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Hex Mayflies
Hexagenia limbata

The famous nocturnal Hex hatch of the Midwest (and a few other lucky locations) stirs to the surface mythically large Brown Trout that only touch streamers for the rest of the year.

Updates from August 23, 2020

Photos by Troutnut from the Snake River in Idaho

Closeup insects by Troutnut from the Snake River in Idaho

Male Epeorus albertae (Pink Lady) Mayfly Spinner
This spinner appeared inside our car after a rest stop overlooking the Snake, so that's most likely where it came from. Two different keys place it firmly in Epeorus albertae.
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