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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 2018

Jun
18
 
FAIR Evening
Jun
19
 
FAIR Evening
Jun
20
 
POOR Morning
Jun
21
 
POOR Morning
Jun
22
 
GOOD Morning
Jun
23
 
GOOD Morning
Jun
24
 
GOOD Morning
Jun
25
 
FAIR Morning
Jun
26
 
FAIR Morning
Jun
27
 
GOOD Morning
Jun
28
 
GOOD Evening
Jun
29
 
GOOD Evening
Jun
30
 
BEST Evening

July 2018

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

August 2018

Aug
01
 
POOR Evening
Aug
02
 
POOR Evening
Aug
03
 
FAIR Evening
Aug
04
 
FAIR Morning
Aug
05
 
POOR Morning
Aug
06
 
POOR Morning
Aug
07
 
POOR Morning
Aug
08
 
BEST Morning
Aug
09
 
GOOD Morning
Aug
10
 
POOR Morning
Aug
11
 
POOR Evening
Aug
12
 
POOR Evening
Aug
13
 
POOR Evening
Aug
14
 
POOR Evening
Aug
15
 
POOR Evening
Aug
16
 
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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