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Lateral view of a Male Baetis (Baetidae) (Blue-Winged Olive) Mayfly Dun from Mystery Creek #43 in New York
Blue-winged Olives
Baetis

Tiny Baetis mayflies are perhaps the most commonly encountered and imitated by anglers on all American trout streams due to their great abundance, widespread distribution, and trout-friendly emergence habits.

Ventral view of a Hydropsyche (Hydropsychidae) (Spotted Sedge) Caddisfly Larva from the Yakima River in Washington
With a bit of help from the microscope, this specimen keys clearly and unsurprisingly to Hydropsyche.
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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Taju has attached this picture to aid in identification. The message is below.
Taju
Hartola, Finland

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Taju on Nov 15, 2008November 15th, 2008, 7:38 am EST
Is it or not? This is also from Kentucky, 8.10.2007.

Jukka
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"Bear Swamp," PA

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GONZO on Nov 15, 2008November 15th, 2008, 7:43 am EST
Looks like it to me, but Dave can confirm better than I can.
Creno
Grants Pass, OR

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Creno on Nov 15, 2008November 15th, 2008, 8:19 am EST
This coloration looks like P.sayi - P. cinerea lacks the very dark apex of the hind wings.
Taju
Hartola, Finland

Posts: 11
Taju on Nov 15, 2008November 15th, 2008, 6:46 pm EST
Many thanks to both of You.

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