Daily Edge for Mon. Aug. 21

NIP & TUCK.  It’s going to be close, but the clouds that settled in overnight will be making their way out of the region – hopefully just in time for today’s big solar eclipse.   It’s a fun mix of items in today’s Three Things, so check it out and plan your day accordingly. (Featured Photo:…

Daily Edge for Sun. Aug. 20

CHILL OUT.  It’ll be a nice Sunday, but cooler than what you enjoyed yesterday.  When you get home from the lake, you can get your gear ready for hunting seasons which open in just under two weeks. We address those and give you some final tips to get ready for doves, deer and partridge/grouse openers…

Daily Edge for Sat. Aug. 19

SUMMER’S BACK! Soak in this steamy Saturday before things slip south on a cool front later in the day, leading into a mid-70s Sunday.  Grab an innertube and your five weight fly rod and we all float on, as we talk buoyancy in today’s Three Things. (Featured Photo: This bluegill engulfed a foam beetle on…

ND Businessman Helps Hunters Find Their TRAX

By Nick Simonson Drawing on nearly two decades of technology experience and a love of the outdoors, Korey Kirschenmann, owner of Kirsch’s Outdoor Products in Fargo, has created a tool for hunters, anglers and outdoors enthusiasts which keeps them on the right track to enjoying their favorite pastimes. However, it wasn’t the commercial viability of…

Daily Edge for Fri. Aug. 18

STOP BEING CRANKY…and get cranking!  It’s Friday afterall, and things are warming back up for the downward slide out of August, so a crankbait bite just might be in order for the next couple of weeks.  We’re looking forward to a warm start to the weekend, with a slight dip on Saturday. DAILY CONDITIONS: WEATHER…

State, Standing Rock Reach Elk Accord

NDG&F Press Release Gov. Doug Burgum and Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault II have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that directs state and tribal authorities on regulating an elk hunting season within the Standing Rock Reservation. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department and Standing Rock Game, Fish and Wildlife Department developed the MOU…

The Advent of August Hunting

By Doug Leier, NDG&F Dept. Growing up in the Midwest, I always thought August was more about fishing, baseball and the last stretch of summer vacation, rather than a prelude to fall accompanied by football, school and hunting, but times have changed and the transition to fall now seems to start in August rather than…

Our Outdoors: Summer Holiday

By Nick Simonson My favorite holiday comes in mid-August. No, not National S’mores Day or International Beer Day (close runners up though), but that day, after the hustle-and-bustle of summer activity gives way to a warm, lazy Sunday afternoon when I can unwrap my favorite late-summer present – the memory card in my trail camera….

Daily Edge for Thu. Aug. 17

NO THUNDER THURSDAY.  A great stretch of weather is setting up behind Tuesday’s storm system which has moved well east of North Dakota.  Use these days to get back on the water and find fish that are starting to think fall – and feedbag!  In today’s Three Things we talk about going big for big…

Daily Edge for Wed. Aug. 16

HUMPDAY REBOUND!  Things start looking up weather-wise as the system that soaked us Tuesday fades eastward.  The drying out begins, and a return to more summerlike temps comes in the back half of the week and into the weekend.  While you’re getting your kids signed up for school in the coming days – check out…

Missouri River CTL Sign-Up is Aug. 22 & 29

MR CTL Press Release Registration for the fall season of the Missouri River Clay Target League (MR CTL) for all Bismarck-Mandan area students in grades 6-12 with Firearms Safety Certificates (or CTL SAFE Program completion which can be completed after registration) will open on Tue. Aug. 22 and run through Fri. Sept. 1.  Sign up…

Daily Edge for Tue. Aug. 15

WET FOR WATERFOWL.  Early Goose Season kicks off today, and the weather will make you feel like you’re one of the flock as rain dominates the forecast.  We talk more about geese in today’s Three Things.  Welcome to hunting season 2017! (Featured Photo: Early Canada Goose Season opens today and runs to the start of…