We’ve got what’s big and bold for this new week from a seriously sketchy wildlife violator to a huge drop in temperatures to the first big kayak bass tournament in the nation. All of that is covered in today’s installment of the Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: A pair of largemouths lounge. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Mon 2/10 – Hi 30, Lo 20, Wind NW@20, G30
Tomorrow: Tue 2/11 – Hi 32, Lo 19, Wind SW@14, G24
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
7:57PM 9:07AM 1:58AM 2:26PM
Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous (98% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 8:30-9:30AM. Moonset and the lightest winds of the day will combine for your early Edge Hour.
BIG DIPPER. Seasonable temperatures take a dip as things get cold mid-week with lows around -25. Conditions rebound for the weekend though as temperatures quickly stabilize. No major snow events are on the horizon.
BAD DUDE. “Joe Exotic” an Oklahoma man sentenced to multiple decades in prison, was charged with murder for hire and violations of the Endangered Species and Lacey Acts for crimes against wildlife, including killing five tigers. The US FWS details the case and the conviction in its blog.
BASSIN’ DIFFERENTLY. The Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (BASS) announces a kayak-only tournament series for 2020. The Huk BASS Nation Kayak Series will host anglers fishing popular bass lakes solely from kayaks. At the maximum an angler is allowed an electric motor of no greater than 3hp or 155 pounds of force.