SWINGIN’ SATURDAY! Things are looking warm and melty for today as temperatures spike to 40 degrees with light winds. We’ve got the rundown on what’s happening out there in today’s Outdoors Roundup, talking light geese, big bucks for shooting sports and a reminder to get ahead of your tackle duties.
Featured Photo: Roosters make their move in the snowy hills near Bismarck. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Sat 2/22 –Warm – Hi 40, Lo 20, Wind SW@7
Tomorrow: Sun 2/23 – Wind Shift – Hi 35, Lo 20, Wind NW@11, G20
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
7:36AM 5:20PM 12:24PM 12:01AM
Moon Phase: Waning Crescent (1% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 7:00-8:00AM. Sunrise and moonrise are just a minute off in this awesome Edge Hour to start a warm February day!
SEE THE LIGHT. The Mikes discuss the history of the Light Goose Conservation Order in NDG&F Department’s North Dakota Outdoors webcast, detailing how it’s different than a “hunting season,” why it’s necessary to protect arctic habitat, the effectiveness of the spring harvest and what the timing looks like for this spring.
BUCK YEAH! The Missouri River Clay Target League is raffling off a Statewide ND Whitetail Tag and other great prizes to help raise funds for the six area Bismarck-Mandan trap and skeet shooting teams. Check out the great fundraiser at mrctl.org that gets kids competently and confidently shooting and serves as a strong bridge to the outdoors!
STOCK UP. Spring’s coming fast. Get into that tacklebox and find out what lures you need to head into open water ready to go. Tackle those last few lure-making and fly-tying projects as well to be stocked up for the season!