Daily Edge for Tue. Oct. 23

BUILDING UP.  With the nearly full moon in effect and good conditions weather-wise, you’re in for a treat this week.  We go around the horn with news and notes to help you get the most out of the upcoming days in this installment of Three Things.


Featured Photo: Mixed Doubles. Ole the lab with a sharpie and a pheasant taken on an after-work PLOTS walk near St. Anthony. Simonson Photo.


WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Tue 10/23 – Great hunting! – Hi 51, Lo 21, Wind SE@13, G20
Tomorrow:  Wed 10/24 – Full moon. – Hi 57, Lo 35, Wind SE@13, G20.


SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):

Sunrise        Sunset
8:012AM       6:42PM

Moonrise      Moonset       Overhead    Underfoot
6:46PM        6:45AM       12:28AM     12:51PM


Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous (99% Full)

EDGE HOUR:   6:30-7:30PM. Sunset and moonrise align for an awesome evening in the Edge Hour.



KEEP COOL.  For harvested game and fish, keeping them cool is the key to the best quality meat and fillets.  Have a cooler with ice handy in the field or in the boat to preserve your smaller species, and hang deer on cool days, but take care to watch the thermometer on those warmer stretches.


CWD CONCERNS.  The NDG&F will be monitoring for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in the western portion of the state and hunters are encouraged to submit the heads of their harvested deer to sample sites throughout the region.  For locations, visit the NDG&F website.  


RARE BIRD.  One of North Dakota’s rarest upland birds is the Sage Grouse.  With sparse populations located in the southwest corner of the state, the bird’s primary range is found in points west of ND, including Montana, Wyoming and other pre-mountain grass and scrublands.  Learn more about this unique bird via the FWS website.


Stay Sharp!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s