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JmanJune 6th, 2008, 9:31 am
Mid Missouri

Posts: 4
Greetings, I have a question for someone I found this one on my screen door last night and I have searched to try and come up with a name to put with it. I have tied flies for a few years but I've just duplicated patterns found in books or fly shops. I've never tried to identify the insects I have been tying, until now. By the way this mayfly is from Mid Missouri.
WiflyfisherJune 6th, 2008, 10:55 am
Wisconsin

Posts: 602
My guess is an Epeorus spinner. It is somewhat difficult to tell because some of the essential keys are missing. :-)

(Keys - I mean like number of tails.)
John S.
https://WiFlyFisher.com
JmanJune 6th, 2008, 12:25 pm
Mid Missouri

Posts: 4
I believe there were 2 tails - right before my 3 year old needed to hold him...

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