FEELING FINE. Today and tomorrow are your best bets for outdoor activity, so break out the long rods and find some open water. Light and variable winds today will give way to sun and westerly breezes tomorrow before things come back down. We’ve got info on the first of the deer applications, cooking and a coronavirus update in our Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: A wild turkey sneaks through the cover alongside Highway 1806 north of Bismarck. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Mon 4/6 – Calm – Hi 51, Lo 30, Wind L&V
Tomorrow: Tue 4/7 – Westerlies – Hi 57, Lo 34, Wind W@15, G25
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
6:37PM 6:57AM 12:14AM 12:41PM
Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous (96% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 6:30-7:30AM. Moonset and sunrise align with light winds and above-freezing temps to start your day with an early Edge Hour.
TAG IN. The 2020 deer season gratis tag application program is now open at the NDG&F Department’s website for landowners looking to secure one of the many thousand licenses offered each season. The deadline to complete the online application is June 3.
GET COOKING. Ducks Unlimited shares a wide variety of recipes in its cooking section. From all American offerings like Jerky to Asian-inspired dishes, the sweeping options put an awesome spin on duck and goose for the table.
POSITIVE FOR WILDLIFE. A visitor at the 85th annual North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference tested positive for Covid-19 and the organization is advising those who attended the event, particularly the Welcome Reception, to follow CDC guidelines.