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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 Stenonema ithaca (Light Cahill) Mayfly Dun Pictures

This dun emerged from a nymph in one of the bowls on my table while I was sorting. I photographed it with the nymphal shuck, and it seems to be of the same species as a nymph I photographed from the same sample.

This mayfly was collected from Paradise Creek in Pennsylvania on May 29th, 2007 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on June 4th, 2007.

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Male Stenonema ithaca (Light Cahill) Mayfly Dun Pictures

Collection details
Location: Paradise Creek, Pennsylvania
Date: May 29th, 2007
Added to site: June 4th, 2007
Author: Troutnut
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