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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.

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 Epeorus pleuralis (Quill Gordon) Mayfly Dun Pictures

This dun comes from the same location, and is about the same size, so is presumably the same species as this male spinner.

Female Epeorus pleuralis (Heptageniidae) (Quill Gordon) Mayfly Dun from Enfield Creek in Treman Park in New York
Female Epeorus pleuralis (Heptageniidae) (Quill Gordon) Mayfly Dun from Enfield Creek in Treman Park in New York
Female Epeorus pleuralis (Heptageniidae) (Quill Gordon) Mayfly Dun from Enfield Creek in Treman Park in New York
Dorsal view of a Female Epeorus pleuralis (Heptageniidae) (Quill Gordon) Mayfly Dun from Enfield Creek in Treman Park in New York
Lateral view of a Female Epeorus pleuralis (Heptageniidae) (Quill Gordon) Mayfly Dun from Enfield Creek in Treman Park in New York
Ventral view of a Female Epeorus pleuralis (Heptageniidae) (Quill Gordon) Mayfly Dun from Enfield Creek in Treman Park in New York
Ruler view of a Female Epeorus pleuralis (Heptageniidae) (Quill Gordon) Mayfly Dun from Enfield Creek in Treman Park in New York The smallest ruler marks are 1 mm.

This mayfly was collected from Enfield Creek in Treman Park in New York on May 15th, 2007 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on May 18th, 2007.


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Female Epeorus pleuralis (Quill Gordon) Mayfly Dun Pictures

Collection details
Location: Enfield Creek in Treman Park, New York
Date: May 15th, 2007
Added to site: May 18th, 2007
Author: Troutnut
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