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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.

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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Female Tricorythodes (Trico) Mayfly Spinner Pictures

This female Trico was collected with an associated male and many others.

Lateral view of a Female Tricorythodes (Leptohyphidae) (Trico) Mayfly Spinner from the Bitterroot River in Montana
Female Tricorythodes (Leptohyphidae) (Trico) Mayfly Spinner from the Bitterroot River in Montana
Ventral view of a Female Tricorythodes (Leptohyphidae) (Trico) Mayfly Spinner from the Bitterroot River in Montana
Dorsal view of a Female Tricorythodes (Leptohyphidae) (Trico) Mayfly Spinner from the Bitterroot River in Montana
Ruler view of a Female Tricorythodes (Leptohyphidae) (Trico) Mayfly Spinner from the Bitterroot River in Montana The smallest ruler marks are 1 mm.

This mayfly was collected from the Bitterroot River in Montana on September 6th, 2021 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on September 8th, 2021.


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Female Tricorythodes (Trico) Mayfly Spinner Pictures

Collection details
Location: Bitterroot River, Montana
Date: September 6th, 2021
Added to site: September 8th, 2021
Author: Troutnut
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