A fine Friday is setting up and you’re about to have more land to explore in your upland adventures next week. We cover those refuges opening up again to late-season hunts along with some great Thanksgiving runs and what to watch for next week on Black Friday.
Featured Photo: The Rock. Ole the lab sits atop a hillside rock with his quarry taken in a quick walk on some Morton County PLOTS.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Fri 11/22 – Warmer – Hi 43, Lo 19, Wind SW@14, G20
Tomorrow: Sat 11/23 – Westerlies – Hi 48, Lo 28, Wind W@12
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
2:42AM 3:25PM 9:10AM 9:35PM
Moon Phase: Waning Crescent (22% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 8:30-9:30AM. Moon overhead just after sunrise, along with the days lightest winds will give your Friday an awesome start in our Edge Hour.
REFUGE REOPENINGS. The NDG&F Dept. details those larger refuges in the state which open to upland hunting next week. Steel or other non-toxic shot is required to hunt on these large late season destinations.
TURKEY TROTS. We like to sneak in some outdoor exercise news from time to time, and Thanksgiving is always a great stretch for races. Check out the “Turkey Trots” throughout the state set for next weekend to help you get a calorie deficit for the big meal or work it off in the following days.
BLACK OUT. Speaking of Thanksgiving, we’ll be keeping tabs on all the great Black Friday deals for sportsmen setting up across the web and in brick-and-mortar, highlighting those super buys for your favorite hunters and anglers (and maybe yourself). Stay tuned!