Forum index  
Go Back   Michigan Morels index > Search Forums Search Results
Showing results 1 to 50 of 434
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Jochs
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 22, 2019, 12:59 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By Jochs
Re: Spring of 2019, and Morel Season Predicti

I did a little scouting this weekend, and didn't find any in Berrien Co.
Trillium plants are just emerging from the ground, as are Mayapples.
Bloodroot and Hepatica flowers are in full bloom. ...
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 22, 2019, 1:05 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By Jochs
Re: Spring of 2019, and Morel Season Predicti

https://www.bonappetit.com/test-kitchen/common-mistakes/article/common-mistakes-ramps

And another good page:
https://www.wildedible.com/blog/foraging-ramps
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 20, 2019, 1:10 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By Jochs
Re: Spring of 2019, and Morel Season Predicti

Sugar Maple buds are beginning to open on some trees. My neighbor's Norway Maple is starting to bloom.
Forsythias, like I suspected, are blooming now, but only at ground level where they were...
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 20, 2019, 12:42 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By Jochs
Re: april 16 2019 norther lower ich

In Berrien County and across Southern MI, the ramps are out and have been out for a couple of weeks now.
Forum: Interest in having a Spring Dinner 2018? Apr 18, 2019, 9:15 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Jochs
Re: Spring Dinner 2019?

May 18th works for me, too.
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 18, 2019, 9:14 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By Jochs
Re: april 16 2019 norther lower ich

It's about time in Berrien County. Maples started showing leaves today. I am going to look this weekend, and am guessing that I'll find small blacks.
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 15, 2019, 4:57 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By Jochs
Re: Spring of 2019, and Morel Season Predicti

I bet there was snow yesterday in Manistee N.F..:lol:
Here in Berrien County, we had enough to cover the grass, but it has mostly melted, except in shaded areas. Snow doesn't stand a chance against...
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 8, 2019, 11:54 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By Jochs
Re: Spring of 2019, and Morel Season Predicti

I heard some toads last night in Berrien Co.
Today's 65 degree temps brought out the Red Maple blossoms. It takes them (at (least here ) a couple of weeks for the female flowers to become seeds. ...
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 7, 2019, 10:44 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Jochs
Re: Are Morels my Unicorn???!!!!

One thing you have to realize is that usually when you see someone with several hundred morels, it is because they have their own private property and hunt all day.

Try looking around dead elm...
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 3, 2019, 10:45 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By Jochs
Re: Spring of 2019, and Morel Season Predicti

I went on a hike yesterday and saw that ramps (Wild Leek, Allium tricoccum, a member of the onion family, in the same genus as onions, chives, and garlic,) are now coming up in Berrien County. Not...
Forum: Open Discussion Mar 28, 2019, 11:40 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By Jochs
Re: Spring of 2019, and Morel Season Predicti

More than two Spring Peepers calling at my pond tonight!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpYpVPTQVQc
It looks like mild temps are in store for next week to kick off April.
If this keeps up, and we...
Forum: Open Discussion Mar 25, 2019, 1:48 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By Jochs
Re: Spring of 2019, and Morel Season Predicti

Last night, I was in Southern Berrien COutny and heard a bunch of Spring Peepers and Chorus Frogs calling from a swampy area.
Tonight, I have two Spring Peepers calling in my pond. Music to my...
Forum: Open Discussion Mar 18, 2019, 2:06 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By Jochs
Re: Spring of 2019, and Morel Season Predicti

Last Thursday, 3/14/19, I saw my first Turkey Vultures in Berrien County, and saw several more on Sunday.
I know it's hard to predict when morel season will start, but it will be interesting to see...
Forum: Open Discussion Mar 12, 2019, 11:18 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By Jochs
Re: Spring of 2019, and Morel Season Predicti

Yesterday I saw and heard my first Killdeer in Berrien County. No Turkey Vultures yet.
Forum: Open Discussion Feb 26, 2019, 12:02 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By Jochs
Re: Spring of 2019, and Morel Season Predicti

Last year was unusual. It warmed up all at once across the state, and morel season pretty much started in the south (late) at the same time as it did up north. I was surprised to see how far along...
Forum: Open Discussion Feb 23, 2019, 3:10 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By Jochs
Spring of 2019, and Morel Season Predictions.

