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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.

Ventral view of a Hydropsyche (Hydropsychidae) (Spotted Sedge) Caddisfly Larva from the Yakima River in Washington
With a bit of help from the microscope, this specimen keys clearly and unsurprisingly to Hydropsyche.
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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Paraleptophlebia bicornuta (Mahogany Dun) Mayfly Nymph Pictures

This mayfly was collected from the Flathead River-upper in Montana on February 27th, 2009 and added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on June 26th, 2011.


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Paraleptophlebia bicornuta (Mahogany Dun) Mayfly Nymph Pictures

Collection details
Location: Flathead River-upper, Montana
Date: February 27th, 2009
Added to site: June 26th, 2011
Author: Bnewell
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