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CrepuscularFebruary 23rd, 2013, 6:38 pm
Boiling Springs, PA

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EntomanFebruary 23rd, 2013, 7:49 pm
Northern CA & ID

Posts: 2604
R. fuscula?
"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
CrenoFebruary 23rd, 2013, 10:53 pm
Grants Pass, OR

Posts: 298
Yup - both R. fuscula and its sister species R. formosa have very distinctive, although different head and thoracic color patterns. Real nice pics for a live? specimen.
OldredbarnFebruary 24th, 2013
Novi, MI

Posts: 2599
Real nice pics for a live? specimen.


Yes Dave...Our very own Thomas Ames! It's nice he's no longer "hiding his light under a bushel". Only problem...I just get something worked out, or think I have, and his pics drive me back to the vice and my head is spinning. :) It's not like I'm caught up or anywhere close to it, probably never will be.

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
CrepuscularFebruary 24th, 2013, 11:58 am
Boiling Springs, PA

Posts: 919
Yes this last series of photos were all of live specimens, although they were dying pretty quickly as I put them into the set up for photographing them. It took this person of polish heritage a little while to figure out that the lighting was making the water very,very warm...
EntomanFebruary 24th, 2013, 6:04 pm
Northern CA & ID

Posts: 2604
No worries, Eric. The replacement bulbs we are now compelled to buy are quite cool.:)
"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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