Daily Edge for Mon. 5/11 – Still Chill

NICE, FOR MARCH.  Cool temperatures prevail today, though skies will remain mostly clear.  To help you make it through your Monday, we’ve got news and views from around the web on yellow perch, red line and hooks, and what to do if you find your brown buck, long after you put it down.

Featured Photo:   Better Red?  Do fish see red lures better, or not?  We’ve got some insight in today’s Outdoors Roundup.

WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Mon 5/11 – Calm – Hi 50, Lo 23, Wind NE@6
Tomorrow: Tue 5/12 – Rain PM – Hi 50 Lo 30, Wind SE@15, G25

SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):

Sunrise        Sunset
6:12AM        9:06PM

Moonrise         Moonset          Overhead      Underfoot
1:11AM           9:42AM           5:26AM            5:54PM
Moon Phase:  Waning Gibbous (80% Full)

EDGE HOUR:  5:30-6:30PM.  Moon underfoot will help with the bite in today’s Edge Hour.

DAY RATING:
2Fish

OUTDOORS ROUNDUP:

YELLOW.  In this week’s NDG&F Department web short, fisheries biologists share information on how perch are trapped and transported from Hobart Lakes in eastern North Dakota to other waters to supplement and start new fisheries.

RED.  The red debate is an odd one – why do some hooks come in red to tout the “blood” look on a bait, while some red lines say the color disappears underwater?  From across the pond, this article takes on both topics dealing with red offerings.

BROWN.  A good article on field ethics from QDMA looks at public perception on tagging an animal that has been lost, and then several weeks later, found. From state to state, the author gets more information and public insight on the field dilemma.

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