CHILLY POTPOURRI. We’ve got some cold temps today under a Canadian high pressure dome and a variety of news on this sudden (yet thankfully short-lived) return of winter. Check out grants available to shooting sports teams, some questionable tourney antics and what’s coming up in the forecast in today’s Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: END OF DAY. The sun sets behind a bluff on Fish Creek Dam. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Thu 2/13 – Calm & Cold – Hi 6, Lo -11, Wind S@6
Tomorrow: Fri 2/14 – Warming – Hi 30, Lo 6, Wind S@10
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
11:54PM 10:27AM 4:38AM 5:04PM
Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous (77% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 5:00-6:00PM. Moon underfoot, warming temps and light winds will make your last hour of light your Edge Hour.
GRANTED. The NDG&F Dept. has grants available to new clay target league teams starting up this spring. Up to $1,000 is available help developing programs get off the ground with safety and shooting gear.
OSCILLATING. We’ve got a series of ups and downs in the back half of the month as things improve from Wednesday’s cold and windy conditions, but a few hints of winter remain in the long-range forecast.
SPEAR CHEATS? The social sphere is abuzz with accused cheaters in a recent spearing contest on Lake Sakakawea hosted by Little’s Bar. The host organization notes a pair of competitors who apparently broke all the rules in the event.