DYK? It’s Did You Know Sunday. We’ve got some insight into weird facts – bird aging, the size of our WPA system, and just how fish sleep without closing their eyes. We cover that and more in today’s Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: At Rest. How do fish sleep? We take a peek at an answer today. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Sun 9/8 – Wring it Out – Hi 60, Lo 48, Wind E@10. .1” Rain
Tomorrow: Mon 9/9 – More Rain – Hi 61, Lo 52, Wind E@15, G25, .9” Rain
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
5:38PM 1:34AM 10:02PM 9:36AM
Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous (75% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 9:00-10:00AM. Drier conditions and light winds with moon underfoot will help with a recovery bite in our Edge Hour.
SMOOTH OPERATOR. Did you know the smooth, rounded tips of wing feathers typically identify an adult upland bird, and the rougher, frayed ends signal the bird is a young one? The NDG&F upland guide gives insight into these characteristics and more.
36K WPA. Did you know there are more than 36,000 waterfowl production areasv managed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service? These non-toxic shot only areas, located primarily in the upper Midwest, help produce great numbers of waterfowl and provide habitat to upland game and other wildlife.
ZZZZ… Did you know that fish sleep? Well, they rest in a variety of ways, but their sleep looks different than land animals. NOAA has a quick take on how fish sleep, regenerate and get going again.