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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.

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Female Hexagenia limbata (Hex) Mayfly Spinner Pictures

I found this Hexagenia limbata spinner on a gas station in upstate New York, not a region known for heavy hatches of this species.

This mayfly was collected from Gas station in Whitney Point, NY in New York on July 13th, 2005 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on April 14th, 2006.

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Female Hexagenia limbata (Hex) Mayfly Spinner Pictures

Collection details
Location: Gas station in Whitney Point, NY, New York
Date: July 13th, 2005
Added to site: April 14th, 2006
Author: Troutnut
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