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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.

Stenochironomus poecilopterus Midge Adult Pictures

This midge was collected from Mystery Creek #62 in New York on May 6th, 2007 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on May 18th, 2007.

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Stenochironomus poecilopterus
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Posted by GONZO on Apr 1, 2009
Last reply on Apr 1, 2009 by Troutnut
After looking at Falsifly's cool midge pictures (and badly misinterpreting them), I decided to attempt a midge identification. That's a scary prospect for me, but I picked this one because the distinctive wing, body, and leg markings made it easy to follow the key.

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