What Are the Best Times and Days to Fish?


Quick Answer

Typically, early morning and late evening are some of the best times to fish according to solunar charts that have been used by fishermen for decades. However, local weather conditions and patterns, as well as tidal influences, can affect the quality of the fishing.

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In the springtime when the water is cooler, freshwater fish tend to bite best in the late afternoon after the water warms up. As the water warms up, the best fishing times are just before sunrise, early morning and early evening until the water cools down again in the fall, when fishing is best in the afternoon and early evening. Any day that has a weather front system pass through is usually a less productive fishing opportunity.

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