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Lateral view of a Male Baetis (Baetidae) (Blue-Winged Olive) Mayfly Dun from Mystery Creek #43 in New York
Blue-winged Olives
Baetis

Tiny Baetis mayflies are perhaps the most commonly encountered and imitated by anglers on all American trout streams due to their great abundance, widespread distribution, and trout-friendly emergence habits.

Dorsal view of a Sweltsa (Chloroperlidae) (Sallfly) Stonefly Nymph from the Yakima River in Washington
This species was fairly abundant in a February sample of the upper Yakima.
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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Trout fisherman for 20+ yrs. Began my flyfishing on the great water around the Penn State area. Thanks Marcia. Proud father of three girls, Katie, Charlotte, and Emily. I came across this website while discussing the beauty of trout with my oldest Katie and was impressed with the pictures posted on the site. I felt compelled to register.

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