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What’s the safest wind speed for a boat?
Knowing what constitutes a safe wind speed for boating is important, so here are 4 tips to add to your boat safety routine. Know the wind classifications so you can determine how much wind is too much for boating. Light wind: 1-15MPH. Moderate wind: 16-25 MPH.
How does wind direction affect fishing on a boat?
If you have a smaller boat, fishing in wind speeds in excess of 20 mph is not recommended. It also tends to get cold in this wind, plus casting is not easy either.
Is it good to go fishing on windy days?
And, on most lakes on windy days, the majority of fishermen are not where the majority of the active fish are. A careful analysis of the effects of wind on a fishery, and a thorough understanding of it will allow you to better utilize your time spent at the lake. Wind is our friend.
What do you need to know about fishing in high winds?
Being able to stay in contact with your bait is of utmost importance under these conditions. You can fish it fairly quickly, which is a help, because it’s not always easy to control your boat in high winds and fish a feel bait like a worm or jig at the same time.