LAST DRY ONE. Warm and windy conditions persist ahead of a notable shift in the weather. We check out the line and see where we sit along with more outdoor news in today’s Three Things.
Featured Photo: Take Cover. A rooster pheasant runs the edge of roadside vegetation. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Mon 4/8 – Warm & Wind. Hi 62, Lo 38, Wind NW@16, G24
Tomorrow: Tue 4/9 – Something’s Brewin’ Hi 46, Lo 28, Wind E@13.
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
9:10AM Fol. Day 4:31PM 4:06AM
Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent (11% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 4:00-5:00PM
TOE THE LINE. We sit on the northern edge of a boundary that will keep most of the moisture and weather action to the south and east of us. A few flakes through midweek can’t be ruled out, but the worst looks to sweep over SD and MN.
BIG MONEY. The Pittman-Robertson excise tax generated more than $1 Billion in 2018 to be doled out by the US FWS to the fifty states for better outdoor access and conservation programs. A state-by-state apportionment can be viewed here.
READ ON. It’s time to check a couple more books off the reading list. If you love the outdoors, Field & Stream has a great checklist for the sixty books every outdoorsman should read. How many do you have on your shelf?