Outdoors: The heat is on, and it’s affecting the fishing

Predictions are part of our everyday lives. We watch weather forecasters try to figure out when the weather will start acting like it should this time of year; we bet hard-earned money on sports teams and players based on predictions from “experts” who try and figure out advantages based on matchups, injuries, weather conditions, and other factors; and outdoorsmen make plans based on the fishing and hunting outlooks from folks who have long-term experience or educational backgrounds in fish and game behavior.

Weather is an important factor in all of the above – rain, snow, extreme heat, etc. can significantly impact the outcome of a football game, and weather conditions have the same effect on hunting and fishing prospects. The amount of precipitation determines how fish and wildlife adapt to their habitats, in turn determining how hunters and anglers plan their strategies for bringing home food for the freezer.

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