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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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Isoperla (Stripetails and Yellow Stones) Stonefly Nymph Pictures

This is probably Isoperla petersoni, a very common Perlodid stonely in Alaska streams.

This stonefly was collected from the Kwethluk River in Alaska on July 9th, 2010 and added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on July 3rd, 2011.


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Isoperla (Stripetails and Yellow Stones) Stonefly Nymph Pictures

Collection details
Location: Kwethluk River, Alaska
Date: July 9th, 2010
Added to site: July 3rd, 2011
Author: Bnewell
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