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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.

Artistic view of a Perlodidae (Springflies and Yellow Stones) Stonefly Nymph from the Yakima River in Washington
This one seems to lead to Couplet 35 of the Key to Genera of Perlodidae Nymphs and the genus Isoperla, but I'm skeptical that's correct based on the general look. I need to get it under the microscope to review several choices in the key, and it'll probably end up a different Perlodidae.
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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Flytyerinpa
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Pottsville Pa

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Flytyerinpa on Oct 26, 2016October 26th, 2016, 12:47 am EDT
Hoping somebody can help me out on this one, I'm starting to mix my own dubbing, I've taken notice that some dubbing have a little very very fine tinsel mixed in, I have saw it in gold, silver, copper, green and what I would call rainbow colors. If I had to guess I would say its maybe about 1/100 of an inch wide. My question is what is the name of it and where can I buy it at ?
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Roguerat on Oct 26, 2016October 26th, 2016, 1:18 am EDT
Ed,

I've used Antron clipped short- maybe 1/8" lengths- and mixed with bunny dubbing, this gives the subtle 'shine' you may be referring to. Good for nymph abdomen and thorax use, adds some accent to these areas.

have fun with it,

Roguerat

'Less is more...'

Ludwig Mies Vande Rohe
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York & Starlight PA

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Wbranch on Oct 26, 2016October 26th, 2016, 10:52 am EDT
It is called "Haretron". You might be able to get it at American Sports Supply in Woodland, WA. It is a blend of various colors of rabbit fur and chopped clear Antron.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
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Pottsville Pa

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Flytyerinpa on Oct 26, 2016October 26th, 2016, 12:47 pm EDT
Thanks Matt I checked it out but that's not it but you did give me a hint so I followed it and I'm 99% sure its called Wapsi Prism Dubbing from what I can see from a pic of it I'm going to order a bag and see if its or not thanks again.

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