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

> > Not a trout Quiz-A bug Quiz

JADDecember 10th, 2010, 12:22 pm
Alexandria Pa

Posts: 362
I took these pictures this summer What is IT.










Wat ya think
John

They fasten red (crimson red) wool around a hook, and fix onto the wool two feathers which grow under a cockís wattles, and which in colour are like wax.
Radcliffe's Fishing from the Earliest Times,
OldredbarnDecember 10th, 2010, 12:35 pm
Novi, MI

Posts: 2608
It's an alien!
"Even when my best efforts fail it's a satisfying challenge, and that, after all, is the essence of fly fishing." -Chauncy Lively

"Envy not the man who lives beside the river, but the man the river flows through." Joseph T Heywood
TaxonDecember 10th, 2010, 1:44 pm
Site Editor
Royse City, TX

Posts: 1348
Hi John,

I believe it to be the larva (caterpillar) of an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly, Papilio glaucus.
Best regards,
Roger Rohrbeck
www.FlyfishingEntomology.com
JADDecember 10th, 2010, 2:07 pm
Alexandria Pa

Posts: 362
Thank you Roger


That would be this


They fasten red (crimson red) wool around a hook, and fix onto the wool two feathers which grow under a cockís wattles, and which in colour are like wax.
Radcliffe's Fishing from the Earliest Times,

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: Glass rods
In Gear Talk by Leakyboots (MikeT1990 replied)
Re: Blue Ridge, GA fishing?
In General Discussion by MikeT1990
Re: Green midge larvae?
In General Discussion by Simon77777 (Wiflyfisher replied)
Re: Hiking boots for wading - any tips?
In Gear Talk by Bigfootry (MikeT1990 replied)
Re: Newb - first setup?
In General Discussion by Greg728 (MikeT1990 replied)