How do you fish after a rainstorm?

Is it good fishing after a rainstorm?

Following rain events, fish often display more docile behavior and feeding activity slows way down. Fishing can still be productive after rain and a storm-system but you will need to slow your approach way down. Fish will be less committing to striking food so good lure selection will be more important.

How do you fish after heavy rain?

Use slower baits such as jerk baits, lizards, worms, jigs, etc. to pick off any of the less aggressive fish and to find larger bass that may not have bit on the first pass. Another consideration when fishing after heavy rains is the influx of muddy water.

Do fish bite after rain storm?

If the clouds continue to linger though, big fish will still bite. “Fishing around those storms will present an angler some pretty good opportunities to catch some pretty good fish,” says Herren. Just make sure you are off the water well in advance of and quite a while after the storm’s light show.

Where do fish go after rain?

Fish Deeper Water

Bass often move to deeper waters during storms, and they’ll stay there for some time afterward. They’ll also tend to move away from major structure and cover when rain starts to fall.

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What lures to use after rain?

Here is a list of the top 5 bass fishing lures to bust out when you are faced with rainy conditions:

  • Topwater Lures.
  • Spinnerbait.
  • Chatterbait.
  • Crankbaits.
  • Swimbaits.

What lures to use when it’s raining?

To fish shallow water in a steady rain, I like to use a light-colored lure, usually a white 3/8-or ½-ounce spinnerbait with nickel blades. I opt for rounded Indiana or Colorado blades, which have more lift, when I want to run the lure slowly just beneath the surface.

Do fish bite more before or after a storm?

And as fronts pass through the changes in barometric pressure can also have an effect; with many species feeding increases immediately before a cold front, but slows during and after a storm or front hits. Fishing after a front pushes through is then sometimes poor, and continues to be poor for a day or two.