SNOW IS ON THE WAY. While that may pertain to tomorrow’s forecast, it’s only a matter of weeks before snow geese show up on the southern horizon as well. We talk about the approaching conservation season and more in today’s Three Things.
(Featured Photo: Snow geese settle into a flooded spring cornfield. Simonson Photo)
DAILY CONDITIONS: WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Wed 2/7 – Ten down, ten up. Hi 10, Lo -10, Winds S@6.
Tomorrow: Thu 2/8 – Slight snow chance. Hi 7, Lo 0, Winds N@7.
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Sunrise: 7:57AM Sunset: 5:56PM
Moonrise: 1:17AM Moonset 11:51AM
Overhead: 6:38AM Underfoot: 7:00PM
Moon Phase: Last Quarter @ 9:54AM
EDGE HOUR: 11:30AM-12:30PM – Catch a good lunch bite in today’s Edge Hour as the setting last quarter moon fuels midday action.
SPRING IS COMING. That doesn’t sound as ominous as the House Stark motto, does it? One of the first signs of spring in ND is the release of the spring light goose season information. Check it all out at the NDG&F website with dates, licensing, and other pertinent points, before the birds get here!
CHENILLE CHANGE. Nothing adds bulk to crappie jigs and trout streamers like chenille. And with the pipe-cleaner like material coming in all sorts of colors, with variegation and flecks of flash and estaz, the options these days are endless. Mix and match from hundreds of choices to make jigs and flies that fish can’t resist.
DEAR GERONIMO. Check out Fort Sam Houston and its legendary Quadrangle building, which host a variety of wildlife that are so tame, they approach visitors for food. A fun story adding to the legend of Geronimo is contained in Atlas Obscura’s details on the fort, now surrounded by deer, rabbits and peafowl.