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MartinlfFebruary 1st, 2016, 1:43 am
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We have a couple of "most interesting" threads, but I'm wondering if we can sift through from time to time and find the threads that concentrate information on hatches and flies for them. I know there's a very good Grannom thread or two, and some very good information on Tricos. Well, I'll just throw this on the wall and see what sticks. I'll try to find that Grannom thread (or a couple of them) to start.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
MartinlfFebruary 1st, 2016, 1:47 am
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OK here's one of the Grannom threads, with a bit about PA Paraleps at the end: http://www.troutnut.com/topic/298/grannom-caddis
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
PaulRobertsFebruary 1st, 2016, 9:53 am
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Yes, that one's a gem.
MartinlfFebruary 1st, 2016, 9:46 pm
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Here's an olive thread disguised as a trico thread. We have another thread on summer olives that I'll try to find.

http://www.troutnut.com/topic/6734/Trico
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
MartinlfFebruary 1st, 2016, 9:51 pm
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Here's the other summer olive thread I was thinking of. Then perhaps on to Tricos. Though I should have tracked down a few more Grannom threads first. Perhaps later.

http://www.troutnut.com/topic/227/Centroptilum-or-Procloeon
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
MartinlfFebruary 5th, 2016, 8:32 pm
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Just for Matt, another Grannom thread. This is a good one with fly patterns etc. http://www.troutnut.com/topic/6591/Brachycentrus-Pupal-Behavior
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
MartinlfFebruary 5th, 2016, 8:36 pm
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More grannoms, this time larvae and some more fly patterns. Eric has a great photo of a grannom adult with a cut away wing, but I can't find the thread. Perhaps he'll locate it for us.

http://www.troutnut.com/topic/7197/How-big-is-a-Grannom-larva
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
MartinlfFebruary 5th, 2016, 8:59 pm
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Lafontaine Caddis Colors: http://www.troutnut.com/topic/8960/Caddis-Colors#45009
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
MartinlfFebruary 5th, 2016, 9:07 pm
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Great Hendrickson thread: http://www.troutnut.com/topic/6588/Hendrickson-color-variations
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
MartinlfFebruary 6th, 2016, 11:49 am
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Interesting Green Drake thread. For photos, the Troutnut Encyclopedia is the best place to go generally. But there are some amazing photos scattered through the Forum threads also. Here are some of them:

http://www.troutnut.com/topic/1923/Eastern-Green-Drake-Variations
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
MartinlfFebruary 6th, 2016, 11:52 am
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Brown and Green Drakes:

http://www.troutnut.com/topic/8413/Brown-Drake-soft-hackle-emerger
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
MartinlfFebruary 6th, 2016, 12:04 pm
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Some emerger patterns: http://www.troutnut.com/topic/8756/2/Emergers
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
MartinlfFebruary 6th, 2016, 12:09 pm
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Catskill March Browns: http://www.troutnut.com/topic/8431/March-Browns
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
MartinlfFebruary 6th, 2016, 1:31 pm
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Good thread on pale nymphs with some great ties by Paul: http://www.troutnut.com/topic/6423/Pale-or-white-nymphs
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
PaulRobertsFebruary 7th, 2016, 12:27 pm
Colorado

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Wow. What a great site! What a compilation.

Here's a timely one on Baetis:
http://www.troutnut.com/topic/6487/Instant-Baetid-Nymph-Patterns

Here's one I liked that considers eclectic feeding:
http://www.troutnut.com/topic/6630/Stomach-Contents-Eclectic-Feeding-and-Selectivity
CrepuscularFebruary 12th, 2016, 2:02 pm
Boiling Springs, PA

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More grannoms, this time larvae and some more fly patterns. Eric has a great photo of a grannom adult with a cut away wing, but I can't find the thread. Perhaps he'll locate it for us.



I think I cryptically titled the thread "Grannoms" :)

http://www.troutnut.com/topic/7900/Grannoms
TroutnutFebruary 13th, 2016, 3:07 am
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Great idea to start this one, Louis!
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist
CrepuscularFebruary 26th, 2016, 12:30 pm
Boiling Springs, PA

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Here is one I found particularly interesting, especially Paul's mention of Eurylophella duns.

http://www.troutnut.com/topic/3396/Will-the-real-Ephemerella-needhami-please-stand-up

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