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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.

Dorsal view of a Amphizoa (Amphizoidae) Beetle Larva from Sears Creek in Washington
This is the first of it's family I've seen, collected from a tiny, fishless stream in the Cascades. The three species of this genus all live in the Northwest and are predators that primarily eat stonefly nymphs Merritt R.W., Cummins, K.W., and Berg, M.B. (2019).
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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I am a high scxhool American History teacher(36 years),very happily married to Krista, no children by choice, a strong Christian and other than my faith and my wife, my passions are fly fishing, traditional bow hunting amd my Road King harley-Davidson.I have fly fished in Penna.,Montana,Colorado,Wyoming,New York,Maine,Alaska,Ontario and Iceland.My next 2 Fly fishing adventures will be fly fishing for nighttime browns on the Yellow Breeches and fly fishing for Muskies on the Susquehanna.Happy to be aboard!! Watch your backcast...Kerry
By the way...Because of my last name, everyone calls me "Whitie" !

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