LOVIN’ MOONFUL. As most outdoorsmen know, the moon plays a vital role in the movement of animals and the feeding habits of fish. Even away from the coastlines the pull of the moon on a water body and the creatures in it can affect success. We go around the web to find our favorite moon sites and more in today’s Three Things.
Featured Photo: The full moon sets near Bismarck, N.D. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Wed 9/26 – West Winds. Hi 66, Lo 37, Wind W@22, G33.
Tomorrow: Thu 9/27 – NW Chill. Hi 51, Lo 43, Wind NW@17, G25.
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
9:11PM 10:07AM 3:20AM 3:43PM
Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous (97% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 9:30-10:30AM. Before the gusts hit their max, hit the stand or the water and finish up mid-morning with moonrise in the Edge Hour
OBSERVE. The U.S. Naval Observatory is THE source for daily moon times and accurate hours for both the moon and sun for each particular area throughout the country. Simply dial it up and enter your location to get the info you need to plan your hunts.
THAT’S BIG. Moongiant provides phase information, color photos and other points of interest in relation to lunar lore. Their quick-reference calendar will help set out those dates for good hunting and fishing with major moon phases and location.
HISTORY. If you want to learn more about the moon, it’s influence on Earth and mankind’s exploration of it, simply turn to NASA’s moon page. With photos and stories from every trip to our celestial neighbor, it’s more of an experience than a website.