NUKE IT! We’ll feel the heat today as Ma Nature rolls in with some nineties into the start of next week. As you enjoy some sun and fun this weekend, we’ve got updates on awesome happenings, including the Big Buck Book gaining steam, Summer Shootout registration for high school clay target shooters and more on Operation Dry Water for the July 4 holiday weekend. All that and more in our Outdoors Roundup!
Featured Photo: ON FLOAT. A family of geese moves along a small slough near Menoken, N.D. Simonson Photo
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Sat 6/26 – Hot & Windy – Hi 94, Lo 60, Wind SE@18, G28
Tomorrow: Sun 6/27 – Sames – Hi 92, Lo 64, Wind S@20, G30
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
12:59PM 1:32AM 7:35PM 7:10AM
Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent (40% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 7:00-8:00PM. Moon overhead and winds starting to lessen will make your evening all the better in our Edge Hour.
BUCK IS TRENDING. Check out DEO’s Nick Simonson on the KFGO Morning Crew podcast talking deer lottery and the Big Buck Book. You can order your copy between now and July 6 and $1 goes to PLOTS, plus you get free shipping!
SUMMER SHOOTOUT. The Missouri River Clay Target League is hosting the 2020 Summer Shootout on Aug. 22 for all eligible ND High School Clay Target League shooters from this season as a way of making up for a lost state championship and to kick off the fall shooting sports season. Registration is open now through July 31 The event is open to all shooters who were in grade 6-12 as of Mar. 1 and had completed at least one previous ND CTL season.
DRY WATER. The North Dakota Game & Fish Department asks boaters to drive sober this upcoming holiday weekend and to wear their life jackets and refrain from drinking while operating watercraft. 85 percent of those killed in boating accidents were not wearing PFDs, a sobering statistic.