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Baetis

Tiny Baetis mayflies are perhaps the most commonly encountered and imitated by anglers on all American trout streams due to their great abundance, widespread distribution, and trout-friendly emergence habits.

Caddisfly Species Brachycentrus occidentalis (Mother's Day Caddis)

Gary LaFontaine tells the story in Caddisflies of how this species came to awareness through rumors of a widespread, intense hatch of an undentified brown and green caddisfly throughout the West. He traveled across the West collecting these flies and determined that they were Brachycentrus occidentalis.

Where & when

Time of year : Late April and early May

Hatching behavior

Time of day : Daytime

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