Thomas’s Old Farmers Almanac names the August Full Moon ~ Sturgeon moon. Because it is sturgeon season.
The Algonquin Tribes:
The Native American nations, from New England on west to Lake Superior, name the August Full Moon ~ Full Sturgeon Moon.
When this large fish of the Great Lakes and other major bodies of water like Lake Champlain, is most readily caught. A few tribes knew it as the Full Red Moon because the moon rises looking reddish through sultry haze, or the Green Corn Moon or Grain Moon.
The Wiccan Tradition:
The Wiccan Tradition name the August Full Moon, Corn Moon.
The Deborean Clan:
The Deborean Clan is a combination of Celtic and Cherokee cultures. The name ‘Deborean Clan’, is a merging of names from both of these two cultures together either. Either by influence or out of a desire. The Deborean Clan name represents both spiritual perspectives. It is fair to say, this name appeared around the time the Clan was established (1780 and 1800).
The Deborean Clan names the August Full Moon ~ Fish Moon. Fish Moon, because Rivers and lakes are filled with schools of fish, providing nourishment to body and soul.