What bug is this?

Joel K

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It looks to me to be a "Water Boatman", a member of the corixidae family. Fairly common in still water. Water boatman, (family Corixidae), any of more than 300 species of insects in the true bug order, Heteroptera, that are named for their flat, boat-shaped bodies and long, fringed, oarlike hindlegs. ... The insect swims with rapid, jerking movements. The water boatman has an unsegmented, conical beak.
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Good Fishing!
Joel

A good pattern is a "prince nymph" fished erratically and fast on a floating or slow sink line.

Bug #2 Is a land beattle of some kind.
 

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