
Now another dip,
Now a traveling ball,
Now it disappears
And my tip begins to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fishing, humorous,

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CATCH OF THE DAY
by Cindi Rockwell
A merman once jumped o’er my rail,
And we shared four gallons of ale!
I don’t kiss and tell
But my panties fell
And that was my best piece...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fishing, funny, myth, ocean,

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Queequeg - White Water
by Gregory R Barden

The day star hisses,
          Kissing the cold Bering Sea
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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: adventure, fishing, history, ocean,

The Mast
by Joseph Sergi
I stand tall and proud upon this ship
Never have I wavered on any trip.
If you listen you will hear me in the wind,
speaking to you...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boat, encouraging, faith, fishing,

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Watery Phases
by Ronald A. Williams
Peaks, of watery mountain ice laden tops.
Water rushes downward valleys into streams:
Permeate ponds, creeks, lakes and mighty seas.

Sun's fierce heat induces
Chemical water evaporation.
Now dark and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: creation, fish, fishing, mountains,

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FISHERMAN'S PRIDE
by nette onclaud
I catch myself roaming around our cottage by the bay this July--- the glare of sun toasting shells along the coast. My mind wanders on...

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Haibun | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fishing, grandfather, summer,

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Natures fisher
by Roy Pett
Over the loch they glide in pairs, one thing on their mind food, hungry fledgling await the lochs delicacies,  sun gleams on the calm...

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Haibun | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fishing, beautiful, bird, dedication, fish,

Porthgain Harbour
by Mike Jones
This rusting chain is witness to an age
When slate was quarried from these ancient cliffs
And where one hundred quarrymen earned a wage.
This harbour, filled with...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boat, fishing,

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A Fishy Tale
by Victor Buhagiar
How could the weather forecast not tantalize me
To play truant on the eve of Miss Gaybird’s test?
The river would be an invitation the next day
To...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fish, fishing,

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Garlic Gook
by charles messina
It was 4:00am when I woke up 
To go fishing for some trout 
I packed my gear and tied some fly's 
before I headed out
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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fishing,

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FISHING
by Line Gauthier


fishing rod
basket for bait
dreams afloat



posted on June 14, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dream, fishing, nature, summer,

When I'm Fishing by the Lake
by Michael Dillinger
When I'm fishing by the lake, I see the minnows darting round. I hear the birds be sweetly singing, in the branches up above. Even...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fishing, nature,

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Fishing with my father
by Mike Miller
By the bulrushes,
Where darting blue dragonflies
Flit like neon sparks,    
Hover flies pause and patrol,
In the drunken summers haze,
We sat fishing by the...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: father, fishing, memory,

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Hurtin' Jim
by Edward Ibeh
Poor, poor fisherman, Jim Proctor
A flying carp sent him to the doctor
He was out sturgeon fishin'
Now his left eye's hurtin'
When his wife first saw it,...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fishing, humor,

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Catfish Noodler
by Angel Villanueva
The river swells when rains arrive,
And bathes the thirsty land around.
The bottom dwellers soon revive,
When water sheds down to the sound.

Now barbels seek some place...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fishing, nature, river, sports,

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Catfishing the Catfish
by Catie Lindsey
Grandpa Joe got very bored,
he used to sit outside on the front porch,
watching the sunrise and enjoying bird songs,
but some time last summer it all...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fishing, humorous,

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Catfish
by Susan Gentry
They met a few years ago
On a Texas Hold'em site
Cautious to exchange info

Wanted a few hours of fun
Play cards, laughter and flirting
Profiles had lives of...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fantasy, feelings, fishing, fun,