SLICK & GUSTY. Today’s winds will rise and things may be a bit slick with frost, meltwater and some icy precip may affect travel to your favorite ice fishing destination. We cover that, take a look ahead and talk fire in our Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: Handful of Candy. Crappie-sized Crazy Charlie flies are ready to hit the water and bring some fun color to the fly box. Simonson Photo
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Sun – Winds Up – Hi 33, Lo 28, Wind NW@13, G22
Tomorrow: Mon – Settling – Hi 27, Lo 22, Wind L&V
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
9:34AM 7:30PM 2:28PM 2:05AM
Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent (3% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 2:00-3:00PM. Moon overhead will kick off a solid afternoon of fishing in our Edge Hour.
TALKIN’ TURKEY. In a sign of spring, the NDG&F Dept. previews the upcoming turkey season with information, population updates and more in the agency’s Outdoors Online weekly webcast. License applications are due Feb. 12 and can be completed online at gf.nd.gov under the Buy and Apply tab.
LET IT BURN? QDMA shares the factors surrounding fire and prescribed burns for better habitat and deer hunting in the future. From preparing for the operation, to management and follow-up, the article lays out the pros, cons, whens and wheres to a successful fire-based restoration.
MODERATION. The weather stabilizes this week as the January thaw spills into February with temperatures in the upper 20s and low 30s and only slight chances of precip in the upcoming seven days. Winds remain mostly moderate as well.