BEST ONE. When the clouds clear, today will be the best day of the long weekend, with highs near 80, light winds and a full sky of sun in the afternoon. Take advantage as we look ahead to our day off and the upcoming week, along with other updates in our Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: Cock of the Walk. A rooster pheasant takes a morning stroll. Simonson Photo
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Sun 9/1 – Nice Start – Hi 79, Lo 58, Wind S@6
Tomorrow: Mon 9/2 – Laborious – Hi 76, Lo 60, Wind SE13, G22 .2” Rain
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
9:43AM 10:01PM 3:58PM 3:32AM
Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent (6% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 9:15-10:15AM. Moonrise ahead of clearing will extend a morning bite in today’s Edge Hour.
PEAKS & VALLEYS. Temperatures and winds give a sense of autumnal whiplash as spikes into the 80s, and drops into the 40s highlight the first week of September. On the bright side, precipitation should be minimal.
YOUNG BUCKS. The ND youth deer season opens at noon on Friday, Sept. 13. The nine-and-a-half day season introduces young hunters age 11-15 to the pastime of deer hunting, with variances in license based on age.
OPENED UP. The US Fish & Wildlife Service details the opening of a number of managed lands open to hunting and fishing this autumn. The expansion of outdoor access also includes the Valley City Fish Hatchery, formally opened to angling for the first time.