The "Zebra Caddis" is one of the most well-known caddisfly species, and one of the largest to produce high intensity hatches on our trout streams.
» Species zebratum (Zebra Caddis)
It is also an important species for smallmouth bass. Gary LaFontaine wrote in Caddisflies about encountering Macrostemum zebratum on a large smallmouth river:
I never caught so many smallmouth bass on a fly rod before in my life. Where & When
Regions:This species is usually found in large, thermally marginal trout streams, or in tailwaters which used to have that character.
East, MidwestTime Of Year (?):
June through September; peaks before mid-JulyPreferred Waters:
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