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 stalled out near Wahpeton. Simonson Photo
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today 7/20 – Start. Your. Weekend! Hi 80, Lo 60, Wind N@9
Tomorrow: 7/21 – Warm & Sunny. Hi 81, Lo 58, Wind SE@13, G18
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Sunrise: 6:09AM Sunset: 9:29PM
Moonrise: 3:10PM Moonset 1:28AM
Overhead: 8:37PM Underfoot: 8:14AM
Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous (59% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 3:00-4:00PM. Moonset and a perfect afternoon means good fishing to kick off the weekend in the Edge Hour.
WEEKEND WATCH. While Saturday looks great, Sunday sports a strong possibility of severe storms and heavy rains, so keep an eye in the overnight on Saturday – especially those out on the water for the Governor’s Cup in Garrison.
SALMON SPOTTER. The NDG&F has a preview of the upcoming salmon season, when Sakakawea’s big fish go on the bite prior to their spawning runs and egg collection in October. Check out this week’s installment of the North Dakota Outdoors webcast for more information on this coldwater species and its special place in the deep water of Sakakawea.
FALL FORECAST. For those interested in shooting sports opportunities this fall, the ND Clay Target League has set their schedule for the six-week season. Open to teams that were set up for the spring season, the fall league is set for Sep. 16 through Oct 22.