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Lateral view of a Female Hexagenia limbata (Ephemeridae) (Hex) Mayfly Dun from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin
Hex Mayflies
Hexagenia limbata

The famous nocturnal Hex hatch of the Midwest (and a few other lucky locations) stirs to the surface mythically large brown trout that only touch streamers for the rest of the year.

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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Wassick on Jun 6, 2016June 6th, 2016, 4:34 am EDT
Came across an older fly line never used in original box marked
MEADOWBROOK REMNANT TAPER do older fly line such as this have much value? Anyone ever heard of it
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Wbranch on Jun 6, 2016June 6th, 2016, 11:14 pm EDT
Never heard of it and I'd bet it has very little collectors value. Google it and see what comes up.

Edit: Well I Googled it and absolutely nothing relative to that phrase came up.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
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Wassick on Jun 7, 2016June 7th, 2016, 3:35 am EDT
Yes thx for the reply I haven't found anything yet either -just curious-

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