• GUESTS

    If You  want access  to member only forums on FM, You will need to Sign-in or  Sign-Up now .

    This box will disappear once you are signed in as a member.

  • Join In - We Share Fishing Reports & Outdoor Information Here

     
      You know what we all love...

      The same things you do!!!! Share what you love & enjoy in the outdoors as well as thank those whose posts you 'appreciate.'

      Have Fun!!!

Recommended Posts

Rick B

I know we are way behind schedule on water temps, but I was wondering if there have been any bug hatches yet? Thanks

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
outdoor1

Hello!  I am located in Pike Bay and we have had several hatches in the last week. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
VermilionGold

Started to see some around the Daisy Bay area last weekend.  No big numbers in the air yet, but did see some clouds on the graph.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
gunner55

Seen a few on the surface in the last week but no full blown hatch here yet near Bowstring, Winnie/Cut Foot. Some big clouds over the deeper mud on the graph too. Had just < 67* surface temps last night & early today. 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
leech~~

Down by Nisswa Mn on lake Edward two weeks ago was a full blow hatch they were every where and you had to keep your mouth shut or eat one!! 😕  

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Tom Sawyer
3 hours ago, leech~~ said:

Down by Nisswa Mn on lake Edward two weeks ago was a full blow hatch they were every where and you had to keep your mouth shut or eat one!! 😕  

Noticed the same on North Long

  • Thumbs Up 1
  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
MN BassFisher

Just to update the thread...in Big Bay the Mayflies seemed to really start to show up in numbers over the course of 4th of July weekend. We would wake up each morning to more and more Mayflies near the lights. When we woke up to leave yesterday morning the ground, vehicles, and cabin was covered in them. Seems like they are full go in Big Bay.

  • Thumbs Up 1
  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
james_walleye

That's what we found also in big bay. 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Skibo

Big Bay is in full hatch mode.  Started on Friday with a few bugs, and went to full hatch on Sunday night.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
delcecchi

There are some down here in Head-o-Lakes and Wakemup...  Nothing massive at this time.   

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
SkunkedAgain

Some of my best walleye fishing has happened during the hatch. I think that it was usually more dumb luck than skill....actually, I'll confirm that.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
JerkinLips

SkunkedAgain, what is your technique during the mayfly hatch?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
SkunkedAgain

Fishing in my buddy's boat! He normally outfishes me 5-1 but if we're in his boat together on a hatch, I'll outfish him 5-1 on minnow and jig.

  • Like 1
  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Skibo

On Big Bay it appears that the current Mayfly hatch may be about over.  We had some overnight, but it is a small fraction of what it was Sat-Tue.

  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.




  • Your Responses - Share & Have Fun :)

    • eyeguy 54
      that can be nasty with no handle 
    • AlwaysFishing23
      I put my lazer bit on my dewalt brushless the other day with a homemade adapter (piece of pipe and a bolt) tryed it out the other day and was amazed, very smooth setup and since I have the max XR kit I have the nice lithium battery’s ( 2 and 4 ah) so I’m set for first ice drilling. Super light setup. Only downside is I don’t have a size handle for the drill so I just have to be mindful and not break my wrist. 
    • Horseshoe_Don
      Just checked the ice this afternoon and Shoe has 2.5" of ice and is 100% ice covered with some river current areas.  Summer access is no longer open.    I will be starting to ice fish as soon as I am done deer hunting in front of my house.    I predict a limit of walleyes first night out.     Don
    • Wanderer
      Saw those at Scheels in St. Cloud this afternoon.  Light!  The sticker shock blew back my hat a little but there’s always at least 1 significant upgrade to the ice fishing arsenal every year.  It’s not my upgrade yet but maybe later.  I was checking for a drill adapter for my new to me 8 inch Nils bit.  I like the 6 so much on the drill but sometimes I want an 8.   Anyone have an extra laying around?!
    • delcecchi
      Sounds terrific.   Having spent my career in the Tech field I am always cautious as to what startups are claiming.  But more power to them, I hope that they can achieve everything they are aiming for.    15 ms seems really fast.   It will be great if so.      Note, claiming a lot more than can be delivered is not limited to startups.    I have run into it many times inside an established tech power.     Fortunately, we are only like a half mile from the fiber on 24 so our DSL works fine...   Before that we had access.  Before that we had 26k dial up.     
    • CigarGuy
      Here you go. Took this on the way out of town today. Hopefully, you can zoom in on it!
    • eyeguy 54
      its nice and light.  sold other battery. deal with it. put 5.5 cans of soup in a plastic bag and lift it.  that's the difference
    • leech~~
      Not quoted numbers!  Lets see the whole unit with each on a scale pal! 🤨
    • chucker1101
      15 ms round trip from/return to space is what SpaceX is claiming now. Pretty impressive if it pulls off.   The issue with Hughes is the position of orbit of the satellite. Hughes satellites are in Geo-synchronous orbit with the earth, which means the satellite's orbit moves at the exact same rate as the earth turns. That way the satellite remains at relatively the same spot over the earth. The trouble with geo-sync orbits is that they are a long ways away. 22,500 miles, give or take. That's a long ways for a signal to round-trip. And there's not really a high-demand capacity solution.   The new constellation model of internet satellites uses a bunch, like say 4000, of really small satellites, about the size of a desk. These are in low-earth orbit, only 150 miles from earth by comparison. Capacity is handled by allowing satellites to share data between themselves. So if one satellite is overloaded, it will off-load data throughput to another close-by satellite via peer-to-peer communication. It's a pretty cool engineering model.   As you can probably tell, this is in-line with what I do for a living. But i am pretty hyped about the possibilities for people like us, who will never have optic cable strung to our remote location.    
    • eyeguy 54
      This one is 2.2. The other 5.75