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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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Wayupnorth6 on Jun 7, 2008June 7th, 2008, 1:21 pm EDT
Can anyone tell me what these white worms are? Found in the intestins of only one of the trout caught today. there were many of them...ops...doesnt look like i can post a picture here? but the worms are about 1 1/2" long like thin spagetti
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Taxon on Jun 7, 2008June 7th, 2008, 6:52 pm EDT

Probably Eubothrium salvelini.
Best regards,
Roger Rohrbeck
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Wayupnorth6 on Jun 7, 2008June 7th, 2008, 7:59 pm EDT
thans for the reply..but im thinking this is something else. The worms in my fish are prety hard bodied and are more round than flat they wiggle around like a snake .......hmmm

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