This widespread species produces more fishable hatches in the East and Midwest than any other species in the Heptagenia genus complex. Where & When
» Species hebe (Little Yellow Quill)
Regions:The best hatches are reported from the Upper Midwest.Hatching BehaviorThe duns emerge and fly away very quickly, making them usually pointless to imitate. Spinners are more likely to be relevant.
East, MidwestTime Of Year (?):
Late May through October; best in early June
Pictures of 11 Mayfly Specimens in the Species Leucrocuta hebe:
Leucrocuta hebe (Little Yellow Quill) Mayfly Nymph
View 3 PicturesThis is a very early instar (Instar: Many invertebrates molt through dozens of progressively larger and better-developed stages as they grow. Each of these stages is known as an instar. Hard-bodied nymphs typically molt through more instars than soft-bodied larvae.).
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