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Salmonflies
Pteronarcys californica

The giant Salmonflies of the Western mountains are legendary for their proclivity to elicit consistent dry-fly action and ferocious strikes.

Hesperoperla pacifica (Golden Stone) Stonefly Nymph Pictures

ID notes from the microscope: The occiput has a sinuate, irregularly spaced spinule row.

This stonefly was collected from the East Fork Big Lost River in Idaho on August 3rd, 2020 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on August 19th, 2020.

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