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The Specimen

Belostoma flumineum (Electric Light Bug) Giant Water Bug AdultBelostoma flumineum (Electric Light Bug) Giant Water Bug Adult View 4 PicturesI haven't seen the imitation of these things stressed, but in August 2003 on one of my favorite rivers the largest brown trout I kept had stomachs full of these things.
Collected January 13, 2004 from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin
Added to Troutnut.com by on January 25, 2006

The Discussion

AppanglerApril 26th, 2007, 6:10 pm
Posts: 1Just a thought...perhaps a "cow dung" traditional wet fly would cover this bug. As for the green sheen on the wing, one might use slips from green wing teal secondary wing feathers.

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