GOOD! MORE SNOW! (Said no one ever.) Sorry for the sarcasm, but another two inches will fall today. We talk about some scary results of the weekend wind and step closer to spring with turkey tag announcements in today’s installment of Three Things.
Featured Photo: Cold Filtered. The setting sun shines through a thin bank of clouds over Bismarck on Monday evening. Simonson Photo
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Tue 2/26 – More Snow – Hi 3, Lo -3, Wind SE@11, 2” Snow
Tomorrow: Wed 2/27 – Westerlies Hi 10, Lo-9, Wind W@9.
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
1:56AM 11:33AM 6:47AM 7:12PM
Moon Phase: Last Quarter at 5:28AM
EDGE HOUR: 6:30-7:30AM. Moon overhead and sunrise ahead of the snow will be your Edge Hour today.
RESULTS ARE IN. Spring turkey licenses have been awarded and more than 900 remain in units throughout the state. Check the results of the lottery at the G&F lottery page, and purchase remaining licenses on a first-come-first-served basis starting Mar. 18.
A NEW L.O.W. Sunday’s winds drifted in big waters, like Lake of the Woods and Mille Lacs in MN, stranding hundreds of ice anglers who were miles and miles off shore. Having winter survival kits, back-up heat sources and other gear to deal with two days on the ice (or more) is key when fishing larger lakes in case the weather turns.
LWCF LEARNINGS. The Land & Water Conservation Fund has provided funding for millions of acres of public lands, and generates four times in the nationwide economy for each dollar invested. Learn more and how to support renewal of the program at Backcountry Hunters & Anglers.