Daily Edge for Sat. 3/7 – Early Spring!

SUPERB SATURDAY!  Things are looking great today as good weather aligns with a growing moon which will hit full on Monday.  Get out on that late ice, or target those openwater opportunities that are starting to occur under dams and other stretches where fish will start thinking about staging. We’ve got more for your weekend in today’s Outdoors Roundup.

Featured Photo:  A HANDFUL.  A large bluegill comes up from Nelson Lake. Simonson Photo.

WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Sat 3/7 – The Nice One – Hi 53, Lo 32, Wind E@6
Tomorrow Sun 3/8 – Cooler – Hi 39, Lo 25, Wind N@15, G25

 

SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):

Sunrise        Sunset
7:09AM        6:38PM

Moonrise         Moonset          Overhead         Underfoot
4:04PM           6:25AM           11:39PM            11:10AM

Moon Phase:  Waxing Gibbous (93% Full)

EDGE HOUR:  6:30-7:30AM.  The sunrise hour with some moonset influence will kick off a great day in our Edge Hour.

DAY RATING:
5Fish

OUTDOORS ROUNDUP:

ON TARGET.  This week’s installment of the NDG&F Department’s webcast highlights the upcoming state archery tournament for the National Archery in Schools Program (NASP).  More than 10,000 shooters participate in the archery program schools throughout the state.

SPOOL IT.   Not all superlines are the same.  Some, like Fireline lay flatter on a spool, making them ideal for spinning reels.  Others, like PowerPro are more rounded and keep that shape, allowing them to fill up a baitcaster like traditional round monofilament for easier casting. Consider these factors as you re-line for spring!

HOT STUFF.  Today’s temperatures soar into the 50s and light winds will make things pleasant outdoors.  The taste of spring fades on Sunday though as chilly north winds bring colder temperatures and a chance for freezing rain.  Make today your outdoors day!

 

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