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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

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.

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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Lepidostoma podagrum (Little Brown Sedge) Caddisfly Larva Pictures

The photo of the specimen cased is alive. The photo of the uncased larva is the same specimen taken after it was preserved in its case. Unfortunately, there was a lot of pigment transfer making the specimen look olivaceous. In life it was grayish white as shown in the first photo.

This caddisfly was collected from the Fall River in California on May 12th, 2011 and added to Troutnut.com by Entoman on December 14th, 2011.

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Lepidostoma podagrum (Little Brown Sedge) Caddisfly Larva Pictures

Collection details
Location: Fall River, California
Date: May 12th, 2011
Added to site: December 14th, 2011
Author: Entoman
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