Daily Edge for 4/28 – Kodachrome

GRAY & WHITE.  Expect some cloud cover today, as rain chances move in this afternoon but it won’t be a washout. We’ve got more on that along with fun games for kids and a look at a couple rare regional fish species in today’s Outdoors Roundup.

Featured Photo:  WHITE & BRIGHT. A white crappie falls for an orange-and-chartreuse jig combo. Simonson Photo.

WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Tue 4/29 – PM Rain? – Hi 62, Lo 42, Wind NW@22, G33
Tomorrow: Wed 4/30 – April Out – 66, Lo 39, Wind N@5

SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):

Sunrise        Sunset
6:31AM        8:49PM

Moonrise         Moonset        Overhead      Underfoot
10:13AM         1:38AM           6:23PM            5:56AM

Moon Phase:  Waxing Crescent (26% Full)

EDGE HOUR:  10:00-11:00AM.  Moonrise ahead of the afternoon rain will help close out your morning angling in our Edge Hour.

DAY RATING:
3Fish

OUTDOORS ROUNDUP:

 

FWS FUN.  The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has fun games and learning sessions for kids online at its website.  From nature-related word searches to conservation videos there’s plenty to add to your home-school curriculum.

GETTING GRAY.  The arctic grayling is an interesting species, found predominantly in northern latitudes but also in Montana in decreasing numbers over the past century.  Recent efforts to repopulate streams have had some success, and the large-finned fish can be found in the western portion of the state.

WHITE GIANTS.  The pallid sturgeon is likely North Dakota’s biggest fish and also one of its rarest.  Reaching lengths of up to seven feet and found only in the upper stretches of the Missouri and Yellowstone Rivers in ND  it is listed as an Endangered species.

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