WHAT A WEEKEND!  We’ve got great conditions setting up for all your fishing and hunting adventures as temperatures warm, winds remain moderate and rivers open up around the region as light geese move through – it’s a perfect storm of awesomeness!  We share that info and more to help you get the most out of it in today’s Outdoors Roundup.

Featured Photo:  SELECTION. Check over your tackle and get ready for openwater with a selection of jigs for whatever species you pursue! Simonson Photo.

WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):

Today: Fri 3/27 – Pleasant – Hi 54, Lo 31, Wind SW@7

Tomorrow: Sat 3/28 – Decent – Hi 56, Lo 52, Wind N@11, G20

SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):

Sunrise        Sunset

7:30AM        8:06PM

Moonrise         Moonset          Overhead                Underfoot

9:15AM           11:33PM         4:18PM            3:56AM

 

Moon Phase:  Waxing Crescent (8% Full)

EDGE HOUR:  4:00-5:00PM.  Temps in the high 50s, light winds and moon overhead will help start your weekend off right in the Edge Hour!

DAY RATING:

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OUTDOORS ROUNDUP:

JIG ‘EM!  In spring, the jig is king!  Check over your tacklebox today and get those lead heads you need to get the job done for walleyes, pike and smallies.  Whether tipped with live bait or plastics, a solid selection of angling’s most inexpensive and versatile lures will help you better explore all of the opportunities in flowing water and lakes this season.

MOVING IN.  The Ducks Unlimited Migration Tracker has snow geese coming into the Dakotas at peak numbers, just in time for this ideal weekend.  Check out the reports and get the guns ready for a great hunt.

STILL SLOPPY.  The NDG&F Dept. reminds hunters in search of light geese that roads remain muddy and soft from all the moisture from last fall and this spring’s melting snow.  Drive with caution and respect and do your best not to get stuck!

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