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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.

Dorsal view of a Sweltsa (Chloroperlidae) (Sallfly) Stonefly Nymph from the Yakima River in Washington
This species was fairly abundant in a February sample of the upper Yakima.
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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Caudatella edmundsi Mayfly Nymph Pictures

This species was previously know only from the nymph. I reared nymphs and we described the adults and eggs of this interesting species.

This mayfly was collected from the Vermillion River in Montana on July 20th, 2010 and added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on June 26th, 2011.


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Caudatella edmundsi Mayfly Nymph Pictures

Collection details
Location: Vermillion River, Montana
Date: July 20th, 2010
Added to site: June 26th, 2011
Author: Bnewell
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