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CrepuscularMarch 5th, 2013, 2:23 pm
Boiling Springs, PA

Posts: 920
A couple under water shots from today
EntomanMarch 5th, 2013, 3:10 pm
Northern CA & ID

Posts: 2604
Yep. Presence of a coxal process on the foreleg and a deep irregular notch on the frontoclypeus differentiate the Little Black Caddis from the very similar looking Dolophilodes (Winter Caddis).
"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
FalsiflyMarch 5th, 2013, 3:16 pm
Hayward, WI.

Posts: 660
Eric, this stuff is gettin good
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."
LowBudgetNovember 26th, 2013, 10:49 pm
Afton, NY

Posts: 25
I have to ask.

Would you be willing to share how you took and what equipment you used to get these stunning images?

BTW I am currently writing a grant for my Career and Technical high school for photographic equipment for macroinvertebrate pictures and study.

Ed
Ed
Low Budget Fly Tying and Fishing author of "Behind the Fly"
http://edengelman.com/BTF.html
OldredbarnNovember 27th, 2013, 12:27 pm
Novi, MI

Posts: 2600
Nice shots Eric!

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MartinlfNovember 27th, 2013, 7:01 pm
Moderator
Palmyra PA

Posts: 3056
Great photos, as always, Eric.

Does anyone tie and fish imitations of this bug? I used this Vimeo video to tie some, but have yet to fish them. When and where have folks had luck with this fly, if any?
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
CrepuscularNovember 27th, 2013, 8:04 pm
Boiling Springs, PA

Posts: 920
Jeez, I posted those photos last March. Thanks Gentlemen!


I have to ask.

Would you be willing to share how you took and what equipment you used to get these stunning images?

BTW I am currently writing a grant for my Career and Technical high school for photographic equipment for macroinvertebrate pictures and study.

Ed


Ed, my setup is pretty basic. I use a small aquarium (1"x 2") that I made from acrylic sheet that I cut to size and glued together. Lighting is a fiber optic microscope light. Camera is a Nikon DSLR with a 105mm f2.8 lens. And a tripod.
LowBudgetNovember 30th, 2013, 6:54 pm
Afton, NY

Posts: 25
Crepuscular

Thank you for the information.

It looks like you painted the back of the aquarium with black paint. Am I correct? Did you paint it on the inside of the tank?

What kind of glue did you use? Silicone or ???

Thank you again.

Are there any worthwhile tutorials on the web? I have not found one yet.

Ed
Ed
Low Budget Fly Tying and Fishing author of "Behind the Fly"
http://edengelman.com/BTF.html

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