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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.

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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Lastchance
Portage, PA

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Lastchance on Jun 17, 2012June 17th, 2012, 5:20 am EDT
I think I read about this on this site but I can't find the link.

What is the name of the bug that looks like a piece of white fuzz floating around? It has 2 black eyes, white wings, a fuzzy body, and a black underbody.

Somebody identified it here last year.

Thanks,
Bruce
Taxon
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Plano, TX

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Taxon on Jun 17, 2012June 17th, 2012, 6:30 am EDT
Hi Bruce,

Woolly Aphid
Best regards,
Roger Rohrbeck
www.FlyfishingEntomology.com

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