TAP INTO IT! A nice day is ready ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday and will facilitate any outdoor activity. With calmer conditions and moderate temperatures at hand, enjoy that late season hunting opening up – before the snow comes! We’ve got news on the salmon spawn, a key piece of legislation and an eye on the week’s weather in today’s Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: Far Off Sunset. The sun sets behind a cloud bank on the curve of the earth. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Tue 11/26 – Calmer – Hi 31, Lo 28, Wind N@9
Tomorrow: Wed 11/27 – Cooler – Hi 28, Lo 21, Wind N@7
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
7:51AM 5:23PM 12:40PM 12:13AM
Moon Phase: New Moon
EDGE HOUR: 7:45-8:45AM. Moonset, sunrise and light winds will make the first hour of the day your Edge Hour.
SPAWNED OUT. The NDG&F collected 1.6 million salmon eggs this fall as part of its annual efforts to stock Lake Sakakawea. This year most collected salmon came from the Missouri River below Garrison Dam due to high water in the system.
NAWCA WIN. Pheasants Forever reports that the U.S. House of Representatives passed the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) funding resolution, putting $60 million each year into the preservation of wetlands. These funds benefit all sorts of wildlife, and as a result, hunters as well.
TWO TRACKS. While the midweek snow event will slide south of ND, a secondary slap for the weekend may drop several inches on the state. Along with gusty winds, conditions for your return trip from Grandma’s house or those weekend hunts may deteriorate quickly on Friday and into Saturday.