Author: Bullbuster Team
New Fishing Tide Website
Guest post by : Adam Russell
We created TidesSolunar.com because we're obsessed with fishing, and wanted to get more of an edge with easy-to-use and fast tides and solunar predictions. We made a site that works great on all devices from your phone to your computer.
Wherever you are in the US near the coast, we have a prediction location near you --TidesSolunar has predictions for over 3000 locations in the United States. We also make it easy to find the closest locations, which is particularly great if you're browsing on your cell phone and enable location services.
You can catch fish in any conditions, but on average, you will catch far more fish if you pay attention to some of the main factors influencing their activity. Tides and solunar periods are two of the major factors, and TidesSolunar provides convenient and quick predictions for both, as well as periods of the moon and other sun & moon times.
Why Tides Are Important For Fishing
Tides and tidal flow are very important because fish often switch locations on the changes between high and low tide, and vice versa, and they will usually bite more in the middle of the tides when the flow is the highest. The folks at TidesSolunar mostly fish in the southeast, and many of the fish we target are affected a lot by the tides.
Examples Of Inshore Fish That Change Their Behavior During Tide Changes
Redfish move into shallow water around oyster beds and under mangroves as the tide rises, and move to deeper holes and cuts as the tide drops.
Snook like to move into the same areas as the tide rises, but particularly like to sit in cuts and passes down-current as the tide drops and ambush small fish and prey that are pushed out of shallow areas as the tide drops.
How Tides Affect Offshore Fishing
Even offshore, the tides affect fishing -- though the fish may not move as drastically for the tide as they do inshore, but the current created by the change in tides moves bait around and gamefish like grouper, snapper, and rockfish often bite more in between the tides. That said, you might want to pay a little extra attention to solunar periods and phases of the moon when fishing offshore.
What Is Solar Lunar Theory?
If you haven't heard of solunar theory before, it posits that the activity of fish is influenced by the position of the moon. There are several times during each day, called solunar periods or solunars, when the activity of fish is typically heightened. Major solunar periods last a couple hours, and occur when the moon is overhead and when it is underfoot (on the opposite side of the planet). Minor solunar periods last about an hour, and occur when the moon rises and when it sets. Paying particular attention to solunar periods, especially the major periods, can help you catch more fish. For example, if you're planning to fish a particular day, and there's a major period very early, you might start your trip earlier than usual; and if there's a period that's later in the day or night, you might want to keep fishing a little longer to hit that period of activity. (Learn More About Solar Lunar Theory)
You Can Use Our Tide Info To Keep A Better Log Book
Ultimately, there are a lot of factors that influence catching fish, but using all the data at your disposal can make you more successful. One other trick to helping make the most of the data and dialing in your strategies to where you personally fish is to keep a log book where you make notes of your catches, locations, tides, solunar periods, etc.
While we started TidesSolunar to provide great tides and solunar data, we also heard from people that they were looking for locations to fish. Obviously, locals will always have their secret spots, but we wanted to help share some spots to fish that you don't have to jump through hoops to get.
Artificial Reefs On Our Site
While we started TidesSolunar to provide great tides and solunar data, we also heard from people that they were looking for locations to fish. Obviously, locals will always have their secret spots, but we wanted to help share some spots to fish that you don't have to jump through hoops to get. We currently have artificial reef locations starting in Texas in the Gulf of Mexico following up and around the coast of the Atlantic Ocean to Delaware. Many states create artificial reefs conveniently reached by anglers. Some of these reefs are also sponsored by private corporations. The reefs are usually made out of old ships, vehicles (such as tanks or subway cars), concrete rubble, scrap steel, shell, or even purpose-built reef balls or structure. Many of these reefs provide shelter for a number of marine organisms, including a number of gamefish, and are often excellent spots to fish.
We currently list artificial reefs in the following states: Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Lousiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas. We show all the artificial reef locations on an easy to see map and in a straightforward grid. The details vary a little from state to state, but we list the material (e.g. ship, concrete, steel), when the spot was deployed, its depth, and its relief where possible. New deployments are added from time to time and we work to keep the lists updated.
In addition to the map and listings of artificial reefs, we also provide files that you can import right into your GPS. We also go a step further in helping you catch fish at these spots, and provide predictions at the nearest prediction locations for each of these fishing spots. You can find our lists of artificial reef locations at https://www.tidessolunar.com/fishing
You can find all of our tide and solunar predictions on our main site at https://www.tidessolunar.com
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