See Angel, Ocean. Living life from the depths of the soul and emotions, because fish live in the depths of the sea. Feeling like “a fish in water”—being in one’s element. One feature of fish is their wholeness, since they live exclusively in water (the emotional sphere). Fish are usually voracious eaters and immensely productive. They have no eyelids, sleep with their eyes open, and are always attuned to the world around them. Some fish change their colors according to the circumstances. They are creatures of high sensibility, but they are also cold and can’t be held. In a broader sense, the symbolism of the astrological sign of the fish is also relevant here, where oceanic feelings, trust and mistrust, and the contradictions of willpower and self-defense are at issue. Also, chaos and the absurd belong here, as well as faith—including superstition and disbelief.
If you see yourself fishing, what did you catch? A small fish indicates small Booty: a big fish, big booty.
The fisherman is trying to catch the content of the soul. Since ancient times, in China fish have been a sign of fertility. As far back as Babylonian times, fish appearing in dreams were considered phallic symbols. According to 2nd century dream interpreter Artemidorus, a dead fish represents lost hope.
The fish is also a Christian symbol.
The point when Spring entered the constellation of the fish coincided with the beginning of Christianity.
The salmon of wisdom is part of Irish mythology.
In psychoanalysis, the fish is a symbol of male sexuality- According to Jung, if you are the fish, you can renew yourself in the Water (emotions). Also, according to Jungian psychoanalysis, the fish is the symbol of wholeness. It symbolizes the total person of the dreamer and, more to the point, the emotional side of sexuality. Jung also believed that fish are like thoughts and hunches, which surface from the unconscious.
(In the fairy tale “The Fisherman and His Wife,” we find the 44 wishing-fish.”)... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Large bodies of water often symbolize the unconscious, so any sea creature can represent a message from the unconscious or “diving” into the unconscious. Completely at home in the ocean, fish are the best-equipped creatures for exploring its depths, and are thus positive symbols for anyone engaged in therapy or self transformation.
The activity of fishing can indicate a quest, particularly for nourishment, and it can indicate an exploration of the unconscious. Fish can also be sexual symbols and, because of their association with Christianity, can be Christ symbols.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Baiting a fishhook in a dream is a prediction of a passionate new love affair. However, if you dream of getting a fishhook stuck in any part of your body, this is a warning against deceitful friends.... My Dream Interpretation
Repressed aggression, or too little aggression, as in: Attack, Surf, Fire, Flames, Violence, Greed, and Wire (High-Tension). Feelings of inferiority, repression, as in Termination, Attack, Harem, Skin Rash, and Prostitute. Fear of war or aggression, but also desperate search for physical or personal closeness.
Fishing may represent retrieving the wealth within the subconscious. It may mention the need to be sritl and just wait for business prospects to bite the line. Once they do, you can reel in the rewards. Fishing can refect a contemplative experience in which you leam the power and serenity of Zen meditative thinking... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Vision: Casting a fishing rod: you long for a partner. Catching a fish in clear waters: good luck and success in an important matter.
If somebody is throwing his fishing rod at you: pay attention, a deceptive person is in your life. Fishing at the shore of a calm lake: your emotional balance will soon be restored. Watching others as they fish: there will be an opportunity to make new friends. See Fish, Water.
Depth Psychology: If you are fishing: your emotional balance will soon be restored. Catching a fish: good luck is right around the corner.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream that you are fishing, indicates that you are bringing your repressed emotions to the surface. In particular, to dream that you are ice fishing, suggests that you are breaking through a hardened emotional barrier and confronting difficult feelings from your unconscious. Consider also, the common phrase “fishing for compliments”. Also see “Fish Hook”, “Fishing Rod” and “Fishing Wire,” below.... My Dream Interpretation
If you were fishing in your dream, you may be looking for insight into a particular problem in waking life. The dream may also suggest that deep emotions are being brought to the surface. Consider what you were fishing for in your dream; was it compliments, attention or the truth in a difficult or ’fishy’ situation? Did you catch your dream fish in your dream? If you did, it may indicate that you will find that an answer to a long-standing question suddenly pops into your mind. Alternatively, if your catch gasped for breath as it flapped around on the ground, do you feel like a fish out of water in waking life? If it wriggled frantically, could your dream have been drawing your attention to a ’slippery fish’ or elusive person in your real life? If the fish was cold to the touch, could this perhaps refer to someone in your life who is emotionally cold, perhaps even you?
On the other hand, dreams about fishing—particularly ones in which a freshwater fisherman or angler appears—could simply indicate the need for rest and relaxation.
If a fisherman does appear in your dream or you are the fisherman, pay attention to the actions that are performed, as they will help you interpret the dream. Often a fisherman will represent a person, such as a provider, or a concept, such as bravery. This latter is especially the case if he is a deep-sea fisherman. A fishing line refers to a length or measure of spiritual inquiry, a fishing rod signifies a life aspect that can assist you in your spiritual search and a fishing trip symbolizes a desire to gain further information regarding a particular issue. Consider also if you are trying to catch something like a job or a partner in waking life.
