The Lunar Affect on Fish

Fishermen around the country know that fish respond to lunar phases of the moon and fishing can be much better during certain times of the month. Learn the best fishing times and make the most out of your time on the water.

Enter your zip code above to get a free fishing forecast. The charts will forecast fish activity and show you the best fishing days in your area.

The lunar fishing calendar predicts a general fishing forecast based on moon phases, sunrise, and sunset data. Local conditions, weather fronts, and barometric pressure can also affect fish activity. Many experienced fishermen keep a journal detailing weather information to help determine the patterns and fishing strategies that work best for different seasons and weather scenarios.

Good luck, and remember that "a bad day of fishing is better than a good day of work"!

United States Fishing Popularity Map compiles United States geographical statistics based on user queries to create an interactive fishing popularity and intensity map. The map shows each state's fishing popularity for the 7 days prior to today's date. To see details for any given state, mouse over or select a state on your touchscreen device.

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