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Artistic view of a Male Pteronarcys californica (Pteronarcyidae) (Giant Salmonfly) Stonefly Adult from the Gallatin River in Montana
Pteronarcys californica

The giant Salmonflies of the Western mountains are legendary for their proclivity to elicit consistent dry-fly action and ferocious strikes.

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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Brown drake.
Brown drake no tails.
Brown drake spinner.

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Clmingo on Jul 8, 2010July 8th, 2010, 9:59 am EDT
Brown drakes on Honey creek late May early June.
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Taxon on Apr 11, 2014April 11th, 2014, 5:33 pm EDT

This is a old post but they are Hex, but which one ???

Is this a trick question? It's the Hex with a scientific name of Ephemera simulans. :-)
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Crepuscular on Apr 11, 2014April 11th, 2014, 5:35 pm EDT

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