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BrookymanMay 9th, 2013, 5:32 pm
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These use to be called Baetis vagans ??? The male is 5.5 mm and the female is 7 mm Killed just before photos were taken.

Both are BWO's = Blue Wing Olives.


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OldredbarnMay 9th, 2013, 6:06 pm
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Nice shots, Mack! My old favorite. This little critter has accounted for some nice fishing for me over the decades. You are making a big mistake if you don't have this one in your box when you enter the Au Sable, or its many Baetis cousins.
"Even when my best efforts fail it's a satisfying challenge, and that, after all, is the essence of fly fishing." -Chauncy Lively

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BrookymanMay 9th, 2013, 10:38 pm
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Hi Spence . Sad for me I never get to fish them. I have had the same ones in my box I tied 20 years ago and never got to fish them. Most waters I fish move like a car on the highway. So I live on Isonychia and caddis..like it or not.


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