WELCOME BACK WARMTH. A stellar weekend is setting up with warm temps, moderate winds and good conditions for ice fishing and other outdoor activities. We’ve got the stats on that and updates on ice and what’s on air in today’s Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: The waning crescent rises ahead of the sun over Bismarck. Simonson Photo
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Fri 2/21 – Pleasant – Hi 33, Lo 15, Wind W@7
Tomorrow: Sat 2/22 –Warm – Hi 40, Lo 20, Wind W@7
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
7:03AM 4:15PM 11:37AM Fol. Day
Moon Phase: Waning Crescent (9% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 6:45-7:45AM. Moonrise and sunrise connect in your Edge Hour with mild temps making for a great start to your Friday fishing!
ICE WATCH. With the melt on the way and things slip-sliding toward spring, the NDG&F advises anglers to keep an eye on the ice and avoid suspect areas near moving water and structures such as bridges and culverts.
MODERATE STRETCH. Temps above freezing will persist into early next week before another well-timed, midweek cooldown. With relatively light winds through Monday, things are looking great for your weekend outdoor activities!
ON THE AIR. This Saturday on KOVC and its affiliates, DEO’s Nick Simonson talks with Kip Adams of the Quality Deer Management Association on the organization’s 2020 Whitetail Report and the numbers that show hunters have never harvested more mature bucks (3.5 years old or older) and never harvested less yearling bucks (1.5 year old) in recorded hunting history!