UNDERWAY. The first full day of the deer season continues the mild conditions from Friday, giving you another great chance to get out there, especially with the building full moon. We should see more movement ahead of the cold snap which starts Sunday.
Featured Photo: A rooster and hen take flight down a small draw. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Sat 11/9 – Nice One – Hi 40, Lo 29, Wind L&VtoN@9
Tomorrow: Sun 11/10 – Sliding Temps – Hi 18, Lo 15, Wind NW@14, G20
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
4:31PM 4:17AM 10:50PM 10:30AM
Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous (91% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 3:30-4:30PM. Watch for action to pick up as the moon rises with light winds in the opening afternoon’s Edge Hour.
HIT ME BABY. Darkhouse spearfishing season begins with ice up, and as soon as that ice is safe to utilize. Remember to mark holes with some sort of branch or other biodegradable, non-litter object to let others know where you’ve been.
WHAT’S HATCHING? The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service shares insight into other creatures that are getting a boost from fish hatcheries around the nation. From frogs and turtles to birds and mussels, these facilities are helping sustain and restore populations of various animals throughout the country.
DEER HUNTING 101. QDMA recently announced its Deer Hunting 101 online course, a series of videos via the YouTube platform designed to help interested or new deer hunters up the learning curve. With tips on preparation, deer biology and how to process the harvest, the program is available now.