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Pteronarcys californica

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

Female Psychoglypha alascensis (Snow Sedge) Caddisfly Adult Pictures

This specimen was 22 mm.

This caddisfly was collected from Mystery Creek #178 in Idaho on September 15th, 2013 and added to Troutnut.com by Entoman on September 23rd, 2013.

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Snow Sedge
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Posted by Entoman on Sep 23, 2013
Last reply on Sep 26, 2013 by Crepuscular
There were enough of these flitting around in the evening to keep the fish looking up. Anglers can easily confuse these with Dicosmoecus species (October Caddis) at this time of year, but their wings are quite different and they like gentler flows.

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