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Artistic view of a Male Pteronarcys californica (Pteronarcyidae) (Giant Salmonfly) Stonefly Adult from the Gallatin River in Montana
Pteronarcys californica

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

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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Male Ameletus vernalis (Brown Dun) Mayfly Spinner Pictures

This mayfly was collected from the Touchet River in Washington on April 7th, 2012 and added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on April 7th, 2012.

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Very Nice Photo
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Posted by Taxon on Apr 7, 2012
Last reply on Apr 8, 2012 by Troutnut
Hi Bob,

Very nice photo. What is the material on which the mayfly is resting?

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Male Ameletus vernalis (Brown Dun) Mayfly Spinner Pictures

Collection details
Location: Touchet River, Washington
Date: April 7th, 2012
Added to site: April 7th, 2012
Author: Bnewell
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