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Black Flies Not Coming To Maine This Year...Cold Spring Snaps Them Dead In Tracks.
Yeah Right. The little black varmits may be more determined than ever to drain you a pint or maybe the snow this past week will mess up the water pools where they breed and get ready to attack those out door BBQ's. Seriously, for about two weeks in late May, the black flies and state bird, the mosquito, come into action quickly and then after those two weeks things settle down. The birds that eat them get into gear to do just that.
Plus the life expectancy of a Maine black fly is about a day! Fish harvest the bugs too. In the open areas, not bad for this transition period but in the deep deep woods, you better keep moving.
They can drive some animals crazy and many car accidents in Northern Maine happen during hunting season, mating season or bug season. All the above get the animal population riled up and moving out on to the highways and byways of Maine! If buying Maine land, something with a little elevation and breeze will keep them down wind...but too good a view and elevation and hey..where are my roof shingles going in December (whiz whiz)? There is a happy medium. ... more
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