I thought I'd start a new thread for this year with predictions and results throughout morel season, that could be used in future years for reference.
I'll have to revisit a thread I started last...
Forum: Open Discussion Jan 1, 2019, 12:06 am
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Jochs
Re: Have a Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!:newyear3:
Forum: Open Discussion Dec 25, 2018, 12:52 am
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Jochs
Re: Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!:xmastree: :santawave: :candycane:
Forum: Happy Birthday to you... Dec 12, 2018, 10:51 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By Jochs
Re: Happy birthday Mesuredude58

Happy Birthday!:balloons:
And now a song by the michiganmorels singers:
:party::bdaycake:
Forum: Happy Birthday to you... Sep 26, 2018, 2:21 am
Replies: 6
Views: 932
Posted By Jochs
Re: Happy birthday Debbie!

Happy Belated Birthday!:bdaycake:
Forum: Open Discussion Jun 9, 2018, 2:17 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,095
Posted By Jochs
Re: Ticks

When I was hunting up north the day after the dinner at BJ's. I returned that night (5/20) to Gaylord and stayed at the Quality Inn. After being there a few hours I found a tick crawling on my arm....
Forum: Open Discussion May 22, 2018, 9:38 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,073
Posted By Jochs
Re: Black Bears Near Cadillac.

I didn't have the time to go deep into the woods, and the weather turned bad later in the day.
If you know where to look, they should be out in Wexford County.

Based on what I read online, I may...
Forum: Open Discussion May 22, 2018, 8:46 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,073
Posted By Jochs
Black Bears Near Cadillac.

Yesterday, on a fruitless hunt in Manistee National Forest, I was on my way east back toward Cadillac, to get gas, snacks, etc. for my trip back south.
A couple of miles west of Cadillac, I saw some...
Forum: Open Discussion May 21, 2018, 10:36 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,825
Posted By Jochs
Re: Wintergreen

I didn't have any luck yesterday looking under BTA that had wintergreen under it.
Forum: Interest in having a Spring Dinner 2018? May 20, 2018, 1:52 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,924
Posted By Jochs
Post Your 2018 Spring Dinner Photos Here!

For those who took photos, post them in this thread!
Here's mine. Unfortunately, Ted and Cheryl had already left.
L-R: Debbie, Bikerdude,(Jim), JonDaHighlander,(Jon) and Birrdybrad (Brad), and...
Forum: Interest in having a Spring Dinner 2018? May 20, 2018, 12:39 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,903
Posted By Jochs
Re: BJ'S in Gaylord

I had a great time visiting with everyone at BJ's.
It was nice seeing Debbie, TKCenterline (Ted), and Cheryl, and JonDahHighlander (Jon) again, and meeting bikerdude (Jim) and Birrdybrad (Brad) and...
Forum: Interest in having a Spring Dinner 2018? May 19, 2018, 5:40 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,903
Posted By Jochs
Re: BJ'S in Gaylord

I'm just arriving in Gaylord now!
Forum: Open Discussion May 18, 2018, 4:00 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,825
Posted By Jochs
Re: Wintergreen

What kind of trees were growing near the Wintergreen?
I have seen Wintergreen at Grand Mere State Park in Berrien Co., and it seems to be growing under Eastern White Pine.
I have only ever found...
Forum: Open Discussion May 18, 2018, 3:55 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By Jochs
Re: Morel Picking

I wish I could have sent some of our rain up north. Everyone is talking about how dry it is up north, while across S MI we're still drying out from a rainy week.
A couple of roads by me are still...
Forum: Interest in having a Spring Dinner 2018? May 16, 2018, 9:40 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,903
Posted By Jochs
Re: BJ'S in Gaylord

I put in for vacation time two weeks ago for Friday and Monday, so I could go up north this weekend. Had I not done so, I would have had to work this weekend.
I plan on attending BJ's this Saturday,...
Forum: Interest in having a Spring Dinner 2018? May 16, 2018, 9:35 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,251
Posted By Jochs
Re: Spring dinner date

I felt the same way when I first attended a dinner in 2012. I was alone, and only knew everyone from reading their posts online. I was nervous going there at first, but once I met everyone in...
Forum: Open Discussion May 14, 2018, 10:17 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,823
Posted By Jochs
Re: Black Ash decimated in Northern Mi

I have found most of my yellows around dead or distressed elms this year.
The tree I found some around today is just starting to lose its bark.
Forum: Open Discussion May 9, 2018, 9:19 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By Jochs
Re: I Found Some!

