BLACK & WHITE.  Things may be slippery for your Black Friday adventures in the field or at the store.  We cover that and the whiteout to come along with all the news for your snowbound weekend in today’s Outdoors Roundup.

Featured Photo: BLACK CRAPPIE.  A black crappie comes up the ice hole. Simonson Photo.


WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):

Today:  Fri 11/29 – Slippery – Hi 31, Lo 27, Wind SE@13, G20, Accum. Ice

Tomorrow:  Sat 11/30 – Snowy – Hi 29, Lo 28, Wind NE25, G40 11” Snow


SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):

Sunrise        Sunset

8:04AM        4:57PM

Moonrise      Moonset       Overhead               Underfoot

11:07AM      7:49PM        3:28PM           3:00AM


Moon Phase:  Waxing Crescent (10% Full)


EDGE HOUR:   7:35-8:35AM.  Sunrise ahead of the nasty shift will be your Edge Hour today!





DEALS!  A lot of great deals are on tap for hunters and anglers today at favorite regional sporting goods retailers.  Get Black Friday Flyers from Scheels, Cabela’s, L&M Fleet, Mills Fleet and Runnings and check out the great gifts for your favorite outdoors fan (or yourself)!


SMOKE!  Muzzleloader deer season starts at noon today for those ND hunters lucky enough to pull a tag for their smoke stick!  The primitive firearm season runs until Dec. 15 and an additional 184 licenses were issued to hunters over 2018’s tally.


SNOW!  It might not be popular, but it’ll be a hit as a big low pressure system continues to solidify its track through the upper Midwest.  Totals of 8 to 15 inches are likely through the weekend along the ND/SD border as precipitation starts as rain and ice tonight and converts to heavy snow by Saturday.  Pick up a new shovel while you’re out shopping today, okay?


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