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Hex Mayflies
Hexagenia limbata

The famous nocturnal Hex hatch of the Midwest (and a few other lucky locations) stirs to the surface mythically large Brown Trout that only touch streamers for the rest of the year.

Limnephilidae (Giant Sedges) Caddisfly Larva Pictures

This caddisfly was collected from unknown in Wisconsin on February 5th, 2004 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on January 25th, 2006.

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Identification: not Limnephilus
Posted by Litobrancha on Sep 23, 2006
Last reply on Sep 23, 2006 by Litobrancha
limnephilus has branched gills. this could be (without seeing case) phanocelia, clostoeca, ecclisocosmoecus or pseudostenophylax.

[edited by Troutnut: added title]

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