Jon, I was lucky to have grandparents that lived in Cadillac until 1977. :wink:

I guess this means I've been hunting for 40+ years. Back when I was little, I was usually told I was standing near...
Forum: Open Discussion May 8, 2018, 9:57 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By Jochs
Re: I Found Some!

When my father passed away 2 years ago, I was looking through old photos and came across one of him with our morels found in Manistee Nat'l Forest in May, 1984. (My arm is visible on the left.)...
Forum: Interest in having a Spring Dinner 2018? Apr 30, 2018, 4:05 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,251
Posted By Jochs
Re: Spring dinner date

Here is the traditional info about the dinner:

DIRECTIONS and MAP. ...
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 28, 2018, 3:04 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By Jochs
Re: 2018 Buzzard Report

A couple of weeks ago the Spring Peepers emerged in Berrien County. This past week the grass has really greened up, and forsythia bushes are now blooming, though many have spotty flowers due to...
Forum: Interest in having a Spring Dinner 2018? Apr 19, 2018, 11:35 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,966
Posted By Jochs
Re: Spring Dinner 2018...?

BJ's is fine by me. I always enjoy making at least one trip to Northern Michigan each year.
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 18, 2018, 10:53 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By Jochs
Re: Morels Are On My Mind!

I had to bump this thread, because I had another morel dream last night. This time, I found a bunch of older ones and was afraid I had missed the season.
I was relieved when I woke up because I...
Forum: Interest in having a Spring Dinner 2018? Apr 18, 2018, 8:59 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,966
Posted By Jochs
Re: Spring Dinner 2018...?

I am interested. May 19th works for me.
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 16, 2018, 10:01 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By Jochs
Re: How to tell it's Spring

The peepers have gone into hiding, probably down in the water. It is hard to tell it's spring right now in Berrien Co. It is snowing, and there is about an inch of snow on the ground.:thumbdown
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 12, 2018, 10:12 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By Jochs
Re: How to tell it's Spring

I now have Spring Peepers in my pond. Spring is officially here.:thumbup:
(Last year they started calling around February 21, but that was a very unusual year.)
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 12, 2018, 2:15 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By Jochs
Re: How to tell it's Spring

On April 12th, the rain brought out the Spring Peepers in Berrien Co. Music to my ears.
Forum: What a Joke! Apr 9, 2018, 10:16 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 2,659
Posted By Jochs
Re: Tresspassers and cows

Q: Why do cows wear bells?
A: Because their horns don't work!
Forum: What a Joke! Apr 6, 2018, 10:16 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,515
Posted By Jochs
Re: Education

I decided to sign up for this course as a correspondence course, but had to drop out because I got tired of getting letters in the mail.:rasberry::roflmao:
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 6, 2018, 10:03 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By Jochs
Re: How to tell it's Spring

One good thing...these above freezing days, barely getting out of the 30's many days, and the below freezing nights is really good for sap harvesting. And once the trees bud out, the sap will turn...
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 5, 2018, 11:28 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By Jochs
Some Tips For Morel Hunting in MI.

Here is something I found online from "Pure Michigan's" facebook page.
This is a blog by SW MI photographer, Joshua Nowicki. ...
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 3, 2018, 9:44 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By Jochs
Re: 2018 Buzzard Report

I've been seeing them in Berrien Co. for about 4 weeks now.
No Spring Peepers yet...last year in Berrien Co. they came out in late Feb. Normally they are out by mid-March here. Chorus Frogs are out...
Forum: Open Discussion Mar 17, 2018, 11:39 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,413
Posted By Jochs
Re: Good Morel Season For 2018?

One thing for sure, this should be a good year in SW MI for sap farmers. It looks like a second straight week of above freezing days, and below freezing nights, which makes the maple sap flow up...
Forum: Open Discussion Mar 17, 2018, 2:09 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,413
Posted By Jochs
Re: Good Morel Season For 2018?

Still a lot of standing water in Berrien County, the water table is high.
Saturated ground takes longer than dry ground to warm up..so I bet it will be a cooler than normal spring, and probably a...
Forum: Open Discussion Mar 17, 2018, 1:42 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By Jochs
Re: RIP Gary Lincoff

I had to look him up. Now I see he was the author of the National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms.
I also have the Simon and Schuster's Guide to Mushrooms, which was edited...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 434

 
Forum Jump
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 2:54 am.


Michigan Morels.com  - Copyright ©1996 - 2019
Powered by vBulletin® - Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.