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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.

Artistic view of a Perlodidae (Springflies and Yellow Stones) Stonefly Nymph from the Yakima River in Washington
This one seems to lead to Couplet 35 of the Key to Genera of Perlodidae Nymphs and the genus Isoperla, but I'm skeptical that's correct based on the general look. I need to get it under the microscope to review several choices in the key, and it'll probably end up a different Perlodidae.
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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Dixidae True Fly Pupa Pictures

Lateral view of a Dixidae True Fly Pupa from the Yakima River in Washington
Ventral view of a Dixidae True Fly Pupa from the Yakima River in Washington
Dixidae True Fly Pupa from the Yakima River in Washington
Dixidae True Fly Pupa from the Yakima River in Washington
Dorsal view of a Dixidae True Fly Pupa from the Yakima River in Washington
Ruler view of a Dixidae True Fly Pupa from the Yakima River in Washington The smallest ruler marks are 1 mm.

This true fly was collected from the Yakima River in Washington on September 12th, 2020 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on September 19th, 2020.


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Dixidae True Fly Pupa Pictures

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Location: Yakima River, Washington
Date: September 12th, 2020
Added to site: September 19th, 2020
Author: Troutnut
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