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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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Male Ephemera simulans (Brown Drake) Mayfly Spinner Pictures

This mayfly was collected from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin on June 2nd, 2005 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on May 24th, 2006.

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Coffin Fly Spinner
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Posted by Jackson on May 26, 2009
Last reply on Jun 10, 2009 by Martinlf
Is the Coffin fly the male spinner of the Green Drake or does the Brown Drake also produce a white spinner?

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Male Ephemera simulans (Brown Drake) Mayfly Spinner Pictures

Collection details
Location: Namekagon River, Wisconsin
Date: June 2nd, 2005
Added to site: May 24th, 2006
Author: Troutnut
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