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TrtklrMay 23rd, 2009, 1:30 pm
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Michigan

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last year about this time i went to my local river and saw the trout feeding on the surface on small green worms. 1-2mm in diameter and 10-15mm long. i couldnt tell where they were coming from. honestly it looked like i could tie a short piece of bright green ribbing on a hook and catch fish. sorry i don't have a picture but i'm going out this week and i'm hoping to get one. has anyone encountered this?
I have seen nothing more beautiful than the sunrise on a cold stream.
KonchuMay 23rd, 2009, 4:09 pm
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Indiana

Posts: 498
sounds like caterpillars that dropped off of trees. some species go into a wandering phase before they pupate (go into the cocoon phase of their life cycle). I've been seeing black ones lately.
WbranchMay 23rd, 2009, 4:39 pm
York & Starlight PA

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