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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.

Arthropod Order Decapoda (Crayfish)

Like minnows, crayfish are an extremely important food source for large trout. Many feed on nothing else for weeks at a time. Anglers are perpetually on the search for the perfect crayfish imitation, and so far no fly tyer outside the realm of rumor and legend has devised one.

Specimens of Crayfish:

1 Adult
Cambaridae  Crayfish Adult
1 Juvenile
Cambaridae  Crayfish Juvenile

9 Underwater Pictures of Crayfish:

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Taxonomy
Family in Decapoda
Cambaridae26
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