The giant Salmonflies of the Western mountains are legendary for their proclivity to elicit consistent dry-fly action and ferocious strikes.
Preferred waters: Lakes or rivers
In 1159 records from GBIF, adults of this family have mostly been collected during July (30%), June (30%), August (19%), May (8%), and September (7%).
In 607 records from GBIF, this family has been collected at elevations ranging from -30 to 14692 ft, with an average (median) of 774 ft.
Diet: Smaller aquatic insects; other food when small
Current speed: Still or slow
Shelter type: Leaf or bark
Caddisfly larvae of this family can easily leave and re-enters their cases. I caught two of them playing musical chairs or something with this one... funny!