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Husk (shuck?) nentification

Post by PortMurrayAng » Fri May 29, 2020 5:01 pm

On my swing by the stream. March Brown?
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Post by Fishybig » Fri May 29, 2020 5:38 pm

I say some kinds drake?? but what do I know? I also think the spinner in the other thread is a march brown....could be rite on both?

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Post by Rusty Spinner » Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:37 am

Black stonefly. Not a mayfly. That's what we call a back-splitter.
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Post by BiggerThomas » Wed Jun 03, 2020 5:00 pm

Definitely a black stonefly. You might have been thrown off some since anglers traditionally associate them with the late winter/early spring months.
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