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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 Hydropsyche (Spotted Sedge) Caddisfly Adult Pictures

Male Hydropsyche (Hydropsychidae) (Spotted Sedge) Caddisfly Adult from the Henry's Fork of the Snake River in Idaho
Lateral view of a Male Hydropsyche (Hydropsychidae) (Spotted Sedge) Caddisfly Adult from the Henry's Fork of the Snake River in Idaho
Ventral view of a Male Hydropsyche (Hydropsychidae) (Spotted Sedge) Caddisfly Adult from the Henry's Fork of the Snake River in Idaho
Male Hydropsyche (Hydropsychidae) (Spotted Sedge) Caddisfly Adult from the Henry's Fork of the Snake River in Idaho
Ruler view of a Male Hydropsyche (Hydropsychidae) (Spotted Sedge) Caddisfly Adult from the Henry's Fork of the Snake River in Idaho The smallest ruler marks are 1 mm.
Fore wing.

Male Hydropsyche (Hydropsychidae) (Spotted Sedge) Caddisfly Adult from the Henry's Fork of the Snake River in Idaho
Hind wing.

Male Hydropsyche (Hydropsychidae) (Spotted Sedge) Caddisfly Adult from the Henry's Fork of the Snake River in Idaho
Maxillary palps.

Male Hydropsyche (Hydropsychidae) (Spotted Sedge) Caddisfly Adult from the Henry's Fork of the Snake River in Idaho

This caddisfly was collected from the Henry's Fork of the Snake River in Idaho on July 31st, 2020 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on August 16th, 2020.


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Male Hydropsyche (Spotted Sedge) Caddisfly Adult Pictures

Collection details
Location: Henry's Fork of the Snake River, Idaho
Date: July 31st, 2020
Added to site: August 16th, 2020
Author: Troutnut
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