LAST NICE ONE. At least for a few days’ stretch. Rain and unstable conditions move in after today to mix things up. We cover that, a new ANS report and an odd hunting and fishing museum in our Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: Zebra mussels like these from Detroit Lake in Minnesota, have been discovered in Lake Ashtabula north of Valley City. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Tue 6/18 – Very Nice – Hi 71, Lo 53, Wind E@6.
Tomorrow: Wed – Rainy – Hi 68, Lo 54, Wind SE@11, G18
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
11:00PM 6:57AM 2:33AM 2:59PM
Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous (98% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 9:00-10:00PM. Just ahead of the front, make sunset your Edge Hour with calm conditions after a nice day.
WET. Expect rains of up to an inch in areas of the state on Wednesday as high pressure moves out of the region and cooler, unstable conditions settle in for the rest of the week. Pack the wet-weather gear for any after work fishing trips this week.
SEEING STRIPES. The NDG&F confirms reports of zebra mussels being found in Lake Ashtabula. The water will now be deemed a Class I ANS-infested lake, with emergency restrictions in place pertaining to the transport of water in and from the reservoir formed by the Baldhill Dam.
WEIRD AND WILD. The hunting and fishing museum in Munich Germany celebrates the country’s megafauna and fishing history while combining it with some odd taxidermy experiments that would make Dwight Schrute proud. Read more at Atlas Obscura.