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When is the Best Day to fish?

Farmers' Almanac's Fishing Calendar is based on the phase of the moon, the zodiac sign the moon is in, and experience. Local conditions, tides, and weather may affect your fishing experience.

CALENDAR KEY

Fishing Condition: This is the overall rating for the whole day, based upon our formula:

Best 
Good 
Fair 
Poor 

Best Time: This column lists the best time of the day when, according to our formula, fish will be biting: MORNING; EVENING.

December 2016

Dec 08, 2016
 
POOR Morning
Dec 09, 2016
 
POOR Morning
Dec 10, 2016
 
GOOD Morning
Dec 11, 2016
 
GOOD Morning
Dec 12, 2016
 
FAIR Morning
Dec 13, 2016
 
FAIR Evening
Dec 14, 2016
 
BEST Evening
Dec 15, 2016
 
BEST Evening
Dec 16, 2016
 
FAIR Evening
Dec 17, 2016
 
POOR Evening
Dec 18, 2016
 
FAIR Evening
Dec 19, 2016
 
FAIR Evening
Dec 20, 2016
 
POOR Morning
Dec 21, 2016
 
POOR Morning
Dec 22, 2016
 
POOR Morning
Dec 23, 2016
 
GOOD Morning
Dec 24, 2016
 
GOOD Morning
Dec 25, 2016
 
POOR Morning
Dec 26, 2016
 
POOR Morning
Dec 27, 2016
 
POOR Morning
Dec 28, 2016
 
POOR Morning
Dec 29, 2016
 
POOR Evening
Dec 30, 2016
 
FAIR Evening
Dec 31, 2016
 
FAIR Evening

January 2017

Jan 01, 2017
 
GOOD Evening
Jan 02, 2017
 
BEST Evening
Jan 03, 2017
 
BEST Evening
Jan 04, 2017
 
POOR Evening
Jan 05, 2017
 
POOR Morning
Jan 06, 2017
 
FAIR Morning
Jan 07, 2017
 
FAIR Morning
Jan 08, 2017
 
POOR Morning
Jan 09, 2017
 
FAIR Morning
Jan 10, 2017
 
BEST Morning
Jan 11, 2017
 
BEST Morning
Jan 12, 2017
 
FAIR Evening
Jan 13, 2017
 
FAIR Evening
Jan 14, 2017
 
GOOD Evening
Jan 15, 2017
 
GOOD Evening
Jan 16, 2017
 
FAIR Evening
Jan 17, 2017
 
POOR Evening
Jan 18, 2017
 
POOR Evening
Jan 19, 2017
 
GOOD Morning
Jan 20, 2017
 
GOOD Morning
Jan 21, 2017
 
GOOD Morning
Jan 22, 2017
 
POOR Morning
Jan 23, 2017
 
POOR Morning
Jan 24, 2017
 
FAIR Morning
Jan 25, 2017
 
POOR Morning
Jan 26, 2017
 
POOR Morning
Jan 27, 2017
 
FAIR Evening
Jan 28, 2017
 
FAIR Evening
Jan 29, 2017
 
GOOD Evening
Jan 30, 2017
 
BEST Evening
Jan 31, 2017
 
POOR Evening

February 2017

Feb 01, 2017
 
POOR Evening
Feb 02, 2017
 
FAIR Evening
Feb 03, 2017
 
FAIR Morning
Feb 04, 2017
 
POOR Morning
Feb 05, 2017
 
POOR Morning

What do our ratings mean?

POOR day basically means the fish will either steal all your bait or will not even touch your line.

FAIR day means that you may catch one or two fish but you will have to work hard to do so.

GOOD day means that you will catch enough fish to feel gratified.

BEST day means that you will catch something almost every time you cast your line in the water.

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