Fishing toys for babies and toddlers (listed by age)

Your future fishing buddy might be too young to hit the water, but why let that stop the fun? Whether you are shopping for your own child, or looking for a gift, you are sure to reel in smiles with one of these toys!

What we looked for

We looked for toys that would be safe, fun, and realistic enough to get a smile from the mom and dad who fish.

Our Favorites

Baby GUND My First Tackle Box

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Recommended age: newborn +

Why we love this:

  • Soft construction is safe for even the littlest anglers
  • Your little one will love opening and closing the tackle box

Melissa & Doug K’s Kids Fish and Count Learning Game

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Recommended age: 12 months +

Why we love this:

  • Cute wood pole
  • Soft material is perfect for growing babies
  • As children age, shapes, colors and numbers can be taught

Munchkin Fishin’ Bath Toy

Recommended age: 24 months +

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Why we love this:

  • Finally some time on the water 😉
  • The cute floating characters will keep their attention
  • Fun clicking sound just like grandpa’s old click and pawl reel

Melissa & Doug Catch & Count Wooden Fishing Game


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Recommended age: 3-5

Why we love this:

  • One of the few toys we found that looks like a fly rod
  • This game helps develop hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.
  • Comes with two rods so that they can play with a friend

Small World Toys Sand & Water – Catch of The Day – Magnetic Fishing Game 

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Recommended age: 4+

Why we love this:

  • By far the most realistic of our picks, check out that bass!
  • The bass fights once hooked just like the real thing
  • This is a good pick for the older child that is not quite ready for the real thing, or those who are but frown at the thought of bath time.