PLAY HOOKY. Literally. As in bait your hook and get out of whatever you’re supposed to be in today, because it is going to be nice. We’re talking “best day of the year” thus far. We’ve got more on the fantastic forecast below, plus some great funding news from the NDG&F, non-lead options from NWF and some growing some moon power to help your fishing out!
Featured Photo: CRANK IT UP! A diving crankbait is ready to hit the water. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Tue 4/21 – Warm – Hi 73, Lo 33, Wind W@16, G23
Tomorrow: Wed 4/23 – Pleasant – Hi 68, Lo 45, Wind NW@14, G23
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
6:39AM 7:18PM 12:53PM 12:33AM
Moon Phase: Waning Crescent (2% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 7:00-8:00PM. Moonset ahead of sunset will kick off an awesome evening of fishing in our Edge Hour.
PR+DJ=$$$ The North Dakota Game and Fish Department announced that the state received 12.8 Million Dollars of conservation funds from federal excise taxes on hunting and fishing equipment and related sales. This money will help sustain the agency’s efforts to facilitate plentiful fish, game, habitat and access throughout the Roughrider State.
UNLEADED. The National Wildlife Federation promotes the use of non-lead hunting ammo and fishing tackle in its latest web short featuring hunters and anglers throughout the woods and waters and why non-lead options matter.
WHAT’S NEW? The increasing power of the new moon will make this mid-week stretch even more magical with warmer temperatures facilitating time outdoors. Watch for the green up to occur in earnest and shake off that cabin fever – spring is here!