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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.

Female Paraleptophlebia (Blue Quills) Mayfly Dun Pictures

I really hoped to catch some good blue quill specimens on this trip, but they are very fragile mayflies and this one was in the best condition of the few that I caught after I drove them home to my camera. It may not be pretty, but you get an idea of the size/shape/color anyway.

This mayfly was collected from the Beaverkill River in New York on April 19th, 2006 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on April 21st, 2006.

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