The Meaning of Fish in Dreams

What do fish mean in dreams?

In the traditional Chinese view of the dream, dreaming of a fish means fortune. In Chinese, fish (“鱼”) has the same pronunciation with “余”and “裕”,which means richness. So, the dream of a fish is related to fortune and richness. And fish’s meaning in fortune is not only for its pronunciation. From ancient times, the fish has represented wealth in people's minds. Maybe the reason is that the fish caught is the real wealth for primitive people. Additionally, the fish also has the meaning of opportunity.
Big and Little/Small Fish Interpretation
Dreaming of a big fish means large wealth or happy event.
Your dream of little or small fishes mean something happy will happen in your love.

Many Fishes Interpretation
The dream about many fishes is usually related to your affection.

Fish in Water
Dreaming of a fish swimming in clear water is the symbol that you will get wealth and power, or the expression of your good mood or situation. It may also indicate that you will have unexpected income or promotion. However, if a woman has this kind of dream, her actions may be restricted by her husband.

If you dream of a fish struggling in shallow water, it shows that you may have some setbacks in your work and it’s difficult to make any progress. Or you may be demoted.

If you have a dream that you set a dying fish into water to let it come back to life again, it implies that you hope to get the proper position with your own ability and have a pursuit in career.

The dream of a fish jump in the water is an auspice, which means that your job is turning out to be right and your wealth is constantly increasing. However, if you dream of a fish jumping out of the water and falling on the ground, it warns you of thinking twice before acting. What’s more, if this fish finally goes back to the water, you will overcome all difficulties and succeed.

Live or Dead Fish
If the fish you dream of is alive, you may have a sea travel. In contrast, if the fish is died, it is an indication of disappointment and dismay. You may experience setbacks, have difficulties in work, or live a hard life.

Eating Fish
If you dream of eating fish, it indicates that your luck in love is not that good and it may also mean that you are healthy and happy.

Buy Fish or Get Fish as Present
If you dream of buying fish, you may get the relative’s inheritance or gift.

The dream that somebody gives you a fish as a present indicates that you will get properties or may be invited to attend a wedding. And if the fish you get is dried fish, you will have a surplus.

Fishing or Catching Fish
The dream of fishing usually means that you can resist the temptation.
If you are fishing on the river bank, there may be some setbacks in your interpersonal relationship.
If the water you are fishing in is clear so that you can see the fish nibbling at your bait, you may get what you want and achieve your aspirations.
The dream of catching a big fish shows that everything is going well. For example, women will marry rich men, those who want to be officials will become real and those seeking wealth will get it.

If a man dreams of catching the fish, it indicates that he will be faced with imminent disaster. However, a woman having this kind of dream may marry a rich man and live a happy life.

If a goldfish is got with a net, you may have adventures, for instance, you may meet your old friends suddenly in the street.

The dream of catching a fish by your hands is an indication of success. The larger the fish you caught is, the greater the success will be.

If you dream of wading to catch the fish, you will rely on your abilities and extraordinary courage to get your own wealth.

Riding Fish
The dream of riding on the fish and wandering freely in the water shows that you will be healthier and healthier.

Dream of Fish by Girls
A young girl’s dream of a fish indicates a handsome and talented husband.

Lastest Questions and Answers

l dreamt about fishing in a dam and l threw a bait in the dam and caught a fish (1 Reply ) Asked by V***o

l dreamt about fishing in a dam and l threw a bait in the dam and caught a fish as l was pulling the fish l so a big crodile biting my leg and l took an axe started cutting its head below the teeth that it could not eat and my sister carried it back into the dam and l head people talking that the crocodile it going to die because it does not have teeth to bite anymore and it will die in the water. what does it mean

Seeing fish in dream (1 Reply ) Asked by F***a

I see in my dream big silver fish jumping out of the water to me and I catch them so many after catching I throw back in the water the fish shine like silver from the sunlight people so surprised to see this of me catching the fishes this way but I drop them to the ocean the water is not murky and clean fish so friendly like they want to talk to me I see my family with me also there was more to this dream but this is what I remember can you interpret this dream for me thank you

Dream fish on air with conch shell attached fish body (0 Reply ) Asked by H***n

I saw in my dream, I am feeding fishes a pond area, I put food in the pond and made some sound with metal and wood underneath the water, after some time I saw a fish with attached conch shell on air, I tried to catch that fish but I can’t get that fish. Finally I saw so many fishes with different colors at top surface of the clear water, specially one fish dark gray color with red stripes and red spots looking at me. (Body Type of fish is like flower horn, without flower and not flower horn). The dreaming time my new born 3 month old baby boy sleeping with me.

Dream of big fish (1 Reply ) Asked by M***n

I was in the house, that front beach house with wall and the water level is almost filling out, it's was just like a flood but I knew that it was a sea. The sea was dark (night time). Then suddenly I opened the door and I saw a huge fish approximately 5 ft long and it's fat like a sun fish. I was scared and I came back in the house and I told my sister to see the big fish and then we saw it and the fish is flopping. The end.

About my palm (0 Reply ) Asked by L***a

I have a very long faith line and its start at the bottom of my palm and goes up by combine with the heart is start from two separate lines at the bottom and at the bottom it has a fish towards the down. It end at the near to my middle finger and its divided into two lines at the end.also at the middle of the faith line it has a line towards down. What those means?