Troutnut.com Fly Fishing for Trout Home
User Password
or register.
Scientific name search:

> > strange green worm

TrtklrMay 23rd, 2009, 1:30 pm
Banned
Michigan

Posts: 115
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
Site Editor
Indiana

Posts: 496
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

Posts: 2506
Deleted.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.

Quick Reply

You have to be logged in to post on the forum. It's this easy:
Username:          Email:

Password:    Confirm Password:

I am at least 13 years old and agree to the rules.
Most Recent Posts
Re: fall bluewinged olive coloration.
In Fly Tying by Partsman
Re: Stonefly?
In the Identify This! Board by Pdcox (Martinlf replied)
Re: Nymphing set up.
In Fly Tying by FC54 (Martinlf replied)
Re: Pretty float down the Yakima Canyon
In Site Updates by Troutnut (Martinlf replied)
Re: Homage to Louis: the Davy Knot revisited
In Gear Talk by Entoman (Martinlf replied)
Re: Quick customer service compliment to Korkers
In Site Updates by Troutnut (Partsman replied)