Moths

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Entomology' started by Gyrfalcon2015, Jun 4, 2016.

  1. Gyrfalcon2015

    Gyrfalcon2015 Wild Trout forever

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    mothyy.jpg mothoct20155.jpg some local moths over the past two summers
    Nothing fishing related, just cool creatures.
     
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  2. wes lankford

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    Use to have a pattern for these we used on the Madison a few years back, was guarded secret then and probably still is.....I remember it fished well. Really well!
     
  3. Matt B

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    Which one(s)? If someone fishes a giant polyphemus moth pattern on a fly rod (the first photo), that would be a sight to see!
     
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  5. wes lankford

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    Not sure if it had a name, one of the locals there shared it with me, I'll try and search some of the old boxes and see if I can find it.
     
  6. wes lankford

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    Well couldn't find the fly I had, but essentially a larger caddies style fly, try looking spruce moth patterns, there are several out there that would work well
     
  7. triploidjunkie

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    These are common here:
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    I love finding the ones in your link. We would get them up by kettle falls all the time. Don't get them here very often.
    I was unaware that the moth I posted was a tomato worm. I haven't seen one of those in years.
     
  10. Jim Ficklin

    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    We get a lot of these here. When they were little, the Kids chased those relentlessly in both forms. I've never seen one like the drone in the the first post.