It took a while, after a long hard winter, but Spring finally arrived at the end of April. For a while, it looked like we weren’t going to be able to get out to the field on time, and even if we did manage to get out there, getting on the lakes would require an icebreaker. Fortunately, the ice broke up during the third week of April, and there were some warmer temperatures to help things dry out. As the Memorial Day weekend approached, the “bad thing” about spring in the Adirondacks appeared: Black flies.
Monthly Archives: May 2017