FISHBUOYTM is an integrated online and app software solution designed to alert and help fishermen determine the optimal times and locations to fish - for a specific species of freshwater sports fish. FISHBUOY mathematically analyzes real-time and historical water and weather data and compares physical and species-specific biological preferences to calculate the probabilities of a stream, river, lake or reservoir meeting the ideal fishing conditions for any given species of fish.  We call this the Fishing Success Index* (FSI).

FISHBUOY Helps Fishermen Makes Sense of Key Data.

  • Geographic presence, or absence, of fish species in body of water (native, stocked, invasive)
  • Feeding habits (time of day, time of year, presence of new food sources, seasonal hatches, seasonal spawning runs, etc).
  • Physical conditions (water temperature, dissolved oxygen, turbidity, velocity, conductivity, salinity, weather, ice, depth).
  • Seasonal Influences (moon phase, hours in a day, ambient temperatures, etc).
  • Baits (type, style, size, color, smell, action).
  • Presentation (fly, trolling, casting, still, etc.).
  • Seasonal.


Real-Time Water DataReal-Time Weather DataFish Species BiologyFish Geography
Water temperature Precipitation amounts Spawning times Known "Hot Spots"
Water turbidity* Ambient air temperature Pre-Post spawning behavior weighting Fish stocking locations
Water velocity* Moon phase Preferrential habitat temperatures Geomorphology
Water discharge Wind direction/speed Food sources/availability  
Water level Atmospheric pressure Species feeding behaviour  
* Availability dependent on source

FISHBUOY Pro Introduction Video
FISHBUOY Pro - Introductory Video

FISHBUOY Pro - How Anglers Use the App for Rivers
FISHBUOY Pro - Flyer for River Anglers

FISHBUOY Pro - How Anglers Use the App for Lakes

FISHBUOY Pro - Flyer for Lake Anglers


    In a single app, fishermen have full control over how they capture, access or share their fish catches.


    Convenient access and display of real-time water gauges, marine buoys, weather maps and fish catch data.


    The ultimate fishing app designed to help fishermen learn, plan and catch more fish.

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More than just a photo.

Real-time water, weather and fish catch data is automatically tagged to each photo.  Now plan your next fishing trip with all the data you need to be successful.

Available sm  Water Levels
Available sm  Water Discharge
Available sm  Water Temperature
Available sm  Water Turbidity
Available sm  Personal Notes

Available sm  Precipitation
Available sm  Wind Conditions
Available sm  Atmospheric Pressure
Available sm  Moon Phase
Available sm  Map Location


Available sm  Fish Species
Available sm  Watebody/Location
Available sm  Fish Size
Available sm  Bait Color
Available sm  Google Directions


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  • TIP #1: IMPORT PAST FISH PHOTOS. FISHBUOY offers the ability to quickly import your past fish photos.  This is a great option if you are not planning a fishing trip anytime soon, but have a number of fish photos on your mobile device.  Check out the video!

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Know before you go.

Access real-time weather maps, marine buoys and water gauges within in a single app.  Now compare conditions to your historical fish records and compare conditions.  Plan right. 

Available sm  Doppler Radar1
Available sm  Cloud Cover1
Available sm  Wind (S/D)1
Available sm  Air Temperature1

Available sm  Lake Currents1,2
Available sm  Surface Water Temps1,2
Available sm  Marine Wind Barbs1,2
Available sm  Wave Heights1,2


1 - Currently available with Android only.  2 - Great Lakes only

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  • TIP #2: CREATE PRIVATE GROUPS. One of the most requested features from fishermen was the ability to create private groups.  FISHBUOY's Private Group feature allows members to share their fish records with group members and learn from each others success on the water.  Learn more.

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Share with your buddies.

Create fishing groups and share your fishing catch information with family, close friends or new fishermen who need you help.

Available sm  Quickly Create Groups
Available sm  Easily Add Members
Available sm  Share Photos Privately
Available sm  Learn From Buddies


Available sm  Restricted Photo Share
Available sm  Restricted Invites
Available sm  Member Profile Picture
Available sm  Organize Trips into Groups


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  • TIP #3: SOCIAL MEDIA SHARE. While FISHBUOY Pro is primarily designed to help fishermen learn when and where to fish, we do recognize the importance of sharing your catches via social media.  That's why we've developed an easy-to-use and fully integrated social media share function.  Now, share using the best in-class social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.  Learn more.

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