What bug is this?

Taxon

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The only thing I would add to zen leecher's comment is that I believe both images to be of adult lifestage beetles, although of different different beetle families.
 
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dld

Guest
First one looks like a click beetle.

Second looks to be some sort of ground beetle.
 

wanative

Retired, gone fishin'
WFF Supporter
I'd say click beetle of some sort.
I was seeing them on the lake surface.
 
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dld

Guest
Doing more research, I'm changing my answer to both of them being different types of 'long-toed water beetles'. I was watching videos on the click beetles, and they seem to be much larger than the ones in the photo. The first very much looks like a Dryops.

The long-toed water beetles mostly float on the water and feed on aquatic insects.
 

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