Predator Blog Part Twelve

Wed 06 November 13


Moon Triggers, feeding windows and feeding scales

It was back in 1997 when I first looked for answers to the phenomena of feeding windows and feeding triggers. I constantly asked the question why do pike suddenly come on the feed and then just as abruptly turn off. As far as I could tell, at least at that time anyway there seemed to be no conclusive answers out there for this strange phenomenon. Its been known for some time now that American fishermen have been using moon time tables and charts for some sort of calculation/prediction? So I thought this would be a good place to start and study, hopefully to see a link for myself with my own catches. I bought a local moon almanac and with an open mind I started my own experiment for pike feeding triggers. At the time I was virtually a full time pike angler, sometimes living in a bivvy on some of Ireland