Daily Edge for Wed. Aug. 15

RUN IT! We’re in the homeward sprint toward fall hunting seasons, with Goose Management opening today and archery deer and upland seasons just two and three weeks away. Feel the rush as we talk through those topics and more in today’s Three Things.
Featured Photo: Ole the lab plows through the grass on a hike in north Bismarck. Simonson Photo.

DAILY CONDITIONS:

WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Wed 8/15 – Warming up. Hi 87, Lo 60, Wind S@7.
Tomorrow: Thu 8/16 – Super nice. Hi 88, Lo 67, Wind L&V.

SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):

Sunrise        Sunset
6:41AM       8:53PM

Moonrise      Moonset       Overhead    Underfoot
11:47AM     11:30PM      5:44PM        5:19AM

Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent (24% Full)

EDGE HOUR:   5:15 – 6:15PM. Start your evening bite off right with moon overhead in the Edge Hour.

DAY RATING:
4Fish

 

THREE THINGS

 

TAKE ‘EM! The state’s early goose management season kicks off today and runs for a period of two, three or four weeks depending on zone. For more information on the season and the rest of the Canada goose hunting calendar, visit the NDG&F goose hunting page.

 

FULL DRAW. Secure your archery tags now and double check your bows getting those last few arrows in on your favorite foam target, as we’re just over two weeks away from the start of archery deer season on Aug. 31.

 

RELIABLE DOVES. The federally set start date of Sept. 1 has been a long-standing tradition and a beginning to the fall’s upland seasons.  Don’t forget to get HIP-certified on these early season hunts, as doves, despite being lumped in with upland game species, are migratory birds!
Stay Sharp!

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