FIVE-OH! We’ll push the boundaries of our young spring today as temps soar on soft southerlies and more snow makes its way to water. Additionally, an exciting sky display may be in store tonight as the northern lights fire up; we talk about that and more in today’s Three Things.
Featured Photo: A bull bluegill breaks the surface on an ultralight presentation. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Sat 3/23 – Warmer still. Hi 50, Lo 32, Wind S@7.
Tomorrow: Sun 3/24 – Who shut off spring? Hi 32, Lo 20, Wind NE@15, G25.
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
11:28PM 9:25AM 3:55AM 4:20PM
Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous (90% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 9:00-10:00AM. The waning full moon extends the sunrise bite into mid-morning in today’s Edge Hour. With the melt you should be able to hit your favorite late-ice spots.
Light It Up! Check the northern skies tonight (assuming the clouds don’t roll in, sorry SW ND) for a shot at some awesome auroras! A huge wave of solar energy is predicted to generate strong northern lights visible as far south as South Dakota.
Some Advice. The NDG&F Dept. will be holding their spring advisory board meetings throughout the state during the first two weeks of April, providing sportsmen a chance to get news and information on a variety of topics from district personnel, and ask questions of them directly.
Ultra-cool. DEO’s Nick Simonson shares his tips on the Run Down, at sponsor site Runnings.com, for catching spring panfish on ultralight tackle.