Daily Edge for Thu. May 3

DARE YA!  Some of the oldest names in the outdoors are still staples in tackleboxes, hunting camp and on the ice.  We have a little trivia fun in today’s Three Things, so get your guessing hat (a/k/a Google) on and get to it.

Featured Photo: A Daredevle spoon fresh off the shelf and ready for action. Simonson Photo.


WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today:  Thu 5/3 – Warmer with westerlies. Hi 73, Lo 40, Winds W@13, G20.
Tomorrow:  Fri 5/4 – May the fourth be with you. Hi 77, Lo 44, Winds W@10.

SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Sunrise: 6:24AM Sunset: 8:55PM
Moonrise: Fol. Day Moonset 9:01AM
Overhead: 4:23AM Underfoot: 4:47PM
Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous (88% Full)

EDGE HOUR:  8:30 – 9:30AM.  Before winds pick up, make it a long morning on the water with Moonset during the Edge Hour.


THREE THINGS.  Pick the oldest brand in each of the three outdoors categories and win a prize.  Hint, the prize is pride in yourself for knowing your stuff.

Lure Brand
a) Rapala
b) Daredevle
c) Kastmaster


Outboard Motor Brand
a) Mercury
b) Yamaha
c) Evinrude


Shotgun Brand
a) Browning
b) Remington
c) Benelli


Highlight after the colon for answers:  1-b (the Daredevle was made in 1906 under the name “Osprey” but renamed in 1916); 2-c, (Ole Evinrude’s outboard motor is credited as the first ever).  3-b (Remington was founded in 1816! Browning in 1878.)

Stay Sharp!


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