jrg13 at psu.edu
Thu Oct 29 13:35:35 EST 1998
Most of my baiting experience has been in Vermont. I and other
collectors did not usually bait in the winter due to the cold although
as pointed out, moths may fly througout when warm enough. I
did make a good go of it one winter a few years ago during a
very warm January thaw when daytime temperatures were
near 70 F (21 C). Despite these conditions the baiting hauled
in virtually nothing (only a couple of tortricids that I can recall.
Spring baiting, while often frustrating due to inclement and
unpredictable temperatures (in Vermont) also bring in lots
of tortricids not otherwise collected as much at light.
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