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Tiny Baetis mayflies are perhaps the most commonly encountered and imitated by anglers on all American trout streams due to their great abundance, widespread distribution, and trout-friendly emergence habits.

Male Epeorus pleuralis (Quill Gordon) Mayfly Dun Pictures

This mayfly was collected from the Beaverkill River in New York on May 7th, 2005 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on May 16th, 2006.

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Today's Quill Gordon
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Posted by Beachvid on Feb 6, 2007
Last reply on Mar 27, 2013 by Feathers5
Great pictures of the Quill Gordon. I am aware that color means nothing but these pictures of the body are much more yellow than the normal mahogony body color. I also noted you took them in May and this seems late for them to be around for that area. Are you sure the species is correct?

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