Jump to content
  • GUESTS

    If you want access to members only forums on HSO, you will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up .

    This box will disappear once you are signed in as a member. 😀

  • RECEIVE THE GIFTS MEMBERS SHARE WITH YOU HERE...THEN...CREATE SOMETHING TO ENCHANT OTHERS THAT YOU WANT TO SHARE

    You know what we all love...

    When you enchant people, you fill them with delight and yourself in return. Have Fun!!!

Sign in to follow this  
Guest

barometer changes?

Recommended Posts

Guest

there are millions of theories on the low pressure theory, and they're all based on the fact that the change in pressure affects a fish's air bladder and thus changes its habits. Low pressure is directly related to changing weather patterns, hence all the snow or rain during "prime"fishing or what have you.

Anything you read in a fishing magazine, video, or HSOforum should be taken with a grain of salt,....test the theories, you can only be sure of what has put fish in your bucket previously.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

What I've heard was that High Pressure pushes planton and micro-organisms down to the bottom.

Low Pressure lets them off the bottom thus starting the good ol food chain.

Of course I have no clue if this is true or not. But before and durning sure can be phenomenal.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It was explained to me the opposite. Imagine the barometric pressure being like a glass cieling in the sky and when a low pressure system comes in it drops down low, actually more pressure on us if you will. and a high pressure system it rises higher up in the sky with less pressure on us. You can make a homemade barometer out of a coffee can and plastic wrap , cant remember all the details exactly but when a low front came in the plastic wrap would push down into the can. Great topic though, the weather has allways amazed me the way it can effect fishing. I remember times we would hammer the eyes one day come back the next day same lake, same holes, bait, time, depth etc. and nothing....the only thing that had changed was the weather. How many of you have had the same experience?

[This message has been edited by Iron Cowboy (edited 12-10-2003).]

[This message has been edited by Iron Cowboy (edited 12-10-2003).]

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I heard that barometer pressure dropping is prime time to be fishing?? Also, if there's no moon? Like, to hear some stories if this is true or not...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I think fishing is at it's best right before the storm, when the pressure is dropping.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  



  • Your Responses - Share & Have Fun :)

    • Great fish @Lals!   You sound like we did on the way home from our trip - analyzing every fish we didn’t hook up or keep hooked after they bit.  I didn’t get any joy from a Top Raider either but live chucking them.   Thanks for the report!
    • Just came back from LOTW.  Numbers were down but not bites.  I was a miserable 6 for 15 fish on. 75% of the bites came on the figure 8, I mostly tried to set back into them and they would come "unbuttoned " pretty quickly.  Next year, I will  try pulling them around or if they bite up in the corner of my figure 8, I would then pull the rod straight back trying to set it in the corner of their mouth.   Smaller bucktails got the most bites.  Cranks did pretty well too -- 7" Slammers and Crane Bait.  One friend got a 48 on a Top Raider. I had a 4 -5 large fish follow a top raider or a jackpot but none bit.  My brother got a 50" on a Mepps Musky Marabou.  
    • The problem with fishing walleye below 35' is that whatever you catch you best be planning to keep. Bringing them out of that depth will kill them for sure no matter how slowly it is done. 
    • Fishing_Novice gets 4th win of season with 343 2--Juneau4                          295 3--icefishinnut                     284 4--gregg52                           259 4--BlackLundProV              259 6--mnwildman                     188 7--fishingstar                       103 ___________________________________________ Season Totals 1--Juneau4                          5513 2--Fishing_Novice              5370 3--gregg52                          5279 4--icefishinnut                    5133 5--mnwildman                    5100 6--BlackLundProV             5041 7--fishingstar                      4945    On to New Hampshire for the Lobster trophy 🏁                   
    • I had this exact model for many years and it even ran for several years after my wife ran straight gas in it and seized it up one day when I wasn't home. After it cooled down and I replaced the gas in the tank with mixed fuel, it started right up but always had a knock after that.
    • I came through Pennsylvania to get here at least and there isn’t a Maryland forum so here goes:   I have a couple extra days later this week and a car to go wherever.  I’ve been looking for a guide or charter to get on the water but am having more trouble than expected.  The Chesapeake Bay charters for stripers run up to 6 in a group but don’t mix groups so jumping on an unfilled boat doesn’t seem to be an option. I’ve been working with one captain willing to try but no dice yet.  I could have the whole boat to myself for $600 I suppose...   So anyway, is there anyone who has a suggestion, contact, or even a boat in the Maryland area for ANY kind of fishing?  Honestly I’m pretty open but would prefer something coastal.  Have car, will travel.   I talked to a guy with a sweet jet boat at The Point of Rocks on the Potomac yesterday but he doesn’t guide.  But that could be an option too.  Might head to Niagara Falls after I’m done in Baltimore so NY state so there’s another one.   Yep, this is an official Wanderabout.
    • Tonight I caught crappie, bass, big bluegills, rock bass, pike and a snapping turtle.... All after 11pm!  Try it sometime, tiny black jigs for big nocturnal bluegills. Loud Black topwaters for Pike n bass. Bring extra flashlight batteries and bug spray, lots of bug spray!!!
    • Those old 2 strokes just keep running forever.
    • I will take it where are you located ? Will be gone next week fishing be back week of 22nd. I am using a 80's model lawnboy push for trimming be nice to have a backup newer model.
    • I have caught fish on the slide diver but I don’t notice  any difference from the regular Dipsey diver and they are a pain in the one-just-like-silly-me to set up. I have Dipsy’s in all kinds of different colors and I can’t tell if that makes a difference either. I have one that actually will glow in the dark    
×
×
  • Create New...