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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.

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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Apatania (Early Smoky Wing Sedge) Caddisfly Larva Pictures

This caddisfly was collected from the Jocko River in Montana on April 15th, 2010 and added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on June 27th, 2011.


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Apatania (Early Smoky Wing Sedge) Caddisfly Larva Pictures

Collection details
Location: Jocko River, Montana
Date: April 15th, 2010
Added to site: June 27th, 2011
Author: Bnewell
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