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Salmonflies
Pteronarcys californica

The giant Salmonflies of the Western mountains are legendary for their proclivity to elicit consistent dry-fly action and ferocious strikes.

Male Cinygmula tarda Mayfly Dun Pictures

For details about the tentative identification of this male dun, see the page for associated male spinner, captured from a mating swarm in the same location and at the same time as this dun was emerging.

This mayfly was collected from the Cedar River in Washington on June 30th, 2021 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on July 2nd, 2021.

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