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Artistic view of a Male Pteronarcys californica (Pteronarcyidae) (Giant Salmonfly) Stonefly Adult from the Gallatin River in Montana
Salmonflies
Pteronarcys californica

The giant Salmonflies of the Western mountains are legendary for their proclivity to elicit consistent dry-fly action and ferocious strikes.

Dorsal view of a Sweltsa (Chloroperlidae) (Sallfly) Stonefly Nymph from the Yakima River in Washington
This species was fairly abundant in a February sample of the upper Yakima.
27" brown trout, my largest ever. It was the sub-dominant fish in its pool. After this, I hooked the bigger one, but I couldn't land it.
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Female Heptageniidae (March Browns, Cahills, Quill Gordons) Mayfly Dun Pictures

Female Heptageniidae (March Browns, Cahills, Quill Gordons) Mayfly Dun from the Teal River in Wisconsin
Lateral view of a Female Heptageniidae (March Browns, Cahills, Quill Gordons) Mayfly Dun from the Teal River in Wisconsin
Ventral view of a Female Heptageniidae (March Browns, Cahills, Quill Gordons) Mayfly Dun from the Teal River in Wisconsin
Dorsal view of a Female Heptageniidae (March Browns, Cahills, Quill Gordons) Mayfly Dun from the Teal River in Wisconsin

This mayfly was collected from the Teal River in Wisconsin on June 5th, 2005 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on May 24th, 2006.


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Female Heptageniidae (March Browns, Cahills, Quill Gordons) Mayfly Dun Pictures

Collection details
Location: Teal River, Wisconsin
Date: June 5th, 2005
Added to site: May 24th, 2006
Author: Troutnut
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