Daily Edge for Sat. Jul. 21

FLUID CHECKS. A boat is a place where mechanical, biological and chemical all come together.  Whether it’s keeping the engine running or catching fish, there are all sorts of additives, sprays and other fluid options to make things run more smoothly. We talk about at trio of must-haves in today’s Three Things. Featured Photo: Juiced!…

Four Scouting Elements for Dove Success

By Nick Simonson A successful dove hunt, like any other outing, requires a bit of knowledge about these little upland birds and some time in the field before the season. Being able to scout out the elements now is key to a great hunting experience from opening day on Sept. 1 until the birds head…

Daily Edge for Fri. Jul. 20

THAT’S PAST. Things are looking great to kick of the weekend and late summer, whether it’s fishing or shooting sports.  We go around the horn in today’s Three Things to cover not only the near-term forecast, but also some upcoming seasons and leagues. Featured Photo: Storms rolled through the region yesterday behind a low that…

Daily Edge for Thu. Jul. 19

SAK’D. In a tacklebox, shooting bag or pocket, it’s tough to beat the compact options presented by a Swiss Army Knife.  From small two-blade knives to large models with multiple blades and features, these popular knives are the original multitools that go everywhere and are great for fixing issues while in the field. Featured Photo:…

Daily Edge for Wed. Jul. 18

THE OTHERS.  (That seemed scarier when ‘Lost’ was on TV.) There are plenty of other fish to target, or that maybe you haven’t caught in a while, which lurk in our waters. We highlight a trio of ‘other’ fish in today’s Three Things. Featured Photo: Carp can provide mid-summer excitement on the rod or when…

Daily Edge for Tue. Jul. 17

SMALL PLACES. Big action can be found in tiny places, whether it’s a cattle pond deep enough to hold a population of bluegills or pike, a bass pond tucked back in the woods off the main water or a small stream for trout.  Knowing how to fish these areas can help you catch their biggest…

Daily Edge for Mon. Jul. 16

A LOOK AHEAD. Coming off yesterday’s cold front, we’ll see a warming trend set up over the next few days.  Things should be right for the Governor’s Cup on Lake Sakakawea this weekend, and prefishing is in full swing.  We talk about that and where we sit in today’s Three Things. Featured Photo: The sun…

Daily Edge for Sun. Jul. 15

BACK IN BED.  It’s noticeably cooler out there this morning following the cold front that swept over the region triggering tornadoes and strong storms west of Bismarck. You may want to sleep in, but there’s still plenty to do in the outdoors, like finding fish in favorite summer haunts – and that’s today’s topic in…

Daily Edge for Sat. Jul. 14

SLOW DOWN! Enjoy the warm stretch today until a cool front moves through this evening touching off showers and storms.  We talk weekend relaxation and more in the outdoors in today’s Three Things. Featured Photo: Hail to the King.  A kingbird rests on a speed limit sign near Watford City, N.D. Simonson Photo DAILY CONDITIONS:…

Daily Edge for Fri. Jul. 13

WHAT DO YOU SEE?  Good vision is key in great shooting.  Whether hunting, or knocking out a few rounds of trap, skeet or sporting clays, being able to see the target clearly is a big part of the battle.  We share some vision tips in today’s Three Things. Featured Photo: Line of sight. Keep safety…

Our Outdoors: Fun With Fluorocarbon

By Nick Simonson While the number of people engaged in fishing activities has declined in recent years, it’s safe to say that those who remain in the ranks of anglers throughout the upper Midwest are armed with uncountable lures, amazing watercraft and technology that rides the cutting edge.  As a result, this concentrated core of…

Daily Edge for Thu. Jul. 12

WHAT’S NEW?  The new moon rising and setting aligns with dawn and dusk and some stable weather conditions to make for an excellent day on the water!  If you’re thinking of playing hooky – from work or with some fish (or both!) – today is that day.  We talk deer apps, knot positioning and look…