WIDE WEEKEND. We’ve got a wide array of topics to get your weekend loaded with news in today’s Outdoors Roundup. From archery competitions to ice fishing tips to what the weather is about to bring, we’ve got it all on this shivery Saturday.
Featured Photo: A hen pheasant goes for a hillside stroll through the snow. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Sat 1/18 – Brrrrr! – Hi -1, Lo -4, Wind NW@25, G35
Tomorrow: Sun 1/19 – Calming – Hi 1, Lo -9, Wind NW@6
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
2:06AM 12:51PM 7:34AM 7:59PM
Moon Phase: Waning Crescent (39% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 12:30-1:30PM. With the wind and cold it may be tough to get out, but know that the moon sets in our Edge Hour on this blustery day.
TOURNEY TRAIL. The National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) tournament scene gets busy this time of year. To check out all the great bullseye and 3D events, visit the ND NASP tournament page and get your young shooter on the line for some awesome competition that builds confidence and skill!
ICE BASICS. Mike Anderson and Paul Bailey of the NDG&F Dept. discuss those items you need – from staying safe to finding success – on the ice this time of year as part of the agency’s weekly webcast.
CREEP ME OUT. The snowfall models are slowly creeping west and we’ll see today whether or not the edge of the storm barreling up to Minnesota will make its way very far across the Red River. Current snow totals on the ground along the eastern border average around 10 inches, we’ll see what gets added.