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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.

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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Female Epeorus vitreus (Sulphur) Mayfly Spinner Pictures

Lateral view of a Female Epeorus vitreus (Heptageniidae) (Sulphur) Mayfly Spinner from Mystery Creek #42 in Pennsylvania
Dorsal view of a Female Epeorus vitreus (Heptageniidae) (Sulphur) Mayfly Spinner from Mystery Creek #42 in Pennsylvania
Ventral view of a Female Epeorus vitreus (Heptageniidae) (Sulphur) Mayfly Spinner from Mystery Creek #42 in Pennsylvania
Female Epeorus vitreus (Heptageniidae) (Sulphur) Mayfly Spinner from Mystery Creek #42 in Pennsylvania
Female Epeorus vitreus (Heptageniidae) (Sulphur) Mayfly Spinner from Mystery Creek #42 in Pennsylvania

This mayfly was collected from Mystery Creek #42 in Pennsylvania on May 28th, 2007 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on June 4th, 2007.

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Another vitreus
Posted by GONZO on Oct 28, 2008
Last reply on Oct 28, 2008 by GONZO
Probably another vitreus female.

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Female Epeorus vitreus (Sulphur) Mayfly Spinner Pictures

Collection details
Location: Mystery Creek #42, Pennsylvania
Date: May 28th, 2007
Added to site: June 4th, 2007
Author: Troutnut
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