[OFFICIAL] 2015 bug report

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Re: [OFFICIAL] 2015 bug report

Post by Spinnister » Tue Sep 01, 2015 4:57 am

Same here - August 15-30, and used the bug dope once. A few biting flies at Little Todd the first week, and otherwise general mosquito action, but nothing worth bothering with. One or two days I tried not to pause too often while hiking.

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Re: [OFFICIAL] 2015 bug report

Post by jemerick » Tue Sep 08, 2015 3:35 pm

Biting flies at Rainbow Cove during the first week of September that were a bit annoying. Otherwise a handful of mosquito bites, nothing worth worrying over. Surprised to see them so late in the year.

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Re: [OFFICIAL] 2015 bug report

Post by JerryB » Mon Sep 14, 2015 11:10 am

Just off the island on 9/11. no mosquitos at all. I never even saw a biting fly, although folks at Daisy told me they were bad there.

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Re: [OFFICIAL] 2015 bug report

Post by johnhens » Fri Sep 18, 2015 6:52 pm

Got off the Island yesterday, some mosquitoes, not bad. We had warm weather. We were there 6 days, 3 1/2 there were 4-6' waves on the lake.

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Re: [OFFICIAL] 2015 bug report

Post by SoonerDad » Sat Sep 26, 2015 8:57 am

Just got back Thursday. There were some black flies at Little Todd but they were merely annoying....no biting

Nothing else

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Re: [OFFICIAL] 2015 bug report

Post by zims » Thu Nov 26, 2015 1:01 am

Hello fellow Island hikers. I usually hike the first week of June, but this year I am trying the first week of July. Which end of the island would you recommend would maybe be better or worse for bugs.

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Re: [OFFICIAL] 2015 bug report

Post by Tightlines01 » Thu Nov 26, 2015 6:30 am

I wouldn't worry as much about sides of the island as staying more along the big lake. The bugs seem better along Superior with the breeze.

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