How to Play Fish Card Game: A Quick Guide

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Fish, also known as Go Fish, is a popular card game for kids and adults alike. Here’s a quick guide on how to play Fish card game.


  • Number of Players: 2-6
  • Deck: Standard 52-card deck
  • Objective: Collect the most sets of four matching cards


  1. Deal 5 cards to each player. Place the remaining cards face down to form the “fish pond”.
  2. Players take turns asking any opponent for specific cards to complete their sets. For example, “Do you have any threes?”
  3. If the opponent has the card, they must hand it over. If not, they say “Go Fish”, and the player draws a card from the fish pond.
  4. If a player draws the requested card, they get another turn. Otherwise, the next player takes their turn.
  5. A set of four matching cards is placed face up in front of the player.
  6. The game continues until all sets are completed. The player with the most sets wins.

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