Every year in June around the lake, the
May flies swarm and
literally cover objects such as bridges and branches of trees. There
are so many of them that they actually form a sheet or curtain that hangs
from whatever structure that they have clung to! This may sound
terrible to the common person, but to anyone who likes to fish, this is a
spectacular event. All fishermen know that during this time, if you
are looking for some good fishing then look for areas of water near May
fly hatcheries. The May fly lives underwater for as long as 2 years
before reaching the Adult state. They then crawl from the water and
pursue their only goal: reproduction. The May fly has a very, very
short lifespan. Once a male mates, he then dies and the female dies
as soon as she lays the eggs in the water. The whole process happens
rather quickly once they begin the mating process. During the warm
June nights, they are at their peak. This last for a few weeks then
eventually they all die off, which leaves the water and land literally
covered in a layer of May flies!!!
You just can't go wrong around this time of the year. All of the
fish love May Flies, so they are near the surface looking for lunch.
June is a prime month for some rewarding fishing trips.
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