Itoi Shigesato no Bass Tsuri No. 1 (JP) was a fishing video game by HAL Laboratory and Nintendo initially released in 1997 for the Super Famicom. It was never released in America or Europe. The game was eventually released on the Super Famicom's Satellaview and finally the Nintendo 64 version as Definitive Edition (JP).

The Satellaview version of the game was released in 8 episodes that started broadcasting about a month or so after the Super Famicom version was released. The game was created by famed Mother series creator Shigesato Itoi, who is actually the playable character in the game.


The goal of the player is to catch the most and the largest fish possible as to compete in extra competitions such as quizzes. To have the greatest success in fishing, players must chose the most fruitful part of Lake Akahoshi given the weather conditions and the time of day.

The player can also select from a number of different lures that can be used to attract different species and different sizes of fish. The most sought-after fish in the game is the "over 80cm Bass.


Famitsu magazine rated the Definitive Edition for the Nintendo 64 a 30 out of 40.