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Blue-winged Olives

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.

Baetis (Blue-Winged Olives) Mayfly Nymph Pictures

This mayfly was collected from Mongaup Creek in New York on May 6th, 2007 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on May 18th, 2007.

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Trailing shuck
1 replies
Posted by Sare on Mar 23, 2016
Last reply on Mar 23, 2016 by Martinlf
I may be nieve but when it comes to trailing shucks I use what ever color poly or antron that's handy.
The Trout don't seem to care.
Trailing Shuck
1 replies
Posted by Baetis7 on Aug 20, 2014
Last reply on Aug 20, 2014 by Entoman
I have noticed a good amount of baetis nymph shucks tied with an orange antron or similar material. What do you folks think about the right color for a shuck?

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