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Lateral view of a Male Baetis (Baetidae) (Blue-Winged Olive) Mayfly Dun from Mystery Creek #43 in New York
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.

27" brown trout, my largest ever. It was the sub-dominant fish in its pool. After this, I hooked the bigger one, but I couldn't land it.
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Updates from September 3, 2015

Updates from September 3, 2015

Closeup insects by Troutnut from Mystery Creek #186 in Alaska

Dorsal view of a Male Cinygmula ramaleyi (Heptageniidae) (Small Western Gordon Quill) Mayfly Spinner from Mystery Creek #186 in Alaska
This one was preserved in ethanol and partially dissected, so it doesn't have its natural wild coloration, and it's missing some appendages. I'm posting it for identification purposes.

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