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News reports said there were piles of these mayflies two feet deep in Wrightsville, PA.
News reports said there were piles of these mayflies two feet deep in Wrightsville, PA.
KennyBruinJune 17th, 2015, 11:14 pm
Posts: 3
I am not much at identifying bugs. I read about a humungous hatch of these mayflies that closed a bridge over the Susquehana River in South Central PA. (at this point the river is smallmouth water, not trout water) Can anyone identify them for me? Thanks in advance.
Jmd123June 17th, 2015, 11:40 pm
Oscoda, MI

Posts: 2254
Kenny, see the thread entitled, "Epic Mayfly emergence" for the opinions of the gang on here. BTW, smallies take these just like trout do!! On Cooke Pond here on the Au Sable River system, I am told that even walleye will rise to a dry during this hatch!

Jonathon
No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...
KennyBruinJune 17th, 2015, 11:48 pm
Posts: 3
Sorry for the double posting and thanks for pointing me to the "Epic Mayfly" thread.

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