Daily Edge for Sat. 4/18 –

BUILDING SOMETHING.  On the other side of the weekend lies the spring week you’ve been waiting for! In addition to the build up toward a beautiful stretch, we cover all the excitement of the final NDG&F fishing preview, the approaching Earth Day celebration and a look at the winter that was in our Outdoors Roundup

Featured Photo:  STAY FLY.  A pair of fly reels are cleaned and ready to go at DEO Headquarters. Simonson Photo

WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Sat 4/18 – Wind Shift – Hi 50, Lo 33, Wind NW@13, G25
Tomorrow: Sun 4/19 – Sunny – Hi 54, Lo 27, Wind W@13, G20

SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):

Sunrise        Sunset
6:48AM        8:36PM

Moonrise         Moonset        Overhead         Underfoot
5:38AM           4:10PM           10:50AM            11:11PM
Moon Phase:  Waning Crescent (18% Full)

EDGE HOUR: 3:45-4:45PM.  Moonset and a warming afternoon will combine for your Edge Hour.

DAY RATING:
4Fish

OUTDOORS ROUNDUP:

A FOURTH.  The NDG&F Dept. issues its fourth and final spring fishing preview in this week’s webcast covering cats on the Red River, walleyes and white bass on Devils Lake and all sorts of secret hotspots throughout the northeastern corner of the state.

EARTH DAY ON THE WAY.  Wednesday, April 22 is Earth Day, celebrating the bond between humans and their planet and the things we can do to make our home better.  Even with social distancing, the FWS advises on ways that you can help clean up your portion of the world.

AVERAGE TO SEVERE.  It was a tale of two winters as the AWSSI winter severity index wraps for the season.  In Bismarck and points west, the graph shows a season on the lighter side of average, while in Fargo and the east, it was severe from the start and never wavered, with Grand Forks absorbing a winter of extreme proportions.

 

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