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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.

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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Alloperla (Sallfly) Stonefly Nymph Pictures

This stonefly was collected from the Vermillion River in Montana on June 8th, 2005 and added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on June 27th, 2011.


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Alloperla (Sallfly) Stonefly Nymph Pictures

Collection details
Location: Vermillion River, Montana
Date: June 8th, 2005
Added to site: June 27th, 2011
Author: Bnewell
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