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Phels29April 29th, 2009, 8:14 pm
collinsville, CT

Posts: 1
As somebody who is somewhat new to I have learned the technical aspect of Fly Fishing, but I am still learning what alot of the Flys are. So when I am out on the river and somebody says there is a hatch of red quills or the March Browns are emerging right now I am kinda scratching my head like everybody is speaking greek. I was able to snag this fly by the river today and I was curious to know if anybody could help me identify this. It was caught on the Farmington River in Connecticut in the evening.
GONZOApril 29th, 2009, 8:26 pm
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"Bear Swamp," PA

Posts: 1681
This is male Callibaetis dun, aka "speckled dun." It's interesting that you found it on the Farmington; they are usually more common on ponds and lakes (still water). Did you see many of them?
ByhaughFebruary 25th, 2015, 2:06 pm
Hawaii

Posts: 56
We see them on the slower stretches of the zhenry's Fork if I'm not mistaken.

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