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There's been some cool hatches in the Pelican River that runs through my backyard.

Baetis, female spinner


Baetis, female spinner


Baetis, male spinner


Callibaetis, female spinner


Maccaffertium vicarium, (March Brown) male spinner


Libellula quadrimaculata, Four-spotted Skimmer





Argia fumipenni, Variable Dancer


Nehalennia irene, Sedge Sprite


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Had a client out on a trout lake last weekend and he would've given his eye teeth to see some of these flittin' around. Very nice work!

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Sweet stuff, DEADhead! What, are you a streamside entomologist or something? You trout guys! gringringrin

Nah Steve, just checking to see what soft-hackled emerger patterns I need to start casting to redhorse, carp and buffalo smirk

If I start spotting some Hexagenia limbata hatching, though, it might persuade me to chase after a few lunker brownies.

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Nice photos. Bringing the rods with you to work? Got into some browns down that way this past weekend, I know rough fish are your bag but they were still a ball!

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