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Lateral view of a Male Baetis (Baetidae) (Blue-Winged Olive) Mayfly Dun from Mystery Creek #43 in New York
Blue-winged Olives
Baetis

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.

Lateral view of a Male Baetidae (Blue-Winged Olive) Mayfly Dun from Mystery Creek #308 in Washington
This dun emerged from a mature nymph on my desk. Unfortunately its wings didn't perfectly dry out.
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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Male Epeorus frisoni Mayfly Dun Pictures

I collected this male dun together with a female spinner, a female dun, and another male dun. I photographed this bedraggled one, larger than the other male, to show some of the greatest size variation within the species.

Lateral view of a Male Epeorus frisoni (Heptageniidae) Mayfly Dun from Mystery Creek #23 in New York
Ruler view of a Male Epeorus frisoni (Heptageniidae) Mayfly Dun from Mystery Creek #23 in New York The smallest ruler marks are 1 mm.

This mayfly was collected from Mystery Creek #23 in New York on September 6th, 2006 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on October 3rd, 2006.


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Male Epeorus frisoni Mayfly Dun Pictures

Collection details
Location: Mystery Creek #23, New York
Date: September 6th, 2006
Added to site: October 3rd, 2006
Author: Troutnut
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