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Lateral view of a Female Hexagenia limbata (Ephemeridae) (Hex) Mayfly Dun from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin
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.

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 Ameletus subnotatus (Brown Dun) Mayfly Spinner Pictures

This mayfly was collected from the Jocko River in Montana on July 2nd, 2008 and added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on June 26th, 2011.


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Male Ameletus subnotatus (Brown Dun) Mayfly Spinner Pictures

Collection details
Location: Jocko River, Montana
Date: July 2nd, 2008
Added to site: June 26th, 2011
Author: Bnewell
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