Your Online Fishing Log
Fish Swami is fishing log software that allows you to enter detailed fishing information for each of your fishing trips in a quick and efficient manner. You can enter as little or as much information as you want in your fishing log. Once saved, your fishing logs can be searched, sorted, statistically analyzed, sent to friends, or printed.
Fish Swami Features
The following are a list of the major features currently available to Fish Swami users. If you have a feature that would be useful for the fishing community at large, please contact Fish Swami on our Contact page to suggest the idea.
Fishing Log Comments
Each fishing log is in essence its own blog. Users can leave comments on other users' fishing logs, allowing a more in-depth discussion of the fishing trip outing. The comments are saved with the fishing log so they can be reviewed in the future.
Fishing Log Report Summary
A fishing log report summary tells you how many fish you've caught, how many days you've fished, your top fishing locations, top patterns, a monthly breakdown of fish catch numbers, and more. View a sample fishing log report summary page.
Fishing Log Empirical Analysis System
The second of two ways to analyze your fishing log data. This is a sophisticated tool that allows you to query your fishing log data to find interesting trends, such as:
- What fly or lure works best for me on the Big Hole River during June?
- How many fish have I caught this year, grouped by lure or pattern?
- What were the weather conditions dtke when I fished Strawberry Reservoir the past 5 years?
Easily Searchable Fishing Logs
Your fishing logs are automatically grouped by date, location, patterns used, waypoints, rating, and more. This makes it easy to browse or find any of your fishing logs.
Sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset, and moon phase are calculated automatically for fishing logs that specify GPS waypoints in them.
With Fish Swami, you can add other members as fishing friends. Once added, you are able to shared your protected fishing logs with each other. Additionally, they'll automatically receive notifications when you add new fishing logs.
Photo Gallery Page
All of your fishing log photos can be viewed on one page that displays the photos organized by fishing trip dates. The photo gallery is viewable by your fishing partners as well.
Users can send messages to other Fish Swami users from the Message Center. When the message is sent, an e-mail notification is sent to the user alerting them that they have new messages.
Fish Swami Blog
The Fish Swami Blog includes topics of fly tying recipes, fishing techniques for moving and still waters, interesting findings from using the Fishing Log Empirical Analysis System, tips for keeping fishing logs, photo blogs, and much more.
Specify how strong a hatch was for your fishing trip. When you analyze your fishing logs, you can correlate hatch strength with weather conditions or other factors.
Printable Fishing Log Template
Why Keep a Fishing Log?
Not sure if you feel like taking the time after each fishing trip to document how many fish you caught, how you caught them, etc? While it seems daunting, often it takes just 5 minutes to fill out a complete fishing log entry. This information is valuable because Fish Swami offers multiple tools to help you analyze the data saved from your fishing logs.
Without keeping a fishing log, it's easy to get frustrated with being unable to remember patterns used, water levels, weather, etc. from previous years' "great fishing days." With Fish Swami, all of your fishing log information is available 24/7 from any computer.
Fish Swami gives you the ability to share your fishing logs, if you like. When you save a fishing log entry, you specify whether it is private (viewable only by you), protected (viewable only by your fishing friends), or public (viewable by anyone).
With each of your fishing partners, you are able to:
- View your partner's protected fishing logs
- Receive email updates from Fish Swami when your fishing partner enters in a new fishing log
- Setup each of your fishing partners to receive notifications from Fish Swami whenever you enter in a new fishing log