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What do you fish most for trout

Dries
7 (63.6%)
Wets
2 (18.2%)
Nymphs
0 (0%)
Streamers
2 (18.2%)

Total Members Voted: 11

Voting closed: January 31, 07:44AM

Author Topic: Hatch ID  (Read 1522 times)

Offline backcountrycapers

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Hatch ID
« on: January 24, 07:44AM »
Here is a match the hatch  site that may help answer some questions as well as our own bug guru.

http://www.troutnut.com/hatch/7/Mayfly-Ephemerella-subvaria-Hendrickson
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Re: Hatch ID
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 11:19AM »
Here is a good simple key for mayfly identification

http://www.pptu.org/Entomology/MayflyKEY.pdf

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Re: Hatch ID
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 02:54PM »
i have a question for you trout fisherman/bug guys.
 mid-late May and early June there is a massive hatch of very large all black mayflies on the river infront of my cabin.. im just wondering what the heck they are. i have never seen a pattern big enough to match them

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Re: Hatch ID
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 03:08PM »
I don't know.  If you see them this spring take a picture.

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Re: Hatch ID
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 03:10PM »
will do. i usually see them every evening for a couple weeks if the weather is right. its impossible to catch the trout once they get on those big mayflies

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Re: Hatch ID
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 05:22PM »
haha it seems everyone likes to see the smash of a trout on a dry fly! nothing beats it in my opinion!