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How do you determine the best fishing times using the Farmer's Almanac?

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The Farmer's Almanac publishes calendars that have the best fishing times for each day throughout the year marked, as well as a projection of how good the fishing is expected to be at those best times. The Farmer's Almanac warns that projections can be influenced by local weather and tides.

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Farmer's Almanac fishing projections are determined based on the almanac's interpretation of solar and lunar tables. It uses a specific day's sunrise and sunset times in conjunction with the current phase of the moon to cast its prognostications. The Old Farmer's Almanac typically includes information on how to incorporate local weather and tidal patterns with the solunar tables to get the most accurate fishing forecast.

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