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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.

April 2017

Apr 27, 2017
 
POOR Evening
Apr 28, 2017
 
POOR Evening
Apr 29, 2017
 
BEST Evening
Apr 30, 2017
 
BEST Evening

May 2017

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

June 2017

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

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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