FINEST OF FRIDAYS. The full moon, light winds and great conditions will set up your Friday perfectly for any angling outing, whether early, late or all day, it’s one you won’t want to miss! We’ve got more on the double edge day along with fawn impact on deer herd populations, tips for trailers on bass jigs, and some modification on NDG&F office procedures in our Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: A pair of wild turkeys work the spring grass for food. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Fri 6/5 – Full Moon Friday – Hi 78, Lo 76, Wind N@7
Tomorrow: Sat 6/6 – Rain Chances Grow – Hi 73, Lo 57, Wind SE@22, G38
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
9:45PM 5:49AM 1:12AM 1:41PM
Moon Phase: Full
EDGE HOUR: DOUBLE EDGE DAY! 5:30-6:30AM & 9:15-10:15PM The rise and set of the sun and moon align! Get on the month’s best fishing day today
FAWNING FACETS. QDMA details the repopulation of deer herds across the country this time of year as fawns hit the ground and start growing. The addition of new animals to the population – and their survival – helps sustain huntable numbers and offset downturns due to weather, habitat loss or disease.
TRAILER HITCH. BASS takes a closer look in its 1-minute tackle tip at jig trailers to maximize bites and bring in big fish. With a focus on action when the bait drops, BASS Pro Carl Jocumsen, shares his pointers on dressing up a given jig.
OFFICE VISIT. The NDG&F is reopening its offices statewide with modified entry procedures and appointments required. Learn more about what the agency is doing to keep employees and visitors safe at gf.nd.gov