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

> > My First Hendrickson Hatch

The Specimen

Ephemerella subvaria (Hendrickson) Mayfly DunEphemerella subvaria (Hendrickson) Mayfly Dun View 9 PicturesI collected this male Hendrickson dun and a female in the pool on the Beaverkill where the popular Hendrickson pattern was first created. He is descended from mayfly royalty.
Collected April 19, 2006 from the Beaverkill River in New York
Added to Troutnut.com by on April 22, 2006

The Discussion

MarkPMay 19th, 2012, 9:32 pm
Cary, Il.

Posts: 4
Got to experience my first hatch of these flies on a stream where they aren't listed as having them present. Didn't last too long. Took place at 9:30 am and lasted about 30 minutes. Fish didn't rise to them during the hatch but I couldn't keep them off of a #18 BWO later in the day.
I love fly fishing and fly tying more than a fat kid likes cake...
EntomanMay 22nd, 2012, 3:45 pm
Northern CA & ID

Posts: 2604
Welcome back to the forum, Mark!

Assuming your comment that this hatch isn't listed is based on angling sources and not scientific lit, your observations may point out the reason. It's my experience that there are often dozens of mayfly species on any given river that go unreported on angler "Hatch Charts", simply because they never seem to offer obvious angling opportunities. From time to time, though...:)
"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

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.

Related Discussions

TitleRepliesLast Reply
Re: Beetle ID
In Hydrophilidae Beetle Adult by DMM
1Nov 20, 2006
by Troutnut
Re: National Weather Service in La Crosse captured the Hex hatch on radar
In General Discussion by Wiflyfisher
3Jul 14, 2008
by Wiflyfisher
Re: Differences I'm dying to know about
In the Mayfly Genus Tricorythodes by Reify
2Jul 9, 2018
by Martinlf
Re: General Stream Reading Terminology
In General Discussion by Bcvizina
18Feb 10, 2011
by PaulRoberts
Re: No-See-Ums
In the Identify This! Board by Wbranch
12Sep 24, 2015
by Taxon
Moving some topics around
In General Discussion by Troutnut
0
Re: female Maccaffertium mediopunctatum / nepotellum
(7 more)

In the Identify This! Board by Brookyman
6Dec 11, 2013
by Brookyman
Re: Mayfly taxa: Where are we - where are we going?
In General Discussion by Entoman
5Jan 29, 2013
by Falsifly
Re: Stonefly identification
In the Identify This! Board by Uppersac
20Jul 22, 2015
by Millcreek
Re: Not Stenonema femoratum
In Stenonema femoratum Mayfly Nymph by Dewalt
4Jun 12, 2013
by Entoman
Most Recent Posts
Re: Streamer rig set up questions
In Gear Talk by Fliesties22 (Partsman replied)
Re: Stonefly?
In the Identify This! Board by Pdcox (Taxon replied)
Re: Rio Puerco, Northern New Mexico
In Fishing Reports by Red_green_h (Jmd123 replied)
Re: fall bluewinged olive coloration.
In Fly Tying by Partsman
Re: Thankful
In General Discussion by Martinlf (Strmanglr replied)
Re: My (new) place and its environs
In the Photography Board by Jmd123 (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)