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Jmd123June 27th, 2016, 4:49 pm
Oscoda, MI

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/mayflies-swarm-bridges-cars_us_57712d50e4b0f168323a0c41?section=

Well, I'm sorry for all of the people who don't like this perfectly natural event, because I sure do!!! On Saturday night in Tawas City we came out of the bar after the band played their first set and the parking lot was FILLED with mayflies. I was of course delighted and told my buddies, "The fish are eating good tonight!!"

Jonathon
No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...
OldredbarnJune 27th, 2016, 9:53 pm
Novi, MI

Posts: 2600
:) Hex-o-mania!!!

How cool is that?! They show up on doppler...
"Even when my best efforts fail it's a satisfying challenge, and that, after all, is the essence of fly fishing." -Chauncy Lively

"Envy not the man who lives beside the river, but the man the river flows through." Joseph T Heywood
RogueratJune 29th, 2016, 8:20 am
Posts: 467
The boob tube had a blurb last night, one of the tabloid shows after the national news..."Havana, Illinois suffers massive bug nightmare with 4-6" of 'mayflies' (HEXES!!!) piling up on bridges and roads." They made it sound like the bugs from hell were loose, lots of (heavily edited?) negative comments...

They showed the obligatory radar image of clouds of bugs that gave the impression of an approaching storm...

I guess its all in the eye of the beholder, all things considered.

Regarding Hexes in general, I'm tying some very traditional Michigan patterns lately, the Clark Lynn aka Spring Wiggler among them. Decades of history with these guys.

Roguerat

'Less is more...'

Ludwig Mies Vande Rohe
GilsauJuly 11th, 2016, 6:31 pm
miami

Posts: 7
check the linking codes bro! but thanks for sharing :D

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