SOME LIKE IT HOT.  The temperatures stay high today as things plateau into a great week for those in the outdoors.  From fishing to hunting prep you’ve got conditions to keep you outdoors.  We take on those topics and more in our Outdoors Roundup to wrap the weekend.

 

Featured Photo: Dog Days.  A kayaker paddles his dogs across a small bay. Simonson Photo.

 

WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):

Today:  Sun 7/14 – Chance Thunder – Hi 91, Lo 70, Wind S@10

Tomorrow:  Mon /15 – Sunshine – Hi 90, Lo 70, Wind NW@8

 

SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):

 

Sunrise        Sunset

6:03AM       9:35PM

 

Moonrise      Moonset       Overhead    Underfoot

8:00PM        4:06AM       Fol. Day      12:00PM

 

Moon Phase:  Waxing Gibbous (95% Full)

 

EDGE HOUR:  7:30-8:30PM.  Close out the weekend right with moonrise and light winds in today’s Edge Hour.

DAY RATING:

5Fish

 

OUTDOORS ROUNDUP:

PISCIVORIAL PARTNERS.  The NDG&F Department details its partnership between the National Fish Hatcheries at Valley City and Garrison in its weekly webcast. See the evolution of the relationship between the agencies and learn more about how they keep fishing – from pike and walleye to salmon and trout – great in the state.

 

FIND REFUGE.  The US Fish & Wildlife Service details its listing of tips for those looking to see more of the outdoors at the hundreds of wildlife refuges across the country.  From doing a little research, to reaching out, to respecting the resource, for the best observing, photographing and unwinding these suggestions will help you get the most.

 

A BOON TO HUNTING.  Beyond keeping track of the nation’s largest big game animals, the Boone & Crockett Club has served as a voice for conservation since 1887.  From its inception, it has worked to pass some of the nation’s most notable legislation benefitting lands and wildlife.

 

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