Time to Top Off Windshield Washer Fluid

June 16, 2005 By: Marshall Cutchin

Eric Sharp offers a bit of biology and reports that the big annual Hex hatch is on the verge of happening in northern Michigan. “There are about 15 Hexagenia species across the continent, four of them found in Michigan. Most important to anglers is the biggest, Hexagenia limbata, a creature that spends 99.999 % of its two-year life cycle in a U-shaped burrow in the mud of a lake or river. Then it emerges to mate, reproduce and die in a single day between the second week of June and the first week in July.” In the Detroit Free Press.