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Pteronarcys californica

The giant Salmonflies of the Western mountains are legendary for their proclivity to elicit consistent dry-fly action and ferocious strikes.

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Insect Order Orthoptera (Grasshoppers and Crickets)

Grasshoppers and crickets are terrestrial insects--the only part of their life cycle spent in the water is the "oops" stage. Grasshoppers are most important to the trout, but crickets may fall into streams as well.

Specimens of the Insect Order Orthoptera

1 Adult

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Insect Order Orthoptera (Grasshoppers and Crickets)

» Order Orthoptera (Grasshoppers and Crickets)
Family in Orthoptera: Acrididae, Gryllidae
31 families (Anastostomatidae, Arcypteridae, Batrachididae, Catantopidae, Charilaidae, Chrotogonidae, Cooloolidae, Cylindrachetidae, Gryllacrididae, Gryllotalpidae, Gryllotalpidae, Lathiceridae, Lentulidae, Mogoplistidae, Myrmecophilidae, Pamphagidae, Pneumoridae, Prophalangopsidae, Proscopiidae, Pyrgomorphidae, Rhaphidophoridae, Rhipipterygidae, Schizodactylidae, Stenopelmatidae, Tetrigidae, Tetrigidae, Tetrigidae, Tettigoniidae, Tettigoniidae, Tridactylidae, and Tridactylidae) aren't included.
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