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

Baetis, female spinner

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Baetis, female spinner

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Baetis, male spinner

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Callibaetis, female spinner

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Maccaffertium vicarium, (March Brown) male spinner

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Libellula quadrimaculata, Four-spotted Skimmer

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Unidentified

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Argia fumipenni, Variable Dancer

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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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