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.
Crane Flies are most important to trout in the larval stage, especially when high water disturbs their often large, grub-like larvae into the drift. The adults are occasionally important enough to cause selective feeding, but it is a rare occurrence.
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