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Closeup insects by Bnewell from the Touchet River in Washington

Male Cinygmula ramaleyi (Small Western Gordon Quill) Mayfly AdultMale Cinygmula ramaleyi (Small Western Gordon Quill) Mayfly Adult View 4 PicturesAdults were collected from the North Fork of the Touchet River at Touchet Corral, 21 Sept. One photo is the swarm of males over the stream about 3 PM, air temp about 66 degree.
Collected September 21, 2011 from the Touchet River in Washington
Added to by Bnewell on September 23, 2011

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SayfuSeptember 23rd, 2011, 2:34 pm
Posts: 560My God! Does that Touchet River have every known aquatic insect known to fly anglers?
EntomanSeptember 23rd, 2011, 4:32 pm
Northern CA & ID

Posts: 2604
Hi Sayfu,

Most small freestones have surprising biodiversity as compared to larger rivers, tail waters, and especially spring creeks. Very few species (if any) necessarily constitute what we would refer to as fishable hatches, let alone be the cause for selectivity.


"It's not that I find fishing so important, it's just that I find all other endeavors of Man equally unimportant... And not nearly as much fun!" Robert Traver, Anatomy of a Fisherman

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