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

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

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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Male Limnephilus externus (Summer Flier Sedge) Caddisfly Adult Pictures

Lateral view of a Male Limnephilus externus (Limnephilidae) (Summer Flier Sedge) Caddisfly Adult from the Henry's Fork of the Snake River in Idaho
Ventral view of a Male Limnephilus externus (Limnephilidae) (Summer Flier Sedge) Caddisfly Adult from the Henry's Fork of the Snake River in Idaho
Male Limnephilus externus (Limnephilidae) (Summer Flier Sedge) Caddisfly Adult from the Henry's Fork of the Snake River in Idaho
Male Limnephilus externus (Limnephilidae) (Summer Flier Sedge) Caddisfly Adult from the Henry's Fork of the Snake River in Idaho
Each measurement mark is 1/16".

Ruler view of a Male Limnephilus externus (Limnephilidae) (Summer Flier Sedge) Caddisfly Adult from the Henry's Fork of the Snake River in Idaho The smallest ruler marks are 1/16".

This caddisfly was collected from the Henry's Fork of the Snake River in Idaho on August 11th, 2018 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on June 12th, 2019.

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Limnephilus externus
Posted by Creno on Jun 14, 2019
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Male Limnephilus externus (Summer Flier Sedge) Caddisfly Adult Pictures

Collection details
Location: Henry's Fork of the Snake River, Idaho
Date: August 11th, 2018
Added to site: June 12th, 2019
Author: Troutnut
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