BRINGING THE HEAT. Warm conditions persist through the end of the week before a system settles in for the weekend. Watch for gusts to rise on Friday, and get your good fishing in today before things shift. We cover photography, bachelor bucks and topwater favorites in today’s Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: Seeing Double. You’ll get more pictures in summer of bucks together, as their natural bachelor groups hang tight for the season. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Thu 6/6 – Warmish – Hi 87, Lo 56, Wind SE@10, G20.
Tomorrow: Fri 6/7 – Weekend Wind – Hi 89, Lo 57, Wind S@25, G40
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
7:58AM Fol. Day 4:00PM 3:30AM
Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent (7% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 6:30-7:30AM.
CLICK. The NDG&F Department’s annual watchable wildlife photo contest is open until Oct. 1. With multiple categories, photographers can submit up to five shots for consideration.
CLIQUE. Realtree camo details the science behind bachelor groups of developing bucks in summer. On those days (or nights) during trail cam season when you get a photo of three or four nice bucks together, it’s good to know where they’ll go when things get cooler.
BOOM. On the water, there’s nothing more explosive than a topwater bite. Whether it’s a muskie, bass or pike blowing up on a surface bait, the white water that results from the take is one of the most memorable in angling. Field & Stream reviews the top 25 lures for topwater action.