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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.

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Fly Fishing and Aquatic Entomology Books

Fly Fishing and Aquatic Entomology Books

I wrote much of this site by combining and reconciling information from different angler-entomology books, professional entomology books, and scientific papers. They're all cited on the pages where their information is used. This page only lists the books.

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