PUSHING THROUGH. We’re making our way through mid-May with some unstable conditions and cooler temps, but many are still finding opportunities to get on a spring bite. While you do, we’ve got updates on a major poaching case and seismic shifts in Pheasants Forever’s leadership as part of today’s Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: SPRING SIGHT. A doe checks out a trail cam site with a pair of fawns. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Wed 5/13 – Clearing Late – Hi 56, Lo 42, Wind SEtoW@10 – .05” Rain
Tomorrow: Thu 5/14 – Warming – Hi 63, Lo 43, Wind NW@15, G25
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
2:43AM 11:49AM 7:14AM 7:38PM
Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous (61% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 7:00-8:00PM. Winds fade and moon underfoot helps start a bit of a recovery with a bite in our Edge Hour.
LET’S BUST THESE JERKS! The NDG&F Dept. is seeking information in the killing of five moose near Dunseith at the end of April. Three cows and two bulls were illegally shot, with one cow pregnant with triplet calves at the time. Any information can be relayed to the Report All Poachers line at 701-328-9921.
PF LEGEND RETIRES. Dave Nomsen, long time voice for Pheasants Forever at the national level has announced his retirement. Including work with NAWCA, Nomsen has been influential in advocating for conservation, sportsmen and the hunting heritage in his career spanning nearly 30 years and five Farm Bills.
NEXT WEEK? The long-range forecast keeps giving us hope that things will get more springlike again next week, but we’ll have to wait and see. Unstable conditions with rain chances persist through Sunday for now.