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Will the recent lakefly hatch effect fishing?

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Hoping to come to the big pond this weekend. I know there was a recent hatch, will this hurt the fishing at all? Thanks in advance.

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We limited out Saturday night (4 people) even though the midge hatch was in full force.

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yes, it keeps getting better. Best bite is just around the corner. Have had some of my best days when the lake surface is covered in insects.

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I was on the south end last weekend, and flies not bad. Just wondering if they have moved to that side yet.(wahkon bay)

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