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.
I know many fly fishermen, some in the East and some in the Midwest, who have fallen in love with a certain type of trout stream. The big brawling rivers are not for them; no, they stalk the overgrown tributaries of these heavily fished waters instead. ... For these fly-fishing cronies I once had a picture postcard custom made showing an adult of Lepidostoma.
In 552 records from GBIF, adults of this genus have mostly been collected during July (27%), August (24%), June (23%), May (10%), and September (9%).
In 209 records from GBIF, this genus has been collected at elevations ranging from 7 to 19701 ft, with an average (median) of 4321 ft.
Diet: Leaves or pine needles
Shelter type: Four-sided case of bark or leaf pieces, sand case in a round tube shape, or case of tiny twigs "log cabin" style