MOTHER LODE! Excitement continues across the state as a huge walleye tourney wraps today. In addition to that, the state’s top shooters get recognized by the high school trap and skeet league for their efforts in a challenging spring season and the G&F relates a victory over invasives when protecting a prairie water.
Featured Photo: A prairie rose blooms on the side of a hiking trail. DEO Photo by Angie Sersha.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Sat 7/11 – Coolish? – Hi 78, Lo 60, Wind NW@14, G21
Tomorrow: Sun 7/12 – Warmish! – Hi 86, Lo 58, Wind S@10, G20
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
12:55AM 12:43PM 6:44AM 7:05PM
Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous (55% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 6:30-7:30PM. Start your evening off right with moon underfoot and fading winds for good fishing in our Edge Hour.
DAY ONE. Mike Peluso and Jason Feldner lead the field after day one of the Masters Walleye Circuit on Lake Sakakawea. With their five fish limit totaling nearly 27 pounds 9 ounces, they have a 14 ounce lead going into day two of the event, which wraps today.
D LINE. The NDG&F Dept. details the work going into protecting a popular prairie fishery from high waters and carp on the move upstream in recent months. Through private partnerships and quick action, the agency installed a barrier to protect the water from the invasives.
HOT SHOTS. The North Dakota State High School Clay Target League has announced its conference and overall winners for the modified spring trap and skeet seasons. Top shooters can be found and searched by school and conference on the league’s scoring page.