There are times each day, even during autumn’s bounty, when fish will be most active. When are those times? These services, one high-tech, the other no-tech, aim to tell you.
DataSport FishCast Smartphone App
Type: High-tech. Requires an iPhone, iTouch or Android smartphone.
What You Get: Select a date, and a graph representing the best times to fish on the given day is presented on the screen. Also includes moon phase.
Price: $4.99; search “datasport” in the iTunes app store or Android Market.
Knight’s Solunar Tables
Type: No-tech (though a flashlight may be required at night).
What You Get: A pocket-size booklet that gives you a whole year’s worth of best fishing times at a glance.
Price: $6.95; www.solunartables.com