If you visit a fish market in your dreams, try to recall the species of fish, the amount you bought and their condition, as a fish market may refer to your own personal spiritual belief system. Finally, because of its Christian association, a fisherman may suggest a priest or someone with priest-like qualities in your dreams.... The Element Encyclopedia
In a dream, a fishing net represents trickery, deception, profits, knowledge, realizing one’s hope, and victory over one’s enemies if one owns a fishing net.
If one sees himself entrapped inside a fishing net, it means that he may be jailed or fall to sickness or marry a rebellious wife, or it could mean money, or a child that will preoccupy him.
A fishing net in a dream also represents a harsh employer, hard working laborers. or an adversity they may suffer. As for a clear minded fisherman who earns his livelihood from a fishing net, seeing a fishing net in a dream represents trials, imprisonment, short breath, or it could mean profits or good news. As for a traveller, seeing a fishing net in his dream means his return home.
A fishing net in a dream also means increasing difficulties for a worried person.
If one who has lost something sees a fishing net in his dream, it means that he will find his lost object.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Dreams of a fishing pole represents desire, and that you are extending yourself, putting your desires “out there”, hoping for a bite.
A fishing pole is also a symbol of the penis, a desire for sex, intimacy, and/or fertility. Or perhaps you are fishing for clues or answers to the issues and challenges you are dealing with.... Strangest Dream Explanations
1- When we dream of a hook we are are generally understanding thai we have the ability to draw things towards us that arc cither good or bad. It can equally indicate thai we are being hooked by someone, and thus not being allowed the freedom to which we feel we have a right.
2- In childhood dreams the hook can represent the hold that a parent or authority figure has over us. This symbolism can continue into adulthood, depicting the way that we allow people to take control within our lives.
3- We need to be clear not to gel ‘hooked’ into religious beliefs and practices just for the sake of it.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Dreams of a hook reflects seduction, manipulation, and your ego tricks to lure someone in. Or perhaps this dream is exposing that which seduces and/or captures your attention.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A hook is anything that grabs us and in the spiritual sense suggests that we can become obsessive about our beliefs. At the same time to become hooked is an opportunity to make a commitment to an idea or principle even though it initially feels insecure.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: In childhood dreams the hook can represent the hold that a parent or authority figure has over us. This symbolism can continue into adulthood, depicting the way that we allow people to take control within our lives.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: When we dream of a hook we are generally understanding that the power to draw things towards us can be either good or bad according to our disposition. As a visualization following such a dream we can use the image to draw positivity and success towards us. It can equally indicate that we are being ‘hooked in’ or coerced by someone and thus not being allowed the freedom to which we feel we have a right.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To see hooks in your dream, suggests that you will get caught for your mischievousness and deceit. It also suggests your desire for material things or feelings of deprivation.
To dream that you are catching something with a hook, symbolizes that you need to acknowledge and incorporate some aspect or characteristic into your self-image. This dream may also refer to a love relationship that you wish was more secure.... My Dream Interpretation
To be caught cm a hook forecasts vexing difficulties, but if you were able to free yourself, your concern will be temporary.
If, in your dream, you were using a hook to catch something, it predicts the solution of a long-term mystery; others using hooks signify an unexpected gain or surprise gift... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
A hook expresses the need to deal with neglected issues before it is too late. Getting hurt by a hook indicates that these matters are very unpleasant to you. In addition, your relationships could turn a bit complicated when you begin to tackle those matters.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Dreams that feature a hook may indicate that you are feeling caught or held, possibly against your will; this may be by a person, a lifestyle, or a substance, as suggested by the phrase to be ’hooked on’ drugs. They may, however, be more positive, suggesting perhaps a hope to be hooked up with someone who accepts you hook, line and sinker.
Consider also whether a dream of a hook might not be referring to secret sexual gratification, as in a prostitute or hooker.... The Element Encyclopedia
As in Bordello, only more active. Your physical urges are clamoring for attention. This dream symbol appears particularly often when one’s principles are too rigid. Desire for wild sex during times of involuntary isolation. Points to the difficulties the dreamer has in integrating love and sexuality.
The symbol appears frequently in the dreams of “confirmed” bachelors and men with strong bonds to their mothers, as well as in the dreams of girls who have had a particularly sheltered upbringing. Acknowledge your urges and have the courage to be who you are!
According to Jung, it points to problems with one’s shadow. According to Freud, repressed cravings in connection with living out one’s sexuality.
Folklore: Winning in the lottery and, in general, luck in games involving money. See Prostitution.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
A hook is a tool used to keep something hanging in one place. As such, hooks represent anything inside your consciousness that an outside idea can be hung on. In order for you to accept something that someone else presents to you, it must first have a hook on which it can be hung. This is true whether that idea is positive or negative, helpful or destructive. Anything that is hung on a hook, or the presence of hooks in a dream, indicates a readiness for something to be hung there.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Dreams of hunting relate to the killing of innocence or the search for something important. Surrounding dreamscape details and the type of animal you are hunting will clarify the meaning. Fishing suggests an exploration of your unconscious. See also REPTILES, FISH AND AMPHIBIANS.... The Element Encyclopedia