Daily Edge for Tue. Aug.

NOTES & NUMBERS. The high number will be 90 or more today as temperatures begin to get back into more August-like reaches.  In addition, there’s lots to sign up for as shooting sports and hunting application deadlines come due.  We have the scoop on those items and more in today’s Three Things.


Featured Photo: The warm conditions and first fields of grain harvested produce a warm, hazy August sunset. Simonson Photo.


WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: 8/7 – Warm Again. Hi 90, Lo 62, Wind W@9.
Tomorrow:  8/8 – Warm & Breezy. Hi 93, Lo 65, Wind NW@13, G20

SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Sunrise        Sunset
6:31AM        9:06PM

Moonrise     Moonset     Overhead    Underfoot
2:22AM        5:55PM        10:06AM      10:36PM

EDGE HOUR:  8:30 – 9:30PM.  Sunset and a mellow evening will give you the advantage in today’s Edge Hour.



LAST CALL.  The final two days to apply for both pronghorn and excess antlerless deer rifle season tags are today and tomorrow.  Make sure you get your applications in at the NDG&F website for a shot at a shot at a speed goat or doe this autumn.

NEXT SHOT.  Up next in the world of shooting sports is the North Dakota 4H State Shoot in Bismarck on Aug. 11.  Consisting of 200 targets over three events – trap, skeet and sporting clays, the event costs young shooters just $35.

BIG NUMBERS.  Good news for waterfowl hunters as the NDG&F released their spring duck brood numbers, which showed not only an upward trend (up 12% overall) in the number of young on the prairie pothole scene, but also that the quality of wetlands had improved coming out of the drought in 2017.

Stay Sharp!


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