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793bob

barometric pressure with ice fishing

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just wondering if anyone has any info on barometric pressure and ice fishing.when are the best and worst times to fish when the pressure changes.

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I don't know so much about times to fish but when the pressure is low (or falling), I focus more on sandy breaklines or grassy flats (i.e. harder bottom areas) and vice-versa when the pressure is high (or rising).

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well i know somone here has more information about it than i do but the jist of it that i have gotten is that the lower the pressure, the more micro-nutrients that are able to float around in the water. the more micro-nutrients in the water column then the more baitfish, and finally the more baitfish the more active fish tend to be. this is what i have gathered from my readings but im sure if you search on here for bari pressure you will find something.

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I always find it better when it is falling but I never dont go when its high or stable the fishing is just tougher when in these areas of the bari

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Thats getting tooo serious for me I never look at the thermometer or baraometer to go fishing I just look to see if the truck starts! thats #1 I just like to be out! catching is an added benifet! but if someone posts good info Ill be sure to read it !!!

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I have one spot ice fishing that when the barometer is dropping and back on the rise the big walleyes come feeding in this spot.It is a 14 foot hole and the rest of the lake is 10 foot max depth.Last december we caught a 5.8 lber and a 7.3.A couple years ago i took a freind out to this spot with the same cicumstances and he caught a total of 9 big walleyes.He was using my fishing poles as well.I caught zippo that night.He never lets me live that one down mad

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