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Caddisfly Species Platycentropus radiatus (Chocolate and Cream Sedge)

Trout are fond of the larvae and pupae of this mostly nocturnal species.  

Where & When


Regions: East, Midwest

Time Of Year (?): Midsummer

Preferred Waters: Stillwaters and medium to large streams


Hatching Behavior


Time Of Day (?): Night, sometimes lingering through dawn


Larva & Pupa Biology


Environmental Tolerance: Quite tolerant of warm water


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