READ & REVIEW. Some great lists and tips are circulating around the internet as we hit the heart of the openwater season. You’ll have perfect weather for casting, along with some easy reading in today’s Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: DEO’s Nick Simonson with a stocker ‘bow caught on a Mepps Aglia. DEO Photo by Einar Bratteng.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Mon 6/3 – Warmer Yet – Hi 83, Lo 55, Wind S@14, G22
Tomorrow: Tue 6/4 – Sweet – Hi 84, Lo 60, Wind NW@13, G20.
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
6:18AM 9:56PM 2:03PM 1:35AM
Moon Phase: New at 5:01AM.
EDGE HOUR: 9:15-10:15PM. Sunset + moonset = awesomeness in our Edge Hour.
PLAY THE FIELD. Field & Stream takes the 20 best new lures and patterns for 2019 and lays them out in terms of fish-catching ability in their latest review of the greatest new gear. From spinnerbaits and soft plastics to jigs and jerkbaits, the gamut is covered in this great annual piece.
ILLUMINATING. REI reviews some of their top picks for headlamps this season in a great rundown of illumination options for outdoorspeople and other low-light adventurers. With a breakdown in light projection, power sources and other key aspects, including price, know what’s new in the light market.
BUZZING. Outdoor life takes the lifeblood of the outdoors – coffee – and gives you the best ways to prepare your own in your home away from home. Tips on brewing come from a great piece by Tyler Freel.