Daily Edge for Wed. Dec. 5

ONE DAY WIND.  Gusts return today, but after they subside, you’ve got a great four-day stretch to get going on your favorite winter activities.  We talk about that and more and how to beat the bluster in today’s Three Things.

Featured Photo:  Tap That. A set of ice anchors will help hold houses in place when the winds rise on your favorite lake.  Simply tap a small hole in the ice and screw them down a few inches and tie off! Simonson Photo.


WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Wed 12/5 – Windy – Hi 25, Lo 19, Wind NW@17, G25
Tomorrow:  Thu 12/6 – Calm & Cold. Hi 17, Lo 9, Wind L&V.


SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):

Sunrise        Sunset
8:13AM       4:55PM

Moonrise      Moonset       Overhead    Underfoot
6:11AM       4:21PM        11:20AM     11:45PM


Moon Phase: Waning Crescent (1% Full)


EDGE HOUR:   7:45-8:45AM.  Sunrise and calm winds will combine to give you the best shot at moving deer and fun on the ice in today’s Edge Hour.




WHAT’S NEW?  This week’s new moon (12/7) and calming conditions headed into the weekend will set up another great stretch to be on the ice or to work on filling out any bow or muzzleloader tags. With highs in the 20s, ice will continue to stay solid and set up well for early season adventures – make it through today, and you’re golden!


GENTLE REMINDERS.  With the shift to hardwater, the NDG&F has some seasonal regulation changes that come with winter angling.  Get your other two rods ready, it’s going to be a great ice season!


LOCK IT IN!  Don’t forget for windy days (like today) to invest in a set of ice anchors. These screw-in tie-down points will help keep ice houses – especially hub-style models – from becoming winter kites when the gusts rise.


Stay Sharp!


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