A dream about catching one or more turtles symbolizes your desire for an easy life. The dream could also stand for an easy endeavor that you mistakenly believe is hard. This is something that you will realize is easy once you start working on it.
One dream could have several meanings and the same goes for this one. Here are some more meanings of dreams about catching turtles.
Something you do not understand
Catching turtles in the dream could mean you are going through something you brought on yourself that you do not understand. It could be about your job, business, or your relationship.
The turtle is quite unique with its hard shell, and the mind could use it to refer to things that are hard to figure out.
You are struggling to let go of something
If there is something you are finding hard to let go of, this can manifest as a dream about catching turtles. The symbolism is that on land, turtles are not the best at fleeing. They are slow, non-climbers, and have no assault mechanisms.
The fact that they are bad at fleeing on land could, in your dream, be used to symbolize your inability to let go of something or someone.
This could be a habit that you decide to quit but get back to within days for instance. It could also be about someone you decide to never contact but fail to hold on to the resolution.
You could be taking more than you should
The fact that turtles are easy to catch could, in the dream, symbolize greed. This could mean taking more than you should just because you easily can. It could also symbolize overdoing something simply because it is easy.
Catching turtles in the dream, therefore, should make you check your life to see if there are any things you could be overindulging in.