Explore the exciting sport of Bass fishing! Based on the Dreamcast hit, motor out to eight different fishing locations to catch the biggest and baddest Bass possible! Choose between fourteen different lures, and compete in four tournaments. Start off as an amateur, and work your way up to the pros in the Masters Classic tournament.
User reviews: Very Positive (78 reviews)
Release Date: Mar 4, 2011
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September 16

Patch Notes - 15/09/2014

- Fixed an issue where the launcher would fail to save settings.

- Added support for v-sync and FXAA.

- Now renders correctly at higher resolutions (above 720).

- Added Steam Achievements.

- Improved button prompts—now supports gamepad button prompts, and keyboard prompts are sensitive to user configurations.

- Keyboard controls can now be reconfigured.

- Implemented gamepad support across the game and launcher

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About This Game

Explore the exciting sport of Bass fishing! Based on the Dreamcast hit, motor out to eight different fishing locations to catch the biggest and baddest Bass possible! Choose between fourteen different lures, and compete in four tournaments. Start off as an amateur, and work your way up to the pros in the Masters Classic tournament. Get hooked!

Features

Hone your fishing skills:
  • Variable weather and water conditions will affect the fishes’ behaviour, so you’ll need to master a wide variety of special lures and angling techniques to catch the one that got away. Are you fishing in the morning? Try a surface lure. Is it hot out? Better drop to cooler water.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows® XP
    • Processor: 3.0 GHz Intel Pentium 4
    • Memory: 2GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0c compatible, NVIDIA GeForce 7300 series, ATI Radeon™ X1600 Video Card with 256MB RAM
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 410MB Hard Drive space
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible Sound Card
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows® 7
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 2GB RAM or more
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0c/Shader3.0 compatible, NVIDIA GeForce 8800 series or higher, ATI Radeon™ X1900 Video Card with 512MB RAM
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 4GB Hard Drive space
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible Sound Card
Helpful customer reviews
32 of 45 people (71%) found this review helpful
19.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 15
Because I'm all about that bass, bout that bass, no trout.
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5 of 10 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 25
This is actually the most fun i've had with a pole in my hands. My favorite game in my steam library.
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4 of 9 people (44%) found this review helpful
14.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 6
Ported over from Sega classic. Tournament bass fishing based.
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3 of 7 people (43%) found this review helpful
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 26
Epic
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 26
Really brings the nostalgia back from when me and my stepdad played this. I was never a big fishing fan, but this really isn't like real fishing, it's a bit tricky but so is real fishing and it's not as long and boring as real fishing so I enjoy it
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 26
I remember playing this game in arcades back in the day. It's just as fun as I remember.
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 26
BIG ONE!

Just get it, its really really funny and good.
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7.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 26
Good fish. Multiple lures that are dope for the most part. Music has a lot of slap bass. Probably the best fishing game I've played.
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0.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 27
Still better than AC: Unity. I paid about 25 cents for this game thanks to humble bundle, my life has been changed for only 25 cents.
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13 of 15 people (87%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 6
Game is not that bad, but the analog controls using the right thumbstick on the XBOX 360 Controller seem a bit odd when trying to simulate the feel of turning the crank on the fishing line to reel in the fish . Has the tournament mode from the original Dreamcast Edition. This version of the game don't have any of the graphical glitches like the original SEGA PC release did back in the day. Kind of short and lacking in content but its still not that bad.

Still prefer Fishermans Bait on PS1 if you have the console and have access to the game :)
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 1
This is an honest port of the Dreamcast game. It's a simple and fun game, but it can get boring really fast. I recommend getting this game if you're nostalgic for it or if its discounted, and make sure you play with a gamepad.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 22
Games like this are what make SEGA arcade KINGS!

Take a niche concept to begin with (fishing), narrow it down to a ridiculous level (Bass only) and then polish every bit of gameplay, sound and presentation until it shines like a new ferrari and is more addictive than crack.

For people who enjoy fishing in real life, this game is pure bliss. And even if you're not into fishing but still love other arcade classics from the turn of the century, this one stands proud among them.
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10 of 18 people (56%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 15
Fishies, ♥♥♥♥♥es, and swinging my shaft around. 4/5
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5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 21
Caught a 4lb fish.
"You caught a big one."
*later*
Caught a 13lb fish.
"You caught a big one."

11/10

FISH!!!
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3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 27
HEY LIKE CATCHING BIG ♥♥♥♥ING FISH WELL THIS GAMES FOR YOU
Just a relaxing day out on the lake. Pop on a spinner why not. Cast out *crosses fingers* "Hope i get a big one!". See some bass floating around yeah yeah normal stuff. THEN OUT OF LEFT ♥♥♥♥ING FEILD A BIG ♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥ED OFF SAURLCHTHYS DECIDES "IM TAKING YOU FOR A RIDE". This is where i think the game is lacking a little you only get like four different kinds of artilery and the harpoons are ♥♥♥♥. The enemy AI is ridiculously smart for a game this old they do not take it easy on you. Your brother Lugi will pop in every once in a blue moon to help fight back the aliens. And there you have it a 3lb bass yours for the taking. So then you just repeat the process. Pick lure maybe a deep water this time, cast, preheat oven to 325, load cannons and save the princess.
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 1
Nostalgia
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 15
Fish on!
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9 of 22 people (41%) found this review helpful
6.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 23
WOAH! A BIG ONE!
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5 of 17 people (29%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 1
For all the good write ups on this game, I found it to be impossible to control. The graphics are good for 1997, but not for todays GPUs. Don't waste your time or money.
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3 of 17 people (18%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 29
OMG whatta POS !!!! DON'T waste your time or money
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