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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 Pycnopsyche guttifera (Limnephilidae) (Great Autumn Brown Sedge) Caddisfly Larva from the Yakima River in Washington
This specimen appears to be of the same species as this one collected in the same spot two months earlier. The identification of both is tentative. This one suffered some physical damage before being photographed, too, so the colors aren't totally natural. I was mostly photographing it to test out some new camera setting idea, which worked really well for a couple of closeups.
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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Vandy17
Northampton

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Vandy17 on Feb 11, 2017February 11th, 2017, 1:33 am EST
I have an orivs Helios 2 8'6 mid flex and mirage3 reel for sale. I bought it last year. Very nice rod just don't use it anymore. It comes with rod sock and tube and also reel bag. Has 5wt floating flyline and orange backing. I paid 1500 for it. Asking 1000 for it.
Wbranch
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York & Starlight PA

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Wbranch on Feb 11, 2017February 11th, 2017, 2:33 am EST
Would you be wiling to sell the rod only? I assume it is 4 pieces? Is the rod in excellent condition or are there nicks and scratches on the blank and cork?
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
Vandy17
Northampton

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Vandy17 on Feb 11, 2017February 11th, 2017, 2:44 am EST
I was hoping to sell it as an outfit but I could possibly sell just the rod. If you'd like give me your email and I'll send you pics of it.

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