NEWS YOU CAN USE. Things will settle down after the threat of snow sputtered out and the cold temps stayed north earlier in the week. Meanwhile, we’ve got the updates from around the region and some recognition right here at home in today’s Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: GOOD LOOKING. A doe pops her head up along a deer trail. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Wed 2/26 – Cool & Calm – Hi 25, Lo 10, Wind SE@7
Tomorrow: Thu 2/27 – Warmer, Still – Hi 33, Lo 18, Wind NW@8
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
9:08AM 9:32PM 3:14PM 2:54AM
Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent (7% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 3:00-4:00PM. With moon overhead, light winds and the warmest temps of the day, expect a better bite in our Edge Hour.
TAKE A BOW. Volunteer instructors of the state’s hunters education program were honored recently by the NDG&F Department. William Bahm, Almont, was recognized as hunter education instructor of the year and Kevin Lech, Mandan, was named archery education instructor of the year.
MN BANS DEER FEEDING. In portions of Minnesota, the state’s Department of Natural Resources is taking action to prevent the spread of CWD by eliminating areas where deer congregate for food placed by the public. In the central portion of the state where the disease has been detected, a number of counties fall under the ban issued by the DNR this week.
MT OPENING UP. The MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks Dept. will hear public comment through Feb. 28 for a new program to gain access to landlocked blocks of public acres in the state through travel easement agreements paid for by the state. Comments can be sent to: Jason.Kool@mt.gov.