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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 Sweltsa (Chloroperlidae) (Sallfly) Stonefly Nymph from the Yakima River in Washington
This species was fairly abundant in a February sample of the upper Yakima.
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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Rayfound has attached this picture to aid in identification. The message is below.
Rayfound
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Rayfound on Apr 8, 2010April 8th, 2010, 7:43 am EDT
I am thinking this was a callibaetis that I found on my doorjamb the other day?

Thanks,
Ray

www.adiposefin.com
Rayfound
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Rayfound on Apr 8, 2010April 8th, 2010, 7:47 am EDT
PS - more, higher resolution pictures are on my website:

http://www.adiposefin.com/blog/2010/4/5/slowing-season.html

Thanks,

Ray
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Taxon on Apr 8, 2010April 8th, 2010, 8:43 am EDT
Rayfound,

Your thinking would be correct. It is a Callibaetis female imago.
Best regards,
Roger Rohrbeck
www.FlyfishingEntomology.com

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