Reel Fishing Challenge

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Reel Fishing Challenge
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Developer(s) Marvelous Entertainment
Publisher(s) Natsume
Platform(s) WiiWare
Release date(s)
  • JP July 14, 2009
  • NA June 29, 2009
  • PAL February 26, 2010
Genre(s) Fishing
Mode(s) Single-player

Reel Fishing Challenge (Fish Eyes Challenge in Japan) is a WiiWare fishing video game by Natsume. It was released in North America on June 29, 2009[1] and later in Japan on July 14, 2009 and the PAL region on February 26, 2010.

The game is part of the Reel Fishing series of games. Owners of the Wii game Reel Fishing: Angler's Dream will be able to unlock extra content including additional fish and challenges in Reel Fishing Challenge.[2]


Players catch fish by making a casting motion with the Wii Remote to cast their line, and shaking the Nunchuk to reel it back in. Once they have a hooked a fish, they must follow a series of prompts to make the catch. Players can also alter their gear to help lure specific types of fish.

The game features a free play mode and a challenge mode that revolves around completing objectives set within a time limit.


Nintendo Life believed the game to be shallow compared to other games in the genre.[2]


A sequel entitled Reel Fishing Challenge II, has been released in North America on June 7, 2010 and in the PAL region on October 29, 2010.