TAKE A SHOT. There are a number of great upcoming shooting sports events for everyone across the state to get their aim sharpened and their shot it shape. We cover them in today’s Outdoors Roundup and take a look at conditions as our cooler start to August continues.
Featured Photo: HAVING A BLAST. Shooters take aim on a sporting clays course. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Tue 8/4 – Rain Late? – Hi 77, Lo 55, Wind S@10, G20
Tomorrow: Wed 8/5 – Wind Switch – Hi 80, Lo 60, Wind N@10, G20
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
10:13PM 7:13AM 2:25AM 2:49PM
Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous (99% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 7:00-8:00AM. Before the rain chances move in, take moonset just after sunrise for your Edge Hour.
DEMO & DUST. Scheels is hosting its annual Shotgun Demo at Capital City Sporting Clays on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 4-8pm. With vendors and dozens of models to try out on the skeet, five-stand and sporting clays at the facility, you’re certain to find a scattergun you love!
WHO’S BAD? The North Dakota Bowhunter’s Association has information on the upcoming 2020 Badlands Classic 3D archery shoot on Saturday & Sunday (Aug 8 & 9). With a standard and extreme course, there’s something for everyone at the event located south of Medora off exit 23 in western ND.
SUMMER SHOOTOUT. The Missouri River Clay Target League is hosting the inaugural Summer Shootout on Aug. 22 at Capital City Gun Club north of Bismarck. This event for ND CTL shooters in grades 6-12 features 100 targets to get kids primed for the upcoming fall shooting sports season.