THE TURN. The fourth day of your work week will bring windy conditions, and while the outlying gusts may still top 50 mph, winds will likely be steady in the 30-40 mph range. While you tighten your hat straps, we’ve got news and tips from around the state in our Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: HOLE ROAD. A set of clean holes mark the surface of late-season ice on a small lake. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Thu 3/5 – Gusty – Hi 40, Lo 30, Wind NW@25, G35
Tomorrow Fri 3/6 – Fading Winds – Hi 47, Lo 30, Wind S@14, G22
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
1:36PM 4:51AM 9:42PM 9:13AM
Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous (77% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 1:00-2:00PM. Winds begin to decline and the moon rises in our Edge Hour to help out with your outdoors activity.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT. The NDG&F is offering free food plot seed to assist with pheasant attraction and rearing on private property. While the exchange does not require a PLOTS contract, the department asks that landowners do allow some access for hunting.
PRECISELY. A North Dakota farmer was named Precision Farmer of the Year by Pheasants Forever for his use of precision ag technologies to maximize productivity while preserving marginal lands. Christof Just runs a cattle operation on his land near LaMoure, ND and worked with PF to implement the private land initiative on his acres.
COUNT ON IT. Now is a good time to start an angling journal by laying out the information you want to keep track of. Use our template to set it up or come up with ideas on your own for the information you need to be a better angler.