New Aquatic Insect Discovered

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Rob Hardman, Jul 23, 2014.

  1. Rob Hardman

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    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    You'd have to buy a 12 wt to cast it . . .
     
  3. Teenage Entomologist

    Teenage Entomologist Gotta love the pteronarcys.

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    I tie realistically now, so I'll tie one up soon:)
     
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    Looks exactly like a hellgrammite ( dobsonfly) to me....and not much larger! I've found some as along as 5". I published an article in Rod and Reel way back in the 80's about my pattern.
     

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    I wanna catch the trout that has a belly full of those...... or would it be the other way around???
     
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    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    Don't let it land on you, those hooks look like it could take a big bite out of you. But you only have to worry if you went to China.