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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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Leptoceridae Caddisfly Adult Pictures

Lateral view of a Leptoceridae Caddisfly Adult from Teal Lake in Wisconsin
Leptoceridae Caddisfly Adult from Teal Lake in Wisconsin
Leptoceridae Caddisfly Adult from Teal Lake in Wisconsin
Ventral view of a Leptoceridae Caddisfly Adult from Teal Lake in Wisconsin
Leptoceridae Caddisfly Adult from Teal Lake in Wisconsin
Leptoceridae Caddisfly Adult from Teal Lake in Wisconsin
Leptoceridae Caddisfly Adult from Teal Lake in Wisconsin
Ruler view of a Leptoceridae Caddisfly Adult from Teal Lake in Wisconsin The smallest ruler marks are 1 mm.
Dorsal view of a Leptoceridae Caddisfly Adult from Teal Lake in Wisconsin

This caddisfly was collected from Teal Lake in Wisconsin on June 13th, 2021 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on June 14th, 2021.


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Leptoceridae Caddisfly Adult Pictures

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Location: Teal Lake, Wisconsin
Date: June 13th, 2021
Added to site: June 14th, 2021
Author: Troutnut
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