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Advice Needed For Fishing Before/during/after Storms And Low Pressure Systems

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I do not know much about how fish react to storms and low pressure systems...so here I am to learn! Please feel free to share any experiences, good times, bad times, or lessons learned when fishing before, during, and after storms! All advice and tips are appreciated! Stay safe, and tight lines!

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Might be a bit of a no brainer, but I've had a lot of success fishing right after a heavy rain...  I try to target river inlets/outlets where the water is moving pretty steadily into or out of the lake... this bunches up a whole lot of bait in a predictable area and the bass are typically gorging themselves on said bait... caught almost 20 bass in an hour one day throwing a crank bait during the scenario described above.  

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Before and during a storm front are amazing times to be fishing. I love to throw a spinnerbait around as a storm system breaks up the water, and the fish will usually chase in water like that. Postfrontal is another story... The water is usually muddied up, and the fish aren't as willing to chase as they've spent the last day or so chasing bait and are content with a full belly. I still go fishing though because why not!

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Prior to a storm front can be the best fishing, but most dangerous times to be on the water.  A fast approaching front is often accompanied by lightning and despite the great fishing, I don't recommend being on the water when the sky is lighting up.  Keep an ear on the thunder frequency and severity when deciding whether or not to abandon it. A falling barometer seems to accompany most active fish periods and the faster it's falling, the quicker the fish will turn on.  Fishing before and during a storm from will be the best as a rising barometer will turn them.

Three years ago I was lucky enough to be on the water as a storm was approaching. I caught 23 bass in an hour and a half, drove over four hours and fished a lake up there with better than avg. success.  The majority of fish that day came on topwater. The next day brought bluebird shies and tough post frontal conditions. 

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