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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.

Dorsal view of a Amphizoa (Amphizoidae) Beetle Larva from Sears Creek in Washington
This is the first of it's family I've seen, collected from a tiny, fishless stream in the Cascades. The three species of this genus all live in the Northwest and are predators that primarily eat stonefly nymphs Merritt R.W., Cummins, K.W., and Berg, M.B. (2019).
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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NSteel
La Crosse WI

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NSteel on Dec 9, 2008December 9th, 2008, 9:20 am EST
I will be spending some time in the Salt Lake area during the month of March...hopefully finding time to fish while there. I have done a bit of research on areas/rivers to fish and was looking for input on flies I should be tying and stocking up on. I am assuming it will be mostly nymphs and streamers during this time of year. If anyone has some good patterns to recommend I would appreciate it.
LittleJ
Hollidaysburg Pa

Posts: 251
LittleJ on Dec 9, 2008December 9th, 2008, 12:03 pm EST
check this months fly rod & reel. I've never been there so that's about all I got for you.
jeff
RleeP
NW PA - Pennsylvania's Glacial Pothole Wonderland

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RleeP on Dec 12, 2008December 12th, 2008, 4:43 pm EST
I've been out once and fished the Provo River for several days. It isn't real far out of SLC, maybe 90 minutes or so. Unless things have changed, the Provo is mostly a brown trout river. I fished it in August and it fished pretty well. I've not been out there to fish in March, but this guy has and he says it's worthwhile:

http://www.redrockadventure.com/fishing/Provo_River/provo_blue_winged.htm
Martinlf
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Palmyra PA

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Martinlf on Dec 13, 2008December 13th, 2008, 4:50 am EST
Flyfisherman Magazine also has an article in this month's issue that should help.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
LittleJ
Hollidaysburg Pa

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LittleJ on Dec 13, 2008December 13th, 2008, 8:23 am EST
thanks for the correction louis, same article wrong magazine.
jeff
NSteel
La Crosse WI

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NSteel on Dec 13, 2008December 13th, 2008, 10:16 am EST
Thanks for the replies, I appreciate it.

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