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WiflyfisherJuly 11th, 2008, 11:02 am
Wisconsin

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I thought others might enjoy reading this article...

http://www.lacrossetribune.com/articles/2008/07/11/news/03mayflowers11.txt
John S.
https://WiFlyFisher.com
TeddypJuly 11th, 2008, 1:57 pm
North Carolina

Posts: 18
That's awesome!
Ted
GONZOJuly 14th, 2008, 12:46 pm
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"Bear Swamp," PA

Posts: 1681
Cool, John. For those who haven't seen Doppler tracking of Hex swarms before, here's a link to the PSU Behrend site that has several neat little movies and an explanation of how the Doppler tracking is done:

http://paaquaticfliesrus.bd.psu.edu/webroot/mayflies.asp
WiflyfisherJuly 14th, 2008, 5:46 pm
Wisconsin

Posts: 628
Gonzo, Interesting! I would guess the size of the insects hatching and the density of the hatch has to be pretty amazing to show up. In my experience I have only heard of it on radar for the Hex. hatch, no other mayflies.

The E. luekon/album hatch I have seen on a couple occasions extremely dense as well and covered some bridges, but I have not heard of it on droppler radar.
John S.
https://WiFlyFisher.com

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