Musky America Magazine April2023 Edition

pressure is also recorded in inches of mercury, or inHg. If you’re trying to get a handle on what the barometric pressure is where you intend to fish, check your phone. Most weather apps will tell you the pressure both now as well as the predicted pressure in the future. Standard pressure (at sea level – you will have to make adjustments for altitude) is 29.92 inHg or 1013 hPa. Anything higher is considered high pressure, and anything lower is low pressure. Most weather services offer easy to read barometers or barometric graphs that show upcoming forecasts in addition to the last few days. It can be helpful to glance at the storm systems and barometric pressure trends that revolve around those trends. This will give you a good idea of how the fishing will be during those times. You can also purchase a barometer for your home. These can be either analog or digital and are relatively easy to read. You can find more information on how to do that by watching this video below. Simple enough, right? If you don’t have a way of keeping track of barometric pressure, just watch the weather. If it’s clear, sunny, and calm – in other words, a bluebird day – you’re dealing with a high-pressure system. So, What Is The Best Barometric Pressure For Fishing? The best barometric pressure for fishing will be somewhere between 29.70 and 30.40. This is best for “normal” fishing – if there’s any new lures or baits you want to try, or any fishing techniques you want to try your hand at, now will be the time. You won’t have to worry about the weather and the