Sequels are supposed to improve on their predecessors, but sometimes developers decide to experiment. This can lead to changes that weren’t needed, and what could have been a great game becomes another example of lost potential. The TNN series fell victim to this, and instead of wrangling a prize catch, it goes home with an empty bucket.
Fishing is a relaxing activity, and doing it from the comfort of your couch is about as relaxing as it can get! Vic Tokai actually produced a fun home version of the sport, and its worth checking out, even if you haven’t traditionally been a fan.
The Genesis has a surprisingly large number of fishing games available. Recreating the fun and atmosphere of the sport without all the waiting and tedium can be challenging, but a few, like TNN Bass Tournament of Champions, manage to pull it off for the most part. And there are no mosquitoes!