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

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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Northwestern Pennsylvania

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Flags on Feb 10, 2009February 10th, 2009, 12:41 am EST
Hans Weilenmann ties a sulphur comparadun in which he uses a "DST" quill for the abdomen. I have never encountered the term "DST".can anyone explain / define it for me?

Thanks,

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Flags on Feb 10, 2009February 10th, 2009, 6:18 am EST
The board says there is a response to this by Taxon..but I find nothing below my original question.?

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Falsifly on Feb 10, 2009February 10th, 2009, 6:40 am EST
Dyed Stripped Turkey ?
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When asked what I just caught that monster on I showed him. He put on his magnifiers and said, "I can't believe they can see that."
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Northwestern Pennsylvania

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Flags on Feb 10, 2009February 10th, 2009, 8:22 am EST
Falsifly: Thank you for that information..........there it was right in frongt of my nose and I didn't see it.........it's a forest and tree thing I guess.

At any rate I will be able to sleep better tonight.....

Thanks again,

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southern tier NY

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Allan on Sep 7, 2011September 7th, 2011, 10:15 am EDT
Falsifly: Thank you for that information..........there it was right in frongt of my nose and I didn't see it.........it's a forest and tree thing I guess.

At any rate I will be able to sleep better tonight.....

Thanks again,

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Flags,

You asked, 'What are DST Quills'? Well, they are not turkey biots or turkey anything. I should know since I developed them. I'll not tell you what they are but I'd be more than willing to send you some samples. Oh, here's a photo of an Olive tied with DST Quill body.


and a Red Quill


and an extended body Potamantus


Oh, I just looked at the fly you referred to. I believe it's a fly that I tyed and Hans photo'd for his site.

Allan

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Taxon on Sep 7, 2011September 7th, 2011, 8:14 pm EDT
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Oldredbarn on Sep 8, 2011September 8th, 2011, 11:46 am EDT
You asked, 'What are DST Quills'? Well, they are not turkey biots or turkey anything. I should know since I developed them.


Ok. What does DST stand for then? If not what Allan (Falsifly) stated?

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Allan on Sep 8, 2011September 8th, 2011, 2:22 pm EDT
You asked, 'What are DST Quills'? Well, they are not turkey biots or turkey anything. I should know since I developed them.


Ok. What does DST stand for then? If not what Allan (Falsifly) stated?

Spence


Hi,

It stands for 'D'yed 'S'pecially 'T'reated, Quills.

Allan

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