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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.

Heptagenia pulla (Golden Dun) Mayfly Nymph Pictures

Like most Alaskan mayflies, this one is tricky to identify to the species level. See the discussion section for an informative chat about this one's ID. The current leaning is to call it a fairly immature Heptagenia pulla nymph, but a case has been made for Heptagenia elegantula as well.

This mayfly was collected from Nome Creek in Alaska on July 10th, 2011 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on July 13th, 2011.

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Heptageniid Nymph
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Posted by Entoman on Jul 14, 2011
Last reply on Jul 25, 2011 by Oldredbarn
Hi Jason,

Looks like an immature Heptagenia elegantula to me.



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