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HaleyeahOctober 25th, 2021, 8:22 am
Posts: 1Hello,

I went on a guided trip recently and the gentleman leading the group referred to a certain fly he was using as a "trash fly". The fly was very small and fuzzy and neon green/yellow. He said it doesn't really resemble a specific insect. Is this just a general term used to describe a certain category of flies? Could anyone provide a little more detail on this for a newby trying to learn? Maybe link me to an image or specific fly if possible.

Thanks,
Haleyeah
MartinlfOctober 25th, 2021, 8:05 pm
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Palmyra PA

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It may have been a small green weenie or sinking inchworm. It's hard to know without seeing the fly. https://www.flyshack.com/DisplayItem.aspx?ItemID=101747&src=froogle&gclid=CjwKCAjwq9mLBhB2EiwAuYdMtcRTrzIdbtAFhoLjGOeKRkdnusVN2Hs3QaB0VhRNnvf5M4T17WPrABoC4JsQAvD_BwE
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell

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