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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

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 Amphizoa (Amphizoidae) Beetle Larva from Sears Creek in Washington
This is the first of it's family I've seen, collected from a tiny, fishless stream in the Cascades. The three species of this genus all live in the Northwest and are predators that primarily eat stonefly nymphs Merritt R.W., Cummins, K.W., and Berg, M.B. (2019).
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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Artk on May 22, 2013May 22nd, 2013, 12:12 pm EDT
is there a way to catch trout with no real hatch going on? I go one day there are birds working but no risesand tons of bugs coming up. i catch 6 fish and miss just as many on nymphs.I go back and theres no birds and no rises for acouple days. i struggle to catch any trout on nymphs. i know they are there, how do you catch them?any good nymph combo to try at that point? thanks

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