Get the whole year’s worth of fishing dates and more in the print edition of the Farmers’ Almanac. Be sure to check out other great features like: gear & equipment, bait shops, license vendors, boat ramps, marinas, charters, fly-fishing shops, and fish refuges/hatcheries.
These cycles are often determined by fishing moon phase theories and relative location to the earth. Predicting the best times to fish based on the phases of the moon is referred to as so lunar theory.
While a fishing almanac or forecast will give you a general idea about the best fishing times based on the moon's phases, don't forget that weather extremes in your local area can also affect fish feeding behavior. Pinpointing the best fishing days isn't hard; it just takes a little of research.
Besides, the best time to fish might just be whenever you can get your family and friends out on the water to make new memories. By clicking on the regional headings you will be taken to the region's fishing sites/forecast page which has more specific fishing information for the current quarter, local weather links, and links to where you can learn more about what is happening in a particular area.
Note: Peacock Bass fishing is only successful during daylight hours. In the Northwest region April-November is the prime time for big Flathead and blue catfish.