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Lateral view of a Female Hexagenia limbata (Ephemeridae) (Hex) Mayfly Dun from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin
Hex Mayflies
Hexagenia limbata

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.

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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my name is tim mayes iam 20 yrs old and i live in a small mining town in souther w.va... i am new to flyfishing and am dying to learn as much as possible... i like to hunt ride 4 wheelers fly tying and anything outdoors
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