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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.

Ventral view of a Hydropsyche (Hydropsychidae) (Spotted Sedge) Caddisfly Larva from the Yakima River in Washington
With a bit of help from the microscope, this specimen keys clearly and unsurprisingly to Hydropsyche.
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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Steamntrout
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Steamntrout on Jun 22, 2017June 22nd, 2017, 8:32 am EDT
What size are these nymphs & Sub Imago's?
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Crepuscular on Jun 22, 2017June 22nd, 2017, 11:20 pm EDT
What size are these nymphs & Sub Imago's?


"Standard" hook sizes 14 for the subs. Nymphs the same 1xl. Around here on the larger waters major rivers, they are 14-12. I'll see if I can dig up a photo.

I found a couple from the yellow breeches. size in mm



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