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Artistic view of a Male Pteronarcys californica (Pteronarcyidae) (Giant Salmonfly) Stonefly Adult from the Gallatin River in Montana
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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Male Baetis (Blue-Winged Olive) Mayfly Spinner Pictures

Probably Baetis tricaudatus.

This mayfly was collected from the Touchet River in Washington on July 13th, 2011 and added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on July 13th, 2011.

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Male Baetis (Blue-Winged Olive) Mayfly Spinner Pictures

Collection details
Location: Touchet River, Washington
Date: July 13th, 2011
Added to site: July 13th, 2011
Author: Bnewell
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