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WiflyfisherOctober 2nd, 2021, 5:33 am

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Jason, you short video it shows a Pteronarcys dorsata nymph squirming around in a container filled with water. My recent observations finding Pteronarcys dorsata nymphs in the shallows and then dropping them back into the drift is they sink helplessly at the mercy of the current, no swimming or struggling. Often times on their backs while sinking towards the bottom.

I am they are 1-2 years old and with crawl out and hatch next year.

John S.
Jmd123October 21st, 2021, 1:43 pm
Oscoda, MI

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No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...
TroutnutNovember 10th, 2021, 10:10 pm
Bellevue, WA

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Nice photos and observations John!
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist

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