Daily Edge for Mon. Apr. 15

GO LARGE.  As temperatures stabilize, we dig into some largemouth bass history at home and abroad in today’s installment of Three Things.

Featured Photo: Lip Lock.  A largemouth bass comes to hand. Simonson Photo.


WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Mon 4/15 – Nice – Hi 52, Lo 35, Wind W@13, G20
Tomorrow:  Tue 4/16 – Calm – Hi 60, Lo 35, Wind L&V.


SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):

Sunrise        Sunset
6:56AM       8:31PM

Moonrise      Moonset       Overhead    Underfoot
3:53PM        5:26AM       11:02PM      10:35AM

Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous (81% Full)


EDGE HOUR:  8:00-9:00PM.  Winds fade at sunset and our Edge Hour takes advantage of improving conditions.




CRÈME’D ‘EM.  Sixty years to the season, the world of bass fishing – and really all fishing – changed forever as Nick Creme created the first plastic bait in his Akron, OH home.  The entrepreneurial spirit and fish-catching reputation grew and spawned one of the fishing industry’s biggest niches as bass baits expanded from the first plastic worms made by Crème.

ETHERIAL ETHEL.  The story of how a single, huge bass changed fishing from consumption to catch-and-release in the matter of a generation.  Learn what “Ethel” meant to Texas (and national) bass fishing and just how she got her name.

YOUR OWN RECORD.  The North Dakota state largemouth bass record sits at 8 pounds 8 ounces from Nelson Lake, and has stood since 1983. The power plant reservoir still holds the best chance at a new state record with its warm waters and year-round growing season.



Stay Sharp!

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