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Old May 24, 2016, 1:51 pm   #1
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HOT and DRY

So what do you experts think? Is the season shot? Even with rain forecast for the next 5 days these 80+ days and dry conditions seem to not bode well?
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Old May 24, 2016, 6:07 pm   #2
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No expert but the driest I have seen his I me of yr - everything I've found I so dry it's bout gone - not one fresh , I think it's gonna be really short
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Old May 24, 2016, 8:34 pm   #3
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Yeah I was up in cadillac area last weekend and if they dont get a solid amount of rain I wont return back there this year...
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Old May 25, 2016, 9:15 pm   #4
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The fat lady has sung. Not saying you won't find any, but it's not enough to be worth the effort. My season is done.
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Old May 26, 2016, 7:55 am   #5
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Not a very good season for me either, northwest ohio produced like a sterilized bull this year. There's always next year!!!!
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Old May 26, 2016, 8:06 am   #6
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Worst season ever for me up north.. they did get a decent amount of rain last night - what do ya think ? Gonna pop any ????
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Old May 27, 2016, 11:28 am   #7
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Well it's been hot and very very very dry here in SEMI for the last while. I don't even remember the last rains we got... i think it was when it SNOWED almost 2 weeks ago! lol. gotta love MI. I'm no longer finding fresh poppings and only morels that remain in the shade have any decent quality to them. Other than that I'm finding a few dehydrated or close to it. I was really hoping it wasn't gonna end like this, but the growth on the forest floor is getting so tall, and the woods filling in so much it will be hard to find the buggers on the forest floor. I have a few places left to see if any ever show up in the late season big boys but other than that it's a wrap for me! Not a great year, maybe not even a good year, but I found enough to make my mom a huge mess for mother's day (she loves when i bring morels over lol) and have a couple of meals outside of that. I have the last meal still in my fridge :)
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Old May 28, 2016, 8:25 pm   #8
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I just returned from 4 days in Wexford county, where I have been hunting for 40 years. This was the worst year I ever had, it was HOT and DRY. There was a good rain on Wed. night, but it may be to little, too late.
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