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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.

June 2017

Jun 28, 2017
 
FAIR Evening
Jun 29, 2017
 
FAIR Evening
Jun 30, 2017
 
POOR Morning

July 2017

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

August 2017

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