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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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Cinygmula (Dark Red Quill) Mayfly Nymph Pictures

This nymph was one of many I collected with vivid white or semi-transparent markings on the front of the head, the sides of the pronotum, and the last abdominal segments.

Cinygmula (Heptageniidae) (Dark Red Quill) Mayfly Nymph from the Gulkana River in Alaska
Lateral view of a Cinygmula (Heptageniidae) (Dark Red Quill) Mayfly Nymph from the Gulkana River in Alaska
Cinygmula (Heptageniidae) (Dark Red Quill) Mayfly Nymph from the Gulkana River in Alaska
Ventral view of a Cinygmula (Heptageniidae) (Dark Red Quill) Mayfly Nymph from the Gulkana River in Alaska
Cinygmula (Heptageniidae) (Dark Red Quill) Mayfly Nymph from the Gulkana River in Alaska
Cinygmula (Heptageniidae) (Dark Red Quill) Mayfly Nymph from the Gulkana River in Alaska
Cinygmula (Heptageniidae) (Dark Red Quill) Mayfly Nymph from the Gulkana River in Alaska
Dorsal view of a Cinygmula (Heptageniidae) (Dark Red Quill) Mayfly Nymph from the Gulkana River in Alaska

This mayfly was collected from the Gulkana River in Alaska on July 17th, 2011 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on July 20th, 2011.


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Cinygmula (Dark Red Quill) Mayfly Nymph Pictures

Collection details
Location: Gulkana River, Alaska
Date: July 17th, 2011
Added to site: July 20th, 2011
Author: Troutnut
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