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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 Clostoeca disjuncta (Limnephilidae) (Northern Caddisfly) Caddisfly Larva from the Yakima River in Washington
This one was surprisingly straightforward to identify. The lack of a sclerite at the base of the lateral hump narrows the field quite a bit, and the other options followed fairly obvious characteristics to Clostoeca, which only has one species, Clostoeca disjuncta.
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 Ephemerella dorothea infrequens (Pale Morning Dun) Mayfly Spinner Pictures

This PMD spinner belongs to the subspecies Ephemerella dorothea infrequens.

This mayfly was collected from the Touchet River in Washington on June 15th, 2011 and added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on June 24th, 2011.


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Male Ephemerella dorothea infrequens (Pale Morning Dun) Mayfly Spinner Pictures

Collection details
Location: Touchet River, Washington
Date: June 15th, 2011
Added to site: June 24th, 2011
Author: Bnewell
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