Daily Edge for Fri. Oct. 26

FRIDAY FUN!  Weather will once again be great for a Friday hunt.  Bail early from work and hit the field, stand or water for a great start to the weekend.  While you’re at it – block tomorrow morning off as still conditions will last until about mid-day before winds and a chance of rain roll in.  Keep your animal expertise going with some helpful guides in today’s Three Things.

 

Featured Photo: A jagged-racked buck works over a late autumn grazing area. Simonson Photo.

 

WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today:  Fri 10/26 – Great Weekend Start. Hi 57, Lo 39, Wind NW@11, G18.
Tomorrow: Sat 10/27 – Fine first half. Hi 58, Lo 38, Wind W@15, G25

SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):

Sunrise        Sunset
8:17AM        6:37PM

Moonrise      Moonset       Overhead    Underfoot
8:16PM        10:15AM     2:53AM       3:19PM

 

Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous (95% Full)

EDGE HOUR:   9:30-10:30AM. Moonset will help extend your morning success window in today’s Edge Hour.

DAY RATING:
5Fish

 

THREE THINGS:
DUCK! Know your waterfowl!  Ducks Unlimited has a great photographic reference for anyone looking to become more familiar with the waterfowl of North America. From dabblers to divers, full color photos set out some of the continent’s most popular waterfowl species.
UP & AWAY!  You probably know pheasants and grouse pretty well, but did you know there are many of huntable upland species throughout the country?  Project Upland covers the vast majority of them in its profile series. Check it out.

 

TALKIN’ TURKEY.  Finally, the big four.  The four major subspecies of wild turkeys are detailed in this interactive click-through guide from Realtree to help you track down your national grand slam.

 

Stay Sharp!

 

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