A dream in which you see fish out of the water means you might soon suffer a loss because certain things in your life are misplaced. It could be that you are doing the right things at the right wrong time, paying attention to the wrong things or people, or that you are wasting effort and resources on the wrong things.
The dream is not necessarily negative. It should instead tell you that you have the skills and energy necessary to achieve your goals. All you need is to perfect your timing and know where to invest your skills, resources, and time. Here are some more dreams about fish out of water and what they mean.
Dream about a lot of fish out of water
A dream in which you see a lot of fish out of the water symbolizes an overwhelming need to restart your life. Everything seems to be out of place and you do not know where to start. This dream is a sign of hope and should not be considered negative. It means you have it in you to put your life back in place, to put the fish back where they belong, so to speak.
Dream about picking fish you found out of water
A dream in which you see yourself picking fish you found out of the water means although things might seem out of place, something good will still come out of the apparent chaos. That does not mean you have to let things spiral out of control. Work on setting things right, but know that the situation as a whole will bring you great fortune.
Dream about finding fish out of the water and putting it back
If in a dream, you find fish out of the water and put it back, it means you will soon get an opportunity to get yourself right where you feel you should be in your life. It could be that you feel you have the wrong job, live in the wrong place, or have the wrong circle of friends. This dream means there will be some shifts in your life that will leave you right where you feel you should be.