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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.

> Trealtor Creek

I collected some bugs while camped near this tiny, tiny creek. It's too small for pretty much anyone to bother fishing.

Closeup insects by Troutnut from Trealtor Creek in Idaho

Onocosmoecus unicolor (Great Late-Summer Sedge) Caddisfly Adult
One key characteristic not clearly photographed, but clear in under the microscope: this specimen's midtibiae have 2 apical spurs and 1 preapical spur.
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