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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.

Dorsal view of a Pycnopsyche guttifera (Limnephilidae) (Great Autumn Brown Sedge) Caddisfly Larva from the Yakima River in Washington
This specimen appears to be of the same species as this one collected in the same spot two months earlier. The identification of both is tentative. This one suffered some physical damage before being photographed, too, so the colors aren't totally natural. I was mostly photographing it to test out some new camera setting idea, which worked really well for a couple of closeups.
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 Dibusa angata (Microcaddis) Caddisfly Adult Pictures

Ruler view of a Male Dibusa angata (Hydroptilidae) (Microcaddis) Caddisfly Adult from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin The smallest ruler marks are 1 mm.
Male Dibusa angata (Hydroptilidae) (Microcaddis) Caddisfly Adult from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin
Lateral view of a Male Dibusa angata (Hydroptilidae) (Microcaddis) Caddisfly Adult from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin
Male Dibusa angata (Hydroptilidae) (Microcaddis) Caddisfly Adult from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin
Male Dibusa angata (Hydroptilidae) (Microcaddis) Caddisfly Adult from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin
Ventral view of a Male Dibusa angata (Hydroptilidae) (Microcaddis) Caddisfly Adult from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin
Male Dibusa angata (Hydroptilidae) (Microcaddis) Caddisfly Adult from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin
Male Dibusa angata (Hydroptilidae) (Microcaddis) Caddisfly Adult from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin
Male Dibusa angata (Hydroptilidae) (Microcaddis) Caddisfly Adult from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin
Male Dibusa angata (Hydroptilidae) (Microcaddis) Caddisfly Adult from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin
Male Dibusa angata (Hydroptilidae) (Microcaddis) Caddisfly Adult from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin
Male Dibusa angata (Hydroptilidae) (Microcaddis) Caddisfly Adult from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin
Fore wing (left) and hind wing (right)

Male Dibusa angata (Hydroptilidae) (Microcaddis) Caddisfly Adult from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin
Male Dibusa angata (Hydroptilidae) (Microcaddis) Caddisfly Adult from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin

This caddisfly was collected from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin on June 8th, 2021 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on June 9th, 2021.


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Male Dibusa angata (Microcaddis) Caddisfly Adult Pictures

Collection details
Location: Namekagon River, Wisconsin
Date: June 8th, 2021
Added to site: June 9th, 2021
Author: Troutnut
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