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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.

Updates from April 3, 2007

Photos by Troutnut from Fall Creek in New York

Underwater photos by Troutnut from Hemlock Creek in New York

Closeup insects by Troutnut from Owasco Inlet in New York

Male Baetis tricaudatus (Blue-Winged Olive) Mayfly Dun
This male was associated with a female of the same species.
Female Baetis tricaudatus (Blue-Winged Olive) Mayfly Dun
This female was associated with a male of the same species.
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