Mystic in June/flies

Sep 9th, 2006, 04:38 PM
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Mystic in June/flies

Keep reading about black flies in New England; would we encounter them in Mystic in late June?
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Sep 9th, 2006, 05:33 PM
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I've lived in New England for 57 years and have only encountered black flies once, when I briefly lived in the western suburbs of Boston. They are more of an inland/northern/woodsy creature. At the southern seacoast, I would think the risk is slim.
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Sep 9th, 2006, 05:42 PM
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I have been to Mystic twice, both times in late June and have yet to see a black fly.
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Sep 9th, 2006, 06:25 PM
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I grew up in the Berkshires and haven't a clue as to what black flies are! The first I heard of them was on this board.
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Sep 9th, 2006, 06:44 PM
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Sep 10th, 2006, 09:52 AM
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Thanks. Perhaps the black fly stories on this board are exagerated? From reading this forum, I was getting the feeling that we would be eaten alive by flies. Your answers help.
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Sep 10th, 2006, 10:12 AM
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You may see them in the northern woods/lakes in Maine. Definitely not Mystic.
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Sep 10th, 2006, 10:20 AM
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Trust me....the stories are not exaggerated. At least not mine. Black flies are horrid. But you will be safe in Mystic
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