KEEP CALM. Carry on with your outdoor activities! Conditions will again allow for good times outside with highs hitting 40 and light winds making things pleasant. We’re still watching for some weekend spookiness, but models aren’t aligned yet. Until then we’ve got more news you can use in today’s Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: SUNRISE. The pre-dawn light illuminates the eastern horizon. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Tue 3/10 – Calm – Hi 40, Lo 28, Wind S@5
Tomorrow: Wed 3/11 – Best Day – Hi 53, Lo 32, Wind W@14, G24
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
9:10PM 9:00AM 2:31AM 2:58PM
Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous (98% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 2:30-3:30PM. Moon underfoot and warm, still conditions kick off your afternoon in the Edge Hour.
BOUNTY BURGEONING? The SD Game Fish & Parks has renewed the nest predator bounty program designed to eliminate predators from the landscape. With less emphasis on that objective, the agency cites families trapping and hunting raccoons, skunks and other nest predators together as the primary reason for its continuance.
BUCKS FOR DUCKS. Ducks Unlimited celebrates work across the Midwest, with more than $3M spent in Wisconsin and $1M in Illinois in 2019. The impact between those two states was more than 15,000 acres for waterfowl and other wildlife.
REGISTRATION WRAPPING. Sign-up for area high school trap and skeet teams is coming to a close as the ND State High School Clay Target League readies for its spring season. Student athletes in grades 6-12 with hunter education can learn more at ndclaytarget.com and either join their local squad or create their own at their school.