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I was lucky to get this one.
I was lucky to get this one.
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Wings a flapping to escape the last trappings of the shuck.
Wings a flapping to escape the last trappings of the shuck.
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Finally on top, but the way the trout were feeding on these little critters it's still a precarious situation.
Finally on top, but the way the trout were feeding on these little critters it's still a precarious situation.
FalsiflyApril 27th, 2011, 11:45 pm
Hayward, WI.

Posts: 655
I found some quite water and attempted a sequence of midge photos from pupa to adult. Although the water surface was flat the current speed still challenged my ability to frame, focus and shoot close-ups.
Falsifly
When asked what I just caught that monster on I showed him. He put on his magnifiers and said, "I can't believe they can see that."
TroutnutApril 28th, 2011, 4:28 am
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Bellevue, WA

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Very cool! Makes for a good profile picture, too.
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist
OldredbarnApril 28th, 2011, 1:52 pm
Novi, MI

Posts: 2587
Allan,

Very nice! I remember once, when I was taking a nephew fishing back in the 90's sometime, he and I had stopped for a snack on the banks of the North Branch of the Au Sable. We had a dragonfly nymph crawl up on the log between us and proceeded to emerge...It would of been nice if I would of had something to catch the action with. He couldn't believe what he was watching...

Thanks!

Spence
"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
Shawnny3April 28th, 2011, 11:03 pm
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Pleasant Gap, PA

Posts: 1197
Very nice pics, Falsifly. Thank you for sharing.

-Shawn
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www.davisflydesigns.com
JesseApril 30th, 2011, 9:20 am
Posts: 378
Thats some cool stuff bra i like it!
Most of us fish our whole lives..not knowing its not the fish that we are after.
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