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This topic is about the Caddisfly Species Macrostemum zebratum

The "Zebra Caddis" is one of the most well-known caddisfly species, and one of the largest to produce high intensity hatches on our trout streams.

It is also an important species for smallmouth bass. Gary LaFontaine wrote in Caddisflies about encountering Macrostemum zebratum on a large smallmouth river:

I never caught so many smallmouth bass on a fly rod before in my life.
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LastchanceAugust 4th, 2008, 5:24 pm
Portage, PA

Posts: 437
Is there a photo of one? I've never heard of them or perhaps I know them by a different name.
TaxonAugust 4th, 2008, 9:52 pm
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Plano, TX

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Zebra Caddis
Roger Rohrbeck
www.FlyfishingEntomology.com

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