sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Sun Jun 17 22:27:41 UTC 2001

I believe this phenomenon (the sudden appearance of immense clouds of
insects on the river) is called "shadfly season" on the St. Lawrence River.
Presumably the north Atlantic shad has come upriver far enough to take
advantage of this population explosion...which I think takes place in May.
A. Murie

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