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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.

Pteronarcys dorsata (Salmonfly) Stonefly Nymph Pictures

This stonefly was collected from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin on February 7th, 2004 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on January 25th, 2006.

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Pteronarcys

Discussions of this Nymph

Salmonfly nymph anatomy
1 replies
Posted by Adirman on Sep 11, 2010
Last reply on Sep 11, 2010 by Dryfly
Hey, what'sm with those wierd fuzzy looking things under its belly and forearms? Is that some sort of traction thing for sticking to stuff?
Salmonfly nymph anatomy
2 replies
Posted by Adirman on Sep 11, 2010
Last reply on Sep 11, 2010 by Adirman
Hey, what'sm with those wierd fuzzy looking things under its belly and forearms? Is that some sort of traction thing for sticking to stuff?
stoneflies
1 replies
Posted by Blackghost on May 1, 2009
Last reply on May 4, 2009 by Martinlf
I haven't tied a lot of stonefly nymphs. In most cases the river I fish don't really have a lot of stoneflies. Where would be the best place to look for stonflies. In fast running water.

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