Daily Edge for Mon. Jan. 28

SLIP SLIDING.  Slick conditions will persist after yesterday’s rain/snow mix that hit much of the state, and our temperatures will be in freefall through Thursday.  In the meantime we’ve got some inside outdoors-related journaling tips for you in today’s Three Things to help you make it through the deep freeze!   Featured Photo: Download the…

Daily Edge for Sun. Jan. 27

TAKE COVER!  A snow-rain-ice mix descends on ND today as warm air meets cold.  Things deteriorate rapidly after lunch and wind gusts increase to 55 mph by midnight.  Strap everything down and be off the ice before things get bad.  We talk about that and what’s to come in today’s Three Things.   Featured Photo: …

Daily Edge for Sat. Jan. 26

ENJOY TODAY!  Tomorrow is going to be a wild one, but Saturday’s conditions will be perfect for a trip on the ice or out on the landscape for predator hunting.  We check out your weekend forecast and other fun topics in today’s Three Things.   Featured Photo: Put on the Gloves!  Get ready to duke…

Daily Edge for Fri. Jan. 25

FIRED UP. ND’s biggest ice fishing tournament is up tomorrow as SB 2315 hits the committee today – don’t forget to EMAIL the committee and request a “DO NOT PASS” recommendation.  We talk about that and a few items of “lighter” note, in today’s Three Things.   Featured Photo: Hole-y Cow!  Ice Tourney season starts…

Daily Edge for Thu. Jan. 24

AW SNAP.  A couple of cold days stand ahead of a snowy weekend and a serious bottoming out next week.  We keep an eye on that and developments at the legislature along with a sign of spring in today’s Three Things.   Featured Photo: Winter with a touch of spring. A pair of wild turkeys…

Our Outdoors: As Access Goes

By Nick Simonson The preservation of outdoor opportunities and the continuation of the traditions of hunting and fishing in North Dakota are sustained by three things: 1) the people who use and conserve hunting and fishing opportunities; 2) the habitat necessary to provide populations of fish and wildlife; and 3) perhaps most important in the…

Daily Edge for Tue. Jan. 22

DIG IN.  Or is that dig out?  Light snow accumulations over the last 48 hours might have you doing some clean up around home and the ice shack, and our roller coaster continues into the coming day. We hunker down with a hearty recipe in today’s Outdoor Dish.   Featured Photo: A Real ND Slice. …

Daily Edge for Sun. Jan. 20

ON WATCH.  We’re watching the weather and legislation as we tie up some more lures on a blustery January day. We talk about those topics and more in today’s Three Things.   Featured Photo: Box of Fun.  Blades, beads, bodies and hooks are set for an epic afternoon of lure making. Simonson Photo.   WEATHER…

Daily Edge for Fri. Jan. 18

STEP-BY-STEP. We’re working our way through the heart of winter and taking care of those tasks to wrap up fall and get ready for spring.  We talk about that and more in today’s Three Things.   Featured Photo:  Light snow overnight holds dog tracks on an early morning walk…before the wind fills them back in….

Our Outdoors: New Winter Excitement

By Nick Simonson   It used to be that the middle of January was a dead time for me, a melding together of quiet post-holiday nights ticking away in front of the tying bench punctuated by frantic weekend searches for perch or walleyes on hardwater in an attempt to overcome the slowing mid-ice bite, all…

Daily Edge for Thu. Jan. 17

SEEING RED.  Nah, we’re not mad (unless things stay cloudy) as we turn our eyes to the skies in preparation for this weekend’s lunar event and talk about staying warm as things turn cold in today’s Three Things.   Featured Photo:  The Super Wolf Blood Moon is coming, watch for a red-shaded lunar eclipse on…

Daily Edge for Wed. Jan. 16

WHAT WINTER?  Just kidding, but still things have been surprisingly mild.  Temps dip today and tomorrow and head for a weekend slide, when we might touch zero again.  In the meantime, we review our WSI score as we sneak our way to the middle of January.   Featured Photo:  There’s not much snow on the…