ANOTHER SHOT. A second wave of winter in as many weeks will hit the region, with heavy snow dominating the day over much of the state, and the highest piles will fall in the northern two-thirds. We check out what’s in the forecast and go around the horn in today’s Three Things.
Featured Photo: Don’t break the bank. While even basic crankbaits run a pretty penny, they don’t compare to those discussed in our Three Things. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Sun 2/3 – More Snow. Hi 7, Lo -5, Wind N@20, G30 5” Snow
Tomorrow: Mon 2/4 – Cold Again. Hi -4, Lo -10, Wind N@15, G23
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
7:34AM 4:46PM 12:08PM Fol. Day
Moon Phase: Waning Crescent (2% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 2:30-3:30PM. Moonset will combine with warm conditions in the Edge Hour for a great start to a nice weekend of fishing!
WHAM! The GFS model has more than 10 inches falling on the upper stretches of Lake Sakakawea today as a weak cold front forms a boundary right over ND. Areas of heavy snow lessen as one goes south and east.
2ND MORTGAGE TERRITORY. Check out some of the market’s most expensive baits, including life-like crankbaits, swim baits and trolling lures. Once you get past the hype of the “Million Dollar Lure” the rest are things that could actually be employed on the water.
BIRD COUNT. The NDG&F’s mid-winter waterfowl count showed Canada geese tallies above the ten-year average as the department’s estimate of 99,000 geese and 5,300 mallards was impacted by a shift in the weather.