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

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

Dorsal view of a Limnephilidae (Giant Sedges) Caddisfly Larva from the Yakima River in Washington
This specimen resembled several others of around the same size and perhaps the same species, which were pretty common in my February sample from the upper Yakima. Unfortunately, I misplaced the specimen before I could get it under a microscope for a definitive ID.
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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Heptagenia culacantha imago from the Susquehanna River.
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Crepuscular on Feb 8, 2012February 8th, 2012, 3:10 am EST
I tried to post this in another thread but it did not work.
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PaulRoberts on Feb 8, 2012February 8th, 2012, 5:55 am EST
Wow! Pretty thing it is.
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Entoman on Feb 8, 2012February 8th, 2012, 9:06 am EST
Crepuscular -

Could you email that photo to me as an attachment? It's a great photo and I'd love to put it on the hatch page if that's OK with you.
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Gutcutter on Feb 9, 2012February 9th, 2012, 4:07 pm EST
Now, that's a beautiful bug
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