DOG DAYS. The warmth of summer settles in early as temperatures spike into the mid-to-upper 90s the next couple of days. We celebrate the new-found season and catch up on events and information for pheasants, deer and camping across America in today’s Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: On the Move. A hen leads her brood of pheasants to cover. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Sun. 6/28 – Hot & Windy – Hi 91, Lo 72, Wind SE@18, G28
Tomorrow: Mon. 6/29 – This is Summer! – Hi 97, Lo 70, Wind SE@18, G28
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
2:15PM 1:56AM 8:24PM 7:59AM
Moon Phase: First Quarter
EDGE HOUR: 8:00-9:00PM. Close out the weekend strong with moon overhead and declining winds in our Edge Hour.
PINT NIGHT. North Dakota Pheasants Forever will host a summer Pints for a Purpose fundraising event on July 30 to raise money for habitat efforts in the state, and drawing for its 2020 Special Allocation pronghorn tag. The event runs from 5 to 9 pm at Bird Dog Brewing in Bismarck on July 30.
TAGS LEFT. More than 6,200 ND firearms deer tags remain, including 96 antlered whitetail tags in 3F2. For those unsuccessful in the first lottery, registration for the second one begins on July 1. Log on to gf.nd.gov and click on the Buy and Apply tab for more information.
CAMPOUT. The National Wildlife Federation and Arrive Outdoors are partnering to celebrate the Great American Campout. Billed as a way to connect with Nature, the Great American Campout will run from June to October, nationwide.