The Solunar Calendar provides a window into the activity of wildlife. If you’d like to learn more about how you can use this tool to your advantage, make sure to read our article on The Solunar Method & History.
Solunar calendars can provide you with a nice baseline for potential animal activity, but you must also take into account local weather conditions leading up to (and during) your outing. If you’re smallmouth bass fishing, it’s also a good idea to monitor barometric pressure and research the current local forage. Use all of the tools available to you to maximize your time on the water!
I’ll usually take a peek at the Solunar Calendar before I head out to tape some Illinois Crappie Fishing Videos – and I’ll check it before I Fish for Largemouth Bass in Illinois, too. But I’ll be honest… even if it’s not an “excellent” day – I still go out and try to make my own luck! Check this out:
(OH! Before you go make sure to check out In-Fisherman’s Solunar Calendar Tool. It’s free and fantastic if you’re wondering what the current solunar calendar looks like in your area.)
Fishing is never dull. You can always learn – even when the fish don’t bite. Fortunately, they DID bite today, but we had to make a few adjustments and even leave the lake we were at for greener pastures…