CHILLY POTPOURRI.  We’ve got some cold temps today under a Canadian high pressure dome and a variety of news on this sudden (yet thankfully short-lived) return of winter.  Check out grants available to shooting sports teams, some questionable tourney antics and what’s coming up in the forecast in today’s Outdoors Roundup.

Featured Photo:  END OF DAY.  The sun sets behind a bluff on Fish Creek Dam. Simonson Photo.

WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):

Today:  Thu 2/13 – Calm & Cold – Hi 6, Lo -11, Wind S@6

Tomorrow: Fri 2/14 – Warming – Hi 30, Lo 6, Wind S@10

SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):

Sunrise        Sunset

7:50AM        6:04PM

Moonrise         Moonset          Overhead                Underfoot

11:54PM         10:27AM         4:38AM            5:04PM

Moon Phase:  Waning Gibbous (77% Full)


EDGE HOUR: 5:00-6:00PM.  Moon underfoot, warming temps and light winds will make your last hour of light your Edge Hour.




GRANTED.  The NDG&F Dept. has grants available to new clay target league teams starting up this spring.  Up to $1,000 is available help developing programs get off the ground with safety and shooting gear.

OSCILLATING.  We’ve got a series of ups and downs in the back half of the month as things improve from Wednesday’s cold and windy conditions, but a few hints of winter remain in the long-range forecast.

SPEAR CHEATS?  The social sphere is abuzz with accused cheaters in a recent spearing contest on Lake Sakakawea hosted by Little’s Bar.  The host organization notes a pair of competitors who apparently broke all the rules in the event.



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