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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
Baetis

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.

Lateral view of a Clostoeca disjuncta (Limnephilidae) (Northern Caddisfly) Caddisfly Larva from the Yakima River in Washington
This one was surprisingly straightforward to identify. The lack of a sclerite at the base of the lateral hump narrows the field quite a bit, and the other options followed fairly obvious characteristics to Clostoeca, which only has one species, Clostoeca disjuncta.
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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Acrididae (Grasshopper) Insect Adult Pictures

Lateral view of a Acrididae (Grasshopper) Insect Adult from Green Lake Outlet in Idaho
Acrididae (Grasshopper) Insect Adult from Green Lake Outlet in Idaho
Acrididae (Grasshopper) Insect Adult from Green Lake Outlet in Idaho
Acrididae (Grasshopper) Insect Adult from Green Lake Outlet in Idaho
Acrididae (Grasshopper) Insect Adult from Green Lake Outlet in Idaho
Ruler view of a Acrididae (Grasshopper) Insect Adult from Green Lake Outlet in Idaho The smallest ruler marks are 1 mm.
Acrididae (Grasshopper) Insect Adult from Green Lake Outlet in Idaho

This insect was collected from Green Lake Outlet in Idaho on August 4th, 2020 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on August 20th, 2020.


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Acrididae (Grasshopper) Insect Adult Pictures

Collection details
Location: Green Lake Outlet, Idaho
Date: August 4th, 2020
Added to site: August 20th, 2020
Author: Troutnut
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