Hatches: Checking the Screen Door

July 9, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

A pretty handy and often-forgotten tip comes from entomologist, University of Maine instructor, fishing guide and author Kevin Tracewski in an article by John Holyoke. “‘For people who are interested in keeping track of [which insects are hatching], it’s as simple as turning on your porch light at night and checking your door screen in the morning,’ Tracewski said.” Tracewski’s comments on hatch timing and “degree-days” are also worth noting. In the Bangor Daily News.